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THURSDAY - SATURDAY  •  MAY 22-24, 2014

Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Parkway • Amelia Island, Florida

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

Co-Sponsor:
Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

For a complete list of sponsors, please download the brochure

Presiding:
Rebecca Crumrine Rieder, Program Chair, Chair-Elect, Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia; Hedgepeth Heredia Crumrine & Morrison LLC, Atlanta

SIDE ONE

THURSDAY  •  MAY 22, 2014

7:00

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

7:15
FIRST-TIMERS BREAKFAST
7:50

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

8:00
OPENING REMARKS AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Rebecca Crumrine Rieder
8:15
Family Law: Where are We and Where Are We Going
Follow You Follow Me, Genesis
John C. Mayoue, Mayoue Gray Eittreim, P.C., Atlanta
8:45
Funeral for Lerch?
Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Trad, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
K. Paul Johnson, Johnson, Kraeuter & Dunn, LLC, Savannah
9:00

How to Focus the Best Interests of the Children When the Parents’ Vision is Blurry
Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke
H. Elizabeth King, PhD, Peachtree Psychological Associates, Atlanta
Allison Hill, PhD, JD, Peachtree Psychological Associates, Atlanta
Paul J. Cardozo, EdD, Athens

10:00
BREAK
10:15
How To Address International Issues in Your Georgia Divorce
Her Town Too, James Taylor
Tina Shadix Roddenbery, Holland Roddenbery LLC, Atlanta
10:45

ANNOUNCEMENTS

11:00
Computer & Telephone Forensics:  What Can You Get and How to Get It
Telephone Line, Electric Light Orchestra
Terence B. Fisher, Special Agent FBI, Retired; Hawk Private Investigations, Inc., Atlanta
11:10
Misuse of Subpoenas
The Power, Snap!
Elizabeth Green Lindsey, Davis, Matthews & Quigley, P.C., Atlanta
11:20
paula frederick:  A Word from the General Counsel
Hey Paula, Paul & Paula
Paula J. Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
11:30
Financial Tips to Get Your Difficult Case Settled
Money, Pink Floyd
Deborah S. Gibbon, Thurman Holder Gibbon, LLC, Marietta
12:00
The Benefit of a Fresh Eye
In Your Eyes, Peter Gabriel
Moderator:
Kelley O’Neill Boswell, Watson Spence LLP, Albany

Panelists:
Hon. Tangela H. Barrie, Judge, Superior Court, Stone Mountain Circuit, Decatur
Hon. Doris L. Downs, Judge, Superior Court, Fulton Circuit, Atlanta
Hon. Patrick H. Haggard, Judge, Superior Court, Western Circuit, Athens
Hon. Asha F. Jackson, Judge, Superior Court, Stone Mountain Circuit, Decatur
Hon. Amanda H. Mercier, Judge, Superior Court, Appalachian Circuit, Blue Ridge
1:00
RECESS
2:00
TENNIS TOURNAMENT
6:00
WELCOME RECEPTION (ends at 7:00)

SIDE TWO

FRIDAY  •  MAY 23, 2014

8:20
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Rebecca Crumrine Rieder
8:30
Moving the Ball Forward? Communication with the Other Side
Here Comes The Rain Again, Eurythmics
Gary P. Graham, Stern & Edlin, P.C., Atlanta
8:40
A View from the Gold Dome and Beyond
Georgia on My Mind, Ray Charles
Hon. Samuel S. Olens, Attorney General, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta (Introduction: Hon. J. Stephen Schuster, Judge, Superior Court, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta)
Hon. David E. Ralston, Speaker of the House, State of Georgia, District 7, Blue Ridge (Introduction: Hon. Brenda S. Weaver, Chief Judge, Superior Court, Appalachian Circuit, Jasper)
Hon. Mary Margaret Oliver, Representative, Georgia House of Representatives, District 82, Decatur (Introduction: Hon. Gregory A. Adams, Chief Judge, Superior Court, Stone Mountain Circuit, Decatur)
9:40
The Benefit of Experience
Once in a Lifetime, Talking Heads
Moderator:
Miriam Arnold-Johnson, Miriam Arnold-Johnson, P.C., Snellville

Panelists:
Hon. Cynthia J. Becker, Judge, Superior Court, Stone Mountain Circuit, Decatur
Hon. Jason J. Deal, Judge, Superior Court, Northeastern Circuit, Gainesville
Hon. Adele P. Grubbs, Judge, Superior Court, Cobb Circuit, Marietta
Hon. Horace J. Johnson, Jr., Judge, Superior Court, Alcovy Circuit, Covington
Hon. Ronnie J. Lane, Judge, Superior Court, Pataula Circuit, Donalsonville
Hon. M. Cindy Morris, Judge, Superior Court, Conasauga Circuit, Dalton
Hon. Bobby S. Reeves, Judge, Superior Court, Middle Circuit, Swainsboro
10:40
BREAK
10:55

