BREAKOUT SESSION 9 | Defense Perspectives: Strategies for Successfully Handling & Valuing a Civil Case

Examine best practices for evaluating and defending civil cases (primarily tort and business/contract). Topics will include initial evaluation of the claim so as to advise the client regarding litigation or if settlement should be explored; Litigation concepts and defense strategies; Proceeding to trial or whether pretrial settlement negotiation/mediation is appropriate.

Speaker: J. Christopher Spangler, Attorney at Law, Sedalia