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The Automobile Accident Case, From Intake to Suit: Tips, Techniques, and Strategies From a New York Plaintiff’s Attorney

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Produced on August 11, 2016

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Course Information

Time 50 minutes
Difficulty Advanced

Course Description

This course is intended for both trial attorneys who are new to trying auto cases and for veteran attorneys who seek a refresher on the fundamentals. The course includes some advanced tactics and strategies from the initial call through preparing for trial.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Make the most of the first six months, from intake to suit
  2. Excel at litigation
  3. Effectively prepare for trial
  4. Identify the best and most persuasive evidence
  5. Communicate your message effectively with today's modern jurors
  6. Use technology to gain the best edge and optimize the use of evidence

Credit Information

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Justin Blitz

Schulman Blitz, LLP

Justin Blitz, Esq. is a partner at Schulman Blitz, LLP. He focuses on litigating all types of civil cases from inception to resolution. An experienced trial lawyer and skillful negotiator, Mr. Blitz is a tenacious adversary who consistently gets great results for his clients regardless of the case or the challenges presented.

Mr. Blitz has tried cases throughout the state of New York and obtained many substantial jury verdicts. He believes that the best results are achieved when every case is meticulously prepared for trial and this philosophy has enabled him to obtain scores of favorable settlements in all kinds of actions. Mr. Blitz has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for people who have been injured due to the negligence of others.

Mr. Blitz has over a decade of experience of successfully managing a large caseload of complex and high-profile negligence actions. He became known as an able trial lawyer and expert negotiator who successfully resolved hundreds of cases in arbitration, mediation, courtroom negotiation, and trial. 

Mr. Blitz has established himself as one of the "go to" trial attorneys for other New York lawyers in the State that seek trial counsel on their most severe injury cases. Many law firms throughout the State hire Mr. Blitz to try to verdict their most catastrophic injured clients' law suits. This is due to his superb track record and prior verdict results.

Mr. Blitz is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA). He is a past chairman of NYSTLA’s Young Lawyers Committee. In addition to NYSTLA, Mr. Blitz is a member of several other bar associations, including the American Association for Justice.

When not in the courtroom, Mr. Blitz lectures at Continuing Legal Education seminars throughout the country. He has lectured on a variety of topics including courtroom technology, trial tips and techniques, and strategies for maximizing the value of personal injury lawsuits. Mr. Blitz's lectures have over 20,000 views from Attorneys who have taken his courses for continuing legal education credit. The reviews of his lectures have made him a renowned speaker across the State in regards to personal injury legal topics. 

Mr. Blitz has been selected to the “Super Lawyers” list of “Rising Stars” for the years 2014 and 2015 and 2016 and has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" for 2017 and 2018.

Many of Mr. Blitz's cases have been chronicled in the New York media including articles and stories in The New York Post, The New York Times, CBS News, Telemundo and Noticero.

Mr. Blitz is a native of New York City and a graduate of Columbia Prep High School and the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his legal training at New York Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the courts of the State of New York and in the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

At Schulman Blitz, LLP, Mr. Blitz litigates a wide variety of civil suits with an emphasis on motor vehicle collisions, negligent security, municipal liability, medical malpractice, labor law, negligent supervision and all types of premises liability.


Michael L.

great job

Brian K.

The presentation was done wsell

Manuel B.

All CLE programs with Mr. Blitz are outstanding,

paul k.

Great, PASSIONATE Presentation... how much can you possibly cram into 51 minutes? This guy really tried.

David G.

Informative lecture and materials are useful going forward.

Gregory S.

I liked his direct method.

Michael T.

engaging presentation, informative.

James M.

Speaker stressed the importance of technology to convince the jury on certain factual evidence. Interesting approach.

Brian F.


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Ivan K.

This course is very useful. The presenter is knowledgeable and prorovided useful tips and strategies

Panagiotis B.

Presenter was great.

Gregory S.

Very good "nuts and bolts" practical advise.

Susan K.

Very well done, compelling speaker.

Gregory R. P.

Dear. Mr. Blitz: I am an attorney practicing for 20 years and just finished viewing your cle seminar. Your seminar was great and chock full of useful tips and information that I will be using incorporation in my practice. Thanks so much. By the way, I did note your use of the "reptile." I am considering taking a trial course on the use of the "reptile."

James V.


Gerard M.

good practical course very interesting speaker

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