Seminar Number

8406

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$130

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$150

 

LITIGATION UNDER
42 USC § 1983

NOVEMBER 14, 2013

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

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 4 Trial Practice Hours

Presiding:
Natsu T. Saito, Program Co-Chair, Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta
G. Brian Spears, Program Co-Chair, G. Brian Spears, P.C., Atlanta
Gerald R. Weber, Jr., Program Co-Chair, Law Office of Gerald Weber, Atlanta
Akilah Kinnison, Program Co-Chair, Georgia State University College of Law, 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
G. Brian Spears

8:30

Assessment and Litigation of Civil Rights Claims by Incarcerated Persons
Melanie Velez, Southern Center for Human Rights, Atlanta

9:15

Civil Rights Claims of Students Litigated Through 42 U.S.C. Section 1983
Adam Wolfe, Petitt Worrell Craine Wolfe LLC, Tampa, FL
Craig Lewis Goodmark, Goodmark Law Firm, LLC, Decatur

10:30

BREAK

10:45

Retaliation: Claims for Alleged Governmental Retaliation
Kenneth B. Hodges, III, Rafuse Hill & Hodges, LLP, Atlanta

12:00

Lunch (Included in registration fee)

12:30
Immigrant Status: Issues in Litigation
Erik John Meder, Ave Maria Legal Services LLC, Smyrna
1:30
BREAK
1:45
Access and Investigation through Georgia’s Open Records Act
Hollie G. Manheimer, Stuckey & Manheimer Inc., Decatur
2:15

Bar to Liability: Litigating the Qualified Immunity Defense in Section 1983 Cases
Leighton Moore, Summerville Moore, P.C., Atlanta

3:00
Compensation for Injury: Insurance and Indemnification in Civil Rights Litigation
G. Brian Spears
3:30
ADJOURN