Asbestos Medicine. Gain strategic insights from. Learn the latest developments in. top experts

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Asbestos Medicine. Gain strategic insights from. Learn the latest developments in. top experts"

Transcription

1 Asbestos Medicine Gain strategic insights from top experts Learn the latest developments in defending lung cancer cases Ascertain how genetics and fiber-types may impact the development of asbestosrelated disease November 6 7, 2014 Hilton San Francisco Union Square San Francisco, California

2 Keep on top of the latest developments in asbestos litigation! Hear about the latest medical advances in diagnoses and treatment. Learn how science impacts strategies and defenses. Attendance at this seminar will provide defendants, insurers, and attorneys with information to put to use immediately. Obtain knowledge from a cross- section of experts in a variety of sciences. Back by popular demand, the Young Lawyers Breakout session will help attorneys and claims handlers build on their foundation of understanding of asbestos and its potential effect on end-users. All attendees will enjoy multiple networking opportunities, with networking made even easier with the updated DRI app! Evelyn Fletcher Davis Program Chair Bruce T. Bishop Program Co-Vice Chair Catherine E. Goldhaber Program Co-Vice Chair Jack Laffey Law Institute WHAT YOU WILL LEARN How to explore alternative exposures and use them at trial A strategic approach to evaluating the Navy case How different mineral fibers affect the lung and may lead to the development of mesothelioma How to sharpen your advocacy skills for the modern juror Methods to preserve issues on appeal Ethical considerations surrounding the Garlock bankruptcy litigation Effective strategies to identify and diffuse fraudulent product identification THIS SEMINAR BROCHURE IS SPONSORED BY

3 PROGRAM SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, :00 p.m. Registration 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception SPONSORED BY McCaffery & Associates Inc. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014 Boarding Pass Kiosk SPONSORED BY Aiken Welch 7:00 a.m. Registration 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast SPONSORED BY KCIC 8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction Jack Laffey, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Evelyn Fletcher Davis, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Atlanta, Georgia Bruce T. Bishop, Willcox & Savage PC, Norfolk, Virginia 8:15 a.m. Revisiting the Navy Case Mr. Speziali will discuss the defense of proximate causation. David A. Speziali, Speziali Greenwald & Hawkins PC, Williamstown, New Jersey 9:10 a.m. Advocacy and Jury Persuasion Learn how to put your advocacy skills to use in persuading the modern juror. Michael A. Brown, Miles & Stockbridge PC, Baltimore, Maryland 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break 10:15 a.m. Mastering the Mass Tort Docket Ms. Frost will provide insight and tips on working with special masters and consolidated dockets. Sharla J. Frost, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, Houston, Texas 11:10 a.m. Asbestos Exposure, Asbestosis, and Lung Cancer Attribution: A 2014 Update Dr. Weill will discuss considerations in evaluating asbestos as a contributing cause of lung cancer. David Weill, M.D., Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 12:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own) 1:00 p.m. Young Lawyers Breakout (see page 2) 1:15 p.m. Fun with Fractions: Minimizing Your Client s Contribution to the Aggregate Exposure Get pointers on proving that your client s contribution to the aggregate exposure is not a substantial contributing cause of the plaintiff s disease. Lawrence G. Cetrulo, Cetrulo LLP, Boston, Massachusetts 2:10 p.m. Update on the Health Consequences of Smoking and the Epidemiology of Lung Cancer Dr. Alberg will discuss the 2014 Surgeon General s Report, The Health Consequences of Smoking 50 Years of Progress, before going on to focus on the epidemiology of lung cancer. Anthony J. Alberg, Ph.D., MPH, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 3:15 p.m. Pathogenesis and Diagnosis of Mesothelioma Dr. Carbone will address how different mineral fibers cause mesothelioma, the growing problem of environmental exposure to carcinogenic fibers, and the issue of genetics. Michele Carbone, M.D., Ph.D., University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu, Hawaii 4:10 p.m. Refreshment Break SPONSORED BY Burr & Forman LLP 4:30 p.m. Breakouts (4:30 6:00 p.m. See page 3.) 6:00 p.m. Adjourn 6:15 p.m. Networking Reception SPONSORED BY Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP PACE Claims Services FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014 Boarding Pass Kiosk SPONSORED BY Aiken Welch 7:00 a.m. Registration 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast SPONSORED BY Speziali Greenwald & Hawkins 8:00 a.m. Announcements Evelyn Fletcher Davis, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Atlanta, Georgia PROGRAM SCHEDULE 1

4 PROGRAM SCHEDULE Catherine E. Goldhaber, Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd., Chicago, Illinois 8:10 a.m. Ethical Considerations in the Aftermath of the Garlock Bankruptcy Court Decision A review of the recent important order and what it means for defense counsel. The Honorable Peggy L. Ableman, McCarter & English LLP, Wilmington, Delaware 9:10 a.m. The Long and Short of It Dr. Roggli will discuss the carcinogenicity of short fiber asbestos. Victor L. Roggli, M.D., Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break SPONSORED BY Hermes Netburn O Connor & Spearing PC 10:30 a.m. An Update on the Debunking of Fraudulent Product ID Mr. Dubin will explore different methods to strengthen defenses. Morton Donald Dubin II, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, New York, New York 11:20 a.m. History in the Making Dr. Dyson will discuss the defense viewpoint of state-of-the-art knowledge. William L. Dyson, Ph.D., Workplace Environments LLC, Greensboro, North Carolina 12:20 p.m. Lunch (on your own) 1:30 p.m. Diagnosis of Mesothelioma Pitfalls and Practical Information Discussion will focus on pitfalls in discriminating benign from malignant mesothelial proliferations, pitfalls with individual mesothelial immunostains, and differential diagnosis of pleural malignancies. Mary Beth Beasley, M.D., Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 2:40 p.m. Refreshment Break SPONSORED BY Exponent 2:55 p.m. Dose Reconstruction Validation and Correlation with Fiber Burden Studies Dr. Redinger will discuss considerations in developing the industrial hygiene aspects of defense. Charles F. Redinger Ph.D., MPA, CIH, Redinger 360 Inc., Harvard, Massachusetts 3:45 p.m. Domestic Exposure: Is There a Risk? Dr. Mowat will cover the exposure and epidemiologic aspects of take-home exposure relevant to domestic asbestos exposure cases. Fionna S. Mowat, Ph.D., Exponent, Menlo Park, California 4:35 p.m. Adjourn YOUNG LAWYERS BREAKOUT Thursday, 1:00 4:00 p.m. (Breakout is limited to defense lawyers and their clients. Plaintiffs lawyers are welcome to meet elsewhere on their own.) 1:00 p.m. The Who Is and Who Was of Experts Bruce T. Bishop, Willcox & Savage PC, Norfolk, Virginia Christopher Bruni, Sinunu Bruni LLP, San Francisco, California 1:45 p.m. Fact Witness Depositions: Building Your Defenses Jack Laffey, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Anthony J. Sbarra, Jr., Hermes Netburn O Connor & Spearing PC, Boston, Massachusetts Jennifer Whelan, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC, Boston, Massachusetts 2:30 p.m. Lung Cancer: Preparing for and Cross-Examining Experts (what to look for in medical records) Susan J. Cole, Bice Cole Law Firm PL, Miami, Florida Fred Krutz, Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy LLP, Jackson, Mississippi Katherine M. Steele, Williams Kastner, Seattle, Washington 3:15 p.m. Beyond the Deposition: What Concerns Clients Today Charles B. Blakinger, CertainTeed Corporation, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania Linda Tatka, Fireman s Fund Insurance Company, Novato, California Marsharee Wilcox, Brandywine Group of Insurance & Reinsurance Companies, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2

