--- 1.0 CLE Credit for CA,FL,NY
--- commercial / consumer law / trial
--- course production date: 1/1/2016
--- presented by SCOTT LANIN

An introduction to handling commercial litigation (business, real-estate and bankruptcy disputes) using New York as an example.

Scott Lanin discusses from the moment the client first calls or emails you, through the office meeting and retainer agreement, to drafting pleadings, motions and discovery, to negotiating settlements and preparing for trial.

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Part 1 - Key course points are:
• Evaluating the Case.
• Creating the Attorney-Client Relationship.
• Legal Research.
• Standing.
• Conditions Precedent.
• Jurisdiction.

--- presented by SCOTT LANIN

Scott Lanin is the managing attorney with the firm of Lanin Law P.C. in midtown Manhattan. He has been practicing law for approximately 26 years in the State, Federal, and Bankruptcy Courts in New York and has appeared in courts throughout the U.S.

Mr. Lanin has extensive experience handling commercial litigation (including disputes involving contracts, fraud, businesses, and real estate), as well as bankruptcy, business law, foreclosure law, and collection/creditor's rights. He has represented individuals, businesses, banks, trustees, and receivers, and has been appointed as a receiver.

Prior to forming his own law firm, Mr. Lanin was affiliated with two prestigious large law firms in New York. Mr. Lanin is also an experienced martial arts instructor, having trained in karate, taekwon-do, and kickboxing since 1984.

Mr. Lanin graduated from the New York University Stern School of Business with honors in 1986 where he majored in finance and management. He graduated from St. John's University School of Law in 1989, where he earned membership to the Law Review. He is admitted to the New York State Bar and to all four Federal Districts in New York.