Seminar Number

8306

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$150

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$170

 

CLASS ACTIONS

SEPTEMBER 6, 2013

State Bar of Georgia Headquarters
104 Marietta St. NW • Atlanta

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Presiding:
M. Jerome Elmore, Program Chair, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP, Atlanta

7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:20

Introduction and Program Overview
M. Jerome Elmore

8:30

MDL Class Actions: Principles & Strategies
Kyle G.A. Wallace, Alston & Bird, LLP, Atlanta

9:10

Class Action Arbitrations—Will There Be Any?
Gregory C. Cook, Balch & Bingham LLP, Birmingham, AL

9:50

Settling a Complex Class Action
Cari K. Dawson, Alston & Bird, LLP, Atlanta

10:30

BREAK

10:45

Jury Research for Class Actions
Dr. Robert F. Bettler, Jr., Senior Consultant and Head of Atlanta Office, DecisionQuest, Atlanta

11:25
Recent Important Class Action Decisions by the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
Michael B. Terry, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, Atlanta
12:00
Lunch (Included in registration fee)
12:30
Choosing an Appropriate Class Action from the Plaintiffs’ Perspective
Kenneth S. Canfield, Doffermeyer, Shields, Canfield & Knowles, LLC, Atlanta
1:10
Managing Large Volume Electronic Discovery In Class Actions
Bryan O. Balogh, Burr & Forman, LLP, Birmingham, AL
Martin G. Burke, Burr & Forman, LLP, Birmingham, AL
1:45

BREAK

2:00
Class Action fairness act update
Barry Goheen, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta
2:40
Professional and Ethical Issues Peculiar To Class Actions
Panel Discussion
3:30
ADJOURN