Summit Agenda 2019

 
Speaker photos and bios will be added soon!

Sunday, February 5th

9:30 a.m. -6:00 p.m.

Located in Americana Foyer

Conference Registration

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

Moderated by
       John Romano
       Eric Romano

Located in Poinciana

Courtroom Playbook– Fundamentals on How to Run, Block, Pass and Tackle in the Courtroom 2.0
Seasoned trial attorneys provide practical tips and guidance to prepare you to try your first or next case. Learn the fundamentals of building a successful practice, network with your peers, and receive mentoring from passionate lawyers with hundreds of verdicts and decades of experience.

Speakers include: Eric Hertz | Troy Rafferty | Erin Dickinson | Karen Evans | Mike Burg | Stephen Burg | Dustin Herman | Sara Williams | Amy Quezon | Leslie Kroeger | Elizabeth Zwibel | Lisa Blue | Fred Levin | Chad Mance | Rayna Kessler | Jeff Gaddy | Arthur Bryant

Sponsored by EverConvert

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Moderated by
       Seth Price
       David Benowitz

Located in Cowrie

Trial Ethics

Speakers include: Elizabeth Pekin | Anneke Kurt Godlewski

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

Young Lawyers Happy Hour

Sponsored by Ethos Risk Services

6:00 p.m.

Located on Americana Lawn

Summit Kickoff Party with Special Entertainment

Sponsored by Counsel Financial

Sponsored by Counsel Financial

Monday, February 6th 

6:30-8:00 a.m.

Located in Americana Foyer

Moderated by
       Douglas Beam
       John Romano

Sunrise Litigation Tips
Join legal luminaries, veterans of hundreds of courtroom battles, as they reveal their insight about connecting with jurors, and identifying and overcoming juror bias.

Speakers include: John Romano | Harvey Moore

Sponsored by Douglas R. Beam, P.A.

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

Moderated by
       Judge Sandra Moss (ret.)
       Lisa Blue

Located in Americana 4

Words of Wisdom from the Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame
This program will be comprised of legendary trial lawyers, all of whom are inductees into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame, who will speak on trial skills topics that have favorably influenced their practices, and have been finely honed for today’s courtroom. They will share the hard-earned lessons that have guided them to success, both in and out of the courtroom.

Speakers include: Mark Lanier | Rachel Lanier | Robert Mongeluzzi | Howard Nations | Peter Perlman | Mike Papantonio | Mark Geragos | Teny Geragos | Morris Dees

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Located in Americana 1 & 2

The National Trial Lawyers Awards Luncheon with Keynote Speaker Nick Saban
Join us as we honor the 2019 Hall of Fame inductees and The Trial Team of the Year with a moving keynote address from six-time NCAA championship-winning coach Nick Saban on “The Mindset of a Champion.”

Awards Luncheon Sponsored by Greystone Management Solutions

2:15-3:15 p.m.

Located in Americana 1 & 2

“Champions of Justice” Panel/Press Conference in Honor of Martin Luther, Jr. King Day
The nation’s most influential Civil Rights attorneys honor Dr. King’s vision with an era-defining discussion of the current legal, social and political landscape including strides made in the legal field and hurdles still left to overcome.

3:15-5:30 p.m

Moderated by
       Harlan Schillinger
       Mike Burg

Located in Americana 1 & 2

The Business of Law 2019:  The Good, the Bad and the Opportunity

Speakers include: Michael Mogill | Randy Nordstrom | Felix Eckhardt | Sean Allen | Conrad Saam | Carl Jaeckel | Harlan Schillinger

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

Monday Mix & Mingle with World Renown Mentalist Lior Suchard

Special thanks to The Nations Law Firm, American Law Firm Capital and Dalimonte Rueb, LLP

Tuesday, February 7th

6:30-8:00 a.m.

Located in Americana Foyer

Lessons from Lanier
Mark Lanier is opening the vault and revealing his most successful trial secrets for and strategies behind his most recent verdict!  You will get a glimpse of what is offered at the Lanier Trial Academy!

Speakers include: Mark Lanier

Sponsored by Douglas R. Beam, P.A.

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

Moderated by
       Mark Lanier
       Howard Nations

Located in Americana 3

Trial Skills from the Legends, Masters and Giants of Trial Law – 33 rules to bring your trial to another level!

This educational experience will immerse each attendee into the inner-workings of the minds and mindsets of some of America’s renowned and successful courtroom advocates, as they each reveal their “Top 3 Rules” for trial.  This session is designed by trial lawyers for trial lawyers and is intended to help improve your courtroom skills.  If trials are a part of your practice, you don’t want to miss this program!

