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Tort Law Update

December 16, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


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Hyatt Regency – Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham

also available by live webcast

6 MCLE Credit Hours, including 1 Ethics Hour

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Don’t miss our annual seminar covering Tort Law from top-to-bottom! Gain practical advice from our legal experts on hot topics in Alabama Tort Law including personal jurisdiction, venue, cyber torts, and more. Whether you represent the plaintiff or defendant, attend the seminar and pick up valuable practice tips that can help you handle the case for your client and lead to a winning verdict.

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Handout materials will be provided in electronic format. At least 48 hours prior to the seminar you will receive a link for downloading the materials. The price listed below reflects an early registration discount. Registration accompanied by payment must be received in our office before noon the day before the seminar to take advantage of this discount. You may also pay an additional fee and receive a printed copy of the handout materials.

You may pay for the in person seminar by credit card or check.

 


The Schedule

8:00        Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20        Welcome

Michael L. Roberts – Morning Presider
Cusimano Roberts Mills & Knowlton LLC, Gadsden

8:30        Case Law Update

Michael L. Roberts

9:15        Personal Jurisdiction

Mary Leah Miller
Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC, Montgomery

10:00      Refreshment Break

10:10      Venue

Dana Gibson Taunton
Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC, Montgomery

10:55      Post-COVID Courtrooms

Judge Javan J. Patton
10th Judicial Circuit, Birmingham

Judge Cody D. Robinson
16th Judicial Circuit, Gadsden

Presiding Judge Chad Woodruff
29th Judicial Circuit, Talladega

 Jarrod Bazemore – Moderator
Smith Spires Peddy Hamilton & Coleman PC, Birmingham

11:55      Lunch (On Your Own)

Andrew P. Walsh – Afternoon Presider
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, Birmingham

12:55      Cyber Torts

Sarah Glover
Maynard Cooper & Gale PC, Birmingham

James S. Roberts, Jr.
The Jim Roberts Law Firm LLC, Gardendale

Gregory M. Zarzaur
Zarzaur Law LLC, Birmingham

1:55        Arbitration Clauses in Tort Cases

Evans Bailey
Rushton Stakley Johnston & Garrett PA, Montgomery

2:40        Refreshment Break

2:50        Ethics Issues

Judge Terri Bozeman Lovell
Alabama State Bar, Montgomery

3:50        Adjourn

Venue

Hyatt Regency – Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Galleria Circle
Birmingham, AL 35244 United States

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