Summit Agenda

 
This is the agenda from the 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit

Sunday, February 5th

2:00-5:00 p.m. Conference Registration

Moderated by Ken Hardison

Located in Cowrie

PILMMA – Personal Injury Lawyers Marketing & Management Association

8:45 a.m.

Ken Hardison

How to Position Yourself as The “Go To Lawyer” in Your Market Ken Hardison

9:45 a.m.

Michael Mogill

7 Ways Attorneys Can Leverage Video to Attract Bigger and Better Cases
Michael Mogill

10:45 a.m.

Tanner Jones
       Helen Bukulmez

5 Key Steps to Beating Your Competition Online
Tanner Jones & Helen Bukulmez

1:00 p.m.

Harlan Schillinger

Outlook for 2017
Harlan Schillinger

1:15 p.m.

Ken Hardison
       Barney Barnhard

The 5 Step Process to Systematizing Your Law Practice
Ken Hardison and Barney Barnhard

2:00 p.m.

Luke Russell

How to Effectively Market Your Law Practice with FaceBook
Luke Russell

3:15 p.m.

Frankie Fihn

The Five Stages of Law Firm Growth (How You Can Get Your Law Firm to the Next Level)
Frankie Fihn

6:00 p.m.

Americana 4 and Sponsor Hall

Super Bowl 51 Kick-Off Party

Sponsored by

Open Bar Sponsored by:

Monday, February 6th 

7:00-9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

Moderated by John Romano

Located in Americana 4

EARLY BIRD SESSION – DAMAGES

6:30 a.m.

Arthur Bryant

Fighting Court Secrecy: Recent Developments and “Secret” WeaponsArthur Bryant

7:00 a.m.

Alexandra González-Waddington
       Michael Waddington

Appealing to Diverse Juries Without Building Walls Alexandra González-Waddington and Michael Waddington

7:30 a.m.

Lisa Blue

Voir Dire on the Damages Issues of “Physical Pain and Suffering” – How to Do ItLisa Blue

8:00 a.m.

Peter Burg

Dealing with Difficult Clients and Imperfect Witnesses, and How to Avoid Them from Killing Your Case!Peter Burg

8:30 a.m.

Joe DiNardo

The Six Key Financial Management Building Blocks for Your Law FirmJoe DiNardo

Moderated by Harlan Schillinger

Located in Americana 4

THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP OF LAW

9:00 a.m.

Dustin Ruge

Why Social Media and Mobile is NOW Changing Everything You Knew About AdvertisingDustin Ruge

9:30 a.m.

Glen Lerner
       Kevin Rowe

The Journey Over 25 YearsGlen Lerner and Kevin Rowe

10:00 a.m.

John Fisher

Marketing My Small Practice in a BIG WAY!John Fisher

10:30 a.m.

Michael Mogill

The Future of Client Acquisition for Law Firms on Social MediaMichael Mogill

10:50 a.m.

Gary Falkowitz

How to Immediately Increase Your Sign Ups Through Intake!Gary Falkowitz

11:15 a.m.

Gloria Allred
       Nathan Goldberg

Representing Victims and Witnesses in Civil and Criminal CasesGloria Allred and Nathan Goldberg

11:45 a.m.

Troy Rafferty
       Daniel Nigh
       Kimberly Dougherty
       Brandon Bogle
       Robert Price

The Business of Mass TortsTroy Rafferty, Daniel Nigh, Brandon Bogle, and Robert Price

12:15-2:00 p.m.

Located in Americana 1 & 2

The National Trial Lawyers Awards Luncheon
Keynote Speaker Joe Montana, 4X Super Bowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback | Civil Plaintiff and Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer of the Year Awards | Lifetime Achievement Award and more…

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2:00-5:00 p.m.

Moderated by Howard Nations

Located in Americana 4

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM THE TRIAL LAWYER HALL OF FAME
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John Romano

Voir DireJohn Romano

Hon. Sandra Moss

Opening StatementHon. Sandra Moss

Howard Nations

Direct ExaminationHoward Nations
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Steven Yerrid

Cross ExaminationSteven Yerrid
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Michael Burg

SummationMichael Burg
Michael Burg

Moderated by Seth Price

Located in Americana 4

ETHICS PRESENTATION

5:30 p.m.

Josh King

Someone Online Hates You:  Ethical and Effective Approaches When Responding to Negative Comments OnlineJosh King

6:00 p.m.

Rodd Santomauro

Ethical Issues at SettlementRodd Santomauro

6:30 p.m.

Tracee Wagner

Are There Actually Any Rules on the Internet? Digital Law and The Not So Wild WestTracee Wagner

7:00 p.m.

Dan Goldstein
       Larry Bodine

Legal Ethics and Website Marketing in 2016Dan Goldstein and Larry Bodine

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

Women’s Networking Cocktail Reception
Keynote Speaker Elizabeth Huntley
“Staying In The Game – Empowering Women In Law”
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Elizabeth Huntley will be signing copies of her book: More Than a Bird

Hosted by Kim Adams, President of the National Women Trial Lawyers Association

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Sponsored by

5:30-7:00 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

Top 40 Under 40 Annual Meeting & Cocktail Hour
Hosted by Bobby Saadian, President of The NTL Top 40 Under 40
The National Trial Lawyers  Bobby Saadian

Tuesday, February 7th

7:00-9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

Moderated by
       John Romano
       Eric Romano

Located in Americana 4

EARLY BIRD SESSION – DISCOVERY
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6:30 a.m.

