Building and presenting a strong damages case is one of the most important aspects of trial for plaintiffs lawyers. To recover full and fair damages, trial lawyers must understand the various types of damages available for a particular injury, fully develop those damages through discovery with lay and expert testimony, and persuasively present those damages at trial.
This program, presented by Chicago-based trial attorney Matthew Passen, will discuss some of the best practices for maximizing economic and non-economic damages in Illinois civil actions.
Mr. Passen has been recognized as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” lawyers in Illinois by multiple organizations, including the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, the National Trial Lawyers, and the American Society of Legal Advocates. He has received several other awards and distinctions, including repeatedly being named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and an "Emerging Lawyer" by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.
Mr. Passen is also heavily involved in local and national bar associations. He is past-Chair of the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section (YLS), which has over 9,000
Mr. Passen received his B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in Economics from the University of Michigan in 2002, and law degree, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, from DePaul University College of Law in 2006. He is also a graduate of the Trial Lawyers College, an invitation-only program dedicated to training and educating trial lawyers committed to the jury system and to representing and obtaining justice for individuals. Before joining Passen Law Group, he was a litigation associate at Jenner & Block LLP in Chicago.
Excellent work - very clear and concise.
A refresher course for me.
Very well done presentation.
Very good course
One of the best of the Lawline lectures. Absolutely packed with practical litigation practice information.
Best I have seen so far.
Best course I've seen in a a long time.
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