Monday, December 1, 2014

Course - Role of the Environmental Consultant in Litigation

This course will take place on December 9, 2014 (9am - 1pm) in New Brunswick, NJ. Role of the Environmental Consultant in Litigation is a half-day session taught by experienced lawyers and environmental professionals. This course will prepare you to participate effectively in litigation and other legally oriented proceedings. No knowledge of the law is required.

Description

This short course is designed to prepare environmental professionals to participate effectively in litigation and other legally oriented proceedings. As environmental issues become increasingly complex, the role of technically trained professionals in litigation continues to grow, and their advice or testimony is often decisive.

Professionals working in all environmental areas, including site remediation, facility siting, toxic and hazardous waste management and land-use planning and permitting, will gain knowledge that they can use in court, state and federal agency meetings, as well as other formal proceedings. No knowledge of the law is required.

This program will present you with the tools to:
  • Maintain your professional integrity within the context of courtroom procedures
  • Develop, organize and present your testimony within the legal framework, including but not limited to: reports, depositions, exhibits, testimony, rules of evidence, and chain-of-custody
  • Present effective testimony without going beyond the bounds of your expertise
  • Work effectively with attorneys and survive cross examination
  • Learn the terminology used in legal proceedings, including but not limited to: exhibits, testimony, hearsay, rules of evidence, and chain-of-custody

Instructors
  • Dennis J. Krumholz, Esq., Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • Lanny Kurzweil, Esq., McCarter and English
  • Daniel A. Nachman, TRC Environmental
  • Jeffrey M. Pollock, Esq., Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Ira Whitman, Ph.D., Whitman

Continuing Education Credits 

NJ Health Officers and REHSs: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the NJ Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 3.5 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).
  • In addition to 0.4 Rutgers CEUs, this environmental litigation course has been submitted for the following types of credits:
  • NJ Continuing Legal Education: 4.2 CLEs
  • PA/NY Continuing Legal Education: 3 CLEs 
  • NJ Professional Engineers: 4 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits
  • This course is eligible toward PDHs for Pennsylvania Professional Geologists.

Fees
  • Multi-Person Registration Fee $165.00
  • Registration Fee $205.00

To register online click here.

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