Trial and Error '14

Recorded March 14, 2014

Presiding

  • Christopher R. Abrego, Program Co-Chair, Abrego & Everette, LLC, Atlanta
  • John D. Hadden, Program Co-Chair, Turkheimer& Hadden, LLC, Atlanta

Welcome and Program Overview

Christopher R. Abrego

Federal vs. State court

James A. Robson, Glass & Robson, LLC, Atlanta

WRITTEN DISCOVERY

Melanie S. Taylor, Bendin Sumrall & Ladner, LLC, Atlanta

Depositions: Tactics and Strategies

Charles L. “Chuck” Clay, Jr., Chuck Clay & Associates, LLC, Atlanta

PROFESSIONALISM AND ETHICS

Frank J. Beltran, The Beltran Firm, Atlanta

Evidence

Trinity M. Hundredmark, Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C., Duluth

Countdown to Trial

H. Michael Ruppersburg, The Simon Law Firm, Atlanta

Appellate Practice

Hon. Carla W. McMillian, Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia, Atlanta

Judicial Panel discussion

  • Hon. Timothy C. Batten, Sr., Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta
  • Hon. Asha F. Jackson, Judge, DeKalb County Superior Court, Decatur
  • Hon. Shawn E. LaGrua, Judge, Fulton County Superior Court, Atlanta

Legislative Update

B.J. Pak, Ballard Spahr LLP; Republican-Lilburn, House of Representatives, Atlanta