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To EXPLORE. To CONNECT. To LEARN. 

This year's 2023 Trial Lawyers Summit, presented by The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, will be a fully immersive experience that will provide you access to business trends, proactive opportunities for connection with other top attorneys, and key actionable takeaways to improve your trial advocacy. Thousands of attorneys from across the country will come together to EXPLORE new trends in the industry, CONNECT with fellow trial lawyers looking to seek justice for their clients, and LEARN effective strategies to take home to their firms immediately. Our experienced faculty is ready to help you to take your practice to the next level in 2023!

We invite you to please stay in contact as we continue to update our agenda with all the wonderful opportunities that this year's 2023 Trial Lawyers Summit has to offer.
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TOPIC
LOCATION
SPEAKER(S)
January 22, 2023 5:00 pm
The Mass Torts Vendor Association Reception

Open to members of The Mass Torts Vendor Association and their guests.

Session Details
TBA
January 22, 2023 6:00 pm
The National Black Lawyers Hall of Fame Reception

Sponsored by: The Cochran Firm | Alert Communications | C Cubed Capital Partners

*This is a ticketed event.  Please email to purchase tickets.

Each year, The NBL Hall of Fame will induct living African American attorneys who have contributed immeasurably to the legal profession with their work on major legal cases, pivotal changes in the law and/or local or national policy. These awardees have not only used their talents to benefit the country, but also demonstrate that although we are only 5% of the legal population, we are powerful.

Session Details
TBA
January 23, 2023 8:15 am
Welcome & Announcements

Welcome & Announcements will be each day at 8:15 AM in all sessions for conference updates

Session Details
January 23, 2023 8:30 am
Courtroom Playbook: Class Actions & Mass Torts

Sponsored by:  Top Class Actions


Experts will share their insight on the biggest opportunities and essential strategic considerations in class action and mass tort cases in this session. They will discuss class action issues in personal jurisdiction andhow to expand your practice into infant formula, Camp Lejeune, Paraquat, CPAP, and PFAS chemicals in 2023.

Class Action Updates
8:30-9:30 AM

Mass Tort Updates
9:30-10:30 AM

Session Details
Americana 4
January 23, 2023 8:30 am
Criminal Defense Breakout Session

Sponsored by:  Geragos & Geragos,  O'Mara Law Group

Our expert faculty will share their strategies for protecting your client’s interests in an ever-changing world. Presenters will cover the latest information in: everyday digital privacy, what we have learned about jurors and eyewitness testimony, combatting debunked junk science, what’s coming down the pipeline in 2023, and much more.

Session Details
TBA
January 23, 2023 8:30 am
Business of Law: PILMMA

Moderator: Ken Hardison

Session Details
Poinciana
January 23, 2023 8:30 am
Women's Leadership Forum & Networking

Sponsored by:  CARDINAL LifeCare Consulting

The dedicated attorneys of the Women’s Leadership Forum will discuss the obstacles women are facing in the legal industry and provide tried-and-true solutions that will help attendees harness their power, unleash their inner advocate, and define their independence by building something they can call their own. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enjoy some additional networking time and Bloody Mary’s or mimosas with other women trial lawyers looking to make their mark.

Session Details
TBA
January 23, 2023 10:45 am
Courtroom Playbook: Trial Skills - Nailing the Most Important Points in Your Opening and Closing

Our accomplished trial attorney faculty will cover one of the most-requested discussion topics by conference attendees and define the essential steps you should take to start and finish strong in your next trial.

Session Details
Americana 4
January 23, 2023 12:30 pm
Fireside Chat with Special Guest Mike Tyson

Sponsored by: The Lake Law Firm

Special Guest: Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight boxing champion in the
world at age 20 in 1986 and is considered to be one of the greatest of all time. Tyson has since become famous for acting, appearing in films, as well as becoming a best-selling author and
inspirational speaker with a fighting spirit.

Network and take part in an exclusive visit with one of the Summit’s most interesting guests – boxing champion Mike Tyson. Join attorneys, conference speakers, and legal vendors for lunch and a compelling break from Monday’s sessions.

Session Details
Americana 4
January 23, 2023 1:30 pm
Courtroom Playbook: Trucking & Automobile Accident

Some of the nation’s top personal injury attorneys will present their winning methods to take home to your firm immediately. Learn how these pros use defense witnesses to win trucking cases, how to consistently get the settlement that you want and your client needs, and much more.

