On Thursday, January 20, the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Business Litigation CLE Committee will present a webinar titled “Getting Diverse and Young Lawyers into Trial – Business Litigation Perspective.”
Patricia A. Leonard, a litigation partner in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, will serve as a panelist during the discussion. Presenters will discuss the role of law firms and partners in mentoring diverse, women, and less-experienced lawyers; the importance of providing opportunities for diverse, women, and junior lawyers to present courtroom arguments in business litigation matters; and ways to facilitate and enhance participation in business trials by diverse, women, and less-experienced attorneys.
The presenters will also be joined by a panel of judges which will provide their judicial perspective on opportunities and ways to facilitate the participation of diverse, women, and less-experienced lawyers in business litigation matters.
To register for the event, please click here.
About Patricia A. Leonard
Patricia A. Leonard is a partner in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Patti has a diverse business and commercial litigation practice, representing businesses in their contractual disputes, including non-compete and other employment contracts, employment discrimination matters, partnership and corporate disputes, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical litigation matters, and real estate litigation. Patti has also litigated trade secret, unfair competition, defamation and copyright infringement cases, as well as securities law cases. She practices in state and federal courts, as well as in FINRA arbitration.