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2018 Annual Convention



Details

When reserving your hotel room at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, ask for the Arkansas Trial Lawyers special standard room rate of $96. The reservation due date is April 10, after which rooms not reserved will be returned to general inventory and rate will expire.

REGISTRATION:

This event is not included in the ATLA Season Ticket.
Members register for only $395, and non-members register for $495.

On-site registration the day of the seminar will be $445 for members and $545 for non-members.

SCHEDULE 

2018 Annual Convention 
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Inn of the Ozarks, Eureka Springs

9:30-11:30 am ATLA Board of Governors Meeting
11:00am Registration Opens
12:00pm Convention Welcome & Opening

12:15-1:15 Legislative Update
Panel of Experts

1:15-2:15 Winning Your Case in Jury Selection
Ken Connor, Esquire

2:15-3:15 A Profitable PI Practice: Ideas on Case Acquisition, Evaluation and Profitability
Andy Payne, Esquire

3:15-3:30 BREAK (Ice Cream Social)

3:30-5:30 New Ways to Win at Trial
Mark Lanier, Esquire

5:30 Adjournment                  

Friday, April 27, 2018                           

7:30am Registration Opens/ Breakfast                     
7:45am Opening Announcements

8:00-9:00 Legal Technology Tools for 2018 and Beyond
Tad Thomas, Esquire

9:00-10:00 Cross Examination: Mastering the Art of Deposition Taking
Keenan Nix, Esquire

10:00-10:10 BREAK

10:10-11:10 Special Needs Planning
Peter Wayne, FORGE

11:10-12:10 Liability Medicare Set-Asides and Professional Administration
Craig Pawley, Medivest

12:30pm Awards Luncheon

2:00pm Business Meeting & Officer Elections
2:30pm Impact Meeting
3:00pm New Lawyers Network Meeting

Saturday, April 28, 2018

7:30am Registration Opens/ Breakfast
7:45am Opening Announcements

8:00-9:00 Who Needs a Vacation? *
Breean Walas, Esquire

9:00-10:00 Voir Dire
Jim Mitchell, Esquire

10:00-10:10 BREAK

10:10-11:10 Medicare Set-Asides
Rhonda Davis, Esquire

11:10-12:10 “Trial Lawyer, Inc.” *
Jenny Greene, Esquire

12:10 CLE Adjournment

*Ethics Hour

 

Location

Best Western Inn of the Ozarks

Best Western Inn of the Ozarks 479.253.9768

Convention will be held at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, located at 207 West Van Buren in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

NOTE:
When reserving your hotel room at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, ask for the Arkansas Trial Lawyers special standard room rate of $94. The reservation due date is April 10th, after which rooms not reserved will be returned to general inventory and rate will expire.

 


Cancellation Policy

Admittance Policy:
Seminar closed to in-house or fulltime insurance defense counsel. Refunds of CLE registration fees will not be granted to those who violate this policy and are asked to leave a program unless violator can provide proof to the association that he/she is not in-house or full-time counsel for an insurance company.

Cancellation Policy:
Refunds minus $50 processing fee will be made only if ATLA is notified before 5:00 pm, April 24, 2018. Those canceling without advance notice will not receive a refund. Substitution of eligible registrants is permitted.