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8584

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Registration
Fee:

$170

On-Site
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Fee:

$190

DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR TRIAL AND NON-TRIAL LAWYERS

THURSDAY  •  MAY 1, 2014

Savannah Rapids Pavilion
3300 Evans-to-Locks Rd
Martinez, Georgia

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 3 Trial Practice Hour
s

Co-Sponsor:
Dispute Resolution Section, State Bar of Georgia
;
Augusta Bar Association

Presiding:
Raymond G. Chadwick, Jr., Program Co-Chair; Chadwick Mediation Services LLC, Augusta

7:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast
(All attendees must check in upon arrival. A jacket or sweater is recommended.)

8:15

SUICUDE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN:  HOW TO SAVE A LIFE
Video Presentation by the State Bar of Georgia

MORNING SESSIONS
8:25
Welcome and Program Overview
Raymond G. Chadwick, Jr.
8:30
Small Things That Make a Big Difference
George R. Hall, Hull Barrett, P.C., Augusta
9:15
Challenges of Multi-Party Mediations
Sarah "Sally" Brown Atkins, Ellis, Painter, Ratterree & Adams LLP, Savannah
10:00

BREAK

10:15
Most Common Mistakes in Mediation
David M. Zacks, Zacks Resolutions LLC, Atlanta
11:00
What Lawyers Like and Don’t Like About Mediation and Mediators
Jennie M. Hyatt, Glover, Blount & Hyatt P.C., Augusta
Jon E. Ingram, Jr., Tucker Long, P.C., Augusta
Sam G. Nicholson, Nicholson Revell LLP, Augusta
Mark B. Williamson, Burnside Law Firm, LLP, Augusta
11:45

LUNCHEON (Included in registration fee)

AFTERNOON SESSIONS
12:15
Mediating the Domestic Case—What’s the Same, What’s Different
Amanda M. Bellotti, Capers, Dunbar, Sanders, Bruckner & Bellotti, LLP, Augusta
12:45
Arbitration—An Efficient and Cost Effective ADR Tool in the Right Hands
Taylor T. Daly, Nelson Mullins, LLP, Atlanta
1:30
break
1:40
Advocacy in Mediation
Robert M. Erwin, Jr., Mediator, Member, American College of Civil Trial Mediators, Greenwood, SC
2:30
What Mediators Can Do to Help You Settle Cases—Ethics and Techniques
Raymond G. Chadwick, Jr.
3:15
ADR in the Federal Courts
Hon. Brian K. Epps, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Augusta
3:45
ADJOURN