Brendan Hammer to Share Insights and Tactics for Litigating Financial Matters with the Young Lawyers Section of the CBA

Partner Brendan Hammer will provide tips on everyday litigation and discuss strategies to successfully litigate financial matters to young and aspiring attorneys in a Young Lawyers Section Family Law Committee webinar held on Thursday, November 19 at 3 pm.

As Chair of the YLS Family Law Committee, associate Erica Bernstein will moderate the program.

The program, “Family Law: Litigation and Advocacy for Young Lawyers” hosted by the Chicago Bar Association, invites young attorneys and law school students to discuss the varied perspectives that are involved in family law litigation with judges and experienced attorneys.

Brendan will discuss practical considerations in litigation and focus on tactics to best present financial matters including, but not limited to:

  • Trial Theory and Practice
  • Expert Witnesses
  • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments
  • Direct and Cross Examinations
  • Business Valuations
  • Dissipation Tracing and Standard of Living Analyses
  • Effective Ways to Obtain and Maintain the Judge’s Attention

Brendan is an experienced family law trial lawyer and litigation educator with a proven track record of innovative and effective litigation results. Erica represents clients in all aspects of family law proceedings.

Founded in 1971, the Young Lawyers Section of the CBA addresses the needs and interests of newly admitted attorneys and encourages young lawyers to work together on projects for their community and profession.

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