Carlson On Evidence: New Rules For Georgia Lawyers '12 (w/book)

Recorded December 20, 2012

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

Program Materials

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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

  • Brenda J. Bernstein, The Bernstein Firm, P.C., Atlanta

  • 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

J. Randolph Evans, Co-Author of Georgia Legal Malpractice Law; McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Atlanta