Holiday Inn Macon North
3953 River Place Drive
Macon, GA 31201
Trial Hours: 6.00
Course book included with all formats
Skillfully present your case in court!
Would you like to tap into the real-world know-how of seasoned litigators and win more cases? Your chance is here! Join us for an engaging study of each key step of civil trial to gain the skills of experienced courtroom attorneys and practical pointers that you can use during your next trial. Enroll today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed to provide trial attorneys of all levels of experience with practical tips on trial presentation and working with witnesses.
including - Ethics: 1.00 Trial Hours: 6.00
This program is approved for 6.0 hours of continuing legal education credit with the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency of the State Bar of Georgia, which includes 1.0 hour of ethical considerations and 6.0 hours in the area of trial practice.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 CLE credit hours, including 1.0 hour of attorney professional conduct instruction.
LOUIS R. COHAN founded Cohan Law Group, L.L.C., in 2011, following 18 years with Weinstock & Scavo, P.C., and has been a trial lawyer for more than 25 years. Mr. Cohan has done work in breach of contract, fraud, injunctive relief, punitive damages, employment, trade secrets, real estate, construction and construction defects, and civil rights litigation. His practice is concentrated on business litigation and employment litigation. He serves on the boards of the Atlanta Bar Association (treasurer - Litigation Section, chair - Small Firm Section) and the Atlanta Bar Foundation, as well as being a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. Cohan earned his B.S. degree from the University of Georgia and his J.D. degree from Emory School of Law.
MICHAEL J. GORBY is a founder and partner with Gorby Peters & Associates, LLC. He is a nationally recognized leader in complex corporate disputes, professional negligence cases, and liability issues that arise for property owners and managers, such as hotel chains, restaurants, shopping centers, apartment complexes, office buildings, and other public venues. Since 1998, Mr. Gorby has served as the program chair for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (an affiliate of the University of Georgia) on the topic of premises liability. He is also the author of a popular legal treatise, Premises Liability in Georgia, which is published by Thomson Reuters/West, and which is now in its third edition. Mr. Gorby serves as an instructor/lecturer for Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) in the area of procuring government contracts and is also a registered mediator. He earned his J.D. degree from the University of Georgia School of Law.
DAVID RICKS is an attorney with Nelson & Smith, practicing personal injury law. Mr. Ricks received his B.B.A. degree from Valdosta State University, followed by earning his J.D. degree from Florida Coastal School of Law and Mercer Law School. He is admitted to practice in U.S. Middle District Courts, Court of the Appeals of Georgia, as well as the Supreme Court of Georgia. Mr. Ricks is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Macon Bar Association and the American Bar Associations. He is currently litigating a newly minted area of law concerning school bullying and the use of in school harassment combined with off campus actives involving the internet and social media.
P. CHARLES SCHOLLE is a partner with Scholle Law in Duluth, Georgia, where his practice is concentrated in the areas of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, premises liability, vehicular accidents, and products liability. Mr. Scholle has been a frequent speaker and author on topics related to his areas of practice before various bar associations and professional groups. He earned his B.B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Business and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Georgia School of Law. Mr. Scholle is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the Atlanta Bar Association (Board of Directors and emeritus lifetime board member of the Estate and Probate Section), the Dekalb County Bar Association, the Gwinnett County Bar Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.December 20 - Alpharetta
SIMON H. BLOOM is a partner in the Atlanta law firm of Bloom Parham, LLP. He regularly represents real estate clients nationwide in matters involving partnership disputes, lender disputes, title, boundary and easement disputes, eminent domain, purchase and sale contract disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, run-off cases, and zoning and land use. Mr. Bloom also writes and teaches about trying cases and real estate litigation at seminars, including CLE seminars, throughout Georgia. He earned his B.A. degree, with distinction, from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.
GREGORY R. HANTHORN is a member of the business and tort litigation practice at Jones Day where he has been successfully trying disputes ranging from multi-month jury and bench trials to "no discovery" arbitrations. Currently, he serves as co-chair of the Federal Practice Task Force of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association and is a past chair of the Ethics and Professionalism Committee for the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association. In addition to membership in the American and Atlanta bar associations, Mr. Hanthorn is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a lifetime fellow of the Atlanta Bar Foundation and a member of the Federal Bar Association. He earned his J.D. degree, with distinction, from the Emory University School of Law and graduated, summa cum laude, from Berry College.
JEFFREY A. KAPLAN JR. is an attorney with Jones Day where he practices in the areas of business and tort litigation. Mr. Kaplan earned his B.A. degree from Centre College and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Kentucky. He is admitted to practice in Kentucky, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Kentucky and Eastern District of Wisconsin, and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third and Sixth Circuits.
JAMES P. MYERS is an attorney with Pratt Clay LLC where he is a seasoned trial lawyer with a successful record of litigating high-stakes catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases. He is admitted to the bar in Ohio and Georgia. Mr. Myers has handled appellate cases in the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Ohio, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, and state appellate courts in Georgia and Ohio. He earned his J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University.
ADAM D. NUGENT is an attorney and counsel with Bloom Parham, LLP. Mr. Nugent helps clients with contract disputes, partnership disputes, business torts and trade secrets, employment litigation, intellectual property litigation, and construction litigation. He has both trial and appellate experience at state, as well as federal, levels. Mr. Nugent earned his B.A. degree from Rice University and his J.D. degree from the University of Texas. While in school, he served as an intern for the Honorable Marcia A. Crone of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Mr. Nugent also had the opportunity to clerk for the Honorable Hayden Head, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas after graduation. He is licensed to practice in Georgia and is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association.
SHANNAN F. OLIVER serves as senior counsel for Bloom Parham, LLP. With nearly two decades in practice, she assists clients with employment and business litigation. Ms. Oliver's experience at the state and federal levels has earned her accolades not just from clients, but by peers as well. She is licensed to practice by the state of Georgia and is admitted to practice with the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Ms. Oliver earned her B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Georgia State University College of Law.
JAMES A. ROBSON is a cofounding partner with Glass & Robson, LLC. He handles a wide variety of cases throughout the state of Georgia, including automobile wrecks, trucking/tractor-trailer wrecks, motorcycle wrecks, bicycle wrecks, premises liability, slip/trip and falls, negligent security, apartment shootings/assaults, defective/dangerous products, wrongful death, spinal cord injuries, and brain injuries. He is admitted to practice in Georgia; all state and superior courts of Georgia; the Georgia Court of Appeals; the Supreme Court of Georgia; the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia; the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Robson is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. He earned his A.B. degrees, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia - Athens, Georgia. Mr. Robson also earned his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia.
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