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$155 w/o book

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SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL PLAINTIFF'S PERSONAL INJURY PRACTICE
Learning to Evaluate Cases and Maximize Results

FRIDAY  •  SEPTEMBER 5, 2014

State Bar of Georgia Conference Center
104 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, Georgia

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Professionalism Hour and 4 Trial Practice Hours

Program Materials:
The Georgia Library of Personal Injury Forms, published by Daily Report Books, a division of ALM LLC, is a catalog of forms, divided by subject and numbered accordingly, that users can adapt to their own needs/practice. The book is divided into 16 chapters preceded by a summary/explanation of every form found in that chapter. Each book comes with a CD-ROM containing all of the forms in Microsoft Word, numbered, hyperlinked and accessible from the table of contents. Attendees have the option to receive this book for $95, a retail value of $219.

Co-Sponsor:
General Practice and Trial Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Michael L. Goldberg, Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC, Atlanta

7:45

Registration
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:25

SUICIDE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN:  HOW TO SAVE A LIFE
Video Presentation by the State Bar of Georgia

MORNING SESSIONS
8:30
Demand Letters and Demand Packages: Nothing Gets Settled Without Them
Jeffrey P. Shiver, Shiver Hamilton, LLC, Atlanta
9:00
Case Selection: The Difference Between Success and Failure
Michael L. Goldberg
9:30
Underinsured Motorist Claims: Things to Watch For and That You Have to Do To Make Them Work
Christopher M. Simon, The Simon Law Firm, P.C., Atlanta
10:00

BREAK

10:15
Evaluating and Handling Commercial Vehicle Cases
Joseph A. Fried, Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC, Atlanta
10:45
Causes of Action for Criminal Attacks
L. Christopher Stewart, Stewart Seay & Felton LLC, Atlanta
11:15

Proving Medical Causation: How is the Injury Related to the Accident?
E. Michael Moran, Law & Moran, Atlanta

11:45

LUNCH
The Importance of Being a Good Person and a Good Lawyer
Hon. Stacey K. Hydrick, Judge, DeKalb County State Court, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Decatur

AFTERNOON SESSIONS
12:30
Preparing for Mediation and Getting the Most Out of It
Victor J. Faenza, Victor J. Faenza, P.C., Atlanta
1:00
The Practice of Law Has to be a Business First
Evan L. Kaine, Kaine Law, LLC, Atlanta
Anthony C. “Tony” Kalka, Kalka & Baer LLC, Atlanta
1:30
The Many Mistakes I Have Seen at Trial and How to Avoid Them
J. Blair Craig, Wood & Craig, LLC, Atlanta
2:00
break
2:15
So My Case Has Settled: What do I Have to Worry About Now?
John D. Hadden, Turkheimer & Hadden, LLC, Atlanta
2:30
Solutions for Post-Settlement Issues
Cory Phillips, Forge Consulting, LLC, Atlanta
2:45
Life Care Plans: What Are They and When do They make Sense
Sarah Lustig, Lustig Consulting, LLC, Mt. Pleasant, SC
3:00
Medical Malpractice Claims: What is a Good Case That Makes Sense
Laurie W. Speed-Dalton, The Speed Firm, P.C., Atlanta
3:30
ADJOURN