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James A. Resila Speaks on Police Liability Claims


On May 16, 2018, Jim Resila spoke on “Police Liability Claims from Start to Finish” at a National Business Institute seminar held in Latham, NY.

Jim’s presentation focused on settling and trying policy liability claims, including the topics:

  • When to settle vs. when to go to trial
  • Negotiating settlement amounts
  • Attorneys’ fees and Rule 68 traps
  • Jury selection
  • Ensuring juries understand complex legal concepts
  • Using experts and other key witnesses at trial
  • Proving or disproving damages

About James A. Resila

Jim concentrates his legal practice on the defense of law enforcement and municipalities in federal civil rights cases, medical and dental malpractice defense, general negligence claims, defense of lending institutions in federal actions, and appellate law.  He is a seasoned trial and appellate attorney who practices across many industries and service areas.  Jim has brought countless cases to verdict, both in State and Federal courts, as well as before administrative tribunals.  He was recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in 2015 as “Lawyer of the Year – Product Liability Litigation – Defense” and in 2018 as “Lawyer of the Year – Appellate Practice.” He can be reached at and (518) 465-3484.

About Carter Conboy

Carter Conboy is a full-service law firm providing counsel to businesses, corporations, government, professionals, and individuals in 20 industries and 40 specialized service areas.  Founded in 1920, Carter Conboy has offices in Albany and Saratoga Springs, NY.

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