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Family Law: Initial Case Considerations: Pitfalls to Avoid
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When: Wednesday, October 8
12:00 p.m.
Where: HCBA Office
600 Nicollet Mall
Suite 390
Minneapolis 55402
Contact: Larry Schultz

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Family Law: Initial Case Considerations: Pitfalls to Avoid

1.0 CLE credit applied for this program.

For the Hennepin County Bar Association Family Law Section 2014-2015 season, we are having a practice series regarding considerations for cases from beginning to end.  Come hear seasoned practitioners and judicial officers speak, giving practical tips and tricks for each stage in the life of a case.

The first session will be October 8, 2014, presented by Sonja Trom Eayrs, Shannon Ort, and Rodney Jensen, where we will discuss Initial Case Considerations and Pitfalls to Avoid. 

This session will cover topics such as initial client interviews, when to file a case, litigation hold letters, social media, early ADR and the ICMC.    Through the remainder of the season, we will have sessions on the following:

  • Discovery Issues
  • Trial Preparation for Case in Chief and Direct Examination of Client (including mock session)
  • Trial Preparation for Opposing Case and Cross Examination of Opposing Party (including mock session)
  • Experts: Direct and Cross Examination


Speakers: Sonja Trom Eayrs, Lindquist & Vennum PLLP, Shannon Ort, Terzich & Ort LLP and Rodney Jensen, Jensen McGrath Mullen & McSweeney

Lunch options: Chicken Penne Pasta with Diced Chicken Breast in Smoked Alfredo Sauce OR Julienne Vegetables and Cheese Tortellini in Herb Parmesan Cream Sauce


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