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Working with Law Firms: Taking a Proactive Approach for Your Own Practice and to Increase Your Evidentiary Value on the Case

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Chapter Event: Northern California

TOPIC

Attorneys William Weisberg & Craig Miller will present their opinions on how to create effective retainers, some dos and don'ts of written and oral communications and suggestions for adding value to cases by taking a collaborative and proactive approach. 


AGENDA

6:00 PM: Meeting Begins with Brief Networking
6:15 PM: Dinner is Served
7:15 PM: Presentations Begin, Followed by Q&A
8:30 PM: Adjournment


SPEAKERS

Willam S. Weisberg

Prior to cofounding Weisberg & Miller, William Weisberg worked as a senior associate attorney at a major insurance defense law firm in San Francisco. Mr. Weisberg was responsible for numerous complex litigation cases in the area of construction law, personal injury and business litigation, including insurance coverage issues and employer/employee relations. Mr. Weisberg maintains a strong reputation among his clients and adversaries as an aggressive litigator who offers cost-effective and creative resolutions to many complex legal problems. Mr. Weisberg’s approach to law enables him to “cut through” the often-times lengthy and costly mechanics of traditional litigation while at the same time providing his clients with the highest quality of legal representation, and obtaining outstanding results. Mr. Weisberg’s litigation experience includes winning verdicts and judgements for property owners, insurance companies and individuals who have been sued for a variety of tort and injury claims. Mr. Weisberg frequently lectures to attorneys, judges and private groups in the area of Landlord / Tenant law. Mr. Weisberg also offers private alternative dispute resolution services. As a mediator he has presided over, and successfully resolved, many complex and contentious cases. Mr. Weisberg also serves as Arbitrator for the San Francisco Superior Court

Craig S. Miller

Craig S. Miller is a co-founding partner of Weisberg & Miller. Mr. Miller received his B.A. from St. John’s University in Minnesota and his law degree from The National Law Center, George Washington University in Washington D.C. Prior to coming to San Francisco, Mr. Miller enjoyed a clerkship with the Justice Department, United States Attorney’s Office in Washington D.C. Upon his arrival to San Francisco, Mr. Miller began working with one of the Bay Area’s top ten largest law firms. He has since helped carve out an extremely successful practice for Weisberg & Miller. During Mr. Miller’s tenure as an attorney, he has handled hundreds of complex litigation and multi-party matters. He enjoys a vast business clientele who have called upon his services in dealing with all aspects of commercial litigation. Mr. Miller believes that early evaluation with consultants and or experts is invaluable for the successful litigation of his cases. In this regard, Mr. Miller has built up a very good relationship with many of the top experts in northern California. Mr. Miller’s background has further helped him to provide valuable services to his clients in the areas of business dispute resolution, real estate litigation, landlord-tenant litigation, premises liability and personal injury matters. Mr. Miller’s renowned aggressiveness and keen attention to detail enables him to consistently achieve excellent results for his clients. Additionally, Mr. Miller’s professional experience with insurance companies, in providing valuable pre-litigation advice and representation to insureds, has earned him a reputation of professional loyalty from his clientele. Mr. Miller is also a successful mediator as he participated in hundreds of mediations over the course of his legal career. Through his expertise, he is able to assist the parties in realizing the financial and emotional toll of litigation. Through a collaborative process, Mr. Miller works to assist the parties in making a business decision leading towards resolution. Mr. Miller truly feels his firm is one of the best in the Bay Area. He loves what he does which in turn benefits his clientele through the passion he brings to his practice. When Craig is not practicing law, you will find him running the trails of Mt. Tam, playing golf or tennis with his friends and family, or maintaining his garden and beehives in his backyard.

Venue

Basque Cultural Center
559 Railroad Ave
South San Francisco, CA 94080
650-853-8091
Website: www.basqueculturalcenter.com 

Registration

Advance Registration
Member price: $45.00
Non-member price: $55.00

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Member price: $55.00
Non-member price: $65.00

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