Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Parkway Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30339
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Get Your Business Skills Down!
This full day business skills seminar gets right to the bottom of accounting, financing, labor and employment, contracts and LLC basics. This program will look at the key issues that attorneys need to know in these core areas and give them the tools necessary to be able to tackle the fundamental areas of business. Don't miss out on this necessary program needed to acquire essential business skills. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level program is designed for attorneys. Paralegals will also benefit.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program is approved for 6.0 hours of continuing legal education credit with the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, which includes 1.0 hour of ethical considerations.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 CLE credit hours, including 1.0 hour of attorney professional conduct instruction.
WILLIAM E. COLLINS JR. is an attorney in the labor and employment national practice section of Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, where he represents employers across the country in a full range of matters, including employment discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, FMLA, ADA, and whistleblower claims. Mr. Collins received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the Mercer University School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Mercer Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Collins worked in corporate compliance for a Fortune 700 company.
GREGORY L. FORDHAM is the founder of Fordham Forensics, Inc., based in Atlanta, Georgia. He provides forensic accounting and computer forensic, and e-discovery consulting services to attorneys in complex litigation cases nationwide. Although his cases have involved a wide range of labor related issues like claims of harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination; he is most often involved in asserting or defending matters involving restrictive covenants and misappropriated trade secrets. Mr. Fordham is a certified public accountant in Virginia, and a certified internal auditor by the Institute of Internal Auditors. He has also added several professional certifications reflecting his computer forensic expertise, including certified computer examiner by the Internal Society of Forensic Computer Examiners. He earned his B.B.A. degree from Emory University in Atlanta.
DAVID M. MESSER is a partner with the firm of Briskin, Cross & Sanford, LLC. His practice focuses on a full spectrum of business law, with an emphasis on all phases of business dispute resolution, including trials, appeals, mediation and arbitration. Mr. Messer practiced as a business trial lawyer in Oklahoma for six years prior to joining Briskin, Cross & Sanford, LLC. In addition to his work in business litigation and negotiation, he has extensive experience in oil and gas litigation, homeowners' association disputes and election disputes. Mr. Messer has also successfully represented clients in a number of appeals before the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals and the Oklahoma Supreme Court. He is a former adjunct professor at Reinhardt University in Alpharetta, Georgia, where he taught a variety of courses on business law and ethics. Mr. Messer is admitted to the practice law in Georgia and Oklahoma, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern districts of Georgia; the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Eastern districts of Oklahoma; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He is a former registered mediator with the Georgia Commission for Dispute Resolution and was honored by his peers as one of Georgia Trend's Legal Elite for 2009. Mr. Messer earned his B.S. degree from Free Will Baptist Bible College, his M.C.M. degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his J.D. degree, with highest honors, from the University of Tulsa College of Law.
PHILIP A. THEODORE is a partner in Taylor English Duma LLP's corporate and business practice group. His practice centers on assisting public companies navigate the intricacies of the federal securities laws and the requirements of sound corporate governance. During his 40-year career, Mr. Theodore gained a unique perspective on the practice of law as a corporate partner at King & Spalding and as the general counsel of five public companies. He is guided in his delivery of legal services to his clients by three core values: responsiveness, practicality and decisiveness. Mr. Theodore's experience spans a wide variety of industries, with a particular focus on the life sciences. He served as general counsel for Serologicals Corporation (NASDAQ), John H. Harland Company (NYSE), Zep Inc. (NYSE), Aeterna Zentaris Inc.(NASDAQ), and Medizone International, Inc. (OTCQB). He regularly advises clients on corporate governance matters, negotiation of mergers and acquisitions, and '33 and '34 Act compliance. Mr. Theodore received his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, followed by earning his J.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.
JONATHAN B. WILSON is a partner with Taylor English Duma LLP, where he is a member of the firm's corporate and business practice group. He focuses his practice on corporate securities, corporate finance and governance, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property. Mr. Wilson represents Fortune 100, middle-market and start-up companies, as well as both large and small companies in outsourcing, patent licensing, distribution, and strategic alliance agreements. He applies his more than 27 years of experience as an in-house lawyer, business adviser and strategist to help business executives and owners achieve negotiated solutions to technology and financial transactions. In 2009, Mr. Wilson founded the Renewable Energy Committee of the American Bar Association's Public Utility Section, and continues to chair that Committee, writing and speaking frequently on renewable energy and clean technology development. He is a member of the American Bar Association (chair, Renewable Energy Committee, Public Utility Section; member, Internet Industry Committee, Public Utility Section), as well as the State Bar of Georgia. Mr. Wilson earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from the College of William & Mary and his J.D. degree from the George Washington University School of Law.
$349 / Each Additional