Perrin Conferences May 15 Webinar: JURORS, GENOMICS AND TORT LITIGATION WEBINAR: BREAKING DOWN THE S

Researchers continue to identify more and more genes that appear relevant to development of mesothelioma. Are you experts and trial team ready? If not, consider the upcoming webinar described below.

JURORS, GENOMICS AND TORT LITIGATION WEBINAR: BREAKING DOWN THE SCIENCE OF GENOMICS FOR JURORS, ATTORNEYS AND THE BENCH

Monday, May 15, 2017 2:00 – 3:30pm EST

Topics to be covered:

  1. Overview of tort cases where genomic evidence is being used

  2. Basic explanation of DNA mutations and why they matter

  3. Analysis of jury interest in genetic information

  4. Analysis of talking to juries about “alternative causes”

  5. Plaintiff – defense counterpoint on the changing role of epidemiology

  6. Plaintiff- defense counterpoint on talking about what happened (or not) with cancer in one particular person

  7. Costs related to genetic analysis

Speakers:

Kirk T. Hartley, Esq. LSP Group LLC – Law Science Policy Chicago, IL

James A. Lowery, Esq., Gordon & Rees Dallas, TX

Yvonne Stevens, LL.M., LL.B. Faculty, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science & Innovation Honors Faculty, Barrett, The Honors College Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Beus Center for Law and Society Phoenix, AZ

Howard E. Jarvis, Esq. Woolf, McClane, Bright, Allen & Carpenter, PLLC Knoxville, TN

Bill Kohlburn, Esq. Simmons Hanly Conroy Alton, IL

Registration:

Cost is $129 per registration. This includes unlimited listeners from one phone line. Each registration includes one CLE application for one state. Additional CLE applications are $25 per state. Additional phone lines are $29 each.

CLE Credit: 1.5-2.0 CLE credits, depending on state requirements.

Applications are being made to all CLE states as requested by attendees. Please contact Katie Milnes with questions regarding CLE: kmilnes@perrinconferences.com

For more information about registration, contact Bethany Corio at bcorio@perrinconferences.com

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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”

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