Beginning Lawyers Program '13

Recorded February 25, 2013

Participants in the Transistion into Law Practice Program Please Note:

To fulfill initial CLE requirements, lawyers who are newly admitted to the State Bar of Georgia are required to take this seminar and any other six-hour CLE course of their choosing during the year in which they are admitted or the following calendar year.

This program is not required for prosecutors, solicitors and public defenders. Each of these groups has its separate mentoring and CLE programs.

Presiding

  • Tangela S. King, 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

WELCOME TO THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA

Robin Frazer Clark, President, State Bar of Georgia; Robin Frazer Clark, P.C., Atlanta

GREETINGS FROM THE YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION

Jonathan B. Pannell, President, Young Lawyers Division, State Bar of Georgia; Grey Pannell & Woodward LLP, Savannah

THREE WAYS THE STATE BAR HELPS START
YOUR CAREER

  • TILPP

  • CLE Opportunities

  • Pro Bono Opportunities and Training


Tangela S. King

state bar of Georgia sections and programs

  • Child Protection and Advocacy

  • Family Law

  • Family Violence Project

  • Tort and Insurance Law

 

Nicki Noel Vaughan, Chief Assistant, Public Defender, Northeastern Judicial Circuit, Gainesville

Rebecca Crumrine, Secretary, Family Law Section, State Bar of Georgia; Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison, Atlanta

Vicky Ogawa Kimbrell, Georgia Legal Services Program, Atlanta

Jane Natalie Wilkes-Shaw, Sharon W. Ware & Associates, Atlanta

Two WAYS THE STATE BAR ENHANCES
YOUR CAREER

  • Law Practice Management

  • Fastcase

 

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

Three WAYS THE STATE BAR SERVES AND ADVOCATES FOR YOU

  • Membership

  • State Bar Center

  • Legislative


Cliff Brashier

GREETINGS FROM THE JUDICIARY

Hon. Keith R. Blackwell, Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, Atlanta

STARTING A LAWSUIT: THE WHYS AND WHEREFORES OF REQUIRED PROCEDURES AND DOCUMENTS

Henry M. Quillian, III, Taylor English Duma LLP, Atlanta

BAR DISCIPLINARY PROCESS/STATE BAR RULES

Paula J. Frederick, General Counsel, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta

HOW TO AVOID MALPRACTICE

Michael Freed, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Atlanta

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