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Carlson on Evidence
NEW RULES FOR GEORGIA LAWYERS

RECORDED
DECEMBER 20, 2012

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 4 Trial Practice Hours

Presiding:
Ronald L. Carlson, Program Co-Chair; Professor and Fuller E. Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus, University of Georgia
School of Law, Athens
Michael Scott Carlson, Program Co-Chair; Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Decatur; Adjunct Professor of Law, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Atlanta

WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Professor Ron Carlson
Direct and Cross-Examination Under the New Rules
A Q&A Demonstration of How to Use the New Rules to Examine Witnesses Effectively
Professor Ron Carlson, Mike Carlson and the Carlson Law Players, featuring:
Todd H. Ashley, Office of the Fulton District Attorney, Atlanta
Donald P. Geary, Chief Assistant District Attorney, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Decatur
Nicole Marchand Golden, Chief Assistant District Attorney, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Decatur
John S. Melvin, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Decatur
Kathryn Hackney Smith, HAP Investment Group, LLC, Atlanta

Lawyers Look at the New Georgia Rules
A Panel of Outstanding Lawyers Field Questions Drawn from These Topics:

  • Administrative Issues When Implementing
    New Rules
  • Hearsay, including Business Records
  • Exhibits and Relevancy
  • Impeachment of Witnesses
  • Remedial Measures

Moderator:
Mike Carlson

Panelists:
Rebecca L. Crumrine, Hedgepeth Heredia Crumrine & Morrison LLC, Atlanta
Robert D. James, Jr., District Attorney, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Decatur
Robert C. Khayat, Jr., King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta
Benjamin S. Richardson, Solicitor General, Muscogee County, Columbus
Edward J. Tarver, U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Georgia, Savannah
Michael B. Terry, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP, Atlanta
Joe D. Whitley, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Atlanta

Judges Look at the New Georgia Rules
A Panel of Outstanding Judges Address Issues Drawn from These Topics:

  • Preserving the Record
  • Motions in Limine
  • Experts
  • Judicial Notice
  • Party Admissions
  • Compromise and Offers of Settlement

Moderator:
Mike Carlson

Panelists:
Hon. Christopher J. McFadden, Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, Atlanta
Hon. Kimberly M. Esmond Adams, Judge, Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Atlanta
Hon. James G. Bodiford, Judge, Superior Court, Cobb Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Hon. Cynthia J. Becker, Judge, Superior Court, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, Decatur
Hon. Thomas N. Davis, Jr., Judge, Superior Court, Gwinnett Judicial Circuit, Lawrenceville
Hon. N. Stanley Gunter, Judge, Superior Court, Enotah Judicial Circuit, Blairsville
Hon. Craig L. Schwall, Judge, Superior Court, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, Atlanta

Professionalism and Lawyer Responsibilities: Professionalism Generally, and the Lawyer’s Need to Become Conversant with the New Rules
Robert S. Highsmith, Jr., Holland & Knight LLP, Atlanta
Ethics and Advocacy: Balancing Ethics with Aggressive Advocacy
P. Michael Freed, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Atlanta