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Navigating Party Imperfections in Civil Cases: Law for handling some of the baggage parties bring to their cases (April 18, 2013)

Date: 04/18/2013

Featuring: Rhonda Woodard

In civil litigation, it is becoming increasingly common for personal information or communications of the parties to be sought in discovery or offered as evidence at trial. This CLE will focus on case law addressing the discovery or admissibility of information such as criminal convictions, text messages, social networking data, mental health records and other potentially negative information about a party. 

About Your Speaker

Rhonda Woodard has practiced law in Cheyenne since 1980 and is a member of the firm of Wolf, Tiedeken & Woodard, P.C. She is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Law. Rhonda is a past president of the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association, a past president of the Ewing T. Kerr Inn of Court and a past member of the Board of Governors for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. She has served on boards and committees for numerous court-related and civic organizations, including Wyoming Board of Law Examiners, the Bankruptcy Judge Merit Selection Committee, the Tenth Circuit Gender Bias Task Force, Wyoming Judicial Planning Commission, the Judicial Nominating Commission, Legal Services for Southeastern Wyoming, Safehouse/Sexual Assault Services, United Way of Laramie County, United Way Campaign Co-Chair 2005 and the Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce (Chairman 2001). In 2007, she received the Ewing T. Kerr Inn of Court Professionalism Award, and she has been included in Best Lawyers in America for the past 20 years. Rhonda has been a frequent presenter for the People’s Law School public education program.