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Session time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Eastern
Presenter: J. Spencer Fair
"Opioids in Medical Malpractice" is an accredited program under the regulations of the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education. It is planned that this program will provide a maximum of 1.50 hours of unmoderated activity credit toward the mandatory continuing legal education requirements under the Iowa rule, including 0.0 hour of ethics unmoderated activity credit. No more than 6.0 hours of unmoderated activity CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
J. SPENCER FAIR is an attorney at London|Amburn, in Knoxville, Tennessee. His practice focuses on medical malpractice/health care liability defense, nursing home and long-term care defense, general health law matters, and general civil litigation. He has been involved in complex litigation in a wide range of matters in Tennessee and Kentucky state courts and Tennessee federal courts. He has assisted in the successful defense of health care providers up to and through trial. Mr. Fair has also received dismissals of medical malpractice/health care liability cases on behalf of clients pursuant to dispositive motions. Although his practice focuses on health care matters, Mr. Fair additionally has considerable experience with general civil litigation, including premises liability, personal injury, and construction law. He is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association (co-chair of the Barrister's Access to Justice Committee), Tennessee Bar Association (Executive Council for the Office Technology and Management Section), and Kentucky Bar Association (secretary of the Health Law Section). He was a recipient of the 2017 Knoxville Bar Association's President's Award, and a member of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class of 2018. Mr. Fair received his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from University of Tennessee and earned his J.D. degree from University of Tennessee College of Law. Mr. Fair was selected as a Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of medical malpractice defense.