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2021 Discovery Workshop

Total Credits: 7.5 MCLE, 1.0 Ethics, 7.5 Kansas Credit, 1.0 Kansas Ethics

Practice Area:
Civil Practice & Procedure |  Ethics |  General Practice |  Litigation / Trial Practice |  New Attorney
Audio and Video
Access for 1 year(s) after program date.



MoBarCLE and the Young Lawyers Section are proud to offer the 2021 Discovery Workshop

9:00 - 10:10 AM | Discovery Requests to Parties & Discovery Requests to Third Parties                 
Speaker: Douglass F. Noland,
Noland Law Firm, Liberty          

10:10 - 11:01 AM | Objections & Protective Orders     
Speakers: Samuel J. LaRoque
, Attorney at Law, Kansas City and Peter R. Montecuollo, Attorney at Law, Kansas City 

11:01 - 11:11 AM | Break                  

11:11 - 12:05 AM | Preparing for a  Difficult Deposition
Speaker: Lauren C. Collins,
Attorney at Law, St. Louis  

12:05 AM - 12:35 PM | Lunch                  

12:35 - 1:25 PM | Motions to Compel & Sanctions     
Speaker: Michael J. Hart,
Hawkins Parnell Young LLP, St. Louis  

1:25 - 1:35 PM | Break                  

1:35 - 2:19 PM | ESI     
Speaker: Jeff Dreiling
, Complete Legal, Leawood, Kansas      

2:19 - 2:29 PM | Break                  

2:29 - 3:25 PM | Special Masters     
Speaker: Leland M. Shurin
, Shaffer Lombardo Shurin, Kansas City 

3:25 - 3:35 PM | Break                  

3:35 - 4:26 PM | Ethics & Malpractice Issues of Electronic Information 
Speaker: Whittney A. Dunn
, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company, St. Louis

4:26 PM | Adjourn 


Speaker Bio

Lauren Collins's Profile

Lauren Collins Related seminars and products

The Automobile Club of Missouri

Lauren C. Collins is a litigation attorney for the in-house counsel firm of The Automobile Club of Missouri, which is known as Kraft, Bischoff, Buckley, and Collins.  


Lauren began her legal career as a prosecutor in the City of St. Louis, where she tried numerous bench and jury trials. After two years at the Circuit Attorney’s Office, Lauren went into private practice working as an associate with HeplerBroom, LLC and Sandberg Phoenix.  


Currently, Lauren is the chair of both the Young Lawyers' Section Council of The Missouri Bar and the Young Lawyers Division of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and is an adjunct professor at Saint Louis University School of Law where she teaches Marijuana Law.


Lauren obtained her J.D. from the University of Missouri - School of Law in 2013.

Jeffrey Dreiling's Profile

Jeffrey Dreiling Related seminars and products

Complete Legal

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. 

Whittney Dunn's Profile

Whittney Dunn Related seminars and products

The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company

Whittney Dunn, Risk Manager at The Bar Plan, presents to hundreds of lawyers annually on ethics, malpractice avoidance, and lawyer well-being. When not presenting, she provides one-on-one ethics guidance and law practice management assistance to attorneys through The Bar Plan Foundation's free ethics hotline, available to any attorney in Missouri.

Michael Hart's Profile

Michael Hart Related seminars and products

Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP

An experienced litigator, Mike has litigated a variety of civil cases, including personal injury, complex commercial disputes, employment, real estate, and professional malpractice claims. He has first and second chair trial experience and has successfully handled proceedings at every level of the Missouri court system. 


Samuel LaRoque's Profile

Samuel LaRoque Related seminars and products

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Sam LaRoque is a third-year associate in the intellectual property litigation group at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in Kansas City, Missouri. He handles a mix of plaintiff and defense work, focusing primarily on patent and copyright issues 

Peter Montecuollo's Profile

Peter Montecuollo Related seminars and products

Peter Montecuollo is a trial lawyer who defends complex product liability matters, specializing in pharmaceutical drug litigation. He also has experience defending intellectual property, professional responsibility, and complex commercial matters.

Douglass Noland's Profile

Douglass Noland Related seminars and products

Noland Law Firm, LLC

Education:  William Jewell College, Liberty, MO, (B.A.); University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, MO, (J.D.).  Admitted to the Missouri Bar (1981); Kansas Bar (2000).  U.S. District Court and United States Supreme Court.

Activities: The Missouri Bar Board of Governors (2005 to present); Executive Committee of the Missouri Bar Board of Governors (2013); The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section Council (1986 - 1988); Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) Board of Governors (1992 to 2013); Seventh Circuit Judicial Commission (1994 - 2000) and (2011 - 2014); Judicial Performance Evaluation Committee (2008 to present); Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association;  Clay County Bar Association - President (2002); Clay County Bar Foundation - President; Fellow and Diplomat of  National College of Trial Advocacy; American Association for Justice, Chairperson of the Sole Practitioner and Small Firm Section (2011- 2012).  Board Certified Civil Trial Advocacy and Pre Trial Procedure by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Missouri - State Coordinator (NBTA) (2003 to present).  AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell.

Work: Principal, Noland Law Firm, LLC,  a Personal injury law firm practicing in the area of Personal Injury and Civil Trial Litigation; First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Clay County (1987).  Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Clay County, MO (1984 to 1987).  City Prosecutor, Liberty, MO (1984 to 1986).  Attorney for the Clay County Election Board (1986 to 1988).  Adjunct Professor, William Jewell College (1983 to 2006). Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law (2013 to present).

Leland Shurin's Profile

Leland Shurin Related seminars and products

Shaffer Lombardo Shurin

Leland Shurin is a member of the Missouri, Kansas and Arizona Bar Associations.  His practice has included representing individuals, charities, governmental agencies and small businesses, as well as Fortune 500 companies.  His representation has included business matters and litigation both as plaintiffs and defendants.  For the past 15 years his concentration has been  as special master appointed by state and federal courts, as well as arbitrator, mediator and receiver.

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