Annual Legal Support Staff

Friday, October 1, 2010

Product Online Media Price Member Price
PDF Materials 1 file $100.00 $75.00
Streaming Video 3 hr, 28 min $150.00 $100.00
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Purchase Materials


  • Preparing Effective Arbitration/Mediation Packages
    Gayle Sullivan, Esq.,
    Sinoway, McEnery, Messey & Sullivan, PC, North Haven

All of the steps a paralegal needs to know to develop effective arbitration/mediation packages, including creating the one critical document that should be included every time. Plus, how to develop a Damages DVD that tells a story that even the best written materials can’t touch.   


  • Effective Mediation Materials and Presentation – From a Judge’s Perspective
    Honorable Terence A. Zemetis, Superior Court, New Haven
  • ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’
  • Packaging counts – the media is (part of) the message
  • Maps, drawings, diagrams, animations, photos – CD/DVD presentations
  • Persuasion – who is the audience? Facilitative v evaluative mediation
  • Defining success – if not settlement, what can be accomplished?


  • Today’s “to do” Turning into Tomorrow’s Consequences: How to Avoid Self-inflicted Wounds
    Joseph R. Mirrione, Esq., Law Office of Joseph R. Mirrione, New Haven
  • Discovery interrogatory responses—expert disclosures
  • Mine fields in connection with disclosure of medical specials
  • Effective use of automatic extensions of time
  • Groundwork for developing damages
  • Collateral Sources: What They Are and How to Calculate Them
  • Liens, Medicare Set-asides and the Personal Injury Paralegal


  • Software, Apps & Such
    Diana Orozco, Paralegal, Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, PC, Bridgeport

Effective use of online litigation resources; Diana will be sharing her Favorites and showing tips on Word and PowerPoint.  Attendees should be prepared to participate by sharing their favorite websites.


Joseph R. Mirrione, Esq. (chair)
Ann Walsh Henderson, Esq. (chair) L/O Ann Walsh Henderson
Andrew S. Groher, Esq. RisCassi & Davis, PC
Diana Orozco Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, PC
Gayle Sullivan, Esq. The McEnery Law Group
Hon. Terence Zemetis (ret.), Esq. Terence A. Zemetis, P.C.

CLE Credits

This Continuing Legal Education program is appropriate for both newly-admitted and experienced attorneys, and has been approved for the following credits in accordance with the rule requirements of these states:

Connecticut 4.50 cr



441 Clark Ln., Orange CT 06477

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