Session Details
Americana 4
January 23, 2023 1:30 pm
Criminal Defense Interactive Workshop

Sponsored by:  Geragos & Geragos,  O'Mara Law Group

This interactive session will allow attendees the opportunity to bring their cases and improve their trial tactics by working with knowledgeable coaches who have won some of the toughest cases in the US. Our coaches will switch focus and answer questions throughout the workshop to ensure you feel prepared for every part of your trial.

Session Details
TBA
January 23, 2023 1:30 pm
Business of Law: Digital Marketing Master Class

Digital marketing experts and attorneys from a variety of firms will offer their perspectives on how to best increase your reach and your caseload now.  Presenters will share their methods for driving cases to your door by utilizing digital intake and conversion, local search engine optimization, paid and organic social media, and more. Attorneys and law firm administrators will find out what their marketing team is wasting their time on, explore what is best for their budget, and gain a true understanding of digital case acquisition.

Session Details
Poinciana
January 23, 2023 1:30 pm
Ethicspalooza 2023

Presenting a fast-paced ethics program with examples from the real world that you can use in your practice by many of America’s Top Trial Lawyers. This four-hour Ethics CLE is the one you don’t want to miss – some of the most engaging and trusted attorneys in the legal industry will share quick and memorable lessons.


Registered Trial Lawyers Summit 2023 attendees may view the Ethics program online up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the conference or attend the live broadcast during the conference, which will be hosted by a live moderator and feature a question-and-answer segment.

Session Details
TBA
January 23, 2023 5:30 pm
First-Time Attendees Networking Hour

Sponsored by: Leading Response

Enjoy a networking cocktail hour with other first-time attendees, conference speakers, and legal vendors.

Session Details
TBA
January 23, 2023 5:30 pm
Criminal Defense Cocktail Hour

Sponsored by: SMB Team

Enjoy a networking cocktail hour with conference speakers, other criminal defense attorneys, and legal vendors immediately following the criminal defense sessions.

Session Details
TBA
January 23, 2023 6:30 pm
Summit Kickoff Party

Sponsored by: Broughton Partners

Kick off Summit 2023 with food, drinks, live entertainment, and dancing while connecting with other conference attendees and speakers.

Session Details
TBA
January 24, 2023 6:30 am
Pilates with Jen
TBA
January 24, 2023 8:15 am
Welcome & Announcements

Welcome & Announcements will be each day at 8:15 AM in all sessions for conference updates

Session Details
January 24, 2023 8:30 am
Business of Law: Law Firm Management, Growth & Technology - Part One

Our knowledgeable faculty will cover the fundamentals of where operational mistakes are made and discuss the latest strategies for how to avoid them in the areas of law firm culture, structure, finance, lead generation, and intake. Attendees will also learn how to grow their firms by zeroing in on strategic branding and what they do best, storytelling in media, leveraging technology, and knowing when your firm does or doesn’t need an outside consultant to achieve your specific goals.

Session Details
Poinciana
January 24, 2023 8:30 am
Courtroom Playbook: Traumatic Brain Injury

In this session, veteran TBI attorneys will cover everything from the foundational basics of brain injury cases to specific strategies for deposing defense medical examiners, closed-head injuries, and more. Whether you are looking to expand your practice with TBI or take your existing skills to the next level, our speakers will keep you informed and prepare you for success.

Session Details
Americana 4
January 24, 2023 12:00 pm
Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Alisyn Camerota

Sponsored by: TruLaw

Keynote Speaker - Alisyn Camerota
Journalist | Author | Anchor
Alisyn Camerota is a journalist, author, and anchor of CNN Newsroom with Alisyn Camerota and Victor Blackwell.  Prior to joining CNN, Camerota worked for many years at Fox News as part of the Fox & Friends show, which certainly arms her with an interesting perspective.

2023 Awards Presented: Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer of the Year, Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer of the Year, and the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Legacy Award

Each year, the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame and The National Trial Lawyers recognizes and honors remarkable attorneys, both past and present, who have left an indelible mark on the American legal tradition.


*First come, first-served luncheon seating will be limited. Overflow seating with video livestream will be available in Poinciana Ballroom.

Session Details
TBA
January 24, 2023 2:00 pm
Business of Law: Law Firm Management, Growth & Technology - Part Two

Our knowledgeable faculty will cover the fundamentals of where operational mistakes are made and discuss the latest strategies for how to avoid them in the areas of law firm culture, structure, finance, lead generation, and intake. Attendees will also learn how to grow their firms by zeroing in on strategic branding and what they do best, storytelling in media, leveraging technology, and knowing when your firm does or doesn’t need an outside consultant to achieve your specific goals.

