An injury can impact the quality of someone's life for years to come - or permanently. Representing an injured party is an enormous responsibility. The techniques you use during a case will impact both your client's future well-being and your viability as a competent practitioner. Do you have the knowledge you need to ensure a favorable outcome? Build your skills from the convenience of your office! You'll learn best practices for assessing a variety of personal injury cases, take a closer look at the statutes that govern liability and damages, and walk through the basics of civil practice and procedure, so you'll know what to do. Discover when it's in your client's best interest to settle, when you'll need to go to trial, and more. Order today!
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
This program is approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning continuing legal education credit with the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, which includes 1.0 hour of distance learning ethical considerations.
JED D. MANTON is a partner with the Atlanta law firm of Harris Lowry Manton LLP. He concentrates his practice in the areas of catastrophic injury, wrongful death, personal injury, truck accidents, aviation law, product liability, automobile accidents and injuries, and business cases. Mr. Manton frequently speaks at professional seminars on topics such as jury selection, trial strategy, and product defect recognition. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. He is licensed to practice in the trial and appellate courts in Georgia, the Northern District of Georgia, and the Middle District of Georgia. Mr. Manton earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from Dartmouth College and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law.
BRIAN MICKELSEN is an attorney at Pratt Clay, LLC whose practice includes complex civil litigation, negligent security, and personal injury cases. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he served as a Konduros leadership fellow and committee member, and participated in mock trial and moot court competitions. During law school, Mr. Mickelsen earned CALI Awards for product liability, trial advocacy, and advanced evidence and was a member of the dean’s list. In addition to clerking for several prominent plaintiff firms, he completed summer internships in Charleston, South Carolina and Chicago, Illinois at the prosecutor’s and public defender’s offices. Mr. Mickelsen enjoys working with people and helping them during a time of need. He is passionate about defending the rights of the injured and underrepresented against the powerful. Outside of his work, Mr. Mickelsen is dedicated to serving his community. He has organized and led voter registration drives throughout South Carolina. With a heart for helping those in need, he also spent two years in Argentina where he worked closely with community officials in providing food, shelter, and medical care to flood victims and organized the distribution of hundreds of wheelchairs to families.
BRIANT MILDENHALL joined Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC, in 2009. He focuses his practice in personal injury civil litigation involving trucking, automobile, aviation, and premises liability accidents. Mr. Mildenhall was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 2007. Prior to joining his present firm, he worked for a defense firm in Atlanta. Mr. Mildenhall earned his undergraduate degree in Russian and foreign literature from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He earned his J.D. degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Mr. Mildenhall is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Atlanta Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.
MAYA SIMMONS ROGERS is the managing partner of Simmons Rogers, LLC. In this role, she serves as outside general counsel to a variety of businesses, including technology companies, fashion designers and influencers, retail stores, franchisees, and non-profits. As outside general counsel, she handles transactional, intellectual property, and litigation matters on behalf of her clients. She also represents clients in personal injury matters. Prior to founding Simmons Rogers, LLC, Ms. Simmons Rogers was able to gain extensive experience handling litigation and transactional matters for businesses in varying stages from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. As a strong believer in ADR, she has represented her clients in numerous arbitrations and mediations in addition to resolving disputes as an arbitrator and mediator. Ms. Simmons Rogers served on the executive board of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys and the Board of Directors for the Refugee Women's Network, serving as treasurer for four years. In 2017, her firm began hosting free legal clinics in South Georgia featuring lawyers from across the state. As a result of her experience and service, she was recognized as one of The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Ms. Simmons Rogers earned her B.S. and M.B.A. degrees, both summa cum laude, from Florida A&M University; and her J.D. degree from The University of Michigan Law School.