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9098

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Fee:

$185

CARLSON ON EVIDENCE
Civil and Criminal Trial Practice Under Georgia's New Evidence Code

RECORDED DECEMBER 18, 2015

Archived Webcast

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 5 Trial Practice Hours

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

Presiding:
Ronald L. Carlson, Program Co-Chair, Fuller E. Callaway Chair of Law; Professor Emeritus, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens
Michael Scott Carlson, Program Co-Chair, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, Cobb County Judicial Circuit, Marietta; Adjunct Professor, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Atlanta

WELCOME AND overview
Ronald L. Carlson
Dominating Expert Depositions: Developing a Devastating Cross Before The Trial Starts
Jeffrey P. Shiver, Shiver Hamilton, LLC, Atlanta, Savannah & St. Simons Island
Evidentiary Issues in Premises and Products Cases: Things You May (or may not) Know Yet
Cale H. Conley, Conley Griggs Partin LLP, Atlanta

Professionalism: How to Maintain Your Cool in the Face of Attacks by the Difficult Lawyer
Hon. D. Victor Reynolds, District Attorney, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta

Cutting-Edge Case Law and Legal Issues Under Georgia’s New Evidence Code Brought to Life in a Mock Trial Format
Ronald L. Carlson
Mighty Carlson Law Players

Judges and Lawyers Panel: Top Georgia Judges and Trial Lawyers Address Key Litigation Concerns
Topics Under Georgia’s New Evidence Code to Include:

  1. Effective Use of Pre-Trial Motions in Limine
  2. Meeting Objection Responsibilities
  3. Spoliation of Evidence
  4. Other Acts Evidence Under Rule 404(b)
  5. Recent Privilege Law Decisions
  6. Hypothetical Questions to Expert Witnesses
  7. Prior Inconsistent and Consistent Statements
  8. Profile Evidence

Moderator:
Michael Scott Carlson

Panelists:
Hon. Thomas N. Davis, Jr., Judge, Superior Court, Gwinnett Judicial Circuit, Lawrenceville
Hon. Shawn Ellen LaGrua, Judge, Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Atlanta
Hon. J. Stephen “Steve” Schuster, Chief Judge, Superior Court, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Scott D. Delius, Delius Law Firm, P.C., Atlanta
Donald P. Geary, Chief Assistant District Attorney, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Rep. Bert Thomas Reeves, Jr., District 34, Georgia House of Representatives; The Law Office of Bert Reeves, Marietta
Rebecca Crumrine Rieder, Hedgepeth, Heredia & Rieder LLC, Atlanta
L. David Wolfe, L. David Wolfe, PC, Atlanta

Panel Discussion: Ethics and the Duty of Candor: Practical Challenges for the Georgia Trial Lawyer
Moderator:
Hon. Charles Hargrove Weigle, Judge, U.S. Magistrate Court, Middle District of Georgia, Macon

Panelists:
Hon. Craig L. Schwall, Judge, Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Atlanta
Hon. Kathryn M. Schrader, Judge, Superior Court, Gwinnett Judicial Circuit, Lawrenceville
Hon. Joyette Holmes, Chief Judge, Magistrate Court, Cobb County, Marietta
Donald P. Geary
Robert S. Highsmith, Jr., Holland & Knight LLP, Atlanta
B. Michael Mears, Associate Professor, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Atlanta
Tanya F. Miller, Law Office of Tanya F. Miller, LLC, Atlanta
Christopher P. Twyman, Cox, Byington, Twyman & Johnson, LLP, Rome
Cross-Examination: Tactical and Legal Imperatives for the Winning Lawyer
Brian Steel, The Steel Law Firm, P.C., Atlanta