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June 2016

Gordon & Rees to Present July 27 Webinar on Preservation and Avoiding Practice Pitfalls Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

As part of the firm’s 2016 National Professional Liability Webinar Series, Gordon & Rees will hold a webinar titled “Preservation and Avoiding Practice Pitfalls Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” on July 27 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PST.

The live, bi-monthly webinars offer free, practical tips on current and emerging legal issue for professionals to more effectively manage their practice. Gordon & Rees attorneys provide claims professionals, in house and general counsel, and attorneys in all practice areas with a convenient way to stay up to speed with simple steps they can implement to protect themselves and their firms from malpractice exposure.

For the July webinar, attorneys from Gordon & Rees’s Professional Liability Defense Practice Group, in conjunction with the E-Discovery Practice Group, will discuss the major amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that went into effect on December 1, 2015. Gordon & Rees partners Jeffrey Lilly, Andrew Cary, and Heather Kelly will address the key portions of the recent amendments, how early caselaw is interpreting them, and practice pointers for you and your clients to use the new rules to your best advantage and also avoid exposure and potential sanctions for a claim of spoliation due to failing to take reasonable steps to preserve potentially relevant information. A Q&A session will follow the webinar.

To register for the July 27 webinar or for more information about Gordon & Rees’s 2016 National Professional Liability Webinar Series, click here. Webinars are archived online at http://profliability.gordonreeswebinars.com/archive/.

Gordon & Rees’s Professional Liability Defense Group consists of nearly 100 attorneys nationwide. The team has extensive experience in the defense of attorneys, health care providers, architects, engineers, dentists, accountants, directors and officers, real estate brokers and agents, insurance brokers and financial planners. Gordon & Rees represents professionals under insurers’ errors and omissions policies and also directly when the professional is self-insured. With experience in all aspects of professional liability defense, attorneys in the group are well qualified to handle sensitive issues of confidentiality, the impact of the case on the professional’s ongoing practice, and the need to work closely with the client in litigation strategy and settlement.

Andrew W. Cary
Heather K. Kelly
Jeffrey R. Lilly



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