Prior Speaking Engagements of Daniel J. Callahan

On November 17, 2011 - Daniel J. Callahan & Edward Susolik Present Litigation Management Seminar to American Corporate Counsel Association

On November 17, 2011, Daniel J. Callahan and Edward Susolik of Callahan & Blaine will present a seminar on litigation management to approximately 50 general counsel members of the American Corporate Counsel Association. The seminar, entitled "Litigation Strategies for the Defense: Secrets and Insights for Corporate Counsel," will discuss strong and powerful strategies on defending lawsuits, including litigation management, cross-complaints, arbitration, pleadings and discovery, dispositive motions, trial and settlement/mediation. The seminar will also cover such diverse areas such as critical pre-litigation strategies, cost-effective communications with outside counsel, maximizing insurance coverage and general litigation management.

In addition to Messrs. Callahan and Susolik, the panel will also include Judge David Thompson, Assistant Presiding Judge of the Orange County Superior Court, who will provide the judicial perspective on litigation management, as well as Michael Baroni, general counsel for Palace Entertainment, an experienced general counsel, who will provide the "in-house" point of view.

The seminar will be three hours long and 3.0 hours of MCLE credit will be provided. A number of written materials and handouts will be presented to the seminar attendees.

This seminar is part of the ACCA Double Header programs, put on by sponsors of the American Corporate Counsel Association such as Callahan & Blaine. At the conclusion of the MCLE seminar, the attendees will be hosted to a dinner at the Honda Center, to be followed by the exciting Anaheim Ducks v. Los Angeles Kings hockey game in several of the luxurious Honda Center suites. This event will provide attendees a wonderful combination of continuing education, networking with colleagues and the excitement of NHL hockey. This is Callahan & Blaine's fifth Double Header for the American Corporate Counsel Association, including events with both the Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

The Double Header will take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The seminar portion of the program will begin at 3:00 p.m. in the corporate meeting rooms of the Honda Center. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. The Ducks v. Kings game will begin at 7:30, at which time the group will move to the designated suites to watch the game. Attendance to the seminar is limited to member of the American Corporate Counsel Association.

January 21, 2011 - Daniel J. Callahan spoke on the topic of California Consumer Class Actions

On January 21, 2011, Daniel J. Callahan provided an informative presentation at the Bridgeport Continuing Education "California Consumer Class Action" MCLE Seminar. Mr. Callahan provided a presentation on "Class Action Basics and Current Trends."

The class action is a unique animal in the legal world that requires exceptional and specific skills in researching, writing, case management, and client contact. This program covered the latest developments in the law of California class actions and federal class actions and as well as procedural advice from leaders in the field. This timely conference included a discussion of the recent Hydrogen Peroxide and In re Tobacco II decisions and was designed to give the practicing attorney and in-house counsel an in-depth knowledge of each step in the process, with an emphasis on the procedural rules, decision making, case strategy and practice.

Details and sign-up information were available from The Bridgeport Continuing Education Website: MCLE Seminar Details

January 16, 2011 - Daniel J. Callahan and Edward Susolik to speak at OCBA "Last Dash" MCLE Seminar

On January 16, 2011, Daniel J. Callahan and Edward Susolik will be providing informative MCLE presentations at the annual Orange County Bar Association "Last Dash" MCLE Seminar. Mr. Callahan will be providing a presentation on "Class Action Litigation: Nuts and Bolts and Current Trends." Mr. Susolik will be providing a presentation on "Mediation and Settlement: How to Settle Your Case and Win."

Both Mr. Callahan and Mr. Susolik have presented over 100 seminars and speeches each on behalf of the Orange County Bar Association during the last 20 years. For example, Mr. Callahan was Chair of the prestigious OCBA Business Litigation Section. Likewise, Mr. Susolik was Chair for 11 years straight of the OCBA Insurance Law Section. Both Mr. Callahan and Mr. Susolik have volunteered hundreds of hours to the Orange County Bar Association through their educational and other activities on behalf of the OCBA.

The seminar will be held at Whittier Law School at 3333 Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa, California. Details and sign-up information is available from the Orange County Bar Association at www.ocba.org.

Callahan & Blaine is a California State Bar approved MCLE provider and as such we offer free monthly lunch-and-learn courses to attorneys on the last Friday of each Month at Noon. Each month Callahan & Blaine hosts different speakers from the local legal community to cover the various State Bar required topics. For more information or to reserve your space, please contact the firm administrator, Laurali Kobal, at lkobal@callahan-law.com or (714)241-4444 ext. 310.

Sign-up information can be obtained directly from Callahan & Blaine or from the Orange County Bar Association.

November 3, 2010 - Daniel J. Callahan and Edward Susolik present "Litigation Management and Effective Use of an Outside Counsel" to the American Corporate Counsel Association

On November 3, 2010 Daniel J. Callahan and Edward Susolik of Callahan & Blaine will present a seminar on litigation management to approximately 50 general counsel members of the American Corporate Counsel Association. The seminar, entitled "Litigation Management and Effective Use of an Outside Counsel," will cover diverse areas such as critical pre-litigation strategies, cost-effective communications with outside counsel, maximizing the use of discovery and law and motion, enforcing the corporate client's rights as a plaintiff, maximizing insurance, trial preparation and the decision to go to trial (with a real trial lawyer) versus settlement.

In addition to Messrs. Callahan and Susolik, the panel will also include an esteemed judge from the Orange County Superior Court, who will provide the judicial perspective on litigation management, as well as an experienced general counsel, who will provide the "in-house" point of view.

The seminar will be three hours long and 3.0 hours of MCLE credit will be provided. A number of written materials and handouts will be presented to the seminar attendees.

This seminar is part of the ACCA Double Header programs, put on by sponsors of the American Corporate Counsel Association such as Callahan & Blaine. At the conclusion of the MCLE seminar, the attendees will be hosted to a dinner at the Honda Center, to be followed by the exciting Ducks v. Tampa Bay Lightening game in several of the luxurious Honda Center suites. This event will provide attendees a wonderful combination of continuing education, networking with colleagues and the excitement of NHL hockey. This is Callahan & Blaine's fourth Double Header for the American Corporate Counsel Association.

The Double Header will take place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The seminar portion of the program will begin at 3:00 p.m. in the corporate meeting rooms of the Honda Center. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. The Ducks v. Lightening game will begin at 7:30, at which time the group will move to the designated suites to watch the game. Attendance to the seminar is limited to member of the American Corporate Counsel Association.