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Last Chance CLE Conference
Thursday and Friday, December 13-14, 2012
Hilton New Orelans Riverside, New Orleans, La.

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"Winning with the Masters"

How to Take a Killer Deposition
Michael Alder
; AlderLaw, P.C.; Beverly Hills, California (Biography)
Speaker materials

Show the Story: Visual Persuasion Secrets
Robert W. Bailey; Trial by Design, Inc.; Sebastopol, California (Website)
Speaker materials

Jury Focus Groups: Why They Are Important and How to Set Them Up
Augustus F. Brown; Brown, Brown & Young; Bel Air, Maryland (Biography)
Speaker materials


Handling and Winning a Railroad Crossing Case
Timothy J. Cavanagh; Cavanagh Law Group; Chicago, Illinois (Biography)
Speaker materials


Civil Sexual Assault Litigation: Finding and Telling the Story
Maren Lynn Chaloupka; Chaloupka Holyoke Snyder Chaloupka Longoria & Kishiyama PC, LLO; Scottsbluff, Nebraska (Biography)
Speaker materials

Proof of Loss of Wage Earning Capacity for Injured Children
H. Grady Chandler
; Law Office of H. Grady Chandler, P.C.; Garland, Texas (Biography)
Speaker materials

How to Get to Punitive Damages in an Elder Abuse Case
Lesley Ann Clement
; Clement & Associates; Sacramento, California (Biography)
Speaker materials

You Can’t Win Your Case in the Office. Win it with Experience and Ethical Conduct
Jim Fitzgerald
; The Fitzgerald Law Firm; Cheyenne, Wyoming (Biography)
Speaker materials

Personal Injury Radiology: How Images Can Prove Your Case
Mark D. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D.; St. Petersburg Independent Diagnostic Radiology, Inc.; St. Petersburg, Florida (Website)
Speaker materials (from Dr. Herbst's website)


Pre-Existing Conditions, Reptile and Judo Law
Gary C. Johnson; Gary C. Johnson, P.S.C. ; Pikeville, Kentucky (Biography)
Speaker materials

Voir Dire

Joseph H. Low IV; The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV; Long Beach, California (Biography)
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Framing Your Case
Mark S. Mandell; Mandell Schwartz & Boisclair; Providence, Rhode Island (
Biography)
Speaker materials

Using Dramatic Action and Emotion to Connect with Your Jury
Kent W. Spence; The Spence Law Firm; Jackson, Wyoming (Biography)
Speaker materials


Scheduled "Review of Louisiana Law" speakers include:


Motor Vehicle Crash Biomechanics
David J. Barczyk, DC; Barczyk Chiropractic Group; Lafayette, Louisiana (Biography)
Speaker materials

Election Law — Louisiana Style
Scott R. Bickford; Martzell & Bickford; New Orleans, Louisiana (Biography)
Speaker materials


Loss Prevention: Winning for You and Your Client Is More than Just Winning the Case
Michael C. Darnell; Murray, Darnell & Associates, LLC; New Orleans, Louisiana. (Biography)
Speaker materials


Storytelling: Winning at Trial
Russ M. Herman; Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC; New Orleans, Louisiana (Biography)
Speaker materials

Professionalism: Using the Precepts of Professionalism in Your Client’s Best Interest
Stephen J. Herman; Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC; New Orleans, Louisiana (Biography)
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Ethics: Louisiana Lawyer Advertising after the Fifth Circuit Decision of Public Citizen v. Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board: Where Is This Train Going and How Do I Get Off?
Robert E. Kleinpeter; Kleinpeter & Schwartzberg, L.L.C.; Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Biography)

Elizabeth A. Alston; Alston Law Firm, L.L.C.; Covington, Louisiana (Biography)
Speaker materials

Rules, Reptiles and Focus Groups
J. Rock Palermo III; Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC; Lake Charles, Louisiana (Biography)
Speaker materials


Update in Torts — Premises Liability — Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall
Michael C. Palmintier; deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé; Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Biography)
Speaker materials


Update on Civil Law and Litigation — State and Federal
Darrel J. Papillion; Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, LLC; Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Biography)
Speaker materials


Expand Your Practice and Take on Wall Street: The State of Investors' Rights Under Louisiana Law
Joseph C. Peiffer; Fishman Haygood Phelps Walmsley Willis & Swanson, L.L.P.; New Orleans, Louisiana (Biography)
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Wrongful Death Damages in Louisiana
Alonzo T. Stanga III; Stanga & Mustian, PLC; Metairie, Louisiana (Biography)
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Federal vs. State Voir Dire
Lewis O. Unglesby; Unglesby Law Firm; Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Biography)
Speaker materials

Workers' Compensation Procedural Review: Navigating the Administrative Process and the Role of the Courts
Jennifer Barber Valois; Barber Law Firm; Lafayette, Louisiana
Speaker materials


Revealing the Hidden Truth — How to Do Background Investigation and Detect Lies
J. Alex Watkins; Capitelli & Wicker; New Orleans, Louisiana
Speaker materials

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