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7.25 CLE credit, including 1 Professionalism hour and 2 Trial Practice hours


Have your neighbors and friends asked for legal advice on situations outside of your area of practice? All lawyers pass the same Bar and meet the same requirements, but that doesn’t mean all attorneys know the laws or practice in the same fields. This CLE is aimed at educating and exposing lawyers to other practice areas and answering common questions that lawyers are often asked. 

Register by October 13, 2017, and receive a $25 discount!

Atlanta Bar Member: $200 ($175 early) 
Non-Member: $250 ($225 early)
Paralegals: $100 ($75 early)
Law students: $25 (Members); $50 (Non-Members)



Non-members must register via this registration form. 


Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Location: Troutman Sanders LLP
Moderator: Darren Tobin, Butler Tobin LLC


8:00 AM - Registration and Breakfast

8:35 AM - Municipal (Traffic) Court: Is It 13 Miles or 14 Miles Over That Gets Me Out of That Ticket? 
• Judge Parag Shah,  Atlanta's Municipal Court  

9:00 AM - Workers Compensation: Injured at Work and Using Employment Benefits 
• Tracee Benzo, Benzo Law

9:25AM - Personal Injury: Art of Cross-Examination and Depositions 
• Jeb Butler, Butler Tobin  LLC

9:50 AM - Family Law: Till Death (or divorce) Do Us Part Roundtable 
• Jed Silver, The Silver Law Firm, LLC
• Brooke French, Kessler & Solomiany LLC
• Gillian O’Nan, Fierer O'Nan
• Rachel Miller, Richardson Bloom & Lines PC

10:50 PM - BREAK


11:00 AM - Judges Panel: A View From the Bench 
• The Honorable Shawn LaGrua, Fulton Superior Court 
• The Honorable Jay Roth, Fulton State Court
• The Honorable Dax Lopez, DeKalb State Court

12:00 PM - 30 Minute LUNCH

12:30 PM - Employment Law: Non-Competes, Wage Issues, and Termination 
• Kevin Young, Seyfarth Shaw
• Neil Weinrich, Berman Fink Van Horn PC
• Jeff Sand, The Weiner Law Firm LLC

1:00PM - How I Get Cases: Marketing, Mining, and Meeting 
• Benjamin Y. Gerber, Law Offices of Benjamin Y. Gerber, LLC 
• Ronnie Mabra, The Mabra Law Firm, LLC

1:25 PM – BREAK

1:35 PM - Business Law: The Importance of Building the Legal Base for Your (or Your Client’s) Business 
• Steven A. Richman, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

2:00 PM  Government Cases and Ante-Litem Notices  
• Seth Eisenberg, The Eisenberg Firm, LLC

2:20 PM - Evaluating Cases and Strategies for Resolution
• Matthew R. Rosenkoff, Taylor English Duma LLP

2:45 PM – Products and Your Clients Who Call Saying Their Airbags Didn’t Deploy in a Car Wreck
• Tedra Cannella, Butler Wooten & Peak  


3:10 PM - BREAK

3:15 PM - Estate Planning: Drafting Simple Wills and Estate Planning
• Adon Solomon, Cohen, Pollock, Merlin & Small, P.C.

3:40 PM - Fair Business Practices Act: The Laws Governing Transactions Between Businesses and Consumers 
• Steven Lefkoff, Lefkoff Law

4:00 PM - Ethical Considerations and Practical Uses With Cloud Storage and Document Retention
• Eli Wolfe, Wolfe Law, LLC    


4:30 PM – Adjourn


5:00 PM – HAPPY HOUR (TBD at Bar  in Midtown within walking distance to Troutman)


For more information, or to register now, click here.




Online registration is available until: 10/25/2017 


Troutman Sanders LLP
600 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 5200
Atlanta, Georgia  30308
United States

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