Recent Developments in Civil Litigation 2018 (Online Seminar)

MCLE Credits: 2.0
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

MCLE Credit: 2.0 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Price: $140 (Includes a downloadable audio version.)
Viewable Through: 8/31/2019


A pre-recorded streaming AUDIO replay of the August 2018 live phone seminar, Recent Developments in Civil Litigation 2018.

You’re busy—but so are the courts and legislature. How can you easily keep up with changes to the law and important decisions that affect your civil litigation practice?

Let our experienced trial lawyers do the hard work for you. They not only will digest the changes to the law in the past year, but also will tell you what the changes mean, and how you can profit. While not every case they discuss will be of interest to you, it is nearly certain that several will be “difference makers” in your practice, and amply repay your investment of two hours. There is a reason this long-running seminar has been a favorite over the years: it delivers the news you can use, without the fluff.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Amendments to the Virginia Code
  • Key decisions from the Virginia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals of Virginia
  • Federal court decisions that affect you and your Virginia practice
  • Changes in Virginia and federal procedural and evidentiary laws affecting matters such as:
    • Jurisdiction, venue, and service
    • Causes of action and damages
    • Affirmative defenses
    • Pleading, practice, and procedure
    • Trial proceedings and evidence
    • Appellate practice
    • Settlement




Turner A. Broughton, Williams Mullen / Richmond

Education: B.A., College of William and Mary; J.D., University of Richmond School of Law

Turner Broughton is a partner in the Litigation Section at Williams Mullen. His practice focuses on consumer class action and products liability litigation with a particular emphasis on mass torts, business torts, and nursing home litigation, as well as general commercial litigation. Mr. Broughton is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys. He serves on the executive committee, on the executive council, and as secretary/treasurer of The Virginia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.

George P. Sibley III, Hunton Andrews Kurth / Richmond 

Education: B.A., Duke University; J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

Trey Sibley is a partner on the Litigation and Intellectual Property Team and focuses his practice on complex environmental litigation at Hunton & Williams. Prior to joining the firm, he was law clerk to the Honorable Karen J. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit from 2003-2004.  He also clerked for the Honorable Robert E. Payne of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, from 2002-2003.  Before attending law school, Mr. Sibley served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy.

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