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Seminar Number

8871

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Fee:

$155

Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism

CONVOCATION ON PROFESSIONALISM - AGING AND THE LAW:  IT'S MORE THAN A SENIOR MOMENT!

RECORDED NOVEMBER 12, 2014

Archived Webcast

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour and 1 Professionalism Hour

Co-Sponsors:
Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism;
Emory University;
Institute of Continuing Judicial Education in Georgia

Presiding:
Avarita L. Hanson, Program Co-Chair, Task Force on Aging Lawyers, State Bar of Georgia; Executive Director, Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, Atlanta
Nicole G. Iannarone, Program Co-Chair, Task Force on Aging Lawyers, State Bar of Georgia; Clinical Professor, Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta
Steven Hobbs, Program Moderator, Professor, University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, AL

welcome and program overview
Avarita L. Hanson
Nicole G. Iannarone
What’s The Problem? Challenges and Opportunities in Transitioning Out of Law Practice with Grace
and Dignity

State Bar representatives provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities for the Bar to address issues of aging lawyers, including access to justice and upward mentoring.
Moderator:
Rita Sheffey, Hunton & Williams LLP, Atlanta

Panelists:
Nan E. Hannah, Hannah Sheridan Loughridge & Cochran LLP, Raleigh, NC
Terry Tottenham, Chair, Aging Lawyers Issues Task Force, State Bar of Texas; Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Austin, TX
Gerald Edenfield, Past President, State Bar of Georgia; Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., Statesboro
V. Sharon Edenfield, President, Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia; Edenfield, Cox, Bruce & Classens, P.C., Statesboro

Cognitive Competence: It’s Not Just Remaining Relevant; It’s About Being Competent
What is cognitive decline and how is it identified? How can cognitive decline be professionally and self assessed?
Moderator:
Monica L. Parker, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory Clinic Wesley Woods, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

Panelists:
Allan Levey, M.D., PhD, Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center; Professor, Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta
James J. Lah, M.D., PhD, ADRC, Director, Cognitive Neurology Program; Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

Greetings:
Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker, President, State Bar of Georgia; Atlanta Beltline, Inc., Atlanta

A Conversation Between Friends: To Be or Not To Be An Active Senior Lawyer. How and when does a lawyer decide to remain actively practicing?
Moderator:
Hon. Brenda S. Hill Cole, Retired Senior Judge, State Court of Fulton County; JAMS, Atlanta

Conversants:
John T. Marshall, Retired, Bryan Cave, Atlanta
Charles Shaffer, Jr., Retired, King & Spalding, Atlanta
Harriet Shaffer, Family Member, Atlanta
Discussants:
A. Paul Cadenhead, Fellow LaBriola LLP, Atlanta
Hon. Stephanie B. Manis, Senior Judge, Georgia Superior Court, Atlanta
Curtis L. Mack, Retired, McGuire Woods, Atlanta
Transitioning Out of Practice: Planning, Practice Alternatives, Intervention and Support
What are options for succession planning, second seasons, business planning, intervention and support for lawyers, judges, staff and family members?
Moderator:
Michael Monahan, Director, Pro Bono Project, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta

Panelists:
Allan B. Head
Jenny E. Jensen, The Jensen Firm, Atlanta and Norcross
Darrell L. Sutton, Immediate Past-President, Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia; Sutton Law Group, LLC, Marietta
Hon. Pinkie T. Toomer, Judge, Fulton County Probate Court, Atlanta
Terry Tottenham
Did I Make A Mistake? Disciplinary Situations and Options for Lawyers and Judges
Moderator:
Paula J. Frederick, Office of the General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta

Panelists:
Jeffrey R. Davis, Executive Director, Commission on Continuing Legal Education, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
Johannes S. Kingma, Carlock Copeland, LLP, Atlanta
Jenny K. Mittelman, Office of the General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
Nicole G. Iannarone
Where Do We Go From Here?
Using audience response technology, this question and answer session will garner feedback from participants regarding future directions of the Bench, Bar and others to address issues of
aging lawyers.

Moderators:
Steven Hobbs
Nicole G. Iannarone