Seminar Number

8503

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$195

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$215

 

 

 

DEFENSE OF A PERSONAL INJURY CASE

JANUARY 31, 2014

Live Statewide Satellite Broadcast

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour and 6 Trial Practice Hours
Presiding:
Sean L. Hynes, Program Chair, Downey and Cleveland, LLP, Marietta
8:30
Registration (All attendees must check in upon arrival. A removable sweater or jacket is recommended.)
8:55
WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Sean L. Hynes
9:00

GeorgiA Tort reform: where we have been, where are we now, aNd where are we going
Terrell “Chip” Benton, III, Hall Booth Smith, P.C., Atlanta

9:45

NEGOTIATING FOR THE DEFENSE: OFFERS, COUNTEROFFERS, AND OFFERS OF JUDGMENT
J. Colby Jones, Downey and Cleveland, LLP, Marietta

10:30
BREAK
10:45

AN OVERVIEW OF LIEN AND THIRD-PARTY CLAIM ISSUES IMPACTING SETTLEMENT OR JUDGMENT
Jonathan R. Granade, Casey Gilson, P.C., Atlanta

11:15
PITFALLS IN DEFENDING PERSONAL INJURY CASES
Barbara A. Marschalk, Drew, Eckl & Farnham, LLP, Atlanta
12:00
LUNCHEON
1:00
Professionalism: ISSUES IN MEDIATION
Thomas D. “Tom” Harper, BAY Mediation & Arbitration, Atlanta
1:45
DEFENDING DAMAGES
D. Lee Clayton, Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, Atlanta
2:15
BREAK
2:30

OPENING STATEMENTS AT MEDIATION AND TRIAL: ADVANCING YOUR LEGAL POSITION WITH TECHNOLOGY
Matthew Glenn “Matt” Moffett, Gray Rust St. Amand Moffett & Brieske, LLP, Atlanta

3:30
DEFENSE ISSUES IN Uninsured Motorist CASES
Sean L. Hynes
4:30
Adjourn