Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) litigation is a unique animal that differs in significant ways from traditional commercial or civil rights disputes.
Experienced ADA litigator Nolan Klein, Esq. provides an overview of strategies for handling and resolving ADA litigation. This includes discussion of the history and purpose of the ADA law, explanation of the various types of ADA plaintiffs, substantive and procedural tools that can be used to counter compulsive ADA litigators, and the most effective ways of handling and resolving ADA cases for corporate and individual clients.
I. Grasp the history and purpose of the ADA, including how and why so many lawsuits have come to be filed by a small handful of ADA plaintiffs
II. Identify realistic and achievable goals when defending clients in ADA lawsuits, and learn how to avoid common pitfalls
III. Comprehend the most effective tactics to use in resolving ADA lawsuits inexpensively, while creating accessibility and avoiding future ADA lawsuits
Nolan Klein (@KleinLegal) is a litigation attorney with an active practice in New York and Florida. Mr. Klein has won settlements and verdicts for his clients totaling tens of millions of dollars. Mr. Klein is regularly called upon by national news media, including CNN and Fox News, to provide legal commentary and analysis, and has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics Magazine (an honor awarded to less than 5% of U.S. attorneys). Mr. Klein has served as editor of a legal publication, as an advisor on American law to the Supreme Court of Israel, as Law Clerk to the President of the American Trial Lawyers' Association, and has had his writing published nationally. Mr. Klein has represented clients in arbitration, mediation, appeals, and in hundreds of lawsuits in state and federal court.
Mr. Klein obtained his undergraduate (B.A.) degree in Political Science from the University of Florida, and his Juris Doctor (law) degree from the University of Miami. At the University of Florida, he was an opinion columnist with the Independent Florida Alligator, and at the University of Miami, Nolan was editor-in-chief of the Res Ipsa Loquitur law school journal, and was the University of Miami's representative to the National Conference of College Newspapers. Nolan Klein is proud to represent clients with empathy, and with understanding of the difficulties involved in legal disputes, and he works very hard to guide client to successful outcomes.
This was a very informative session.
This class was definitely one of the better presentations on the ADA. Practical and informative!
Great overview of Title III of the ADA
Very thorough presentation.
well organized presentation
Very good. Great for all lawyers.
Karen resolved my technical issues. I learned a few new angles and issues; new to me even though I have published scholarly material regarding the ADA.
Excellent presentation throughout. Very thorough examination of the topic.
I work for a very old landmarked building that has accessibility issues so this was very informative.
Very informative and clear presentation!
great presentation. Presenter was knowledgeable and thoughtful.
The presentation was very informative The presenter really knows the subject matter
Great overview, comprehensive.
Great speaker - very organized
Dry but very informative. Lots of useful, practical hints as to how to handle not just lawsuits but disposing of claims before litigation. Good presenter.
I really enjoyed this presentation and picked up some helpful "tidbits" I was previously unaware of.
well done - very knowledgeable
This was interesting!
Good examples, explanatory of fundamental approach of the ADA and some parallel state laws, such as NY and a few others.
Excellent!!! One of the best online courses I have taken.
Nolan does an excellent job.
Very well directed focus on the subject.
I would recommend showing this to clients.
Excellent program and very helpful!
Interesting topic for South Florida lawyers
Presenter very informed and articulate. I would highly recommend this course as primer to ADA
Mr. Klein is terrific.
Good to hear effective settlement strategies.
Excellent presentation. Speaker very effective in discussing the subjective matter.
Good course. Klein was concise and delivered a very usable summary of the subject.
I was extremely impressed--I didn't think it would relate to the type of work I do and I was wrong. I would like to learn more. Very good.
Very well presented in an area of the law that is not often visited by the general practice lawyer
As my wife is confined to a wheelchair, I found this to be quite informative. Well presented.
Very good information. Well presented.
This was excellent in every way! I would love to see more presentations from this attorney.
very experienced lecturer, practical advice, good presentation skills
Really, really excellent speaker!
Very informative program. Speaker is engaging and made the topic much more interesting than I thought it would be.
liked the slides
good introduction to the topic
A great program.
Very informative and useful presentation.
Strong presentation. Worthwhile.
very good basics of ADA and defending suits
Any attorney considering handling an ADA claim should watch this presentation. Well done;
This presentation was excellent.
By far one of the best seminars yet.
One of the most interesting and informative Lawline presentations I have seen. This one really held my attention. I really appreciated the introduction and conclusion. I knew what I was going to learn and Mr. Nolan wrapped it up quite well.
good update on ADA trends and practical practice advice. Good program.
I would like a follow-up course with him. Excellent presentation.
Good presentation of essentials of ADA
very good general overview of the major material issues and review of the applicable law
Excellent presentation and useful in my practice
Very well done and informative. Wish there was more of it.
Excellent - very interesting and informative
Quite informative and well presented.
Excellent speaker and course
Very helpful and informative even for plaintiff's attorney
Mr. Klein is an excellent instructor. Classes always of the highest grade.
very informative. speaker was excellent
very informative and useful course
Well done and informative
good speaker - well organized.
Very insightful presentation of an issue not well understood, soemtimes even by lawyers representing claimants in these cases. I particularly appreciated the revaleation that not all "service dogs" necessarily have protection under ADA.
Well presented and informative, especially helpful to see these issues from a Defense perspective.
Very good, informative, covered the important stuff.