March 04th - Taking Control of the Legal Aspects of a Trial; Trial Motions and Jury Instructions
Location: New York City
Patrick J. Greene, a partner in the firms New Jersey office, will be speaking at the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation conference, "Yes, You Can Try a Construction Case: Planning and Handling a Construction Trial from Voir Dire to Closing Arguments", March 4, 2016 in New York City. Mr. Greene will participate in a panel discussion titled "Taking Control of the Legal Aspects of a Trial; Trial Motions and Jury Instructions". The panel will focus on construction-focused jury instructions, in limine motions and other trial motions.
Learn More (www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/litigation/materials/122915_health_law_miami_regional_cle.authcheckdam.pdf)
Patrick J. Greene, Jr.
Neal I. Sklar was quoted as an expert in the February 2016 issue of South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine in a story entitled ‘Riding the Rails of Development’. The story described additional rail mass transit development planned and underway in Florida including All Aboard Florida, Tri-Rail, the Coastal Link, FEC Railway and how to fund these developments such as the use of Public-Private-Partnerships (P3s) which Mr. Sklar commented on.
Neal I. Sklar, a partner in the firm's Miami office, was quoted as an industry expert in the Miami Today newspaper on January 28, 2016 in a story about transportation projects and trends in Miami for 2016. Mr. Sklar spoke about the importance of several projects to watch that will improve transportation flow and relieve congestion. Mr. Sklar described Baylink to service Miami Beach, All Aboard Florida that will help cities from downtown Miami to Palm Beach, upcoming projects from Miami Dade Transit connecting state roads 826 and 836 to each other and the Florida Turnpike, and the extension of Amtrak into the Miami Intermodal Center will have a big impact on travelers and is slated for the end of 2016 or early 2017.
Jerry P. Brodsky was featured in an article in the November 2015 edition of "Construccion e Industria" magazine, the monthly magazine published by the Peruvian Chamber of Construction. The article discusses Mr. Brodsky's recent participation in a roundtable discussion about dispute boards and Peru's need to incorporate dispute boards into their projects because of its ability to resolve issues without delaying the construction of the project as well as its efficiency in resolving disputes.
April 01st - Don’t Get Burned – Effectively “Hot-Tubbing”
Location: Conrad Hotel in Miami, Florida
Jerry P. Brodsky will be participating in a panel discussion at the 2016 American Arbitration Association Construction Conference: Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget on April 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mr. Brodsky's panel discussion titled "Don’t Get Burned – Effectively "Hot-Tubbing" Experts" will discuss how "Hot-Tubbing", when you get a group of experts around a table to solve an issue without lawyers, is an international technique gaining popularity within domestic arbitration. The panel will participate in a role play exercised that demonstrates an effective way to question experts.
Learn More (www.aaau.org/courses/the-2016-aaa-construction-conference-ahead-of-schedule-and-under-budget/ed2216001o/)
Jerry P. Brodsky