Seminar Number

8000

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$355

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$375

23rd Annual
URGENT LEGAL MATTERS

AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 1, 2012

The King & Prince Beach
and Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, GA

Obtain a full year's CLE credit at this seminar!

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

Tennis, at no cost, and golf will be available both Saturday afternoon and Sunday all day. Sign up upon registration. Beach activities on your own.


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

Presiding:
Cliffe Lane Gort, Program Chair, Attorney at Law, Atlanta

FRIDAY  •  AUGUST 31, 2012
8:20

REGISTRATION (All attendees must check in upon arrival.)

8:40

WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Cliffe Lane Gort

8:45
recent developments in case law under the federal arbitration act
Thomas E. Cauthorn, III, Cauthorn & Nohr, P.C., Marietta

9:30

urgent legal matters dealing with domestic relations
Pilar Jolie Prinz, Lawler Green Givelber & Prinz LLC, Atlanta

10:15

BREAK

10:25

the new georgia evidence code
Paul Milich, Professor, Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta

11:25

privacy and security breaches or data breaches
Angela T. Burnett, Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta

12:05

LUNCHEON (Included in registration fee)

1:05

ethics in our trial courts
Hon. James G. Bodiford, Judge, Superior Court, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta

2:05

strategies for catastrophic injury cases
Thomas William Malone, Malone Law Office, Atlanta

3:05
BREAK
3:15

health care fraud—the government’s perspective
James D. Durham, First Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Georgia, Savannah

4:00
defending a health care fraud case
Cliffe Lane Gort
4:15
urgent legal matters in criminal law
Jimmy Dodd Berry, Jimmy D. Berry, P.C., Marietta
5:00
urgent legal matters concerning receiverships
John Flanders Kennedy, James Bates LLP, Macon
5:30
urgent legal matters concerning workerS’ compensation Law cases
John F. Sweet, Clements & Sweet, P.C., Atlanta
6:15
concluding remarks
Cliffe Lane Gort
6:30
lifetime achievement award for the consummate gentlemen lawyers emory a. schwall and jimmy dodd berry
7:00 grand reception sponsored by icle for all attendees, family members and friends
SATURDAY  •  SEPTEMBER 1, 2012
8:30

the greatest orator
Bobby Lee Cook, Cook & Connelly, Summerville

9:00

PANEL DISCUSSION: TRIAL TACTICS vis a vis emergencies
(There will be a fifteen-minute break during the panel discussion.)

Moderator:
Cliffe Lane Gort

Panelists:
Hon. Craig L. Schwall, Judge, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Atlanta
Hon. James G. Bodiford, Judge, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Hon. Stephen G. Scarlett, Judge, Brunswick Judicial Circuit, Brunswick
Hon. John R. Mather, Judge, Fulton State Court, Atlanta
Hon. Thomas E. Cauthorn, Former Superior Court Judge and Member of the Georgia House of Representatives, Atlanta
Bobby Lee Cook

11:30
professionalism
Hon. Bryant Culpepper, James Bates LLP, Macon
12:35
ADJOURN