Jury Trial '12

Recorded January 20, 2012

Co-Sponsor

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

Presiding

  • James N. “Jay” Sadd, Program Co-Chair, Slappey & Sadd, LLC, Atlanta
  • Stephen M. Ozcomert, Program Co-Chair, Attorney at Law, Decatur

WELCOME and program overview

Stephen M. Ozcomert

pre-trial motions that matter

Matthew George McLaughlin, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP, Atlanta

jury selection

Adam Malone, Malone Law Office, Atlanta

opening statement

Roy J. Boyd, Jr., Killian & Boyd, P.C., Brunswick

new evidence code

Paul S. Milich, Professor, Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta

direct examination

William S. “Bill” Stone, Law Offices of William S. Stone, Blakely

cross examination of experts

Ben C. Brodhead, III, Brodhead Law LLC, Atlanta

punitive damages

Eric James Hertz, Eric J. Hertz, P.C., Norcross

cross examination of parties

Thomas Scott Clegg, Clegg & Daniels LLC, Decatur

closing argument

James N. “Jay” Sadd

recognizing the product liability case

Darren Wade Penn, Harris Penn & Lowry LLP, Atlanta

Professionalism at trial

Hon. Shawn Ellen LaGrua, Judge, Fulton County Superior Court, Atlanta