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BEGINNING LAWYERS PROGRAM

RECORDED FEBRUARY 27, 2012

Archived Webcast

Presiding:
Douglas G. Ashworth, Director, Transition into Law Practice Program, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
Cliff Brashier, Executive Director, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta
Prof. Patrick E. Longan, Bootle Chair in Ethics and Professionalism, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon

WELCOME TO THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA
Kenneth L. Shigley, President, State Bar of Georgia; Chambers, Aholt & Rickard, LLP, Atlanta

GREETINGS FROM THE YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION
Stephanie Kirijan, President, Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia; Southern Company, Atlanta

THREE WAYS THE STATE BAR HELPS START
YOUR CAREER

  • TILPP
  • CLE Opportunities
  • Pro Bono Opportunities and Training

Douglas G. Ashworth

THREE WAYS THE STATE BAR ENHANCES
YOUR CAREER

  • Law Practice Management
  • Fastcase
  • Sections

Natalie Kelly, Director, Law Practice Management Program, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta

FOUR WAYS THE STATE BAR PROTECTS YOUR
LAW LICENSE

  • Unauthorized Practice of Law
  • Consumer Assistance Program
  • Fee Arbitration Program
  • Lawyer Assistance Program

Rita Payne, Director, Fee Arbitration, State Bar of Georgia,
Atlanta

FOUR WAYS THE STATE BAR SERVES AND ADVOCATES FOR YOU

  • Membership
  • State Bar Center
  • Cornerstones of Freedom
  • Legislative

Cliff Brashier

GREETINGS FROM THE JUDICIARY
Hon. Hugh P. Thompson, Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, Atlanta

INTERACTING WITH YOUR CLIENT
Moderator:
Gregory M. Eells, Eells Law Group, LLC, Atlanta

Panelists:
Tina Roddenbery, Holland Roddenbery LLC, Atlanta
W. Seaborn Jones, Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney, LLP, Atlanta

Stan Wilson, Elerbay, Thompson, Sapp & Wilson, Atlanta

BAR DISCIPLINARY PROCESS/STATE BAR RULES
Paula J. Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia,
Atlanta
HOW TO AVOID MALPRACTICE
J. Randolph Evans, Co-Author, Georgia Legal Malpractice Law; McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP, Atlanta & Washington D.C.

ACTING FOR YOUR CLIENT
Moderator:
Patrick E. Longan

Panelists:
Hon. James G. Bodiford, Judge, Superior Court, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Donald R. “Dick” Donovan, District Attorney, Paulding County, Dallas
Seth D. Kirschenbaum, Davis, Zipperman, Kirschenbaum & Lotito, Atlanta
Leah Zammit Sudul, Zammit Sudul LLC, Marietta