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CLE: How to Litigate a Medical Malpractice Case – Part 1

Join Academy Past President and the host of The Mentor Esq. podcast, Andrew Smiley, for his series:“How to Litigate a Medical Malpractice Case.” Part one covers how to screen and select a viable medical malpractice case.  To view the...

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Giving Back

Can you believe we're kicking off 2023 already? It was a busy 2022, and it went by quickly. In this End of the Year episode, Andrew takes a moment to reflect and share all that has happened, and will...

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CLE: How to Litigate a Construction Accident Case – Part 4

Join Academy Past President and the host of The Mentor Esq. podcast, Andrew Smiley, for his series:“How to Litigate a Construction Accident Case.” Part four focuses on Motion Practice. Topics covered include how to win summary judgment in a...

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CLE: How to Litigate a Construction Accident Case – Part 3

Join Academy Past President and the host of The Mentor Esq. podcast, Andrew Smiley, for his series:“How to Litigate a Construction Accident Case.” Part three focuses on Depositions. Topics covered included: The “who”, “how,”...

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CLE: How to Litigate a Construction Accident Case – Part 2

Join Academy Past President and the host of The Mentor Esq. podcast, Andrew Smiley, for his series:“How to Litigate a Construction Accident Case.” Part two focuses on Investigation and Commencing the Action. Topics covered will include how to...

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CLE: How to Litigate a Construction Accident Case – Part 1

Andrew presents the first installation of his newest CLE series "How to litigate a construction accident case". In episode one, Andrew reviews NYS Labor Law §240(1), §241(6), §200 and The Industrial Code.

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CLE: Litigating a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case – Part 6

In Part 6 – “The Trial,” topics discussed will include direct/cross examination...

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CLE: Litigating a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case – Part 5

In Part 5 – “Mediation and Settlement,” topics discussed will include when to mediate, mediator selection, mediation strategy and settlement value analysis.

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Let’s Talk About Referrals

In the Fall of 2021, I started hosting 30 minute, One-on-One zoom meetings. Since then I've met with over a hundred lawyers, from new to retired, different practice areas, solo to large firms, and everything in between. Despite the...

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CLE: Litigating a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case – Part 4

In part 4 of “How to Litigate a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case – Expert Depositions,” Andrew discusses preparation and conduction/defending the deposition of an expert witness.

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