Seminar Number

8490

 

Registration Fee:

$95

 

BEGINNING LAWYERS PROGRAM

MARCH 25, 2014

Statewide Satellite Rebroadcast

Locations:
Albany
Athens
Atlanta
Augusta
Columbus
Dalton
Kennesaw
Savannah (Full)
Tifton
Valdosta

Co-Sponsor:
Transition into Law Practice Program (TILPP); State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Michelle E. West, Program Co-Chair, Director, Transition Into Law Practice Program, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
Prof. Patrick E. Longan, Program Co-Chair, Bootle Chair in Ethics and Professionalism, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon

8:00
Registration and Continental Breakfast (All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)
8:30
SUICUDE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN:  HOW TO SAVE A LIFE
Video Presentation by the State Bar of Georgia
8:45
WELCOME TO THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA
Charles L. Ruffin, President, State Bar of Georgia; Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C., Macon
9:00
GREETINGS FROM THE YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION
Darrell L. Sutton, President, Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia; Sutton Law Group, Marietta
9:15

FOUR WAYS THE STATE BAR HELPS START
YOUR CAREER

  • TILPP
  • CLE Opportunities
  • Membership
  • Pro Bono Opportunities

Michelle E. West

9:30

FOUR WAYS THE STATE BAR protects your
law License

  • Unauthorized Practice of Law
  • Consumer Assistance Program
  • Fee Arbitration
  • Lawyers Assistance Program

Rita Payne, Director, Fee Arbitration, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta

9:50

Two WAYS THE STATE BAR SERVES AND ADVOCATES FOR YOU

  • State Bar Center
  • Legislature
10:00
STARTING A LAWSUIT: THE WHYS AND WHEREFORES OF REQUIRED PROCEDURES AND DOCUMENTS
Henry M. Quillian, III, Taylor English Duma, LLP, Atlanta
11:00
BREAK
11:15
HOW TO DEAL WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ISSUES
IN YOUR PRACTICE

Vicky Ogawa Kimbrell, Georgia Legal Services Program, Atlanta
12:15
LUNCH
1:00
HOW TO AVOID MALPRACTICE
Paula J. Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
P. Michael Freed, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Atlanta
2:15
BREAK (Proceed to breakout session of choice)
2:30

ACTING FOR YOUR CLIENT
Moderator:
Patrick E. Longan

Panelists:
Hon. James G. Bodiford, Judge, Superior Court, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Dick Donovan, District Attorney, Paulding Judicial Circuit, Dallas
Seth D. Kirschenbaum, Davis, Zipperman, Kirschenbaum & Lotito, Atlanta
Leah Zammit Sudul, Jacobs & King LLC, Atlanta

3:30
ADJOURN