Beginning Lawyers Program '12

Recorded February 27, 2012

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
  • Timothy J. Buckley, III, Buckley Brown, P.C., Atlanta

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
Stan Wilson, Ellerbay Thompson Sapp and Wilson, Atlanta
W. Seaborn Jones, Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney, LLP, 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