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Includes - Ethics - 1.00 Trial Hours - 12.00
This program is approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency. This program may qualify for up to 12.0 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.
HON. KIMBERLY M. ESMOND ADAMS has served as a Superior Court Judge of Fulton County since 2009.
LUCAS W. ANDREWS is of counsel at Huff, Powell & Bailey, where he maintains a broad commercial litigation and trial practice, with lead counsel experience in jury trials, federal appeals, and arbitration and administrative hearings. Mr. Andrews works extensively with expert witnesses in varied disciplines and is versed in the substantive law and practical considerations surrounding expert witnesses. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. Mr. Andrews earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Dartmouth College and his J.D. degree, with distinction, from Emory University.
TROY R. COVINGTON is counsel in the law firm of Bloom Sugarman, LLP. In his role with Bloom Sugarman, LLP, he counsels clients on business matters involving trademark and trade secret claims, contract disputes, corporate governance disputes, partnership disputes, business torts, church governance disputes, and lender liability. Mr. Covington is broadly experienced in litigation, having represented clients at every level of the state and federal courts in Georgia. He graduated, summa cum laude, with a B.A. degree in history and political science from Birmingham-Southern College before earning his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University Law School. Mr. Covington is admitted to practice in Georgia and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern and Middle districts of Georgia; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and Eleventh circuits.
GREGORY R. HANTHORN is a member of the business and tort litigation practice at Jones Day. For more than 30 years, Mr. Hanthorn has been successfully trying disputes ranging from multi-month jury and bench trials to "no discovery" arbitrations. He has extensive experience in fiduciary litigation and class actions and in major product liability, construction, federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, and leveraged buyout fraud litigation. 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. Mr. Hanthorn earned his J.D. degree, with distinction, from the Emory University School of Law and graduated, summa cum laude, from Berry College.
CHARLES HOFFECKER is an attorney with Ney Hoffecker Peacock & Hayle, where his practice focuses primarily on representing clients in employment litigation, contract litigation, commercial/business litigation and liability litigation. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts throughout the country. Mr. Hoffecker also regularly conducts arbitrations, mediations and appears in state and federal appellate courts on behalf of the firm's clients. Prior to forming Ney Hoffecker Peacock & Hayle, he practiced law at one of the Southeast's leading litigation firms and also served as an assistant attorney general in the Georgia Department of Law. Mr. Hoffecker is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern districts of Georgia. He earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from Albion College; and his J.D. degree from Valparaiso University School of Law.
LEEANN JONES is a partner in the law firm Taylor English Duma LLP, where she is a member of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution group. Ms. Jones is a trial lawyer with 30 years of experience handling a wide variety of complex litigation matters in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings, including business and commercial litigation, personal injury and product liability defense, as well as class and collective actions. She is also qualified as a mediator, arbitrator and is a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Ms. Jones is a member of the State Bar of Georgia (Dispute Resolution, General Practice & Trial Law, Product Liability, and Tort & Insurance Practice sections), the American Bar Association (Litigation and Torts and Insurance Practice sections), the Atlanta Bar Association (Litigation, Dispute Resolution, and Women in the Profession sections), and the Stonewall Bar Association. She is admitted to practice law in Georgia; the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd, 6th and 11th circuits; the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle districts of Georgia; the Supreme Court of Georgia; and the Georgia Court of Appeals. Ms. Jones earned her A.B. and J.D. degrees, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia.
THOMAS RICHELO is chief executive officer and practices in the areas of construction and design law, surety law, commercial and business litigation, employment contract litigation, civil litigation, and mediation and arbitration (client representation and service as the neutral). Since 1981, he has worked with hundreds of contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, architects, engineers and other construction industry participants to manage the challenges of ongoing projects and to resolve disputes. Mr. Richelo's skills in negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction matters are put to use in other commercial dispute settings, including disputes between shareholders and competitors, claims for executive compensation and commissions, creditor's claims, and other disputes arising from business transactions. Besides representing clients in dispute resolution, he offers his services as a neutral mediator or arbitrator of construction matters. Mr. Richelo is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association Panel of Construction Arbitrators and the American Arbitration Association Panel of Mediators. He earned his A.B. degree, magna cum laude, and his J.D. degree, with distinction, from Duke University.
JAMES SPUNG is an attorney with Jones Day, where has been involved in a broad range of civil litigation matters before many federal and state courts. His practice includes defending corporate clients in multi-jurisdictional complex litigation, securities litigation, shareholder actions and derivative suits, commercial contract disputes, and government investigations. In addition, Mr. Spung has represented clients in commercial disputes before the American Arbitration Association, and he is a member of a team that represents one of the three major consumer reporting agencies in its national defense of consumer litigation cases under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. His experience has included fact and expert depositions, as well as investigations, arbitration, settlement negotiation, mediation, witness preparation, motions practice, and managing large-scale discovery. Mr. Spung earned his J.D. degree, with honors, from Emory University School of Law and his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington.