Seminar Number

8401

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$230 w/book
$145 w/o book

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$250 w/book
$165 w/o book

 

EXPERT TESTIMONY IN GEORGIA

OCTOBER 18, 2013

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

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 5 Trial Practice Hours

Program Materials:
In addition to the ICLE materials, attendees may choose to receive a copy of The Ad-missibility of Expert Testimony in Georgia, 2013–2014 edition, authored by Mary Donne Peters and published by Thomson*West, for $85—a $155 value!

Presiding:
Mary Donne Peters, Program Chair, Author, The Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Georgia;
Gorby Peters & Associates, LLC, Atlanta

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
Mary Donne Peters

8:30

THE NEW EVIDENCE CODE AND GEORGIA’S MORE COMPLICATED RULES REGARDING THE ADMISSIBILITY OF EXPERT TESTIMONY
Mary Donne Peters

9:00

COMCAST: THE MOST RADICAL U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISION ON EXPERT TESTIMONY SINCE THE DAUBERT TRILOGY
David Balser, Class Action Section Chair, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta

9:30

HOW TO HANDLE A DAUBERT HEARING: Practical Pointers and Professional Concerns
Hon. J. Antonio DelCampo, Former Superior Court Judge, DelCampo, Weber & Grayson, LLC, Atlanta

10:00

BREAK

10:15

ETHICS AND EXPERT TESTIMONY
Paula J. Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta

11:15
EXPERT TESTIMONY IN MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE CASES: What You Don’t Know Can Kill Your Case
Hon. Jonathan C. Peters, Former Superior Court Judge, Peters & Monyack, LLP, Atlanta
11:45
Lunch (Included in registration fee)
12:15
EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR PREPARING AND RESPONDING TO DAUBERT CHALLENGES: Practical Pointers, Procedural Concerns and Professionalism
J. Darren Summerville, Summerville Moore, P.C., Atlanta
12:45
EXPERTS AND APPORTIONMENT IN PREMISES LIABILITY CASES
Michael J. Gorby, Author, Premises Liability in Georgia, Gorby Peters & Associates, LLC, Atlanta
1:15

PROVING ECONOMIC HARM WITH (OR WITHOUT) EXPERTS
Hon. Roy E. Barnes, The Barnes Law Group, LLC, Marietta
John F. Salter, The Barnes Law Group, LLC, Marietta

1:45
BREAK
1:55
PROVING TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES:
The Brain Science Behind the NFL Concussion Case Headlines
Craig G. Johnson, MD, Psychiatrist, Director of Psychiatry, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Atlanta
Barry J. McCasland, MD, Neurologist, Bernstein & McCasland, P.C., Atlanta
2:35
USING EXPERTS TO PROVE BAD FAITH
James N. “Jay” Sadd, Author, Insurance Bad Faith Law In Georgia; Slappey & Sadd, LLC, Atlanta
2:50
THE EXPERT SPEAKS: HOW TO PROVE (OR DISPROVE) LOST INCOME
A. Frank Adams, III, PhD, Professor, Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw
3:10
CREATIVE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY AND ENSURE VALUE WITH EXPERTS
Matt Wethington, Michael Werner & Associates, Atlanta
3:30
ADJOURN