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Trial Strategies For Disability Cases, NELA 2020 Annual Convention

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Date Published

July 10, 2020


National Employment Lawyers Association


2020 Annual Convention, Disability, Trial Advocacy, Trial Techniques


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Seasoned attorneys share their experience of successfully litigating an employment disability discrimination case in front of a jury. This panel includes strategies for trial, including presenting and framing your case, examining witnesses, addressing common biases about individuals with disabilities in the workplace, selecting jurors, jury instructions, maximizing damages, use of supporting witnesses and experts, opening and closing statements, preparing your plaintiff for testimony and other aspects of trial.

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Michal B. Shinnar

Michal Shinnar is a Senior Associate at Gilbert Employment Law, P.C. in Silver Spring, Maryland. She represents employees in... Read More

Carolyn S. Koch

Carolyn S. Koch is a trial consultant and the principal of Jury Solutions LLC, in Fairfax, Virginia ( ... Read More

Jeffrey Neil Young

Since 2018, Jeffrey Neil Young has concentrated on working both in Maine and nationally with groups like the National Women’s... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Trial Strategies For Disability Cases - Video
Trial Strategies For Disability Cases - Koch Slide Handout
Trial Strategies For Disability Cases - Young Slide Handout
Disability Cases Are Different - Paper
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