5 GENERAL BREAKOUT SESSIONS Thursday, 4:30 6:00 p.m. (All breakout sessions are limited to defense lawyers and their clients. Plaintiffs lawyers are welcome to meet elsewhere on their own.) 4:30 p.m. Breakout A: Creating Your Record How to Preserve Issues for Appeal MODERATOR Kristina C. Lemanski, San Bruno, California Curt Cutting, Horvitz & Levy LLP, Los Angeles, California Jack R. Reiter, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt PA, Miami, Florida 5:30 p.m. Breakout F: Keeping Your Boiler Defendant from Losing Steam Boiler Operation and Defense Strategy MODERATOR David C. Marshall, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Atlanta, Georgia Laura Kingsley Hong, Tucker Ellis LLP, Cleveland, Ohio Jason J. Irvin, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Dallas, Texas Breakout B: Understanding Jurors Generational Differences to Win at Trial MODERATOR David M. Governo, Governo Law Firm LLC, Boston, Massachusetts John J. Jack Delany III, Delany McBride PC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mary A. Noffsinger, Ph.D., Courtroom Sciences Inc., Dallas, Texas Breakout G: Wire and Cable Client Considerations MODERATOR Ollie M. Harton, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Atlanta, Georgia William J. Donovan, Burns White LLC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Julie E. Goodman, Ph.D., DABT, FACE, Gradient, Cambridge, Massachusetts Breakout C: Managing with Case Management Orders Put CMOs to Work for You to Resolve Bankruptcy Trust Disputes MODERATOR Mary Margaret Gay, Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy LLP, Jackson, Mississippi Kirk T. Hartley, LSP Group LLC, Chicago, Illinois E. Mason Martin III, Mason Martin LLC, Honolulu, Hawaii Breakout H: Construction Defenses MODERATOR Lisa L. Oberg, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, San Francisco, California Adam H. Doeringer, Swanson Martin & Bell LLP, Chicago, Illinois Valerie E. Ross, Schiff Hardin LLP, Washington, D.C. Breakout D: Medicare and Medicaid s Impact on Litigation MODERATOR Jennifer A. Cormier, Walsworth Franklin Bevins & McCall LLP, San Francisco, California Bradley Drew, Navigant, Hamilton, New Jersey Tracey McDevitt Hagan, Reilly Janiczek & McDevitt PC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Breakout I: Applying the Brakes Updating the Friction Defenses MODERATOR Christine O. Boyd, Lavin O Neil Cedrone & DiSipio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Kevin P. Greene, Willcox & Savage PC, Norfolk, Virginia F. Ford Loker, Miles & Stockbridge PC, Baltimore, Maryland Breakout E: Insurance/ Reinsurance Market for Tort Liabilities Arising from Products MODERATOR Christopher Alviggi, ARM, Alliant Insurance Services Inc., New York, New York Rajesh Raj Sahasrabuddhe, Oliver Wyman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Toby Smith, Ironshore Environmental Insurance, New York, New York Breakout J: Premises Owners How Far Out Can the Duty of Care Net Be Cast? MODERATOR Sandra F. Clark, MehaffyWeber PC, Beaumont, Texas C. Paul Cavender, Burr Forman, Birmingham, Alabama Jeanne F. Loftis, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, Portland, Oregon PROGRAM SCHEDULE 3

6 FACULTY FACULT Y The Honorable Peggy L. Ableman is special counsel in the Products Liability Practice Group of McCarter & English LLP in Wilmington, Delaware. A former Delaware Superior Court judge, she had responsibility for the state s asbestos litigation docket for almost two years. She has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, the Wisconsin State Judiciary Committee, and the ABA Task Force on Asbestos Litigation on compensation to victims of asbestos exposure. In 2013, she received the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform Judicial Leadership Achievement Award. Anthony J. Alberg, Ph.D., MPH, is professor of public health sciences, Blatt Ness Endowed Chair in Oncology, and the Hollings Cancer Center s associate director of population sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr. Alberg s research interests include the health effects of cigarette smoking, the etiology of tobacco- associated malignancies, and tobacco prevention and control. He has authored or co- authored more than 130 peer- reviewed publications related to cancer epidemiology and its prevention. Mary Beth Beasley, M.D., is an associate professor of pathology and head of pulmonary pathology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Beasley has published 100 book chapters and peer- reviewed articles on various aspects of pulmonary pathology, including the diagnosis of mesothelioma. Dr. Beasley additionally serves on committees and in other leadership roles in several national and international organizations. Bruce T. Bishop of Willcox & Savage PC in Norfolk, Virginia, focuses his practice on asbestos defense, transportation, trucking, aviation, and environmental litigation. He has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts in the defense of toxic torts and product liability claims. He has developed considerable experience in the coordination of mass tort litigation. Mr. Bishop has a national reputation in the medical and state-of-the-art issues associated with toxic tort litigation. He is the program co-vice chair of this seminar. Michael A. Brown is a trial lawyer with Miles & Stockbridge PC in Baltimore, handling complex cases in 15 states around the country for corporations, insurance companies, manufacturers, and hospitals. Mr. Brown has tried nearly 60 cases to verdict in the areas of product liability defense, mass tort litigation, employment law, medical malpractice, insurance defense, and commercial litigation. Michele Carbone, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of pathology and the director of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center in Honolulu. Dr. Carbone leads a multidisciplinary, international team that discovered HMGB1 as a critical mediator of asbestos- carcinogenesis; environmental erionite exposure in the United States; and genetic susceptibility in certain families to mesothelioma. His research led to preventive measures that are expected to save many lives affected by mesothelioma. Lawrence G. Cetrulo is a founding partner of Cetrulo LLP in Boston, chair of its product liability and toxic tort practice groups, and author of Toxic Torts Litigation Guide published by Thomson Reuters. Mr. Cetrulo serves as national coordinating and trial counsel defending claims arising from toxic exposures. He also has over 35 years litigation experience in environmental, auto design defect, product liability, general liability, and insurance coverage matters. His trial experience includes over 150 trials and dozens of arguments before state and federal appellate courts. Evelyn Fletcher Davis is a partner at Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP in its Atlanta office. She is one of the nation s leading asbestos, silica, benzene, and product liability lawyers, with a strong presence in the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia jurisdictions. Ms. Davis is a board member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, and an active member of DRI, FDCC, and IADC. She is the program chair of this seminar. Morton Donald Dubin II is a partner at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in New York City, practicing in its product liability group. In the asbestos arena, he represents Union Carbide as part of its national counsel. Mr. Dubin has tried 4

