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8602

Early
Registration
Fee:

$350
SEALI Members

$450
Non-Members

On-Site
Registration
Fee:

$370
SEALI Members

$470
Non-Members

Annual Seminar
SOUTHEASTERN ADMIRALTY LAW INSTITUTE

FRIDAY & SATURDAY  •  JUNE 27-28, 2014

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana  •  (504) 561-0500

Credit Hours:
All the SEALI states now have some form of mandatory CLE requirements. In Georgia, this program qualifies for 10 CLE Hours (based on a 60-minute hour), 1 hour of Ethics credit, 1 hour of Professionalism credit and 3 hours of Trial credit.

Application will be made to all SEALI states for appro-priate credit. This program also qualifies for 4.5 Maritime Law Association credit points toward membership as Proctor in Admiralty. ICLE does not guarantee CLE credits in all states.

Housing:
ICLE has reserved a block of rooms for our attendees at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The cut-off date is May 26, 2014. Please call the Hilton New Orleans Riverside for reservations at 504-584-3959. Please refer to group code CLE to receive the SEALI room rate.

THURSDAY EVENING  •  JUNE 26, 2014
6:00

Registration (Continues until 7:30)

6:30
RECEPTION (Ends at 7:30)
FRIDAY  •  JUNE 27, 2014
Presiding:
Andrew L. Waks, Chairman, SEALI; Waks & Barnett, PA, Miami, FL
MORNING SESSIONS
7:30
Registration
8:00
professionalism
Hon. Daniel E. Knowles, III, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
9:00
recent maritime law developments in the 6th, 7th, 8th and 11th circuits
Paul T. Beckmann, Hand Arendall, LLC, Mobile, AL
9:55

BREAK

10:10
maritime insurance subrogation issues
Jonathan H. Dunleavy, Fowler White Burnett, PA, Miami, FL
11:05
international conventions and their applicability in u.s. maritime cases
Kate S. Goodsell, Cassidy & Black, PA, Miami, FL
Michelle Otero Valdés, Chalos & Co., P.C., Coral Gables, FL
12:00

Luncheon (Included in registration fee)
Speakers:
Robert G. Clyne, President, Maritime Law Association of the United States; American Bureau of Shipping, Houston, TX

Rear Admiral Steven D. Poulin, Judge Advocate General & Chief Counsel, United State Coast Guard

AFTERNOON SESSIONS
Presiding:
Salvador J. Pusateri, Secretary, SEALI; Johnson, Johnson, Barrios Yacoubian, New Orleans, LA
1:15
Primer on the law of towage
Christopher A. Abel, Willcox & Savage, P.C., Norfolk, VA
2:10
procedural developments including removal and forum selection clause enforcement
Michael W. McLeod, Rumrell, Bate, McLeod & Brock, PA, Fort Lauderdale, FL
3:05
break
3:20
mega salvage and ship arrest
Lindsey Malen, Director of Business Development, Titan Salvage/Marine Response Alliance, Houston, TX
Don Soutar, Manager, Contract Operations, Maritime Transport Lines, Inc., Jacksonville, FL
4:15
recent maritime law developments in the u.s. supreme court and the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th circuits
Adriane M. Belton, Womble Carlisle Sandridge and Rice, PLLC, Charleston, SC
5:10
general meeting
5:30
recess
6:30
reception (7:30)
SATURDAY  •  JUNE 28, 2014
Presiding:
Julius H. Hines, Vice-Chairman, SEALI; K & L Gates, LLP, Charleston, SC
MORNING SESSIONS
9:00
ETHICS and IT/Social Media
Jeffrey N. Rosenthal, Blank Rome LLP, Philadelphia, PA
10:00
Break
10:10
the most significant Circuit Splits in admiralty and maritime law
Winner, Legal Writing Competition
Sponsored by the Admiralty & Maritime Law Committee of the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, and SEALI
11:05
recent maritime law developments in the 5th, 9th and 10th circuits
Kelly Haas, Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP, Galveston, TX
12:00
ADJOURN