NEW Webinar on Demand: The Importance of Pre-Mediation Due Diligence
ONE HOUR FREE WEBINAR ON DEMAND CLE: MEDIATION PLANNING— how do you plan for a mediation? It’s more than drafting a mediation statement for the mediator. Due diligence consists of thorough strategic plan. As the old Kenny Rogers song “The Gambler” advises: You’ve got to know when to hold’m, know when to fold’m, know when to walk away and know when to run.” BUT before your can do that — you must know who THEY are and what motivates them.[continue reading...]
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At CritelliLaw we believe in putting back into our profession, and are frequently called to give presentations at various CLE or CPD events in person or online. A calendar of our next 90 days worth of already-scheduled speaking engagements can be found in the right hand column of this website. Topics we are frequently called to speak upon include: law & technology, international law and practice, legal ethics, marketing, trial/litigation, international child abduction and fraud. Other topics are available on an as-needed basis.
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Tre Critelli-Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers We are pleased to announce that Tre Critelli was formally inducted into the Iowa Academy ...
In 1967 Frank Comito and Nick Critelli began the practice of law together. After a while they went their separate ...
For 20 years now we at CritelliLaw have hosted a Anglo-American Scholarship recipient from the Honourable Society of the Middle ...
2013 Interns: Dylan Dinkla and Ian Marshall This year we are proud to have two summer interns. From this side of ...
In this age of international commerce and global markets it is sometimes difficult to assess the financial stability of your ...
Over 812 people attended the first session of the Ethics Committee of the Iowa State Bar Association Webinar on HOW TO SET AN ETHICAL FEE. The second session is noon 15 October 2014. Over 1070 people have registered. I have posted videos of the webinars, the PowerPoints and the sample Master Engagement Agreement. You can download them by clicking on the LINKS in this post.CritelliLaw – Lawyers for Lawyers
Need help? Everyday lawyers are faced with difficult problems. Some concern how they handle a particularly difficult matter or case. Others may focus on the business of the law such as marketing and financial matters. Sometimes the problems are more personal and involve ethics, malpractice or even law firm disputes. When faced with these problems, […]
Nick Critelli of Des Moines, an English Barrister, has become the first practicing American lawyer since 1919 to be designated a Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple Inn of Court. Barristers are admitted to the practice of law by their Inn of Court , which is also responsible for their training and […]New Five Minute Ethics Video “The importance of Talent”
Congratulations! You’ve graduated from Law School, passed the Bar Examination and now you’re a real lawyer. But no one has taught you how to practice law. Now what are you going to do? CritelliLaw will help. Nick has recorded a series of videos called “Five Minute Ethics.” Log on, watch and give us your feedback. Remember if you need help, call us.
SILK, now showing on Masterpiece Theater, is a top rated lawyer-barrister show in the UK. It’s a six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk. In its first season, it drew over 5.8 million viewers. It was […]The Fictitious Client Scam
During the Iowa State Bar Association’s annual meeting, it was learned that once again Iowa lawyers are being targeted by fraudsters. As a follow-up to the explanation provided to the attendees, we are reposting a previous summary of the fraud and how it takes place.