Civil Litigation

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Program Chair:
Jennifer “Ginger” Busby, Burr & Forman LLP, Birmingham,  AL

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

3:00-7:00 p.m.
Registration

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Trial Techniques and Strategies for Insurer Bad Faith Cases
Andrea L. DeField, VerPloeg & Lumpkin, P.A., Miami, FL
Jason Mazer,
  VerPloeg & Lumpkin, P.A., Miami, FL

5:30-5:30 p.m.
Cloud Technology and Data Breaches – Tips for “Cyber” Lawyers
G. Glennon Troublefield, Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello, P.C., Roseland, NJ

Thursday, January 7, 2016

7:00-8:00  a.m.
Implicit  Bias – Yours – Mine – Ours
J. Randall (Randy) Patterson, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Jackson, MS

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Class Actions – An Update of the Hottest Topics Facing Financial Services
Rik S. Tozzi, Burr & Forman LLP, Birmingham, AL

3:15-4:15 p.m.
OPTIONAL BONUS PLENARY SESSION
Tax Consequences of Negotiating Buy-Sell Agreements
Daniel S. Welytok,
von Briesen & Roper, s.c., Milwaukee, WI
Richard A. Shapack, Shapack Gurrola, PLC, Bloomfield Hills, MI

4:30-6:30 p.m.
Plenary Session
Another Ethical Afternoon at the Movies
Larry J. Cohen, Ph.D., J.D., Cohen’s Counsel, Bethel,  VT

6:30 p.m.
Wine Reception

Friday, January 8, 2016
 
7:00-8:00 a.m.
Recreation Liability Waivers – You Signed One, What Does It Mean?
Michael S. Beaver,  Holland & Hart LLP, Greenwood Village, CO
David Clark, Aspen Skiing Company, Grand Junction, CO
Samuel N. Shapiro, Vail Resorts Management Company, Broomfield, CO

8:00-9:00 a.m.
Litigating Software Disputes: It Works on My Computer; Yours Must Be Broken
Laurence Z. (Larry) Shiekman, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Philadelphia, PA

3:15 – 4:15p.m.
OPTIONAL BONUS PLENARY SESSION
Red Flags When Buying or Selling a Business
Daniel S. Welytok,
von Briesen & Roper, s.c., Milwaukee, WI
Richard A. Shapack, Shapack Gurrola, PLC, Bloomfield Hills, MI

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Effective Motion Practice – Tips for What Works
Justin S. Kahn, Kahn Law Firm LLP, Charleston, SC

5:30-6:30 p.m.
Police  Liability – Where is the Line and When is It Crossed?
Madeline J. Meacham, Halpern Meacham LLC, Boulder, CO
Michael W. Drumke,  Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, Chicago, IL

Saturday, January 9, 2016

7:00-9:00 a.m.
What Was That Jury Thinking – It Depends on Your Generation
Jennifer “Ginger” Busby, Burr & Forman LLP, Birmingham, AL
John R. Tarpley, Lewis Thomason, Nashville, TN

4:30-5:30 p.m.
The Influence of Smoking on Asbestos and Other Toxic Exposure Cancer Claims
Peter J. Neeson, Rawle & Henderson, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

5:30-6:30 p.m.
A Funny Thing Happened at the Drug Store … Was There a Pharmacy Error?
Linda Miller Atkinson, Atkinson Petruska Kozma & Hart, Channing, MI

Sunday, January 10, 2016

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
PLENARY SESSION – Truths and Untruths: The Consequences of Lying
• Honorable Kim Goldberger, Senior Judge, Jefferson County
Court, CO

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