Summit Agenda

 

Sunday, February 5th

11:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Located in Americana Foyer

Conference Registration

10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       John Romano
       Eric Romano

Located in Cowrie

The Courtroom Playbook ─ Fundamentals on How to Run, Block, Pass and Tackle in the Courtroom
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The Pretrial Conference ─ Understanding How Cases Can Be Won and Lost in and Through the Pretrial Conference and Pretrial Statement ─ What You Need to Know!  What You Need to Avoid!

Supply Failures Lose More Battles Than Do Combat Failures!  What You Must Understand About Checklists, Systems, Procedures, and Administrative Details So As Not to Lose the Case Before You Even Get Started

Voir Dire ─ Liability Issues
Bobby Saadian Colin Jones

Voir Dire ─ Damages
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Opening Statement
John Givens

Direct Examination of the Injured Plaintiff
John Givens

Direct Examination of an Independent Eyewitness
Stephen Stephen Burg

Direct Examination of the Primary Investigating Law Enforcement Officer in a Vehicular Collision Case
Rich Hailey

Direct Examination of Primary Treating Physician for Plaintiff
Stephanie O’Connor

Working with Econonmist in Personal Injury & W/D cases — 8 Essential Steps to Better Assist the Judge & Jury
Bernard Pettingill

Utilizing and Working with Appellate Lawyers for Purposes of Trial Support ─ Getting It Right from the Beginning!
Celene Humphries

Cross-Examination of the Defendant Driver/Operator of Motor Vehicle
Dino Colombo

Cross-Examination of Defendant’s Primary Liability Expert Witness
Jayne Conroy

Cross-Examination of the “Defense Medical Examiner”
Elizabeth Zwibel

Verdict Forms and Jury Instructions ─ Learning How to Navigate the Minefields
Bobby Saadian

 “Opening” Summation ─ The Psychology and Sociology of Persuasion
Mark Zamora

Cross-Examination of the Defense Bio-Mechanical Engineer in Auto Cases
Michael Burg

Rebuttal Summation ─ The Magic of Advocacy
Howard Nations

1:00-5:30 p.m.

Moderated by
       Ken Hardison

Located in Americana 4

[Bonus Session] PILMMA (Personal Injury Lawyers Marketing & Management Assoc.)

5 Secrets on How to Stand Out From Your Competition and Become the Go to Lawyer in Your Market

7 Ways to Repurpose Facebook Live Videos for Multi-Platform Content Marketing
Cindy Speaker

Domination Through Disruption:  How to Stand Out in the Legal Industry
Michael Mogill

How to Work with Your Vendors for a More Productive Win, Win!
Harlan Schillinger

3 Tactics to Increase Your Intake Conversions by 33% or More
Chris Mullins

Tell Your Story ─ Transform Your Web Campaign
Tanner Jones Helen Bukulmez

How to Triple Your Referrals from Past Clients

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Moderated by
       Seth Price

Located in Cowrie

Ethics Presentation

6:00 p.m.

Located on Americana Lawn

Super Bowl 52 Kick-Off Party

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Monday, February 6th 

7:00-9:00 a.m.

Located in Americana 3

Full Breakfast
Join us for an informative and substantive conversation while you enjoy your full breakfast.

7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       Harlan Schillinger
       Chase Givens

Located in Americana 4

SURVIVE and THRIVE—Dealing with Disruptions and Changes in the Legal Practice
Chase Givens

The Disruptors in Marketing:  Intake, Video Content, Getting Cases
Gary Falkowitz Sean Allen Michael Mogill

I Built Legal Zoom and What I and You See Next
Brian Liu

Let’s Talk About El Elefanté in the Room:  Hispanic Advertising
Maryann Walker

Disrupting the Market Place:  2018 Version
Alexander Shunnarah Michael DeMayo

.LAW and You!  What is it and How it Will Help distinguish you!
Carl Jaeckel

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Located in Americana 1 & 2

The National Trial Lawyers Awards Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Alex Rodriguez
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“A-Rod” is one of baseball’s greatest players and sports’ most highly touted prospects. He is a 14-time All-Star, has won three American League Most Valuable Player Awards, ten Silver Slugger Awards and two Gold Glove Awards. He is also the career record holder for grand slams with 25.

2:00-5:30 p.m.

Moderated by
       Howard Nations

Located in Americana 4

Legends, Masters and Giants of Trial Law
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Lisa Blue Mark Lanier Chris Searcy Morris Dees Mike Papantonio

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

[Breakout Session] Women’s Networking Workshop
How to Effectively Network at the Trial Lawyers Summit and Make the Most of Your Time at the Conference

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

Women’s Networking Cocktail Hour

Sponsored by

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Located on 3rd Floor Boardroom Terrace

Criminal Defense Cocktail Hour

Sponsored by

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

Young Lawyers Happy Hour

Sponsored by

Tuesday, February 7th

7:00-9:00 a.m.