Speakers include: Robert Eglet | Mark Robinson | Mary Beth Ramey | Richard Hailey | Sekou Gary | Tom Girardi | Tom Demetrio | F. Lee Bailey | Mark O’Mara | Christine Spagnoli | Judge Milton Hirsch | Chris Placitella | Ken Suggs

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Located in Americana 4

“Meet the Author” Book Signing Lunch

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       Gloria Allred
       Nathan Goldberg

Located in Americana 4

NTL for Women’s Rights Lunch Meeting
(open to all attorneys with 5+ years of experience in litigating or settling women’s rights cases)

 

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       Harlan Schillinger
       Dino Colombo

Located in Americana 4

Intake & Conversion:  What You Don’t Know, You Don’t Know! [BREAKOUT SESSION]
Increase your net profit by 25%!

Speakers include: Alexander Shunnarah | Dino Colombo | Glen Lerner | Felix Eckhardt | Chris O’Brien | Bill Denninger | Mark Sullivan | Gary Falkowitz

1:00-5:00 p.m.

Moderated by
       Karen Evans
       Ibiere Seck

Located in Americana 4

Elevating Your Practice from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be 2.0 [BREAKOUT WORKSHOP]
This workshop, sponsored by The National Black Lawyers, will offer practical tips for solo and small size firms and the problems they face, including helping fund your growth through your NTL connections, how to effectively market your growing practice, creating a personal brand in the marketplace, and how to use technology to your practice’s advantage.  Rounding out the presentation will be a sobering but invigorating discussion concerning race and how it affects you, your practice and your clients in 2019 and beyond.

Speakers include: Nicole Austin-Hillery | Simona Farrise | Karen Evans | Channa Lloyd | Tracey Brown | Mark O’Mara | Ibiere Seck

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Located in Americana 4

Mindfulness in Law
How to balance taking on clients and stress without making it your own.

Speakers include: Scott Rogers

5:00-6:00 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

The National Black Lawyers Cocktail Hour

5:00-6:00 p.m.

Located in Poinciana

Criminal Defense Cocktail Hour

5:00-6:00 p.m.

Women’s Networking Cocktail Hour

6:30-8:30 p.m.

President’s Reception at the National Hotel with private concert by AMERICA
Enjoy a can’t-miss performance from Grammy-winning Vocal Group Hall of Famers, AMERICA performing their greatest hits like “A Horse with No Name” and “Sister Golden Hair.”

Sponsored by HMR Funding

Wednesday, February 8th

6:30-8:00 a.m.

Located in Americana Foyer

Moderated by
      Chase Givens

Early Bird Session
Grab your coffee and join us for this sunrise session, which will explore innovative approaches to depositions, damages and more.

Speakers include: Jeffrey Kroll | Julie Kane

Sponsored by Douglas R. Beam, P.A

8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m

Located in Americana 4

Expand Your Practice – Med Mal, Mass Torts, and Class Action!

8:00-9:15 a.m.

How to Best Utilize Information Obtained in Discovery Most Effectively in a Med Mal Trial

Speakers include: Virginia Buchanan | Justin Lusko | Jeff Mitchell | Steve Wigrizer

9:30-11:00 a.m.

Moderated by
       Mike Papantonio

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

Speakers include: Kim Adams | Brandon Bogle | Kelsey Stokes

Sponsored by Simpluris

11:00 a.m -12:30 p.m.

Are You Missing Class Action Business Growth?

Speakers include: Scott Hardy | Matt Schultz | Bill Cash

Sponsored by Simpluris

8:00-11:30 a.m

Moderated by
       Mark O’Mara
       Eric Romano

Located in Americana 4

Criminal Defense:  Generational Changes in Criminal Law [BREAKOUT SESSION]
In a world of social media, Millennials, and #MeToo, the criminal law landscape is shifting quickly.  In this half-day crash course in criminal law, you will learn cutting-edge approaches and new insights from some of the best in the field.

Speakers include: Charles Erhardt | F. Lee Bailey | Mark O’Mara | Eric Romano

8:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m.

Moderated by
        Joe Fried
       Michael Leizerman

Located in Poinciana

The Winning Edge in Truck and Auto Litigation [BREAKOUT SESSION]

Speakers include: Breck McDaniel | Tom Langley | Michael Leizerman | John Givens | Shean Williams | Joe Fried | Joe Camerlengo | Tim Whiting

Agenda is subject to change.

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