7 cases for Union Carbide across the United States and is responsible at a national counsel level for coordinating key aspects of the defense, including trial strategy, scientific and medical defenses, product identification fraud initiatives, and punitive damages. William L. Dyson, Ph.D., is a consultant with Workplace Environments LLC in Greensboro, North Carolina. Dr. Dyson is a member and past president of the Academy of Industrial Hygiene, a fellow and former officer of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, a former director and officer of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, and a former trustee of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation. His Ph.D. is in environmental health engineering. He was a certified industrial hygienist from designed, conducted, and published exposure analyses designed to simulate and evaluate historical exposures, and is the author of 25 articles, including several that are asbestos- related. Charles F. Redinger, Ph.D., MPA, CIH, is a principal with Redinger 360 Inc. in Harvard, Massachusetts. He has worked with a variety of organizations, including the U.S. Department of Defense, OSHA, Global 500 Companies, and the ILO and ANSI committees that developed the global standards for risk management. Dr. Redinger has performed complex occupational health risk assessments for the U.S. Public Health Service and Environmental Protection Agency. He is the secretary for the American Industrial Hygiene Association. Sharla J. Frost is the regional managing partner of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP s Houston office. She has been first chair in more than 40 jury trials and serves on national trial teams for clients in toxic exposure litigation. Ms. Frost is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and past president of Litigation Counsel of America. Catherine E. Goldhaber is a senior shareholder at Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney Ltd. in Chicago. She defends insured and self- insured companies in toxic tort litigation, as both national and local trial counsel. Ms. Goldhaber regularly consults on Medicare Secondary Payer Act issues, assisting in resolving related disputes. She is the vice chair of DRI s Medicare Secondary Payer Task Force. Ms. Goldhaber is the program co-vice chair of this seminar. Victor L. Roggli, M.D., is a professor of pathology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He has published more than 185 articles and 35 chapters in textbooks. Dr. Roggli has also written five books, including Pathology of Asbestos- Associated Diseases, 3rd edition. He is a member of the U.S.- Canadian Mesothelioma Panel. His research interests include pneumoconiosis, asbestos- related disease, and analytical electron microscopy. David A. Speziali is a partner at Speziali Greenwald & Hawkins PC in Williamstown, New Jersey. Since 1981, he has managed and tried asbestos- related claims on behalf of dozens of corporate defendants in more than 40 states. Mr. Speziali has conducted dozens of training programs and lectured across the country. FACULT Y Jack Laffey, a shareholder in the Milwaukee office of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC, focuses on product liability, transportation litigation, toxic tort, catastrophic injury defense, and insurance and commercial litigation matters. He is a member of DRI s Law Institute and is a former chair of DRI s Trucking Law Committee. Fionna S. Mowat, Ph.D., is a principal scientist with Exponent, a scientific research and consulting company in Menlo Park, California. She specializes in exposure and risk assessment, focusing on exposure to airborne agents in occupational settings and consumer products. Dr. Mowat has 5 David Weill, M.D., is a professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center in Stanford, California. He is the director of the Stanford Center for Advanced Lung Disease. Dr. Weill also directs the lung and heart-lung transplant program at Stanford. He has authored numerous publications on various aspects of lung disease, including a paper examining exposure, radiographic changes, and lung function in Libby, Montana, as well as two book chapters related to asbestosrelated diseases.

8 GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION CLE/CLAIMS ADJUSTERS ACCREDITATION This seminar has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 14.5 hours, including 1 hour of ethics credit. Accreditation has been requested from every state with mandatory continuing legal education (CLE) requirements. Certificates of attendance will be provided to each attendee. Attendees are responsible for obtaining CLE credits from their respective states. Application has been made for continuing education for claims adjusters. Credit availability and requirements vary from state to state; please check the DRI website at dri.org for the latest information for your state. REGISTRATION The registration fee is $755 for members and those who join DRI when registering and $985 for nonmembers. The registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, networking receptions, and access to the DRI app. If you wish to have your name appear on the registration list distributed at the conference and receive the course materials in advance, DRI must receive your registration by October 17, 2014 (please allow 10 days for processing). Registrations received after October 17, 2014, will be processed on-site. REFUND POLICY The registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or before October 17, Cancellations received after October 17 and on or before October 24, 2014, will receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. Cancellations made after October 24 will not receive a refund, but the course materials on CD-ROM and a $100 certificate good for any DRI seminar within the next 12 months will be issued. All cancellations and requests for refunds must be made in writing. Fax ( ) or to DRI s Accounting Department. Processing of refunds will occur within four weeks after the date of the seminar. All refunds will be processed in the same method that the payment was received. Substitutions may be made at any time without charge and must be submitted in writing. HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O Farrell Street, San Francisco, California For reservations, visit dri.org and go to the Asbestos Medicine Seminar page or contact the hotel directly at Please mention DRI s Asbestos Medicine Seminar to take advantage of the group rate of $259 Single/Double. The hotel block is limited and rooms and rates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must make reservations by October 6, 2014, to be eligible for the group rate. Requests for reservations made after October 6 are subject to room and rate availability. SPECIAL DISCOUNTS Group Discount The first and second registrations from the same firm or company are subject to the fees outlined previously. The registration fee for additional registrants from the same firm or company is $695, regardless of membership status. All registrations must be received at the same time to receive the discount. In-House Counsel In-house counsel are eligible for free registration to DRI seminars. In-house counsel are defined as licensed attorneys, who are employed exclusively by a corporation or other private sector organization for the purpose of providing legal representation and counsel only to that corporation, its affiliates and subsidiaries. In order to qualify for free registration, the individual must also be a DRI member and a member of DRI s Corporate Counsel Committee. Offer excludes the DRI Annual Meeting. Claims Executives Any member of DRI employed as a claims professional by a corporation or insurance company, who spends a substantial portion of his or her professional time hiring or supervising outside counsel in the representation of business, insurance companies or their insureds, associations or governmental entities in civil litigation, will be entitled to free attendance at any DRI program. Nonmember claims executives should contact DRI s Customer Service at for details. Offer excludes DRI Annual Meeting. Travel Discounts DRI offers discounted meeting fares on various major air carriers for DRI s Asbestos Medicine Seminar attendees. To receive these discounts, please contact Hobson Travel Ltd., DRI s official travel provider, at As always, to obtain the lowest available fares, early booking is recommended. The taping or recording of DRI seminars is prohibited without the written permission of DRI. Speakers and times may be subject to last-minute changes. A small portion of your room rate offsets the costs of the seminar. DRI policy provides there will be no group functions sponsored by others in connection with its seminars. 6

9 2014 SEMINAR SCHEDULE July July Class Actions Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C. Government Enforcement and Corporate Compliance Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C. September Construction Law Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, San Diego, CA September Data Breach and Privacy Law Conrad Chicago, Chicago, IL September Nursing Home Litigation Swissôtel Chicago, Chicago, IL October November 6 7 November 6 7 Annual Meeting San Francisco Marriott, San Francisco, CA Asbestos Medicine Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, CA Fire Science and Litigation FireSky Resort, Scottsdale, AZ November Complex Medicine The Westin San Diego, San Diego, CA December 4 5 December 4 5 Insurance Coverage & Practice New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY Professional Liability New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY 2015 SEMINAR SCHEDULE January February 4 6 March March March Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, San Diego, CA Product Liability Conference The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV Medical Liability and Health Care Law Parc 55 Wyndham San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Trial Tactics Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute Chicago Marriott Downtown, Chicago, IL March April May 6 8 May Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Hilton Austin Hotel, Austin, TX Life, Health, Disability and ERISA Claims Marriott Marquis Washington D.C., Washington, D.C. Employment and Labor Law Omni Scottsdale Resort at Montelucia, Scottsdale, AZ Drug and Medical Device San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN DRI: A STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLE DRI is the largest international membership organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation. Diversity is a core value at DRI. Indeed, diversity, which includes sexual orientation, is fundamental to the success of the organization, and we seek out and embrace the innumerable benefits and contributions that the perspectives, backgrounds, cultures, and life experiences a diverse membership provides. Inclusiveness is the chief means to increase the diversity of DRI s membership and leadership positions. DRI s members and potential leaders are often also members and leaders of other defense organizations. Accordingly, DRI encourages all national, state, and local defense organizations to promote diversity and inclusion in their membership and leadership. SEMINAR SCHEDULE 7

