Leveraging Expert Witnesses in Commercial Litigation: What You Must Know and Do
Because expert witnesses can either make or break a case, every litigator needs to understand how to maximize their use. The rules of evidence and procedure should be strategically utilized to optimize the effectiveness of one’s experts while discrediting the opposing side. Once litigators fully understand the strategies in improving the efficiency of the evidences, the possibility of these testimonies surviving the blows from the opposition will increase.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth analysis of the best ways to leverage expert witnesses in commercial litigation. Speakers will also present the current and emerging issues surrounding this significant topic and how litigators can address them.
Key topics include:
- Expert Witnesses in Commercial Litigation: Current and Emerging Issues
- Developing a Firm Understanding of the Court Rules
- How to Maximize the Use of Expert Witnesses
- Ensuring the Effectiveness of Expert Testimonies
- Best Practices
Konicek & Dillon, P.C.
Who Should Attend:
- Commercial Litigation Attorneys
- In-House Counsel
- Other Legal Professionals
Amir R. Tahmassebi is currently a partner at Konicek & Dillon and concentrates his practice in the areas of professional negligence, legal ethics, commercial litigation, casualty and sports law. He has successfully defended and prosecuted numerous lawyers, accountants, architects and engineers throughout the nation and has tried dozens of cases to verdict. Mr. Tahmassebi has successfully handled legal malpractice cases on a wide range of issues and recently obtained a defense verdict in a legal malpractice case seeking over ten million in damages. He has represented attorneys, accountants and other professionals in civil and administrative hearings before the Attorney Disciplinary Commission and Department of Professional Regulation. Mr. Tahmassebi has a handled and tried cases throughout the nation in both federal and state courts in Illinois, Indiana, Florida, New York, Wisconsin and California. Mr. Tahmassebi also represents a number of well-known professional athletes, including NFL and PGA professionals, in various matters such as litigation and contract negotiations.
Mr. Tahmassebi is currently a co-chair of the Chicago Bar Associations Committee for Professional Responsibility as well as a member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee. He regularly speaks on legal ethics and how to avoid legal malpractice. Mr. Tahmassebi has been honored in the 2012-2019 Super Lawyers Publication in the area of legal malpractice.
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Method of Presentation:
General knowledge of commercial litigation
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About Konicek & Dillon, P.C.
Konicek & Dillon, P.C. is a commercial litigation and professional liability firm committed to achieving client objectives and exceeding expectations. The firm represents matters relating to legal ethics, professional regulation, legal malpractice and sports law. Konicek & Dillon also represents clients in business conflicts of interest and breach of fiduciary duty. In addition, the firm is a leader in handling legal malpractice matters on behalf of clients in Illinois and nationwide. Experience, hard work and fortitude are essential to the successful handling of litigation of all types. Knowledge of the law – procedures and substance – is crucial to obtaining successful results.