What’s New at the Virginia Supreme Court? An Overview of Recent Civil Decisions 2016

MCLE Credits: 1.5
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Tuesday, October 11, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, October 20, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. ET
  • Webcast with Live Q&A
  • Telephone with Live Q&A
MCLE Credit: 1.5 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 1.5 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Registration Fee: $125

Information

Why Attend?

  • Catch up with the Court’s most important decisions in only 90 minutes
  • Learn what the decisions mean, and how you can use them
  • Gain insight into where the Court is going—from an expert observer
  • Added format options for 2016: webcast and live on site in Charlottesville!

Judge Daniel Ortiz provides you with a critical look at the Court’s opinions, with an eye on the practical effect those opinions will have on your cases. Judge Ortiz will discuss selected civil cases decided by the Virginia Supreme Court during the period September 2015 to August 2016.

Areas covered include:

  • Civil procedure
  • Evidence
  • Jury selection
  • Jury instructions
  • Torts
  • Appellate practice
  • Commercial law, corporations, and partnerships
  • Wills, trusts, and estates

… and more.

Do not miss this opportunity to ask Judge Ortiz everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask about this year’s Virginia Supreme Court decisions.

 

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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE (October 11)

12:00 What’s New at the Virginia Supreme Court? An Overview of Recent Civil Decisions 2016
1:15 Question-and-Answer Session
1:30 Adjourn
  • Sign-in for live seminar attendees in Charlottesville begins at 11:30 a.m.
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

COURSE SCHEDULE (October 20)

5:00 What’s New at the Virginia Supreme Court? An Overview of Recent Civil Decisions 2016
6:15 Question-and-Answer Session
6:30 Adjourn
  • Q&A will be handled via chat room for Webcast attendees.
  • Q&A will be handled via e-mail for telephone seminar attendees.

Faculty

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

The Honorable Daniel E. Ortiz,
Fairfax County Circuit Court / Fairfax

Judge Daniel E. Ortiz completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia and received his law degree from the George Washington University Law School.  He began his legal career at the Fairfax County Circuit Court, clerking for the Honorable M. Langhorne Keith.  At the conclusion of his clerkship, Judge Ortiz joined Blankingship & Keith, P.C., where he became a shareholder and principal at the firm.  Judge Ortiz was elected to serve an eight-year term as a Circuit Court Judge that began on January 1, 2015.  He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Fairfax Bar Association and the Board of Governors of The Virginia Bar Association, and was selected by his peers to chair both the Young Lawyers Section of the Fairfax Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Division of the VBA.  He previously served as a Substitute Judge in the General District Court and Juvenile Domestic Relations District Court for five years.  Recently, Judge Ortiz was selected to serve on the Virginia Access to Justice Commission.  He is a member of the faculty of the Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course.  Judge Ortiz is a former board member and president of Legal Services of Northern Virginia.

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