MoBarCLE and the Young Lawyers Section are proud to offer the 2021 Discovery Workshop
(exact times are subject to change)
9:00 - 9:25 AM | Requests to Opposing Parties
Speaker: Douglass F. Noland, Noland Law Firm, Liberty
9:25 - 9:50 AM | Records Authorizations and Requests to Third Parties
Speaker: Douglass F. Noland
9:50 - 10:00 AM | Break
10:00 - 10:50 AM | Objections & Protective Orders
Speakers: Samuel J. LaRoque, Attorney at Law, Kansas City and Peter R. Montecuollo, Attorney at Law, Kansas City
10:50 - 11:00 AM | Break
11:00 - 11:50 AM | Preparing for a Difficult Deposition
Speaker: Lauren C. Collins, Attorney at Law, St. Louis
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM | Lunch
12:30 - 1:20 PM | Motions to Compel & Sanctions
Speaker: Michael J. Hart, Hawkins Parnell Young LLP, St. Louis
1:20 - 1:30 PM | Break
1:30 - 2:20 PM | ESI
Speaker: Jeff Dreiling, Complete Legal, Leawood, Kansas
2:20 - 2:30 PM | Break
2:30 - 3:20 PM | Special Masters
Speaker: Leland M. Shurin, Shaffer Lombardo Shurin, Kansas City
3:20 - 3:30 PM | Break
3:30 - 4:20 PM | Ethics
Speaker: Whittney A. Dunn, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company, St. Louis
4:20 PM | Adjourn
Lauren Collins is an associate with Sandberg Phoenix in St. Louis. She has a depth of experience with complex litigation. Previously she taught as an adjunct professor at Saint Louis University School of Law and was Assistant Circuit Attorney for the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. Lauren earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri School of Law in Columbia.
Lauren is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis and the Mound City Bar Association. She is a Council Member for The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers Section, an Associate with the Theodore McMillian American Inn of Court and part of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. In 2018, Lauren was recognized as a Diversity and Inclusion Recipient from Missouri Lawyers Media.
She is licensed to practice in the states of Missouri and Illinois.
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.
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.
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 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.
Fri, Aug 20, 2021 - 09:00am to 04:20pm CDT
Fri, Sep 17, 2021 - 09:00am to 04:20pm CDT
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