SAN DIEGO CHAPTER DINNER - Sept. 29, 2015

September 29, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Pre-Paid (Member): $15.00
Pre-Paid (Non-Member): $20.00
Pay at the Door (Member): $20.00
Pay at the Door (Non-Member): $20.00


5:00 PM - 6:00 PM : Networking

 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Dinner & Program * Dinner will be made available for purchase at the venue.  Is not included with the attendance fee.

  

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Speaker's presentation

 



Topic

A Trial Lawyer's View of Expert Witnesses

This panel presentation by three experienced, San Diego trial lawyers will highlight the practical and legal purposes of expert testimony in civil litigation.  The discussion will include selection criteria and strategy, problems encountered in preparing for testimony, depositions, and traps for the unwary in courtroom presentation of expert opinions.



Speaker(s)

Kenneth N. Greenfield, Esq. is a trial attorney specializing in civil litigation and insurance coverage. He is an arbitrator and served as a judge pro tem for the San Diego County Municipal Court. Mr. Greenfield is a Superior Court qualified expert witness in the area of insurance claims handling insurance bad faith, and legal malpractice.

William M. Low practices in the areas of complex tort and business litigation, with a current emphasis on privacy, information security, product liability, and healthcare. He played an active role in the selection and retention of defense experts, and participated in the cross-examination of plaintiffs’ experts in depositions and at a Daubert hearing, challenging the admissibility of plaintiffs’ expert opinions. Mr. Low has distinguished himself in both state as well as federal courts and has tried to verdict a wide variety of cases including catastrophic injury, health care professional liability. He currently chairs the Privacy and Information Security Practice Group at Higgs Fletcher & Mack and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). Mr. Low is honored to have been invited to be a member of two of the most prestigious trial lawyer organizations in the country. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Admission to the American College is limited to the top one percent of lawyers in each state or province. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), the premier association of American trial lawyers. Mr. Low is honored to have been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America continuously since 2007.  This year, Higgs Fletcher & Mack Attorney William M. Low was selected as a “Super Lawyer.” 

 

Mr. Charles Dick, who is a Fellow in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, formerly was a Partner in the global law firm, Baker & McKenzie, and he served as Chair of that firm’s North American Litigation Practice Group. During his more than 47 years of trial practice, Mr. Dick’s experience has been recognized with his election to Fellowship in the American College of Trial Lawyers (for which he has served as Southern California State Chair and as a member of the College’s Board of Regents; he currently is a Treasurer of the College’s Foundation).  Mr. Dick also has been elected to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (for which he has served as President of the San Diego Chapter) and the International Association of Defense Counsel. 

A member of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Mr. Dick is member of the Arbitrator Panels of the American Arbitration Association (Complex Commercial), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, and the Center for Prevention and Resolution of Disputes (CPR). 

Mr. Dick serves as General Counsel to the San Diego County Bar Association and he formerly served as a Director of the San Diego County Bar Foundation.  A Senior Master in the American Inns of Court program, Mr. Dick formerly served as National Trustee for the American Inns of Court Foundation and the Iowa Law School Foundation.  He is a Founding Director and an active member in the Association of Business Trial Lawyers in San Diego.  Mr. Dick is a recipient of the San Diego trial bar’s highest award for professionalism -- The Daniel T. Broderick III Award -- and his pro bono service to the San Diego County Bar Association has been recognized with the organization’s Service Award.

Publications, Presentations & Articles

Mr. Dick is one of a select group chosen by the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation to author a chapter in the acclaimed treatise, “Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts.”  His pragmatic chapter deals with trial practice issues, and he regularly presents at symposia concerning trial practice skills.

 

 



Location

Sizzler - Murphy Canyon Road, Ste. S
3755 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123

Phone: (858) 278-6988
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