10 SEMINAR SPONSORS DRI wishes to thank our sponsors for their support at this year s seminar! SEMINAR SPONSORS 8

11 Asbestos Medicine Seminar November 6 7, 2014 Hilton San Francisco Union Square San Francisco, California For inclusion on the preregistration list and to receive course materials in advance, register by October 17, FORMAL NAME TITLE NAME (as you would like it to appear on badge) COMPANY/FIRM/LAW SCHOOL ADDRESS CITY STATE/PROVINCE ZIP/POST CODE TELEPHONE FAX Please list any special needs Are you a first-time attendee at this DRI seminar? Yes No How many attorneys are in your firm? What is your primary area of practice? REGISTRATION FEE Registration fee includes seminar attendance, networking events, course materials, and access to the DRI app. DRI will a link to download the course materials to all registrants two weeks in advance of the seminar. The CD will be included in the registration packet on-site. You can order additional copies by checking the appropriate box below or going online at dri.org. Member $755 Nonmember $985 Government Member $500 Download the New Law Student Member FREE DRI App! In-House Counsel Member* FREE Claims Executive Member* FREE Group Discount* $695 (*as defined on page 6) ADDITIONAL COURSE MATERIALS Member $75 Nonmember $95 (Illinois residents, please add 9.25% sales tax. Shipping charges for U.S. and Canada only: $6.50) Search DRI App in your App Store PAYMENT METHOD My check for (USD) is enclosed. Please charge my VISA MasterCard American Express Asbestos B Card # Exp. Date Signature Please remit payment by MAIL to: Please remit payment by COURIER to: DRI JP Morgan, Attn: DRI # Eagle Way, Chicago, IL S. Dearborn, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL PHONE: FAX: WEB: dri.org

12 55 West Monroe Street Suite 2000 Chicago, IL USA PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID DRI IN-HOUSE SPEAKERS INCLUDING Charles B. Blakinger CertainTeed Corporation Linda Tatka Fireman s Fund Insurance Company Marsharee Wilcox Brandywine Group of Insurance & Reinsurance Companies For inclusion on the preregistration list and to receive course materials in advance, register by October 17, FREE REGISTRATION for DRI In-House Counsel and Claims Executives. See page 6 for details.

June 4- June 6, 2014 Four Seasons Hotel! Las Vegas, NV

June 4- June 6, 2014 Four Seasons Hotel! Las Vegas, NV June 4- June 6, 2014 Four Seasons Hotel! Las Vegas, NV The Defense Asbestos Litigation Seminar (DALS): A Practical Guide for Winning Lung Cancer Cases at Trial EXCLUSIVELY FOR DEFENSE LAWYERS & CLIENTS!

More information

THE NEWEST TRENDS IN LUNG CANCER & MESOTHELIOMA CASES

THE NEWEST TRENDS IN LUNG CANCER & MESOTHELIOMA CASES Conference Chairs: THE NEWEST TRENDS IN LUNG CANCER & MESOTHELIOMA CASES LEADING DOCTORS, SCIENTISTS & LAWYERS DISCUSS THE EPIDEMIOLOGY, BIOLOGY & PRACTICAL ISSUES THAT AFFECT CASE FILINGS, TRIALS, SETTLEMENTS,

More information

THE NEWEST TRENDS IN LUNG CANCER & MESOTHELIOMA CASES

THE NEWEST TRENDS IN LUNG CANCER & MESOTHELIOMA CASES Conference Chairs: THE NEWEST TRENDS IN LUNG CANCER & MESOTHELIOMA CASES LEADING DOCTORS, SCIENTISTS & LAWYERS DISCUSS THE EPIDEMIOLOGY, BIOLOGY & PRACTICAL ISSUES THAT AFFECT CASE FILINGS, TRIALS, SETTLEMENTS,

More information

Attorney- Conducted Voir Dire for the Defense Lawyer

Attorney- Conducted Voir Dire for the Defense Lawyer Attorney- Conducted Voir Dire for the Defense Lawyer Skills, Strategies, and Ethics Advice from the Experts Everything You Need to Know About Conducting Effective Voir Dire from How to Plan Your Case to

More information

Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute in Workers Compensation & Liability Claims

Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute in Workers Compensation & Liability Claims Navigating the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute in Workers Compensation & Liability Claims December 3 rd, 2010 New York City, New York The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel CO-CHAIRS Eric Belk Senior Counsel, Claim

More information

Defending the Wire and Cable Asbestos Cases

Defending the Wire and Cable Asbestos Cases Defending the Wire and Cable Asbestos Cases Ollie M. Harton Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP 303 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30308 William J. Donovan Burns White LLC 106 Isabella St 4 Northshore Ctr

More information

Examination Review Course

Examination Review Course BOARD OF GOVERNORS Examination Review Course Your Next Step to Becoming Board Certified in Healthcare Management and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives Review key knowledge areas

More information

CURRICULUM VITAE. Honors and Awards: Outstanding Female Law Graduate, Pepperdine University Law School 1985.

CURRICULUM VITAE. Honors and Awards: Outstanding Female Law Graduate, Pepperdine University Law School 1985. CURRICULUM VITAE LISA M. WAYNE ATTORNEY AT LAW 950 Seventeenth Street, Suite 1800 Denver, Colorado 80202 Phone: (303) 860-1661 Fax: (303) 860-1665 LMonet20@aol.com William H. Murphy, Jr. & Associates,

More information

DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE LAW 2015

DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE LAW 2015 DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE LAW 2015 Co-sponsored with the Health Law Section of the Alabama State Bar September 11, 2015 Birmingham Marriott Birmingham, Alabama 6 CLE hours, including 1 hour

More information

The San Francisco Attorney Fee Dispute Program: Attorney Fee Disputes In a Volatile and Uncertain Economy

The San Francisco Attorney Fee Dispute Program: Attorney Fee Disputes In a Volatile and Uncertain Economy The San Francisco Attorney Fee Dispute Program: Attorney Fee Disputes In a Volatile and Uncertain Economy Golden Gate Law School San Francisco, CA March 19, 2009 Noon-1pm (Lunch Buffet) 1pm-5pm (CLE Program)

More information

Recent Developments in Asbestos Litigation

Recent Developments in Asbestos Litigation Recent Developments in Asbestos Litigation Richard O. Faulk Chair, Litigation Department Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Houston, Dallas, Austin, Mexico City rfaulk@gardere.com Do You Know This Man? Dickie Scruggs:

More information

TOP TRIAL TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FROM 2014

TOP TRIAL TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FROM 2014 TOP TRIAL TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FROM 2014 Regional CLE Seminar Friday, May 8, 2015 One American Square, Main Auditorium Indianapolis, IN 46282 Presented by the Trial Practice Committee American Bar Association

More information

Capital Defense College

Capital Defense College Capital Defense College A Program For The Defense Capital Defense College March 23-26, 2015 The Center for American and International Law Plano, Texas With the exception of invited faculty, attendance

More information

Asbestos Medicine Seminar

Asbestos Medicine Seminar Asbestos Medicine Seminar November 1 1 12, 2004 San Diego Marriott Hotel San Diego, California Who Should Attend Defense lawyers Medical nurses and paralegals National in-house counsel Insurance and selfinsured

More information

ASBESTOS CLAIMS AND LITIGATION UPDATE AND REVIEW: 2008 NEW CASE FILING SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS

ASBESTOS CLAIMS AND LITIGATION UPDATE AND REVIEW: 2008 NEW CASE FILING SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS ASBESTOS CLAIMS AND LITIGATION UPDATE AND REVIEW: 2008 NEW CASE FILING SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS June 20, 2009 PURPOSE AND SUMMARY OF THIS REPORT The Asbestos Liability Risk Assessment Group (ALRA Group) provides

More information

ASBESTOS SEMINAR NOVEMBER 11 12, 2010 HILTON SAN DIEGO BAYFRONT SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA RENOWNED PATHOLOGISTS SPECIALIST IN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE

ASBESTOS SEMINAR NOVEMBER 11 12, 2010 HILTON SAN DIEGO BAYFRONT SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA RENOWNED PATHOLOGISTS SPECIALIST IN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE A DVA N C E R E G I S T R AT I O N D E A D L I N E : O C T O B E R 2 2, 2 0 1 0 EXPERT SPEAKERS INCLUDING RENOWNED PATHOLOGISTS SPECIALIST IN OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE ASBESTOS MEDICINE SEMINAR NOVEMBER 11

