[Webinar] 2022 Business Litigation Webinar Series - Nuts and Bolts of Attorney Client Privilege: What is it, when it applies and when it may be worth waiving.

June 1st, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Thompson Coburn LLP
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Thompson Coburn LLP

June 1st, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

This CLE will discuss the policy behind both attorney client and work product privilege, what is included and excluded, the considerations for when to implement the privilege and when it is not appropriate, both in civil litigation and in matters involving the Department of Justice. It will also cover best practices with respect to waiver of the attorney client privilege, work product privilege, how to identify non-privileged client confidences, and ethical considerations in making these determinations.

CLE
California: 1.00 Ethics
Illinois: 1.00 Ethics
Missouri: 1.20 Ethics
New York: 1.00 Professional Practice or Skills (experienced & transitional)
Texas: 1.00 Ethics (pending)

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John Kingston

John Kingston
Partner
Thompson Coburn LLP

John handles a wide variety of commercial litigation in state and federal courts across the country.

John has tried jury trials and bench trials in Missouri, Illinois, New York and other states (involving multi-million dollar claims on issues ranging from patent infringement to civil conspiracy).He has briefed and argued appeals in state and federal appellate courts and in the Supreme Court of Missouri.

A vigorous and resourceful advocate, John guides his clients through all stages of litigation—including investigation, discovery, trial and appeal. He works closely with his clients to understand the core issues of each dispute and to develop and deploy a litigation strategy to efficiently achieve their goals.

John routinely works with cross-disciplinary legal teams in specialized practice areas. He is adept at understanding industry-specific disputes and persuasively presenting his clients' positions to judges and juries that are not industry experts. John has handled expert witness discovery, preparation and trial examination in cases involving, e.g., patent claims, fiduciary claims, tax claims, securities fraud claims, class action claims and claims of professional malpractice.

Sonette Magnus

Sonette Magnus
Partner
Thompson Coburn LLP

Sonette is a highly experienced litigator and business advisor who counsels corporate clients on all phases of commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

She represents clients across a wide spectrum of industries during pre-suit evaluation, discovery, mediation, expert witness preparation, trial preparation and when advisable, trial. Sonette is skilled at creating and implementing litigation strategies that take into consideration all external factors that can influence a trial, such as geography, socio-economic realities, and jury composition.

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