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2012 Winter Meeting
CLE Program

Phoenix, AZ
March 3-10

Program Chair: Don Myles

Directions: To view, save, or print the papers, click on the hyperlinked titles below 

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Commercial Litigation/Financial Institutions/Insurance Coverage/Corporate Counsel

Officer/Director Indemnification: A Panoramic View

Gerald B. Kline - Sims Moss Kline & Davis, LLP
Jennifer E. Johnsen - Gallivan White & Boyd, PA
Serge J. Adam - Monitor Liability Managers, LLC


Property Insurance Section

Oh, What A Year It Was!

Phillip E. Reeves- Gallivan White & Boyd, PA
Barclay R. Nicholson- Fulbright & Jaworski


Environmental and Toxic Tort Section

Lessons From The Lorax: Jury Selection in Difficult Cases

John R. Mitchell- Thompson Hine LLP
Stuart Simon - American Jury Centers


Trial Masters Program - What Jurors Think About Damages

Wayne Mason - Sedgwick LLP
Eric Oliver - MetaSystems
Allan Campo - American Jury Center
Ric Gass - Gass Weber Mullins LLC
Leann Sanders - Alverson Taylor Mortensen & Sanders
Robert T. Adams - Shook Hardy & Bacon


Wednesday, March 7, 2012


Management, Economics, E-Commerce and Technology Section/Professional Liability/Ethics and Professionalism

Managing Risks and Avoiding Malpractice in Close Attorney-Client Relationships

Brett J. Preston - Hill Ward Henderson PA
Jennifer E. Johnsen - Gallivan White & Boyd PA


Alternative Dispute Resolution Section/International Practice and Law

Marketing Your Law Pracice Through Bloggin, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook

Kay H. Hodge- Stoneman, Chandler & Miller LLP
H. Mills Gallivan- Gallivan White & Boyd PA
Marisa Trassati - Semmes Bowen & Semmes
David A. Bertschi - Bertschi Orth Smith LLP
William E. Vita - Westerman Ball Ederer Miller & Sharfstein LLP


Transportation Law Section

Overcoming The Errors: Defending CSA Data In Transportations Litigation

Marc H. Harwell- Leitner, Williams Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC
Scott Barker- Safety-Swift Transportation
Robert T. Franklin - Franklin & Prokopik
Chuck Perry- Knight Transportation


Alternative Dispute Resolution Section/Intellectual Property Section

Trademark, Copyright, and Patent Law Every Lawyer Needs to Know

Craig A. Marvinney
Michael D. O'Connell - O'Connell Flaherty Attmore LLC
Edward B. Ruff, III - Pretzel & Stouffer
Carlos F. Concepcion - Concepcion Sexton & Martinez


Civility Matters - "Winning Through Civility"

Donald W. Carlson - Carlson Calladine & Peterson LLP
William B. Smith - Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP
Honorable James Warren - JAMS

"Technology for Lawyers - Best iPad Apps"

Brett J. Preston - Hill Ward Henderson PA
Donald L. Myles, Jr. - Jones, Skelton & Hochuli PLC
Jean M. Lawler - Murchison & Cumming LLP
Leslie Packer - Ellis & Winters LLP
Mike Shalhoub - Goldberg Segalla LLP
Mills Gallivan - Gallivan White & Boyd PA
Meloney C. Perry - Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP
Victoria H. Roberts - Meadowbrook/Century Insurance Groups
Brian Calistri - Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP
Michael R. Nelson - Nelson Levine deLuca & Horst LLC

Thursday, March 8, 2012


Extra-Contractual Liability/Insurance Coverage/Appellate Law/Reinsurance Excess/Surplus Lines

Multiple Claimants and Insufficient Limits-Can Insurers Lessen Their Exposure to Bad Faith Claims?

Barbara A. O'Donnell -Zelle McDonough & Cohen LLP
John W. Weihmuller - Butler Pappas LLP
Paul C. Garrison - Infinity Insurance
Philip D. Priore - McCormick & Priore PC
John Briggs - Scottsdale Insurance

 Trial Tactics Practice & Procedure Section/Drug Device Biotech

You Have Admitted Liability, Now What? Defending the Damages Only Case

Stephen C. Pasarow - Knapp, Peterson and Clarke
J. Richard Caldwell, Jr. - Rumberger Kirk Caldwell
Kile T. Turner - Norman Wood Kendrick & Turner


Construction Law Section

Critical Construction Law Update

Gerald A. Melchiode- Galloway Johnson Tompkins Burr & Smith

The Marcellus Shale Boom and Its Legal Implications

Mark J. Gesk - Wayman, Irvin & McAuley

Thomas F. Segalla - Goldberg & Segalla


"Borders and Fences: Immigration and Its Impact on Employment and Civil Rights"

Elizabeth F. Lorell- Gordon & Rees LLP
Robert L. Christie - Christie Law Group
Mercedes Colwin - Gordon & Rees LLP
Steve Montoya - Jimenez & Montoya

"Negotiation NFL Style"

Howard G. Hochuli - Jones Skelton & Hochuli PLC
Jeff Pash - National Football League

Turning The Pessimism Of  "I Can't" Into the Unstoppable Power of "I Can"

Roger Crawford

Friday, March 9, 2012


Corporate Counsel and Insurance Industry Section

Witness Preparation: The View From the Dugout

Jeffrey Kelsey - Federal Express Corporation
Jim Flood - Century Insurance
Cindy Williams - InterAct Public Safety Systems
Johnny Sarber - Marks Gray PA

Insurance Coverage/Class Action Sections

The Basics and Beyond: Contingent Business Interruption Coverage and Claims Issues Following Catastrophic Events

Richards H. Ford - Wicker, Smith, O'Hara, McCoy & Ford PA
Stephen E. Goldman - Robinson & Cole
James L. Kelly, Jr. - Ace USA


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