Located in Americana 3

Full Breakfast
Join us for an informative and substantive conversation while you enjoy your full breakfast.

Sponsored by
7:00-9:00 a.m.

Moderated by
       Kim Dougherty
       Kimberly Adams

Located in Americana 4

Diversity: Not Just a Trend, It’s Important to the Success of Your Practice
   

8:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       John Romano

Located in Americana 4

Top Trials, Top Verdicts & Top Cases of 2016-17 (includes speakers from the top largest trials, verdicts and cases)

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

[Breakout Session] Opioids/Opium Litigation Resource Room at The Summit

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Located in Americana Foyer

Book Signing Lunch

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Chaired by
       Gloria Allred
       Nathan Goldberg

Located in Poinciana

NTL for Women’s Rights Meeting

  

Opened to all attorneys with 5+ years of experience in litigating or settling women’s rights cases (Lunch provided).

1:00-4:30 p.m.

Moderated by
       Eric Romano

Located in Americana 4

Trial Skills ─ Playing to Your Audience; the Judge, the Jury and the Media
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Know Your Audience – Innovative Ideas for Voir Dire
Robert Komitor

Lights…Camera…Action – Managing the Media in a High-Profile Case
mark-omara

It’s Complicated – Presenting a Complex Case in a Way That Jurors Can Understand
Leigh O'Dell 

Storytime – Keep Jurors Clinging to Your Every Word
F. Lee Bailey

9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Moderated by
        Mark O’Mara

Located in Poinciana

[Breakout Session] The National Advocates
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Family Law
Caryn Margo Green

Interaction of Family Law with Bankruptcy
Douglas Neway

Immigration
Desiree Claudio

Criminal Law
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1:30-4:30 p.m.

Moderated by
       Karen Evans
       Ibiere Seck

Located in Poinciana

The National Black Lawyers [Breakout Event] Elevating Your Practice from Where You Are to Where – You Want To Be – Workshop sponsored by The National Black Lawyers
eric-romano  mark-omara

How NTL Can Help You Advance Your Practice; Dollars, Connections and Knowledge
Hezekiah Sistrunk Jr.

Effectively Marketing Your Practice
Glen Lerner

Creating and Enhancing Your Personal Brand
Dustin Ruge Arthur Jones

Global Office Economics:  How to Run an Office on an iPad, Instead of a Business Loan
Channa Lloyd

Race:  You, Your Practice, and Your Clients in 2018
Juan Thomas Billy Martin Shean Williams

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

The National Black Lawyers Cocktail Hour

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Women’s Networking Cocktail Hour

6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Located at The National Hotel (short walking distance from Loews Hotel)

President’s Reception with Concert by The Pointer Sisters

Sponsored by
Special thanks to

Wednesday, February 8th

7:00-9:00 a.m.

Located in Americana 3

Full Breakfast
Join us for an informative and substantive conversation while you enjoy your full breakfast.
7:00-7:30 a.m. Please join us for the Tesla Model X Grand Prize Raffle. Presented by Michael Mogill, CEO of Crisp Video Group
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7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m

Located in Americana 4

Specific Ways to Expand Your Practice – Traumatic Brain Injury, Mass Torts, and Trucking!

7:30-9:00 a.m.

Traumatic Brain Injury Cases

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Moderated by
       Mike Papantonio

What You’re Missing:  Mass Torts MUST Be in Your Practice

Mike Papantonio Shannon Pennock Aimee Wagstaff Kimberly Adams Robin Greenwald Angela Mason

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       Joe Fried
       Michael Leizerman

Winning Truck Crash Cases
       

Telematics ─ Using Technology to Win
Tom Green

Defeating Common Problems in Trucking Cases

Finding All the Parties and Insurance

Night Time Driving Cases ─ Overdriving Headlights
Morgan Adams

So Your Client Hit a Truck and You Say It’s the Truck’s Fault?  Conspicuity
Robert Collins

Finding and Telling Your Story in a Trucking Case
Shean Williams

Trying It All Together

10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       Peter Mougey

[Breakout Session] Opioid Litigation Summit
Peter Mougey

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       Mark O’Mara
       Eric Romano

Located in Poinciana

[Breakout Session] Criminal Law

mark-omara  eric-romano

Practical Evidence
Chuck Ehrhardt

Theme and Theory of Your Criminal Defense
Roy Black Howard Srebnick

Cutting Through the Clutter─Communicating with Today’s Jurors
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Agenda is subject to change.

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