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2020 Discovery Workshop

Total Credits: 8.1 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 8.0 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Civil Practice & Procedure |  Ethics |  General Practice |  Litigation / Trial Practice
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MoBarCLE and the Young Lawyers Section are proud to offer the 2020 Discovery Workshop

Gathering critical information and evidence is the foundation of successful representation. Join experienced practitioners as they examine various discovery tools, best methods for getting the evidence you need, how to handle abuse of the discovery process, and objections to discovery requests. 

8:15 – 8:39 AM | 2019 Changes to Missouri's Discovery Rules 
Speaker: D. Ryan Taylor, Missouri Attorney General’s Office, Kansas City 

8:39 – 9:22 AM Protective Orders 
Speaker: Douglass F. Noland
Noland Law Firm, LLC, Liberty 

9:22 – 10:07 AM | ESI 
Speaker: Jeff Dreiling
, Complete Legal, Kansas City 

10:07 – 10:17 AM | Break 

10:17 – 11:08 AM | Ethics & Malpractice Issues of Electronic Information
Speaker: Whittney A. 
DunnThe Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company, St. Louis   

11:08 – 11:55 AM | Motions to Compel & Sanctions 
Speaker: Michael J. Hart
, Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP, St. Louis  

11:55 AM – 12:55 PM | Lunch   

12:55 – 1:44 PM | Sunshine Law 
Speaker: Christopher D. Dandurand
The Gorny Law Firm, Kansas City and Gillian Wilcox, ACLU of Missouri, Kansas City 

1:44 – 2:29 PM Medical/HIPAA Authorizations, Other Record Authorizations and Other Requests to Third Parties 
Speaker: Tamar E. Hodges
, Husch Blackwell LLPJefferson City  

2:29 – 2:44 PM Break  

2:44 – 3:34 PM | Difficult Depositions 
Speaker: Lauren C. CollinsSandberg Phoenix von Gontard PC, St. Louis  

3:34 – 4:20 PM | Special Masters 
Speaker: Leland M. Shurin
Shaffer Lombardo Shurin, Kansas City 

4:20 PM | Adjourn

Morning | Trisha E. McCullochTEM Law LLC, St. Charles  
Afternoon | David L. McCain Jr., Missouri Attorney General's Office, Jefferson City




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Jeff Dreiling is the Co-Founder of Complete Legal, a regional eDiscovery provider that makes premium eDiscovery tools and leading expertise accessible for firms of all sizes. Jeff’s 20 years in the legal support industry include a multitude of experiences consulting, speaking, and writing on eDiscovery for hundreds of clients. 

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