Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette
2350 West Congress St.
Lafayette, LA 70506
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Winning Strategies for Your Auto Litigation Practice
One of the truths of auto accident practice is that no matter how similar the cases look - they're never the same. Within this vast variety, however, there are patterns that form into effective legal strategies. You can spend years of trial practice amassing the information to make them apparent, or you can benefit from the decades of combined experience that our attorney faculty have distilled into a one-day crash course on getting to the successful resolution as quickly and efficiently as possible. We'll help you develop simple practical skills to streamline the process and avoid missing any pertinent issues or steps. Get the tools you need to win your next auto dispute - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar offers a detailed overview of auto litigation that will benefit:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association for a maximum of 6.0 hours (based on a 60-minute credit hour) of credit, of which 1.0 hour will apply to ethics.
KARL W. BENGTSON is a sole practitioner in Lafayette, where he practices in the areas of personal injury, maritime law, civil litigation, aviation law, and products liability. Mr. Bengtson is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, three Native American tribal courts, all U.S. District courts in Louisiana, the U.S. 5th and 11th Circuit courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Louisiana State University. Mr. Bengtson is a member of the Louisiana State and American bar associations, the Louisiana Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice (sustaining member), and the Civil Justice Foundation (founding sponsor). (Lafayette location)
JOSHUA P. CLAYTON is an attorney with Clayton Law Firm, LLC, with offices in Slidell, Louisiana and Bogalusa, Louisiana. He has practiced in various areas of the law, including commercial litigation; personal injury; state, local, and municipal law; products liability; construction; contractual and insurance disputes; and constitutional disputes. Mr. Clayton is admitted to practice law in the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and in all federal and state courts in Louisiana. He has argued before the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals; and is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Slidell Bar Association. Mr. Clayton received his B.S. degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from Louisiana State University, followed by earning his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from the Paul M. Hebert Louisiana State University Law Center, where he served as a senior editor for the Louisiana Law Review. Before entering private practice, he clerked for the Honorable Carl J. Barbier, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana. (Kenner location)
LAWRENCE N. CURTIS is a sole practitioner in Lafayette, Louisiana. Mr. Curtis practices in the areas of maritime personal injury and wrongful death involving offshore drilling rig accidents, supply, utility and crew boat accidents, dredge boat accidents, fishing boat accidents, construction barge accidents, commercial diving accidents, and helicopter accidents, as well as accidents involving railroad employees (FELA claims), railroad crossing accidents, and automobile and commercial truck accidents. He is a member of the American, Federal and Louisiana State bar associations; the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; the Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys; Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association; Lafayette Trial Lawyers Association; Acadiana Inn of Court (master of the bench 1994 -); the Maritime Law Association of the United States, and The Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute. Mr. Curtis received his B.A. degree from St. John's University and his J.D. degree from Loyola University School of Law. (Lafayette location)
LOREN SHANKLIN FLESHMAN is an attorney with the law firm of Smith Shanklin Sosa, L.L.C. Ms. Fleshman practices in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, class actions, automobile accidents, medical malpractice, and products liability. She received her B.S. degree from Louisiana State University and her J.D. degree from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center. (Baton Rouge location)
ROBERT W. HALLACK is the principal of Hallack Law Offices in Baton Rouge. He was an associate editor for the Southern University Law Review by virtue of his article, "Louisiana's Comparative Fault Doctrine and the Mitigation of Damages," which was cited by the Louisiana Supreme Court. He devotes his practice to personal injury and wrongful death cases, including vehicle accidents, medical negligence, nursing home negligence, professional malpractice, maritime accidents, premises accidents, and injuries at work. Mr. Hallack has lectured extensively on medical malpractice, nursing home abuse/negligence, alternative dispute resolution, proving damages, evidence, and workers' compensation issues. He is a member of the Baton Rouge and Louisiana State bar associations, as well as all federal courts in the state. Mr. Hallack is also a member of the Wex Malone Inns of Court. He earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Southern University Law Center. (Baton Rouge location)
MARK D. KUSS is a sole practitioner in Louisiana, where his main areas of practice are civil litigation, personal injury and domestic law. Mr. Kuss has taught at the college level for more than 30 years and is currently teaching at the University of Holy Cross College. He is a member of the Louisiana State and American bar associations. Mr. Kuss earned his B.A. degree from the University of New Orleans, his M.A. degree from the University of New Orleans, and his J.D. degree from Tulane University. Mr. Kuss also received a Ph.D. in History from Louisiana State University. (Kenner location)
LYNN LUKER is of counsel with the law firm of Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, L.L.C. Her areas of practice have included complex litigation, business disputes, maritime litigation (offshore oil and gas contract disputes, personal injury and property damage claims), employment discrimination, construction law, bad faith insurance claims, unfair trade practice claims, toxic torts (silica, asbestos, benzene, lead paint, noise), civil RICO, environmental matters, and product liability litigation. Ms. Luker is co-director of the Trial Advocacy Program as well as the Pre-Trial Civil Litigation Boot Camp, and with Magistrate Judge Karen Wells Roby, co-teaches the first course on eeiscovery and evidence at Tulane. She has been named as a Super Lawyer each year since 2007, and in the Best Lawyers in America since 2009. Ms. Luker is a former president of the Tulane American Inn of Court and remains an active member of the Inn. By appointment of the Louisiana Supreme Court, she served on the Louisiana Judiciary Commission, where she was elected vice-chair for two years and chair for her fourth and final year on the commission. Ms. Luker has also served, by appointment of the Louisiana Supreme Court, on the Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of New Orleans, her J.D. degree from Tulane Law School, and two LL.M. degrees also from Tulane Law School. (Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Kenner locations)
GEORGE M. McGREGOR is an attorney at Burgos & Associates, L.L.C. His practice focuses on representing plaintiffs who have sustained personal injuries, primarily in automobile accidents, slip and falls, or workplace accidents - both onshore and offshore, as well as criminal defense. He is admitted in all Louisiana state and federal courts. Mr. McGregor earned his B.A. degree at Louisiana State University and his J.D. degree at Loyola University College of Law. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, Jefferson Bar Association, and Louisiana Association for Justice. (Kenner location)
MEGAN S. PETERSON is a partner with Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn, L.L.P., located in New Orleans. She represents a range of local, regional, and national clients in matters of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Although Ms. Peterson handles a variety of civil litigation matters, her practice focuses on defense of business clients in premises liability, retail and hospitality litigation, and trucking and transportation. Ms. Peterson has consistently been selected by Super Lawyers as a Louisiana Rising Star in civil liitigation defense since 2014. She received her B.A. degree from Louisiana State University, her J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, and was honored as a William L. Crowe, Sr., Scholar. (Lafayette, Baton Rouge and Kenner locations)
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