Seminar Number

8302

 

Early
Registration Fee:

$310

On-Site
Registration Fee:

$330

32nd Annual
INSURANCE LAW INSTITUTE

SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2013

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

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

Co-Sponsor:
Tort and Insurance Practice Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Paul L. Groth, Program Co-Chair; Vice President, Tort & Insurance Practice Section, State Bar of Georgia; Groth & Makarenko, LLC, Suwanee
J. Natalie Wilkes-Shaw, Program Co-Chair; Secretary, Tort & Insurance Practice Section, State Bar of Georgia; Sharon W. Ware & Associates, Atlanta
John H. Zwald, Program Co-Chair; Treasurer, Tort & Insurance Practice Section, State Bar of Georgia; Chandler Britt Jay & Beck, LLC, Buford

THURSDAY  •  SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
7:30

Registration and Breakfast buffet (Please check in first. Your name badge is your free admission to the breakfast buffet.)

8:15

Welcome Announcements and Overview of thursday session
J. Natalie Wilkes-Shaw

8:30

recent developments in case law affecting defense practice
Laura D. Johnson, Groth & Makarenko, LLC, Suwanee

9:30

experts/daubert challenges
Kevin D. Abernathy, Hall, Booth, Smith, P.C., Atlanta

10:30

BREAK

10:45
UM Issues in Today’s practice
Sean L. Hynes, Downey & Cleveland, LLP, Marietta

11:45

Why Isn’t the middle in the middle?
This and Other Perplexing Riddles of Mediation Explained.
Joe M. Murphey, Miles Mediation, Atlanta

12:45
recess
FRIDAY  •  SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
7:30
Breakfast Buffet
8:15

Overview of Friday Session
John H. Zwald

8:30
Premises law Update
Douglas A. Wilde, Law Office of Douglas A. Wilde, LLC, Tyrone
9:30
professionalism
Hon. D. Todd Markle, Judge, Superior Court of Fulton County, Atlanta
10:30
Break
10:45
Updates in the Georgia Legislature/Effect on Insurance Defense Practice
William S. Cowsert, Cowsert & Avery, Athens
11:45
First part coverage/agents
Lee M. Gillis, Jr., James Bates Brannan Groover, LLP, Macon
12:45 RECESS
6:30
reception (ENDS AT 7:30)
On the Hotel Lawn Overlooking the Ocean
Sponsored by Tort and Insurance Practice Section, State Bar of Georgia
SATURDAY  •  SEPTEMBER 21, 2013
7:30

Breakfast Buffet

8:15
Overview of Saturday Session
Paul L. Groth
8:30
Issues in Discovery and Motions in Limine
W. Dale Ellis, Jr., Sharon W. Ware & Associates, Atlanta
9:30
ethics
Seth F. Kirby, Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, Atlanta
10:30
BREAK
10:45
bad faith
Mike D. St. Amand, Gray Rust St. Amand Moffett & Brieske, LLP, Atlanta
11:45
Evidence Issues
Marquetta J. Bryan, Carlock Copeland & Stair, LLP, Atlanta
12:45
ADJOURN