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Educational Sessions

Fundamentals of Arboriculture

Reports: The Write Way
Monday, 10 August 2015
3:30 PM — 4:10 PM
Osceola Ballroom B
A, M, Bm
There are two types of reports; reports that follow industry standards and reports that actually hold up in deposition and court.  Learn the less is more approach to report writing.  Lengthy, over informative reports give away your strong points and all the facets of your opinion creating a roadmap for the other side.  Keep superfluous information out of your reports resulting in a concise finalized written document that makes your opinion stick. 

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    • Lori Ballard
          Lori is a partner in the practice of, Samnik & Ballard Expert Tree Consultants, LLC. She is the Treasurer of the Florida Chapter, ISA Board of Directors and is the Chair of the Education Committee, Finance Committee and the Florida Chapter Species Rating Committee. Her expertise in the fields of neighbor law and eminent domain have been the architect in the settlement of million dollar and multi-million dollar business damage claims providing evidence of deception and error that lead to settlements and verdicts in federal and eminent domain courts of law. 

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