Litigating with the Legends

Published by Minnesota Association for Justice


Litigating with the Legends
MAJ Center for Legal Education
706 Second Ave S, Suite 140
Minneapolis, MN

Duration: 420 Minutes

45 Minutes
Secrets to Success in Opening Statement
Jerry W. Blackwell, Blackwell Burke P.A.

45 Minutes
May it Please the Court—How to Persuade the Judge
Wil W. Fluegel, Fluegel Law Office

45 Minutes
Uncovering Hidden Truths—Cross Examination
Joseph W. Anthony, Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A.

45 Minutes
Getting to Know . . .the Client, the Judge, the Jury, the Court Staff, the Defense Counsel, the Adjuster
Paula Jossart, Jossart Law Office, LLC
60 Minutes
Q&A with Justice Alan Page

45 Minutes
Passion in Advocacy
Chris Messerly, Robins Kaplan, LLP

45 Minutes
Fear and Success: Lessons from a Career
Fred H. Pritzker, Pritzker Hageman, P.A.

45 Minutes
Effecting Changes—What Your Client Really Wants
Robert Bennett, Gaskins Bennett Birrell, LLP

45 Minutes
Anatomy of a Loss
Jan M. Conlin, Ciresi Conlin LLP

Joseph Anthony
Joseph Anthony founded Anthony Ostlund as a boutique specializing in business litigation with an emphasis on financial fraud, securities, employment, anti-trust and commercial real estate litigation. Consistent with his founding vision, Joe works...More
Robert Bennett
Robert Bennett is a partner at Robins Kaplan, LLP. Bob is a perennial “Super Lawyer” and was selected by Minnesota Lawyer as one of their “Attorneys of the Year” for 2007, 2008, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017. He has won multi-million dollar verdicts and...More
Jerry Blackwell
Jerry W. Blackwell is the founding partner of Blackwell Burke P.A. He serves as national and trial counsel for Fortune 500 companies and litigates in federal and state courts across the country and occasionally internationally. In the past year...More
Jan Conlin
Jan M. Conlin is a founding partner of Ciresi Conlin LLP, where her practice focuses on complex litigation and trial work. Jan was inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers. Over the course...More
Wil W. Fluegel
Wil Fluegel is the owner of the Fluegel Law Office in Minneapolis and practices in plaintiff’s personal injury trials and appeals in the Minnesota and Wisconsin courts.

He received his under graduate degree summa cum laude from Mankato...More

Paula Jossart
Paula Jossart has been practicing exclusively as a personal injury attorney since 1999 when she graduated from William Mitchell College of Law. She has tried cases to verdict in many states throughout the United States. Her niche is representing...More
Chris Messerly
On Sunday, October 7, 2018 Chris Messerly will ran his 34th consecutive Twin Cities Marathon. To Chris – a marathon is not that big of a deal – since he’s completed 2 Ironman Triathlons. That is you swim for 2.4 miles, bike for 112 miles, then run...More
Alan Page
Alan C. Page was born August 7, 1945, in Canton, Ohio. He graduated from Canton Central Catholic High School in 1963, and received his B.A. in political science from the University of Notre Dame in 1967 and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota...More
Fred Pritzker
Fred Pritzker is the founder and president of the Minneapolis law firm, Pritzker Hageman. He and his firm specialize in complex litigation involving adulterated food products and national foodborne illness outbreaks as well as fires and explosions,...More

Originally Published

September 27, 2018

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  • Litigating with the Legends - Paper
  • Litigating with the Legends - Video

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