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Includes tips to succeed in Family Law, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Employment Law, Criminal Defense, Litigation, Estate Planning, Social Security, Tax Law and more!

When: 09/10/2014
8:30 AM to 4:20 PM
Where: State Bar of Georgia
104 Marietta Street
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Contact: (404) 521-0781

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Seminar Details

6.7 CLE, including 2 Trial Practice hours

Program Chair: Darren Tobin (Butler Tobin LLC)

Co-Sponsored by Atlanta Bar CLE and the Atlanta Bar Association Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers Section.

Written materials: An electronic download of the seminar written materials will be provided to all registrants before the seminar.

Savings: Save up to TO $95! Use your Atlanta Bar members-only CLE coupon and save $75, PLUS save another $20 if you register by the early registration deadline, September 3, 2014.

All Non-Members Must Register via the Registration Form

Attendees are invited to attend a complimentary Happy Hour at Glenn’s Kitchen, across the street from the State Bar of Georgia, immediately following the program. The Happy Hour is sponsored by the Law Offices of Benjamin Gerber, LLC

Agenda and Speakers

8:00 am - Breakfast and Registration

8:25 am - Welcome and Introductions

8:30 am - Welcome to the Practice:  
Top five tips to succeed

    -  Darren Tobin (Butler Tobin LLC)

8:40 am - Family Law Panel:
Round table covering divorce, child support & custody, and alimony 
    -  Jed Silver (The Silver Law Firm)
    -  Randy Kessler (Kessler & Solomiany LLC)
    -  Marvin Solomiany (Kessler & Solomiany LLC)
    -  Danny Naggiar (Naggiar & Sarif, LLC)

9:30 am - Break

9:40 am - Personal Injury:
Litigating serious injury and death cases from intake to verdict
    -  Darren Tobin (Butler Tobin LLC)

10:10 am - Judges Panel:
A view from the Bench on voire dire, trial preparation, and skills of persuasion
    - Honorable Dax Lopez (DeKalb State Court Judge) 
    - Honorable Diane Bessen (Fulton County State Court Judge)

11:10 am - Break

11:20 am - Workers Compensation:
Fallen at work and can't get up--'Life Alert' guide to handling a workers comp claim

  -  Benjamin Gerber (Law Offices of Benjamin Gerber, LLC)

11:50 am - Tax:
Navigating the IRS regulations of business taxation
    -  Steven Richman (Smith Gambrell & Russell, LLP) 

12:20 pm - Lunch (provided)

12:50 pm - Demonstration on Presenting Evidence at Trial and Eliciting Testimony  
(1) How to Present and Introduce Evidence at Trial; 
(2) Conducting a Powerful Deposition; 
(3) How to Take an Effective Cross-Examination in Trial;
(4) The Best Way to Question Your Witness on Direct

    -  Brandon Peak & Tedra Hobson (Butler Wooten Cheely & Peak LLP) 

1:50 pm - Employment:
From sexual harassment in your workplace to strippers owed minimum wage in their workplace 
    -  Jeff Sand (The Weiner Law Firm LLC)  

2:15 pm - Break  

2:25 pm - Criminal Defense:
Defense of white collar crimes, DUIs, and those pesky traffic violations
    -  Jeff Brickman (Jeffrey Brickman LLC) 

2:55 pm - Preparing for Trial:
Pinpointing the strengths and weaknesses of your case using focus groups
    -  Chris Breault (Focus Jury Research, LLC)

3:20 pm - Break

3:30 pm - Estate Planning:
Planning for the unknown with 'your goodwill' and 'a good Will' 
    -  Adon Solomon (Cohen Pollock Merlin Small PC) 

3:55 pm - Social Security:
Fighting for disability benefits for the physically hurt and mentally ill 
    -  Sara Khaki (The Khaki Law Firm LLC)

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