More information

Director SUMMARY PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director SUMMARY PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Mary S. Lyman Director Mary S. Lyman Director Gnarus Advisors LLC 1940 Duke Street, Suite 200 Alexandria, VA 22314 Tel 703.828.5945 Fax 703.842.8333 mlyman@gnarusllc.com SUMMARY Ms. Lyman provides clients

More information

DALS 2015 June 3-5, 2015 - The Four Seasons Hotel - Las Vegas, NV

DALS 2015 June 3-5, 2015 - The Four Seasons Hotel - Las Vegas, NV DEFENSE ASBESTOS LITIGATION SEMINAR DALS 2015 June 3-5, 2015 - The Four Seasons Hotel - Las Vegas, NV The 2015 Defense Asbestos Litigation Seminar will host leading defense attorneys, in-house counsel

More information

Plaintiffs Experts Latest Pathological Theories

Plaintiffs Experts Latest Pathological Theories Plaintiffs Experts Latest Pathological Theories Kurt B. Gerstner Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, P.C. One Constitution Center Boston, MA 02129 (617) 241-3086 kgerstner@campbell-trial-lawyers.com Kurt

More information

Understanding, Surviving and Prevailing in the United States Litigation Environment and Masters In Trial Program

Understanding, Surviving and Prevailing in the United States Litigation Environment and Masters In Trial Program AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION TORT TRIAL & INSURANCE PRACTICE SECTION INTERNATIONAL LAW COMMITTEE AND THE AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES Understanding, Surviving and Prevailing in the United States Litigation

More information

MEDIATOR/ARBITRATOR RESUME Brad Lundeen

MEDIATOR/ARBITRATOR RESUME Brad Lundeen MEDIATOR/ARBITRATOR RESUME Brad Lundeen I am an experienced attorney, mediator, and arbitrator. My abilities to listen, understand, and offer creative solutions make me an effective problem-solver. People

More information

Seminar Agenda. 8:15 8:45 Registration, breakfast & vendor exhibits. 8:45-9:00 Welcome

Seminar Agenda. 8:15 8:45 Registration, breakfast & vendor exhibits. 8:45-9:00 Welcome Blueprints for Building a Better Defense: Tips from Master Craftsmen Friday, March 6, 2015 Casino Queen Hotel 200 South Front Street, East St. Louis, IL 62201 Seminar Agenda 8:15 8:45 Registration, breakfast

More information

Program Schedule General Information Seminar Sponsors 2011 2012 Seminar Schedule Faculty Biographies Membership Application Registration Form

Program Schedule General Information Seminar Sponsors 2011 2012 Seminar Schedule Faculty Biographies Membership Application Registration Form At DRI s Asbestos Medicine Seminar, you will get up to speed on the latest medical and legal developments in asbestos litigation and learn how to best evaluate and defend asbestos cases. Whether you are

More information

GW Law Alumni Elective Courses Survey

GW Law Alumni Elective Courses Survey GW Law Alumni Elective Courses Survey About You 1. Year of graduation (if you hold multiple degrees from GW Law, please select your most recent graduation year) [drop-down list included 1925-2010] 2. Practice

More information

2015 Oneida County Assigned Counsel School. Presents. Friday, April 24, 2015

2015 Oneida County Assigned Counsel School. Presents. Friday, April 24, 2015 2015 Oneida County Assigned Counsel School Presents CRIMINAL PRACTICE Friday, April 24, 2015 Sponsored by the Oneida County Bar Association In cooperation with the New York State Defenders Association,

More information

Asbestos Bankruptcy Conference

Asbestos Bankruptcy Conference Asbestos Bankruptcy Conference Featuring a Judicial Roundtable on Bankruptcy Trusts &Asbestos Compensation June 20, 2011 Chicago, IL The Peninsula Hotel CO-CHAIRS John Cooney, Esq. Cooney & Conway, Chicago,

More information

A Conference on Asbestos & Mesothelioma

A Conference on Asbestos & Mesothelioma A Conference on Asbestos & Mesothelioma May 3 rd 4 th, 2010 Las Vegas, NV Encore, a Wynn Hotel Faculty Jerrold Abraham Wayne Berman David Bernstein Arnold Brody Andrew Churg David Egilman Murray Finklestein

More information

Amy S. Harris Shareholder

Amy S. Harris Shareholder Shareholder Amy Harris joined Macdonald Devin in 1989 and represents clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, primarily in insurance defense litigation and insurance coverage. She has served

More information

William J. Leedom Shareholder Phone: 206.622.5511 Email: wleedom@bbllaw.com

William J. Leedom Shareholder Phone: 206.622.5511 Email: wleedom@bbllaw.com I William J. Leedom Shareholder Phone: 206.622.5511 Email: wleedom@bbllaw.com Bill is a distinguished trial lawyer. Over the past forty years, he has represented clients in over 80 jury trials in the state

More information

Information About Filing a Case in the United States Tax Court. Attached are the forms to use in filing your case in the United States Tax Court.

Information About Filing a Case in the United States Tax Court. Attached are the forms to use in filing your case in the United States Tax Court. Information About Filing a Case in the United States Tax Court Attached are the forms to use in filing your case in the United States Tax Court. It is very important that you take time to carefully read

More information

Compensation Update. Join your friends and. 2014 Workers OLI. Friday, September 26, 2014

Compensation Update. Join your friends and. 2014 Workers OLI. Friday, September 26, 2014 OLI We raise the Bar Oregon Law Institute of Lewis & Clark Law School 2014 Workers Compensation Update Join your friends and colleagues for this annual can t-miss event. This seminar will update you on

More information

Data Breach and Privacy Law

Data Breach and Privacy Law Data Breach and Privacy Law Cyber Security Strategies in a Digital Age Ascertain the structures of cyber attacks Utilize a fact pattern to better understand the cycle of a breach Gain insight on international

More information

Mary H. Spillane Member. Mary H. Spillane

Mary H. Spillane Member. Mary H. Spillane Mary H. Spillane Two Union Square 601 Union Street, Suite 4100 Seattle, Washington 98101 Office: (206) 628-6656 Fax: (206) 628-6611 Email: mspillane@williamskastner.com Mary Spillane, a member in the Seattle

More information

Understanding the Current CGL Policy in Illinois

Understanding the Current CGL Policy in Illinois Understanding the Current CGL Policy in Illinois Moderator: John S. Vishneski III Reed Smith LLP Michael C. Bruck Williams Montgomery & John, Ltd. Jill Jennings Drzewiecki Tressler, Soderstrom, Maloney

More information

Hot Topics in Law Practice Management

Hot Topics in Law Practice Management New York State Bar Association Hot Topics in Law Practice Management 2014 CLE Summit Security Concerns for Law Firms What You Need to Know about Cybersecurity, Data Security, Office Security and More NYSBACLE

More information

EEOC Las Vegas Seminar

EEOC Las Vegas Seminar Fee - $349 per day Early/Online Discount $329 ($658 both days) for online registration or if payment is received by June 13, 2016 ENHANCE YOUR EEO KNOWLEDGE at the 2016 EEOC Las Vegas Technical Assistance

More information

US Department of Health and Human Services Exclusion Program. Thomas Sowinski Special Agent in Charge/ Reviewing Official

US Department of Health and Human Services Exclusion Program. Thomas Sowinski Special Agent in Charge/ Reviewing Official US Department of Health and Human Services Exclusion Program Thomas Sowinski Special Agent in Charge/ Reviewing Official Overview Authority to exclude individuals and entities from Federal Health Care

More information

13 th Annual Tax & Securities Law Institute. T S L I March 5-6, 2015 Hyatt Regency New Orleans

13 th Annual Tax & Securities Law Institute. T S L I March 5-6, 2015 Hyatt Regency New Orleans 13 th Annual Tax & Securities Law Institute T S L I March 5-6, 2015 Hyatt Regency New Orleans Tax & Securities Law Institute 13 Th Annual March 5-6, 2015 Hyatt Regency New Orleans It s not April in Paris

