Seminar Number

8381

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$245 w/book
$150 w/o book

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$265 w/book
$170 w/o book

 

INSIDE THE COURTROOM
The Trial of a Personal Injury Case

SEPTEMBER 19, 2013

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

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

Program Materials:
The materials will consist of Soft Tissue Injuries in Georgia (2nd Edition, with 2013 Supplement), by Houston Dillard Smith, III, published by Thomson*West, a $168.00 retail value. If you already have the book, register at a reduced fee.

Presiding:
Houston D. Smith, III, Program Chair, Link & Smith, P.C., Tucker

7:45

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

8:25

WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Houston D. Smith, III

8:30

consider mediation
Tom W. Tobin, Tobin & Tobin, Atlanta

9:00

Voir Dire and opening for the Plaintiff
Bruce A. Hagen, Bruce A. Hagen, Attorney at Law, Decatur

9:40

Voir Dire and opening for the defendant
Richard J. Baker, Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP, Atlanta

10:20

BREAK

10:35

Techniques for Effective Cross-Examination: Making the Cross Fit the Witness
Linley Jones, Linley Jones, P.C., Atlanta

11:15
Cross examination by the defense
Jonathan M. Adelman, Waldon Adelman Castilla Hiestand & Prout, Atlanta
11:55
Lunch (Included in registration fee)
12:25
professionalism and ethics
David N. Lefkowitz, The Lefkowitz Firm, LLC, Athens and Atlanta
1:25
technology in the courtroom
O. R. Mark Zamora, Mark Zamora & Associates, Atlanta
1:55

BREAK

2:10
closing argument for the defendant
R. Christopher Harrison, Downey & Cleveland, LLP, Marietta
2:50
closing argument for the plaintiff
Michael L. Werner, Werner & Associates, LLC, Atlanta
3:30
ADJOURN