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University of Iowa Law School Professional Responsibility Class

Mar 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Alert

On Friday I had the pleasure of meeting with Professor Emily Hughes Professional Responsibility class. As promised, the class can download the paper I recently presented to the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers by accessing this  LINK Thank You NICK CRITELLI  



Update: Funmi Oyeneyn 2013 Middle Temple Scholar

Jan 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Practice Notes

Funmi Oyeneyn was our 2013 Middle Temple Anglo-American Scholar.  We are pleased to announce that Funm Oyeneyn, a barrister at the bar of England and Wales,  is now a US lawyer at the New York Bar. Since her puillage in 2013 we have kept a continuing relationship with since her pupillage and have worked with her on […]



UPDATE: Emily Johnson, 2014 CritelliLaw Middle Temple Pupil

Jan 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Anglo-American Scholar

Emily Johnson UPDATE:  Emily Johnson, our 2014 Middle Temple Anglo-American scholar is presesntly studying for the New York bar examination.  We offer any assistance we can and wish her good luck. NOTE  to the Middle Temple:  We are not  trying to steal your best!! ___##___ We are proud to announce that Emily Johnson is the […]



CritelliLaw: Who we are; What we are; Where we are!

Apr 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Page

We are constantly asked WHO are you; WHAT are you and WHERE are you. This brief video answers those questions and explains how this rather unique “bespoke” law form works. Not familiar with the term “bespoke” then you’re probably from this side of the Atlantic. Bespoke is a British term meaning commissioned or made for a particular specification. Like bespoke medicine which tries to better fit treatment to the individual patient, bespoke law configures a specific legal team for each case.



NEW Webinar on Demand: The Importance of Pre-Mediation Due Diligence

Oct 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Alert

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.



Ethical Fee Webinar Sept – Oct 2014

Oct 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Alert

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:Citrix, Go-to-Meeting and ShareFile

Oct 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Alert

      For years CritelliLaw has used Citrix products: Go-to-Meeting and ShareFile.  Recently we were featured in a Citrix video.   [vimeo-master http://vimeo.com/critellilaw/review/113054370/ce866be0ef]



CritelliLaw – Lawyers for Lawyers

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Alert

  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, […]



NEWS FLASH! Warning from Judge Bennett: Uspecified “form” objections will invite sanctions.

Aug 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Page

UPDATE: Friday Aug 8, 2014. The Webinar has just received 1 hour CLE credit in Iowa: Activity No.: 153909 and in Nebraska: Activity No. 96129.



Lylea Critelli admitted into the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers

Jul 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Technology

  “I make my statements in court, not in public.”  Anyone that knows Lylea Critelli knows that she rarely reveals her accomplishments or achievements.  It’s very old fashion, and not surprising when it comes to Lylea.  It is because she was trained in the old fashion way.  Lylea  was the last protégé of legendary lawyer  J. […]