More information

ATTORNEYS. Insurance Agents & Brokers Errors & Omissions. LewisBrisbois.com

ATTORNEYS. Insurance Agents & Brokers Errors & Omissions. LewisBrisbois.com ATTORNEYS Insurance Agents & Brokers Errors & Omissions Insurance Agents & Brokers Errors & Omissions The attorneys in our Insurance Agents & Brokers Errors & Omissions Practice Group practice in all our

More information

2015 Trademark Office Comes to California THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015 TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015

2015 Trademark Office Comes to California THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015 TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015 Earn 7.75 Hours MCLE Credit THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW SECTION PRESENTS 2015 Trademark Office Comes to California TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015 Hyatt Regency Century Plaza 2025 Avenue

More information

Chad Staller, J.D., M.B.A., M.A.C., C.V.A President, Senior Economist

Chad Staller, J.D., M.B.A., M.A.C., C.V.A President, Senior Economist Chad Staller, J.D., M.B.A., M.A.C., C.V.A President, Senior Economist 800.966.6099 215.546.5600 fax 215.732.8158 cstaller@cfes.com Accreditation Certified Valuation Analyst (C.V.A.) by the National Association

More information

Mastering the Mass Tort Docket:

Mastering the Mass Tort Docket: Mastering the Mass Tort Docket: How to Bring Order to Chaos Management Models, Special Masters and Consolidated Dockets Sharla J. Frost Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP 909 Fannin Street, Suite

More information

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

CONFERENCE INFORMATION CONFERENCE INFORMATION The Employment Law Fall 2014 Study Section Conference will be held November 6-7, 2014, at the Andaz, San Diego. The conference begins on Thursday with registration and breakfast,

More information

HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE EDUCATION HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE EDUCATION 2015 WORKERS COMPENSATION PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS School of Human Resources and Labor Relations HRLR.MSU.EDU/HREXECED 1 REGISTER NOW LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE! Register

More information

THE STUART ROME LECTURE

THE STUART ROME LECTURE THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF LAW CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO THE STUART ROME LECTURE WILLIAM SAGE, MD, JD COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY WILL SPEAK ON THE ROLE OF MEDICARE IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE REFORM FRIDAY,

More information

Nadine Nasser Donovan, Esq. (617) 791-4282 (cell) nadine@seak.com www.seak.com www.malpracticetestifyingtraining.com

Nadine Nasser Donovan, Esq. (617) 791-4282 (cell) nadine@seak.com www.seak.com www.malpracticetestifyingtraining.com Nadine Nasser Donovan, Esq. (617) 791-4282 (cell) nadine@seak.com www.seak.com www.malpracticetestifyingtraining.com CURRENT: SEAK, INC. Falmouth, MA Consultant/Trainer, August 2002-Present Trains experts

More information

Trial Tactics. Mastering Skills and Simplifying Complexity. Mock voir dire and Daubert hearing

Trial Tactics. Mastering Skills and Simplifying Complexity. Mock voir dire and Daubert hearing Trial Tactics Mastering Skills and Simplifying Complexity Mock voir dire and Daubert hearing Multi-party mediations and cases Master facts and deal with surprise Lessons from other specialties March 18

More information

Participation on University of California Employment Practices Liability Program Defense Panel for UC Davis and UC Davis Health Systems Application

Participation on University of California Employment Practices Liability Program Defense Panel for UC Davis and UC Davis Health Systems Application THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL BERKELEY * DAVIS * IRVINE * LOS ANGELES * MERCED * RIVERSIDE * SAN DIEGO * SAN FRANCISCO SANTA BARBARA * SANTA CRUZ 1111 Franklin

More information

How to Change Your Address with the Immigration Court and Government Attorneys

How to Change Your Address with the Immigration Court and Government Attorneys How to Change Your Address with the Immigration Court and Government Attorneys In this guide, we will review step-by-step how to prepare the forms you need to change your address with the Immigration Court

More information

THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SECTION

THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SECTION THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SECTION PRESENTS Earn 7.5 Hours of MCLE Credit which includes 1.25 Hours of Legal Ethics Adults Only IP TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015 Los Angeles Airport

More information

Examining Medical Experts at Deposition and Trial

Examining Medical Experts at Deposition and Trial AM PROGRAM: 9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON What's New in Brain Injury Litigation? LIVE PROGRAMS & LIVE WEBCASTS: JANUARY 7, 2015 Live programs will be at the CBA-CLE Classroom 1900 Grant Street, Suite 300, Denver,

More information

WWW.IMMIGRANTJUSTICE.ORG/KIDS

WWW.IMMIGRANTJUSTICE.ORG/KIDS On the following pages you will find addresses for: Dept. of Justice Immigration Courts AND Dept. of Homeland Security Offices of Chief Counsel (OCC) DISCLAIMER: The most current addresses for DOJ Immigration

More information

Aaron V. Rocke Rocke Law Group, PLLC 101 Yesler Way, Suite 603 Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 652-8670 aaron@rockelaw.com

Aaron V. Rocke Rocke Law Group, PLLC 101 Yesler Way, Suite 603 Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 652-8670 aaron@rockelaw.com Aaron V. Rocke Rocke Law Group, PLLC 101 Yesler Way, Suite 603 Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 652-8670 aaron@rockelaw.com EXPERIENCE Managing Partner, Rocke Law Group, PLLC Employment law practice, including

More information

Medical Marijuana. The Times They Are A-Changin. April 1, 2011 Hotel Nikko San Francisco. Hotel Nikko. Hotel Reservations. 222 Mason St.

Medical Marijuana. The Times They Are A-Changin. April 1, 2011 Hotel Nikko San Francisco. Hotel Nikko. Hotel Reservations. 222 Mason St. The Best Faculty. The Best Experience. Since 1983. REGISTER NOW! 2 n d Annual Seminar Medical Marijuana April 1, 2011 Hotel Nikko San Francisco The Times They Are A-Changin Hotel Nikko 222 Mason St. San

More information

David A. Bertschi Partner

David A. Bertschi Partner Call to the Bar: Ontario 1985 Languages: English French Education LL.B., University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario (1983) B.A., Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario (1980) Areas of Practice Insurance litigation

More information

DUI PRACTICE IN ALABAMA

DUI PRACTICE IN ALABAMA DUI PRACTICE IN ALABAMA from Arrest to Appeal September 27, 2013 Moot Court Room, Cumberland School of Law Birmingham, Alabama 6.3 CLE hours, including 1.0 hour of ethics WHAT YOUR PEERS HAVE SAID ABOUT

More information

LYNDA C. SHELY, ESQ. 6501 E. Greenway Parkway Suite 103-406 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254 480-905-7237 Lynda@Shelylaw.com. June, 2014

LYNDA C. SHELY, ESQ. 6501 E. Greenway Parkway Suite 103-406 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254 480-905-7237 Lynda@Shelylaw.com. June, 2014 LYNDA C. SHELY, ESQ. 6501 E. Greenway Parkway Suite 103-406 Scottsdale, Arizona 85254 480-905-7237 Lynda@Shelylaw.com June, 2014 Education B.A. Government, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

More information

NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT OF INDIRECT PURCHASER CLASS ACTION WITH TIN INC. AND UNITED STATES GYPSUM

NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT OF INDIRECT PURCHASER CLASS ACTION WITH TIN INC. AND UNITED STATES GYPSUM NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT OF INDIRECT PURCHASER CLASS ACTION WITH TIN INC. AND UNITED STATES GYPSUM TO: Indirect Purchasers of Wallboard This notice is being provided pursuant to an Order of the United

More information

Case 10-31607 Doc 4432 Filed 03/16/15 Entered 03/16/15 09:10:55 Desc Main Document Page 1 of 9