Morgan Adams

The Deposition in Trucking Cases “IS” Trial!Morgan Adams
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7:00 a.m.

Dustin Herman

Fundamental Concepts and Principles Which You Need to Know and Understand Regarding “E-discovery”Dustin Herman
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7:30 a.m.

Jack Hickey

30(b)6 DepositionsJack Hickey
John Hickey

8:00 a.m.

Ken Levinson

Innovative Approaches for Developing Discovery PlansKen Levinson
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8:30 a.m.

Dino Colombo

Setting and Taking Your Own Client’s Videotape Deposition – When to Do It – Why to Do It – Thinking Through the StrategyDino Colombo
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Moderated by
       Mark O’Mara
       Eric Romano

Located in Americana 4

Xs AND Os FROM THE COURTROOM PROS
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9:00 a.m.

Mark O’Mara

Pre-game Prep – Getting Your Hands on the Other Team’s Playbook (Strategies for Getting the Discovery You Need)Mark O’Mara
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9:45 a.m.

Eric Romano
       Sue-Ann Robinson

The 12th Man – Engage the Fans (Understanding How Jurors Think)Eric Romano & Sue-Ann Robinson
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10:45 a.m.

Mike Papantonio

21st Century Cross ExaminationMike Papantonio
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11:15 a.m.

Mark Lanier

Putting Together a Winning Game Plan (Using Theme and Theory to Win Your Case)Mark Lanier
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12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Moderated 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 will be provided.
  

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Located in Americana Foyer

Book Signing Lunch (casual)
Law and Disorder
by Mike Papantonio, Christianity on Trial by Mark Lanier, Excellence In Cross-Examination by F. Lee Bailey, The Art of Trial Warfare by Michael Waddington, Taking the Stand by Alan Dershowitz, Trial by Fire by Michael Burg

Moderated by
       Mark O’Mara
       Eric Romano

Located in Americana 4

TRIAL PRACTICE TAKES MIAMI BY STORM

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1:30 p.m.

Chris Searcy
        Rosalyn Sia Baker-Barnes

A Strong Opening Drive (Starting Strong with a Powerful Opening Statement)Chris Searcy and Rosalyn Sia Baker-Barnes
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2:15 p.m.

Mark Geragos
       Tina Glandian

Offense Wins Games…(Moving the Ball Downfield with Persuasive Direct Examination) Mark Geragos
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3:15 p.m.

F. Lee Bailey

Defense Wins Championships (Mastering the Art of Cross-Examination)F. Lee Bailey
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4:00 p.m.

Tom Girardi

4th Quarter Gut Check (Finishing Strong with a Powerful Closing Argument)Tom Girardi
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4:45 p.m.

Michael Waddington

Gridiron Greatness – Trial Tips, Tactics, and Techniques for Scoring More PointsMichael Waddington
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5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Located on 3rd Floor Boardroom Terrace

Criminal Defense Cocktail Hour

Sponsored by:
  

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

Located in
        Americana Foyer

 

President’s Cocktail Reception in Sponsor Hall, followed by Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles, Concert in Americana 1 & 2
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Open Bar Sponsored by:

Wednesday, February 8th

7:00-9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast

8:55 a.m.

Located in Americana 4

Exhibitor Passport Raffle Drawing (Must Be Present To Win)

Moderated by John Romano

Located in Americana

EARLY BIRD SESSION – EXPERT

6:30 a.m.

Mari Perczak

So You’re Not an Engineer – Tips for Deposing the Technical ExpertMari Perczak
Mari Perczak

7:00 a.m.

Elizabeth Zwibel

Expert Witnesses – The Good, The Bad and The UglyElizabeth Zwibel

7:30 a.m.

Adam Langino
        Robert Price

Defending Against Daubert MotionsTroy Rafferty

8:00 a.m.

Annesley DeGaris
       Wendy Fleishman

Maximizing the Expert’s Courtroom PresentationAnnesley DeGaris
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8:30 a.m.

Eric Romano

The Seven Deadly Sins Relating to Expert Witness DepositionsEric Romano
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Moderated by
       Joe Fried
       Michael Leizerman

Located in Americana

“WINNING STRATEGIES FOR TRUCKING CASES”

9:00 a.m.

Bernard Walsh

Working a Trucking Case – the A to Z BasicsBernard Walsh
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9:30 a.m.

Chris Searcy

Last in Line, First to DieChris Searcy
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10:15 a.m.

Howard Nations

Persuading Millennial Jurors in Trucking LitigationHoward Nations
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11:15 a.m.

Joe Fried

Cross Examining Trucking Company Corporate Designees Using Trucking Industry StandardsJoe Fried

12:00 p.m.

Tom Girardi

The Scam of Wealthy Corporations:  Everyone is an Independent Contractor!Tom Girardi
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12:30 p.m.

Michael Leizerman
       Rena Leizerman

Getting Past Defense Blocks to Trial and What To Do Once You Get ThereMichael Leizerman and Rena Leizerman
       

Agenda is subject to change.

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