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GTLA’s 2013 Auto Torts Workshop

by Diminished Value Car Appraiser on July 27, 2013

The Georgia Trial Lawyer Association is holding its annual auto torts workshop in Destin Florida  Aug 1st through the 3rd. GTLA-Logo

Diminished Value of Georgia is a sponsor of this event and will have a booth at the Hilton Sandestin hotel.

Auto Torts Program Agenda

Thursday, August 1
1:00 pm – Registration & Exhibits

2:00pm – 5:00pm – CLE SESSION:

  • 2:00pm – Welcome & Announcements – Andy Goldner, Law Offices of Andrew E. Goldner, LLC, Atlanta
  • 2:10pm – Views from the Bench – Hon. Chris Edwards, Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court, Fayetteville
  • 3:10pm – Explaining Damages to the Jury in Closing Michael Goldberg, Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC, Atlanta
  • 3:40pm – BREAK  **Sponsored by Hasner Law**
  • 3:55pm – Critical Thinking and Proving Your Case with Clarity – Adam Malone, Malone Law Office, Atlanta
  • 4:30pm – Evidentiary / Trial Issues for Auto Cases under the New Code – Ranse Partin, Conley Griggs Partin LLP, Atlanta
  • 5:00pm – PAC & Legislative Update – Bill Clark, GTLA Political Director, Atlanta
  • 5:15pm – An Update from Georgia Watch – Elena Parent, Georgia Watch Executive Director, Atlanta

6:00pm – Civil Justice PAC Welcome Reception **Sponsored by Dr. Brian Veal and Dr. Matt Sylvester**

Friday, August 2

8:30 am – Breakfast & Networking with Exhibitors ** Sponsored by MedSettlements**

9:00am – 12:15pm – CLE SESSION:

  • 9:00am – Proving the Brain Injury – Jane Sams, The Cochran Firm, Atlanta
  • 9:15am – Regulations in Trucking / Commercial Vehicle Cases – Shean Williams, The Cochran Firm, Atlanta
  • 9:30am – The Art and Science of Jury Selection – Charli Morris, Litigation & Communication Consultant, Raleigh
  • 10:30am – BREAK **Sponsored by Hasner Law**
  • 10:45am – Demands Under the New Code – Jay Sadd & Rich Dolder, Slappey & Sadd, LLC, Atlanta
  • 11:15am – Dealing with Pre-existing Injuries – Natalie Woodward, Woodward + Stern, Roswell

1:00pm – Golf Tournament – Tee off with your fellow golfers for a fun-filled scramble at the Raven Club, green fees are $150.

7:00pm – Poolside Cookout! – Enjoy the sunset with cocktails, food and family-friendly entertainment on the pool deck! **Sponsored by BlueBear Solutions, Inc., Cherokee Funding, Collision Specialists, Inc., Forge Consulting, Key Health, Miles Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC & ML Healthcare**

Saturday, August 3
8:30 am – Breakfast & Networking with Exhibitors

9:00am – 12:30pm – CLE SESSION:

  • 9:00am – Probate Issues in Auto / Truck Cases – John Mroczko, John T. Mroczko, PC, Cartersville
  • 9:30am – Avoiding Bar Complaints and Claims for Legal Malpractice – David Lefkowitz, The Lefkowitz Firm, Athens
  • 10:30am – BREAK **Sponsored by Hasner Law**
  • 10:45am – Tire Defects – Jeff Harris, Harris Penn Lowry LLP, Atlanta & Savannah
  • 11:15am – Maximizing Value at Mediation for Auto / Truck Cases – Dan Snipes, Franklin, Taulbee, Rushing, Snipes & Marsh, Statesboro
  • 11:45am – Chaos on Georgia Roads: Why is There So Much Driver Confusion? – Robin Clark, Robin Frazer Clark, PC, Atlanta
  • 12:15pm – Closing Remarks – Andy GoldnerLaw Offices of Andrew E. Goldner, LLC, Atlanta

2:00pm – Pool Party – It’s Time to Play! Let’s make a splash at the pool with cocktails and pool games! – Sponsored by the New Lawyers Division, Bryce Angell, Betty Davis, BlueBear Solutions, Inc., Custom Travel Advisors, Rep. Ronnie Mabra & J. Franklin Burns, PC

Expected CLE Credit: 9 Total Hours, including 3 Trial & 1 Ethics

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