Case 10-31607 Doc 4432 Filed 03/16/15 Entered 03/16/15 09:10:55 Desc Main Document Page 1 of 9 Document Page 1 of 9 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA Charlotte Division ) In re: ) ) Case No. 10-31607 GARLOCK SEALING TECHNOLOGIES ) LLC, et al., ) Chapter

More information

JAMIE L. SHELLER SHELLER, P.C. 1528 Walnut Street, Fourth Floor Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 790-7300

JAMIE L. SHELLER SHELLER, P.C. 1528 Walnut Street, Fourth Floor Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 790-7300 JAMIE L. SHELLER SHELLER, P.C. 1528 Walnut Street, Fourth Floor Philadelphia, PA 19102 (215) 790-7300 EDUCATION: Villanova University School of Law Villanova, PA J.D., May 1989 Contributing writer to The

More information

www.mcgivneyandkluger.com

www.mcgivneyandkluger.com www.mcgivneyandkluger.com About Firm the Founded in 1994, McGivney & Kluger, P.C. has grown from a firm of four attorneys serving clients in one office in Florham Park, New Jersey, to a national firm of

More information

Probate and Mental Health Fall 2013 Study Section Conference Hyatt Regency Monterey October 16-18, 2013

Probate and Mental Health Fall 2013 Study Section Conference Hyatt Regency Monterey October 16-18, 2013 CONFERENCE INFORMATION Probate and Mental Health Fall 2013 Study Section Conference The Probate and Mental Health Fall 2013 Study Section Conference will be held, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. The conference

More information

Nadine Nasser Donovan, Esq. (617) 791-4282 (cell) nadine@seak.com www.seak.com www.malpracticetestifyingtraining.com

Nadine Nasser Donovan, Esq. (617) 791-4282 (cell) nadine@seak.com www.seak.com www.malpracticetestifyingtraining.com Nadine Nasser Donovan, Esq. (617) 791-4282 (cell) nadine@seak.com www.seak.com www.malpracticetestifyingtraining.com CURRENT: SEAK, INC. Falmouth, MA Consultant/Trainer, August 2002-Present Trains experts

More information

IN-HOUSE SPEAKERS INCLUDING

IN-HOUSE SPEAKERS INCLUDING SEMINAR Trial Tactics Strengthening Your Trial Skills: Powell v. SuperPulper, Inc. March 12 14, 2014 Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach Miami Beach, Florida IN-HOUSE SPEAKERS INCLUDING Nicholas Ghiselli

More information

MICHAEL S. WILK Attorney, Arbitrator, and Mediator

MICHAEL S. WILK Attorney, Arbitrator, and Mediator MICHAEL S. WILK Attorney, Arbitrator, and Mediator HIRSCH & WESTHEIMER, P.C. 700 LOUISIANA, SUITE 2550 HOUSTON, TEXAS 77002 (713) 223-5181 (713) 223-9319 fax e-mail: mwilk@hirschwest.com CURRENT EMPLOYER/TITLE:

More information

Reporting of Board Discipline. Mark Johnston, RPh Executive Director Idaho State Board of Pharmacy

Reporting of Board Discipline. Mark Johnston, RPh Executive Director Idaho State Board of Pharmacy Reporting of Board Discipline Mark Johnston, RPh Executive Director Idaho State Board of Pharmacy HIPDB The Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank Part of the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control

More information

Number of Liver Transplants Performed 2003-2004 Updated October 2005

Number of Liver Transplants Performed 2003-2004 Updated October 2005 PEDIATRIC CENTERS PEDIATRIC TRANSPLANT CENTERS Number of Liver Transplants Performed 2003-2004 Updated October 2005 University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL 3 2 1 University Medical Center, University

More information

CURRICULUM VITAE THEODORE BABBITT

CURRICULUM VITAE THEODORE BABBITT CURRICULUM VITAE NAME: THEODORE BABBITT PERSONAL DATA: Date of Birth: January 9, 1942 Married - wife's name: Adrianne Two children - Phillip; and Andrea PROFESSIONAL ADDRESS: PROFESSION: PRACTICE AREAS:

More information

Gary M. Weiss RETIRED JUDGES & ASSOCIATES MEDIATION & ARBITRATION SERVICES

Gary M. Weiss RETIRED JUDGES & ASSOCIATES MEDIATION & ARBITRATION SERVICES EDUCATION University of Buffalo: B.A. (History), 1965 Brandeis School of Law: J.D., 1968 Journal of Family Law (law review) 1967-1969 TEACHING POSITIONS National College of Advocacy (at Harvard and USC)

More information

Joseph P. McMonigle, Partner. Summary of Qualifications

Joseph P. McMonigle, Partner. Summary of Qualifications 465 California Street, Fifth Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Main: (415) 397-2222 Direct: (415) 438-4534 jmcmonigle@longlevit.com Summary of Qualifications Joe McMonigle is honored by membership in the four

More information

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law Chapel Hill, North Carolina Juris Doctorate, 1983

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law Chapel Hill, North Carolina Juris Doctorate, 1983 Curriculum Vitae of Charles G. Monnett III Charles G. Monnett III & Associates 200 Queens Road, Suite 300 P.O. Box 37206 Charlotte, North Carolina 28237 (704) 376-1911 EDUCATION: University of North Carolina

More information

FUNDAMENTALS OF MUNICIPAL BOND LAW SEMINAR

FUNDAMENTALS OF MUNICIPAL BOND LAW SEMINAR 2014 FUNDAMENTALS OF MUNICIPAL BOND LAW SEMINAR April 30 - May 2, 2014 Grand Hyatt Atlanta Atlanta, GA You rm Att issi e cam nd a on: th p to h r one ee day you b r sk oot ills. Are You Ready?! Do you

More information

Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference

Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference March 18-19, 2013 Beverly Hills, CA The Beverly Wilshire Hotel CHAIRS John D. Cooney, Esq. Cooney & Conway Chicago, IL Timothy L. Krippner, Esq. Segal

More information

CLE/CE Credit Pro cedure

CLE/CE Credit Pro cedure CLE/CE Credit Pro cedure D R I H a s G o n e D i g i t a l! To receive continuing legal education (CLE) and claims adjusters (CE) credit for your attendance at the DRI Boot Camp for New Life, Health and

More information

Capital Trial Voir Dire

Capital Trial Voir Dire Capital Trial Voir Dire A Program For The Defense Capital Trial Voir Dire April 21-24, 2015 The Center for American and International Law Plano, Texas With the exception of invited faculty, attendance

More information

ROBERT SALCIDO CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

ROBERT SALCIDO CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS ROBERT SALCIDO CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS Maryland, Topic: The Compliance Conundrum: What to Do When a Potential Whistleblower Appears in Your Office? (Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2012). American Bar Association s

More information

MehaffyWeber Named One of the "Top Ranked Law Firms" in 2013

MehaffyWeber Named One of the Top Ranked Law Firms in 2013 MehaffyWeber Named One of the "Top Ranked Law Firms" in 2013 For two consecutive years, American Lawyer Media Properties, LLC (ALM) has named MehaffyWeber as one of the "Top Ranked Law Firms." ALM is the

More information

SEMINAR IN-HOUSE SPEAKERS INCLUDING

SEMINAR IN-HOUSE SPEAKERS INCLUDING SEMINAR Medical Liability and Health Care Law March 20 21, 2014 The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada IN-HOUSE SPEAKERS INCLUDING Robin B. Fried Rady Children s Hospital San Diego Morris L. Jensby

More information

U.S. NEWS RANKING OF MEDICAL COLLEGES 2012

U.S. NEWS RANKING OF MEDICAL COLLEGES 2012 U.S. NEWS RANKING OF MEDICAL COLLEGES 2012 http://grad schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best graduate schools/top medicalschools/research rankings Best Medical Schools: Research To see full rankings,

