Thu, December 8, 2011
8:00 AM to
Fri, December 9, 2011
5:30 PM CT
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The Ultimate CLE Experience
With 24 dynamic credit courses from which to choose, it's no wonder that LAJ's Last Chance CLE Conference is Louisiana's ultimate CLE experience. You can't help but be impressed with the highly acclaimed national and Louisiana faculty that's assembling for this conference. You choose the courses you want and earn 13 CLE credits, including ethics and professionalism.
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On-site registration available.
Members $565; non-members $650; paralegals, law clerks and public agency attorneys $445
Members $385; non-members $425; paralegals, law clerks and public agency attorneys $325
Ethics and professionalism only
Members $95; non-members $130
Ethics or professionalism
Members $55; non-members $ 75
Review of Louisiana Law:
At What Point Plausible: Circuit Court Cases Applying Twombly and Iqbal
Judge James J. Brady; U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, Baton Rouge
Evidence in Summary Judgments
Judge James T. Genovese, Louisiana 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal, Opelousas
Presenting a Claim to the Gulf Coast Claims Facility
Matthew F. Block, Block Law Firm, Thibodaux (Biography)
The Destruction and Immunities of Hurricane Katrina
Joseph M. Bruno, Bruno & Bruno, New Orleans (Biography)
Avoiding Plaintiff's Choice of Forum -- Forum Non and More
Richard J. "Jerry" Dodson; Dodson, Hooks & Frederick, APLC; Baton Rouge (Biography)
Medical Malpractice: What Hath the Judiciary Wrought?
Michael J. Ecuyer; Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, LLC; New Orleans (Biography)
ETHICS -- The New Lawyer Advertising Rules: Two Years Later
Robert E. Kleinpeter; Kleinpeter & Schwartzberg, LLC; Baton Rouge (Biography)
Basile J. Uddo, Attorney at Law, Metairie (Biography)
Proving Economic Losses in Business Cases
Frank E. Lamothe III, Lamothe Lea Aertker LLC, Covington (Biography)
The Louisiana Products Liability Act: Effectively Presenting the Plaintiff's Case
P. Craig Morrow Jr.; Morrow, Morrow, Ryan & Bassett; Opelousas (Biography)
The Hazard of Highway Defects in Louisiana
Michael C. Palmintier; deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé; Baton Rouge (Biography)
Update on Civil Procedure
Donald W. Price; Dué, Price, Guidry, Piedrahita & Andrews; Baton Rouge (Biography)
Slips, Trips, and Falls -- The State of the Law in Louisiana
Alonzo T. "Lonnie" Stanga III; Stanga & Mustian, PLC; Metairie (Biography)
PROFESSIONALISM -- Three Levels of Enlightenment: Civility, Professionalism and Ethics
Harry T. Widmann, Harry T. Widmann & Associates, Metairie (Biography)
Winning with the Masters:
Reaching Jurors with Their Agenda, Through Their Eyes
J. Jude Basile, The Basile Law Firm, San Luis Obispo, Calif. (Biography)
Smart People Thinking About People Thinking About People Thinking
Amato A. DeLuca; DeLuca & Weizenbaum, Ltd.; Providence, R.I. (Biography)
How to Run Your Own Focus Group
Jaine E. Fraser, Ph.D.; Trial Psychology Institute; Dallas, Texas (Biography)
Recent Developments in Louisiana Tort Law
Thomas C. Galligan Jr.; President and Professor of Humanities,
Colby-Sawyer College, New London, N.H. (Biography)
Medicare Set Asides in Liability Settlements ... Has the Time Come?
Matthew L. Garretson, Garretson Resolution Group, Cincinnati, Ohio (Biography)
Basic and Advanced Imaging for Head Trauma: Can Pictures Prove Your Case?
Mark Herbst, M.D., Ph.D.; St. Petersburg Independent Diagnostic Radiology, Inc.; St. Petersburg, Fla.
The Art of Persuasion and Psychology In Civil Trials
Russ M. Herman; Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP; New Orleans, La. (Biography)
Voir Dire: How to Get the Jury Talking and Keep Them Talking
Joseph H. Low IV, The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV, Long Beach, Calif. (Biography)
The Art of Advocacy: Lessons from Preachers
Richard W. Morefield Jr.; Bottaro, Morefield, Kubin & Yocum, PC; Kansas City, Mo. (Biography)
The Cognitive Path to Punitive Damages
R. Rex Parris, R. Rex Parris Law Firm, Lancaster, Calif. (Biography)
Reenactments, Rules & Reptiles, Oh My!
John D. Sloan Jr.; Sloan, Bagley, Hatcher & Perry Law Firm; Longview, Texas (Biography)
Fighting the Daubert Challenges to Experts and Winning
Lawrence P. Wilson, The Lanier Law Firm, Houston, Texas (Biography)
Dealing with the Difficult Judge
John P. Zelbst; Zelbest, Holmes & Butler; Lawton, Okla. (Biography)
Because conference is scheduled months in advance and trial schedules may vary, program is subject to change.
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First floor, ballrooms C and D