Appellate Practice
This Is It, Kenny Loggins
Moderator:
J. Darren Summerville, Summerville Moore, P.C., Atlanta

Panelists:
Hon. Robert Benham, Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, Atlanta
Hon. Keith R. Blackwell, Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, Atlanta
Hon. John J. Ellington, Presiding Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Atlanta
Hon. Stephen Louis A. Dillard, Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Atlanta
Hon. Christopher J. McFadden, Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Atlanta

11:55
ANNOUNCEMENTS
12:00
Whose Interest Is It Anyway? Child Custody, Georgia Law and Your Professional Responsibility
I’m So Happy I Can’t Stop Crying, Sting
Hon. J. Wade Padgett, Judge, Superior Court, Augusta Judicial Circuit, Augusta
Kurt A. Kegel, Kegel McBurney LLC, Atlanta
12:40
A View from the Gold Dome and Beyond (CONtinued)
Hon. David E. Ralston, Speaker of the House, State of Georgia, District 7, Blue Ridge (Introduction: Hon. Brenda S. Weaver, Chief Judge, Superior Court, Appalachian Circuit, Jasper)
1:00
RECESS
1:15
ANDY PACHMAN MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
6:00
YOUNG LAWYERS RECEPTION
6:30
SECTION RECEPTION
WITH LIVE ENTERTAINMENT BY “SPECIFIC DEVIATIONS”

Lead Vocals and Guitar – Roy Finch
Lead Guitar – Vic Valmus
Keyboards – Stephen Steele
Bass Guitar – Hannibal Heredia
Drums – Mark Bishop
Drums – Jeremy Abernathy
Manager – John Lyndon

Featuring Special Guests:
Vocals – Hon. C. LaTain Kell, Sr.
Guitar and Vocals – Hon. D. Jay Stewart
7:30
ENTERTAINMENT CONTINUES WITH CASH BAR (ENDS AT 9:30)

SIDE THREE

SATURDAY  •  MAY 24, 2014

8:20
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Rebecca Crumrine Rieder
8:30
SEEKING CLARITY IN A CLUTTERED LEGAL LANDSCAPE: MARRIAGE EQUALITY UPDATE
Wouldn’t It Be Nice, Beach Boys
Jeffery M. Cleghorn, Kitchens New Cleghorn LLC, Atlanta
Denise D. VanLanduyt, VanLanduyt & Associates, LLC, Decatur
9:00
Alimony: Your Future Looks Bright, Better Wear Shades?
The Future’s So Bright, Timbuk3
Leigh F. Cummings, Warner Bates McGough McGinnis & Portnoy, Atlanta
9:20
What To Do When the Final Order is Appealed
The Gambler, Kenny Rogers
Kelly A. Miles, Smith Gilliam Williams & Miles PA, Gainesville
9:30
Your Case is Removed to Juvenile Court – Now What?
All the Children Sing, Todd Rundgren
Wayne A. Morrison, Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison, Atlanta
9:40
Top Ten Tips To Litigate On A Shoestring Budget
Ain’t Wastin Time No More, Allman Brothers Band
John F. Lyndon, John F. Lyndon Law Offices, Athens
9:50
Alcohol/Drug Testing – WHAT TO Ask For?
Drinkin w/ Spo-Dee-O-Dee, The Howling Diablos ft. Kid Rock
Kyla S. Lines, Pachman Richardson, LLC, Atlanta
10:00
BREAK
10:15
Special Needs/Special Education in Custody and Support Cases
Waiting on a Friend, The Rolling Stones
Dawn R. Smith, Smith & Lake LLC, Decatur
10:25
Traversing the Tightrope in High Conflict Matters
When Doves Cry, Prince
Ivory T. Brown, Ivory T. Brown, P.C., Atlanta
10:35
Does Vital Records Form 3940 actually Establish Paternity and Legitimation?
Sweet Life, Paul Davis
Daniel A. Bloom, Pachman Richardson LLC, Atlanta
10:45
ANNOUNCEMENTS
11:00
The Benefit of Being a Warhorse Judge
In My Life, The Beatles
Moderator:
Margaret Gettle Washburn, Margaret Gettle Washburn, P.C., Lawrenceville

Panelists:
Hon. James F. Bass, Jr., Judge, Superior Court, Eastern Circuit, Savannah
Hon. Melodie Snell Conner, Judge, Superior Court, Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville
Hon. Samuel D. Ozburn, Judge, Superior Court, Alcovy Circuit, Covington
Hon. Clarence F. Seeliger, Judge, Superior Court, Stone Mountain Circuit, Decatur
12:00
CASE LAW UPDATE
365 Days, ZZ Ward
Melody P. Bray, Staff Attorney for Hon. Courtney L. Johnson, DeKalb County Superior Court, Decatur
Lara G. Schuster, Staff Attorney for Hon. N. Jackson Harris, Cherokee County Superior Court, Canton
1:00
ADJOURN