The Mentor, Esq.

We hope you enjoy this highly rated podcast hosted by Andrew J. Smiley, Esq. and featuring interviews with other experts in law and litigation, CLE and educational series, and great legal advice.

Hosted ByAndrew J. Smiley, Esq.

We hope you enjoy this highly rated podcast hosted by Andrew J. Smiley, Esq. and featuring interviews with other experts in law and litigation, CLE and educational series, and great legal advice.


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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.

CLE: Litigating a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case – Part 6

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

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.

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.

CLE: Litigating a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case – Part 3

Join Academy Past President and the host of The Mentor Esq. podcast, Andrew Smiley, for Part 3 of “How to Litigate a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case”. In Part 3 – “Liability & Damages Experts” topics discussed will include working with…

CLE: Litigating a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case – Part 2

Join Academy Past President and the host of The Mentor Esq. podcast, Andrew Smiley, for Part 2 of “How to Litigate a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case”. In Part 2 – “Claims, Notices and Commencing the Action,” topics discussed will…

CLE: Litigating a Catastrophic Automobile Accident Case – Part 1

– Click Image to See Video Page – On February 4, Andrew presented the first installation in a five part CLE series focusing on litigating a catastrophic automobile accident case. 1 CLE Credit

CLE: Anatomy of a Trial Part 5

– Click Image to see Video Page – January 5, Andrew presented the final CLE in the Anatomy of a Trial series, focusing on closing arguments. 1 CLE Credit.

CLE: Anatomy of a Trial Part 4

– Click Image to see Video Page – On December 1, Andrew presented a CLE on best practices for a great cross examination. 1 CLE credit.