Session Details
Poinciana
January 24, 2023 2:30 pm
Courtroom Playbook: Addressing Jurors' Concerns in the Post-Pandemic Era

The legal landscape has changed significantly, and so have jurors. Our faculty will share their updated secrets and tools for successfully connecting to jurors - how to meet their needs, concerns, and expectations in voir dire, direct examinations, openings, closings, and more.

Session Details
Americana 4
January 24, 2023 5:30 pm
Tuesday Mix n' Mingle

Sponsored by: Morgan & Morgan

Enjoy food, drinks, and networking with attorneys and legal vendors before attending our evening show with Master Mentalist Lior Suchard.

Session Details
TBA
January 24, 2023 6:00 pm
Tuesday Evening Entertainment - Master Mentalist Lior Suchard

Brought to you by:  The Nations Law Firm | Dalimonte Rueb Stoller | American Law Firm Capital

Master Mentalist - Lior Suchard
Lior Suchard will perform mind-blowing and miraculous predictions, influence thoughts, and give startling mind readings that have made him the most sought-after mentalist in the world. He will take the audience on an incredible journey through the wonders of the human brain, creating the ultimate combination of wonder, laughter, and fun.

Session Details
TBA
January 24, 2023 7:30 pm
The Golden Gavel Awards

Sponsored by:  X Social Media


*This is a ticketed event.  Tickets may be purchased here

The A-List is proud to present the fourth annual Golden Gavel Awards during the Trial Lawyers Summit in Miami, Florida. The Golden Gavel Awards recognizes and awards the top legal advertisements in a variety of media categories each year.

Session Details
TBA
January 25, 2023 6:30 am
Pilates with Jen
TBA
January 25, 2023 8:15 am
Welcome & Announcements

Welcome & Announcements will be each day at 8:15 AM in all sessions for conference updates

Session Details
January 25, 2023 8:30 am
Courtroom Playbook: Trial Skills from the Legends, Masters & Giants of Trial Law - Part One

Sponsored by:  Consumer Attorney Marketing Group

A powerhouse group of attorneys will teach their new and innovative approaches and lessons learned from paradigm shifts in other industries, including marketing, neurology, sales, technology, and more. Presenters will dig into mock trials, focus groups, voir dire, openings, and the art of persuasion, teaching attendees how to use creativity and science to become a better advocate and win their next case.

Session Details
Americana 4
January 25, 2023 8:30 am
Business of Law: Strategic Partnerships with Law Firms

Sponsored by:  The Mass Torts Vendor Association

Attorneys, legal vendors, and law firm partners will share their experiences and provide guidance for those looking to expand their practice through an alternative business structure, an update to firm technology, or involvement in emerging litigation. Our presenters will reveal opportunities in client satisfaction and law firm growth and expose damaging trends in ethics and case acquisition so that your firm can be proud of its partnerships and take its next step with confidence.

Session Details
Poinciana
January 25, 2023 12:30 pm
Wednesday Networking Lunch

Sponsored by: Consumer Attorney Marketing Group

Network and take a break from Wednesday’s sessions by enjoying lunch at the Loews with attorneys, conference speakers, and legal vendors.

Session Details
TBA
January 25, 2023 1:30 pm
Camp Lejeune Justice Act Breakout Session

In this session, attendees will hear the most up-to-date information on this emerging litigation and how to get involved from some of the most successful attorneys working on these cases today. If you have considered expanding your practice into Camp Lejeune cases, this session is for you.

Session Details
TBA
January 25, 2023 1:30 pm
Courtroom Playbook: Trial Skills from the Legends, Masters & Giants of Trial Law - Part Two

Sponsored by:  Consumer Attorney Marketing Group

A powerhouse group of attorneys will teach their new and innovative approaches and lessons learned from paradigm shifts in other industries, including marketing, neurology, sales, technology, and more. Presenters will dig into mock trials, focus groups, voir dire, openings, and the art of persuasion, teaching attendees how to use creativity and science to become a better advocate and win their next case.

Session Details
Americana 4
January 25, 2023 5:30 pm
Young Lawyers Networking Hour

Sponsored by:  Case Status

Enjoy a networking cocktail hour with members of The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, other young lawyers, conference speakers, and legal vendors.

Session Details
TBA
January 25, 2023 7:00 pm
President's Reception

Sponsored by:  PILMMA

Featuring:
Larry Johnson's
THE ESSENCE OF MOTOWN
Meets Earth, Wind & Fire

We will close out this year’s conference with a can’t-miss night of live music, food, drinks and memories made with old and new friends of the Trial Lawyers Summit.

Session Details
TBA
January 26, 2023 7:00 am
CLE Form Dropoff

Drop off your CLE Form at the Summit Registration Desk before leaving the conference!

Session Details
TBA

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