More information

September 16, 2015 TRAINING IN THE BASICS OF COLLABORATIVE LAW 6.75 hours of Texas CLE credit, of which 1.75 hours is ethics, approved

September 16, 2015 TRAINING IN THE BASICS OF COLLABORATIVE LAW 6.75 hours of Texas CLE credit, of which 1.75 hours is ethics, approved GLOBAL COLLABORATIVE LAW COUNCIL DALLAS BAR ASSOCIATION COLLABORATIVE LAW SECTION STATE BAR OF TEXAS COLLABORATIVE LAW SECTION AND TEXAS CENTER FOR LEGAL ETHICS Present the 11 th ANNUAL CIVIL COLLABORATIVE

More information

For more information visit: www.networkingseminars.net or call 877-500-1510

For more information visit: www.networkingseminars.net or call 877-500-1510 REGISTRATION FORM Registration includes continental breakfast, refreshments, luncheons and seminar materials Fax Form: 914-874-5396 Call: 877-500-1510 Email: info@networkingseminars.net Mail Form: Networking

More information

BENJAMIN L. HALL, III THE HALL LAW FIRM 530 Lovett Blvd. Houston, Texas 77006

BENJAMIN L. HALL, III THE HALL LAW FIRM 530 Lovett Blvd. Houston, Texas 77006 BENJAMIN L. HALL, III THE HALL LAW FIRM 530 Lovett Blvd. Houston, Texas 77006 EDUCATION J.D. Ph.D. M.Div. B.A. HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Cambridge, MA June 1986, Merrill Griswold Scholar DUKE UNIVERSITY GRADUATE

More information

Update on workers comp in North Carolina

Update on workers comp in North Carolina Presented by the North Carolina Association of Self-Insurers Update on workers comp in North Carolina March 24-26, 2010 Holiday Inn Resort Wrightsville Beach, NC Overview: The annual conference of the

More information

AIPLA. electronics & computer patent law summit. august 16, 2011. william mitchell college of law 875 summit ave. st. paul, mn 55105. www.aipla.

AIPLA. electronics & computer patent law summit. august 16, 2011. william mitchell college of law 875 summit ave. st. paul, mn 55105. www.aipla. electronics & computer patent law summit august 16, 2011 william mitchell college of law 875 summit ave. st. paul, mn 55105 american intellectual property law association 241 18th street south, suite 700

More information

Michael J. McGuire. Focus Areas. Overview

Michael J. McGuire. Focus Areas. Overview Chief Information Security Officer Shareholder 1300 IDS Center 80 South 8th Street Minneapolis, MN 55402 main: (612) 630-1000 direct: (612) 313-7612 fax: (612) 630-9626 mmcguire@littler.com Focus Areas

More information

ASBESTOS CLAIMS AND LITIGATION UPDATE AND REVIEW: 2009 NEW CASE FILING SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS

ASBESTOS CLAIMS AND LITIGATION UPDATE AND REVIEW: 2009 NEW CASE FILING SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS ASBESTOS CLAIMS AND LITIGATION UPDATE AND REVIEW: 29 NEW CASE FILING SUMMARY AND ANALYSIS October 1, 21 www.alragroup.com PURPOSE AND SUMMARY OF THIS REPORT The Asbestos Liability Risk Assessment Group

More information

Multijurisdictional Practice of Law for In-House Counsel

Multijurisdictional Practice of Law for In-House Counsel Multijurisdictional Practice of Law for In-House Counsel Presentation for Association of Corporate Counsel - Charlotte March 2010 Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. Robert E. Harrington and Peter C. Buck

More information

Bridging the Gap March 2015

Bridging the Gap March 2015 New York State Bar Association Bridging the Gap March 2015 Wednesday, March 18, 2015 & Thursday, March 19, 2015 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. each day The Graduate Center, CUNY Albany Video Conference New York State

More information

Codes of Conduct and Corporate Social Responsibility:

Codes of Conduct and Corporate Social Responsibility: NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Codes of Conduct and Corporate Social Responsibility: 3 r d An n u a l Co n f e r e n c e o n In t e r n at i o n a l Em p l o y m e n t La w Held at White & Case LLP 1155

More information

Alternative Burdens May Come With Alternative Causes

Alternative Burdens May Come With Alternative Causes Portfolio Media. Inc. 860 Broadway, 6th Floor New York, NY 10003 www.law360.com Phone: +1 646 783 7100 Fax: +1 646 783 7161 customerservice@law360.com Alternative Burdens May Come With Alternative Causes

More information

DARRELL L. HENDERSON, M.D. Curriculum Vitae

DARRELL L. HENDERSON, M.D. Curriculum Vitae DARRELL L. HENDERSON, M.D. EDUCATION 1954 University of Mississippi Oxford, Mississippi 1955 Vanderbilt University Nashville, Tennessee 1955-1959 University of Tennessee Medical Center M. D. Memphis, Tennessee

More information

Warren Fitzgerald EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Warren Fitzgerald EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Boston University: B.A., Magna Cum Laude with Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, 1976 Boston University School of Law: Juris Doctor, 1979; Boston University Law Review (Staff 1977-1978,

More information

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN. Program Schedule 3. General Information 6. Faculty Biographies 7. 2012 Seminar Schedule 9. Seminar Sponsors 10

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN. Program Schedule 3. General Information 6. Faculty Biographies 7. 2012 Seminar Schedule 9. Seminar Sponsors 10 DRI S Construction Law Seminar is designed to enhance the practice of all construction industry professionals from experienced defense attorneys, to risk managers, to construction executives and even to

More information

Merton A. Howard Partner

Merton A. Howard Partner Mert leads the firm's litigation section. As such, his practice covers all aspects of civil litigation and business risk management. He is experienced in legal project management and strategic planning,

More information

FACT SHEET Contact: Office of Legislative and Public Affairs (703) 305-0289 Fax: (703) 605-0365

FACT SHEET Contact: Office of Legislative and Public Affairs (703) 305-0289 Fax: (703) 605-0365 U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Office of the Director 5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 2600 Falls Church, Virginia 22041 FACT SHEET Contact: Internet: (703) 305-0289 Fax: (703)

More information

MEMORANDUM. May 13,2015

MEMORANDUM. May 13,2015 MEMORANDUM May 13,2015 To: From: Subject: John Smaligo, Chairman of BO~ Terry Tallent, Human Resources~i~:Ctor EEOC Annual Seminar I respectfully request the Board's authorization to send myself and Clark

More information

Jeffrey Michael Cohen

Jeffrey Michael Cohen Jeffrey Michael Cohen Shareholder jmcohen@carltonfields.com Miami T: 305.539.7304 F: 305.530.0055 Jeffrey Michael Cohen specializes in trials and appeals of matters involving insurance coverage, insurance

More information

Richard E. McLeod 2020 Wyandotte St. Kansas City, MO 64108 (816) 421-5656 richmcleod@mclaw.com FAX (816) 421-3339

Richard E. McLeod 2020 Wyandotte St. Kansas City, MO 64108 (816) 421-5656 richmcleod@mclaw.com FAX (816) 421-3339 Richard E. McLeod 2020 Wyandotte St. Kansas City, MO 64108 (816) 421-5656 richmcleod@mclaw.com FAX (816) 421-3339 Education 1979, J.D. cum laude, University of Missouri Columbia; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief,

More information

ADVANCED CROSS- EXAMINATION TECHNIQUES

ADVANCED CROSS- EXAMINATION TECHNIQUES BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! ADVANCED CROSS- EXAMINATION TECHNIQUES FEATURING NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PRESENTERS ROGER DODD AND LARRY POZNER LIVE IN DENVER: DECEMBER 14, 2007 CBA-CLE Classroom 1900 Grant Street

More information