Federal Civil Trial Practice '10

Recorded September 9, 2010

Co-Sponsor

  • General Practice & Trial Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding

  • Myles E. Eastwood, Program Chair, Law Office of Myles E. Eastwood, Atlanta

Welcome and program overview

Myles E. Eastwood

Federal Civil Jurisdiction and Venue

David A. Webster, Law Office of David A. Webster, Atlanta

Twombly/Iqbal Motions to Dismiss

J. Anderson Davis, Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, Rome

Federal Civil Discovery and Initial Disclosures (Excluding Expert Witness and Electronic Discovery)

Myles E. Eastwood

Expert Witness Issues in Federal Court (Daubert)

Brian McEvoy, Chilivis Cochran Larkins & Bever, LLP, Atlanta

Electronic Discovery

Leigh Martin May, Butler, Wooten, & Fryhofer, LLP, Atlanta

Interaction with the Jury—Voir Dire, Jury Selection, Opening Statements, Closing Arguments

Janet E. Hill, Hill & Associates, P.C., Athens

Attorney Fee Petitions Under Federal Fee Shifting Statutes

A. Lee Parks, Parks, Chesin & Walbert, P.C., Atlanta

Preserving Your Record in the Trial Court for Appeal

Amy L. Weil, The Weil Firm, Atlanta