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8666

Early
Registration
Fee:

$355 w/book

$155 w/o book

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Fee:

$375 w/book

$175 w/o book

GEORGIA LAW OF TORTS

FRIDAY  •  SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

Mercer Law School - Moot Court Room
1021 Georgia Avenue
Macon, Georgia

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hours

Program Materials:
Included in the price of registration is the Thomson • West book Georgia Law of Torts, 2013–2014 ed. by Charles R. Adams, III. There is a reduced seminar fee if you already have the book—just bring your book to the seminar to follow along with references. As an added bonus, you will receive a copy of the 2014–2015 ed. upon its publication at no charge.
A $339 VALUE!

Presiding:
Charles R. Adams, III, Program Chair; Author, Georgia Law of Torts; Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C., Duluth & Fort Valley

7:45

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

MORNING SESSIONS
8:55
Welcome and Program Overview
Charles R. Adams, III
9:00
Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
Caleb F. Walker, The Law Firm of Kathy McArthur, Macon
9:45
Professionalism I—The History of Mercer Law School
Joseph E. Claxton, Professor Emeritus, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon
10:15

BREAK

10:30
Premises Liability/Apportionment 
Michael J. Gorby, Gorby Peters & Associates LLC, Atlanta
11:15
Expert testimony
Mary Donne Peters, Gorby Peters & Associates LLC, Atlanta
AFTERNOON SESSIONS
12:00
LUNCHEON (Included in registration fee)
1:00
Legal Ethics and Malpractice
Timothy W. Floyd, Tommy Malone Distinguished Chair in Trial Advocacy and Director of Experiential Education, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon
2:00
break
2:15
Georgia’s Emergency Room Gross Negligence Statute
Caroline W. Herrington, Adams, Jordan & Herrington, P.C., Macon
3:00
“Reading the Tea Leaves”: Defining the Pre-litigation Evidentiary Preservation Obligation
Deron R. Hicks, Associate General Counsel, TSVS, Columbus
3:45
Professionalism II—Helpful Tips for Mediation of Tort Cases
Charles R. Adams, III
4:15
Update on Georgia Tort Law:  Summary and Conclusion
Charles R. Adams, III
4:30
ADJOURN