Looking to start your new personal injury practice off on the right foot? Want to update your existing practice with the latest techniques? Then Build Your Practice: Handling a Personal Injury Case from Start to Finish is for you.
A successful personal injury practice involves knowing not only the substantive law, but also the tactical skills necessary to handle case intake, pre-suit investigation, and trial prep.
Veteran personal injury attorneys Kelly Centofanti and Ron Pezze walk you through a typical case from beginning to end while sharing plaintiff and defense perspectives. Get sensible advice for key aspects of a personal injury suit, including:
Although many cases may be resolved through mediation, some will go to trial. Sharpen your courtroom skills with valuable guidance from our experienced trial lawyer presenters. Get an overview of effective trial tactics, including:
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Kelly L. Centofanti is the managing partner of Centofanti Law, S.C. She received her undergraduate degree from Marquette University and her J.D. from Marquette University Law School (magna cum laude). Her practice focuses on personal injury litigation on the plaintiff’s side. She handles cases involving medical and legal malpractice, nursing home neglect and abuse, insurance bad faith, motor vehicle accidents, and premises liability. Ms. Centofanti is the former chair of the State Bar Media Law Relations Committee and is a member of several other State Bar committees. She has served as president of several organizations including the Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA), the Association for Women Lawyers, the Ozaukee Bar Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates. She has also served as secretary of the State Bar of Wisconsin and chair of the MBA Litigation, Civil Bench/Bar, and Judicial Selection committees. She is also a frequent speaker at seminars, CLE programs, Marquette University Law School classes, and conventions.
Ronald G. Pezze, Jr. is a shareholder at Ratzel, Pytlik & Pezze, LLC. His practice concentrates in civil litigation. He routinely represents insurance companies and their insureds in the defense of liability claims, insurance contract interpretation issue, bad faith claims and other complex insurance matters. Other areas of practice include casualty law, copyright law, commercial litigation, construction law and general negligence. Mr. Pezze are argued cases before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He has lectured at numerous seminars and CLE programs on a variety of substantive and procedural topics. He has been board certified in Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy as well as board certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
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