# 011695Nuts & Bolts 2012: Class Actions
This two-day conference helps attendees build a solid foundation of the tools and skills needed to effectively litigate in state and federal courts in Los Angeles. The conference’s programming provides invaluable insights to lawyers of all experience levels, firm/practice sizes, and backgrounds—from law students and young lawyers just starting out to seasoned attorneys refreshing their knowledge.
In addition to the inherent value of the knowledge provided by the conference, Nuts & Bolts provides attendees with half of the 25 hours they need to satisfy their state bar CLE requirement.
Instruction is provided by some of the best lawyers and judges in the Los Angeles legal community. This is a great opportunity to receive expert advice (in a hands-on setting) on how to handle the typical aspects of civil litigation.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Topics will include: preliminary issues and considerations before filing as a "class"; precertification litigation including issues pertaining to discovery, precertification notices, and privacy concerns; process for certifying a class; class action settlements including fairness hearings, final notices, and motions for final approval; implementation of the Class Action Fairness Act; and fees payable to class representatives and attorneys.
Edward D. Totino, DLA Piper
Hon. William F. Highberger,Los Angeles Superior Court, Complex Civil Litigation
Neville Johnson, Johnson & Johnson, LLP