What's New at the Virginia Supreme Court? An Overview of Recent Civil Decisions 2022

MCLE Credits: 1.5
Ethics Credits Included: 0.0

Tuesday, August 23, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
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  • Live Telephone
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MCLE Credit: 1.5 (Ethics: 0.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 1.5 (all dates, all formats) Live Interactive MCLE Credit Symbol
Designation Credit: 1.5 Trial Practice/Litigation (Designations Information)
Registration Fees:

Webcast: $129
Telephone: $149

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 experienced observer

Judge Daniel Ortiz provides a critical look at the Virginia Supreme Court’s opinions, with an eye on the practical effect they will have on your cases. He will discuss selected civil cases decided by the court during the period September 2021 to July 2022.

Areas to be 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 (August 23) (Eastern Time)

2:00 What's New at the Virginia Supreme Court? An Overview of Recent Civil Decisions 2022
3:30 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

Hon. Daniel E. Ortiz, Court of Appeals of Virginia / Richmond

Hon. 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 appointed to serve an eight-year term as a circuit court judge that began on January 1, 2015. In August 2021, Judge Ortiz was appointed to serve on the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

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 in Fairfax County. 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 also a former board member and president of Legal Services of Northern Virginia.

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