Firm Speaking Engagements

2018

  • Mastering Opening Statements, “Show Me CLE” Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) Workshop; Savannah, Georgia; January 2018
  • Opening Statements, Tips and Strategies, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury CLE, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), February, 2018

2017

  • Maximizing Damages, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Workshop, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), February 2017
  • Georgia’s Direct Action Statute: Two Bites at the Apple?, Truck Wreck Cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), March 2017
  • Direct Examination of Expert Witnesses, General Practice and Trial Institute, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), March 2017
  • Efficient Trial Preparation Strategies, Auto Torts Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA); Destin, Florida, July 2017
  • Efficient Trial Preparation Strategies, Auto Torts Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA); Destin, Florida, July 2017
  • Various Ways to Ask for Money Damages, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), November 2017
  • GTLA Annual Seminar 2017, Opening Statements
  • ICLE Litigation Soup to Nuts, 2017, Trial Preparation
2016

2016

  • Maximizing Damages for Catastrophic Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Victims, ICLEGA; January 2016
  • The Golden Age of Torts, Superstar Plaintiff’s Lawyers Best verdicts of 2015 ($29,250,000 verdict), ICLEGA January 2016
  • Carlson on Evidence Seminar, 2016, The Visual Trial
  • Trial Strategies from Shiver Hamilton’s Recent $29,250,000 and $3,700,000 verdicts, Essential Torts Workshop, Georgia Trial Lawyer’s Association, February 2016
  • Handling Big Cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), March 2016
  • Premise Liability Cases from Plaintiff’s Perspective, Large Atlanta Defense Law Firm Annual Legal In-house CLE, May 2016
  • Techniques for Getting Value out of Automobile Crash Cases, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Practice, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), September 2016
  • Damages in Chronic Pain Cases, Holiday Seminar, Georgia Trial Lawyer’s Association, December 2016
  • ICLE Superstar Personal Injury Greatest Hits, 2016
2015

2015

  • Judges and Lawyers Panelist, Carlson on Evidence, ICLEGA, January 2015
  • Dominating Expert Witnesses, Carlson on Evidence, ICLEGA, December 2015
2014

2014

  • Presenting Evidence at Trial: Effective Deposition/Cross Examination Strategies, Atlanta Bar Association CLE, January 2014
  •  Demand Letters and Demand Packages: Nothing Gets Settled Without Them, ICLEGA, September 2014
  • Practice Pointers: Leading with Results & Involvement, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) LEAD, November 2014
  • GTLA Holiday Workshop, Discovery: Update on Pending Changes to the Federal Rules and ‘E-Discovery’ Legislation in Georgia, December 2014
2013

2013

  • ICLE Successful Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Practice:  Proving Future Damages, September 2013
  • Effective use of Georgia’s Offer of Settlement Statute (O.C.G.A. 9-11-68); November, 2013
  • GTLA Fall Workshop, Pre-trial Motions, October 2013
  • Litigation Tips and Techniques; Gate City Bar Association Litigation Committee Seminar; October 2013; Atlanta, Georgia
  • ICLE Product Liability:  Evidence Code Changes, February 2013
  • Premise Liability: How to Prove your Case with Defendant’s Documents; GLTA Annual Seminar; March 2013; Atlanta, Georgia
  • GTLA Torts Workshop, March 2013
  • GTLA Annual Seminar, Auto Section, 2013
2012

2012

  • Southern Trial Lawyers, February 2012
  • Superstar Personal Injury Lawyer; Best Verdicts 2011, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE); March 2012
  • ICLE Trial & Error, March 2012
  • Presenting Damages to a Jury; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) Annual Seminar; Atlanta, Georgia; April 2012
  • Investigating Car Wrecks and other Litigation Tactics; ICLEGA; October 2012; Atlanta, Georgia
2011

2011

  • Opening Statements for Plaintiff’s Lawyers, Atlanta Bar Association CLE, January 2011
  • ICLE of Georgia “Superstar Personal Injury Greatest Hits,” March 2011
  • Discovery and Trial Tactics in Personal Injury Cases, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), March 2011
  • Discovery and Trial Tactics in Cases Against Trucking Companies, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), March 2011
  • Premises Liability; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) Annual Seminar; Atlanta, Georgia; May 2011
  • Presenting Damages in Rural Venues; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) Fall Workshop; Savannah, Georgia; October 2011
  • GTLA Annual Seminar, New Lawyers Division, Spring 2011;
2010

2010

  • GTLA Annual Seminar, Products Liability Section, “Suing Foreign Manufacturers,” Spring 2010
  • AIEG Spring Seminar 2010, “Recent Preemption Fights in Auto Products Liability”
  • AIEG Auto Focus Fall Seminar 2010, Bonus Section: Effective Use of Other Similar Incident Evidence
2013

2009

  • Effective Trial Techniques; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) Annual Seminar; Atlanta, Georgia; April 2009
  • Trial Techniques; Moderator of panel discussion; Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) Fall Workshop; Savannah, Georgia; October 2009
  • AIEG Spring Seminar 2009, Bonus Section: What Makes a Good Product Liability Case
2008

2008

  • Auto Products Liability Paralegals Seminar: Seat Back Defect Cases, Fall 2008
2014

2007

  • Demonstrative Evidence, Trial Advocacy Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE), December 2007