Welcome/Opening Remarks: David Steinfeld, Esq., Law Office of David Steinfeld, P.L., Board Certified Business Litigation Attorney, Business Litigation CLE Committee Chairperson
Presenter: Matthew N. Thibaut, Esq., Partner, Ciklin Lubitz & O’Connell
Arbitration v. Court
Is there an enforceable arbitration agreement?
General Pros and Cons of each forum?
How to File a Claim
Know your audience
You are not drafting a pleading for a Judge
How to Select Arbitrators
What sources of information may I access?
What’s material to my case?
Discovery & Motions
Discovery in a typical arbitration case
What about depositions?
What about electronic discovery?
Are discovery sanctions available and enforced?
Trying My Case
Formality of the Proceeding
Order of witnesses?