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2021 Spring Sections Seminar

  • 05 May 2021
  • 1:00 PM
  • 07 May 2021
  • 3:15 PM
  • Zoom Meeting

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Contact Amy Gilbody at agilbody@vada.org for code.
  • $100 per section (MedMal is offered in 2 parts for $150). Total cost will be calculated based on registration choices.
  • $100 per section (MedMal is offered in 2 parts for $150). Total cost will be calculated based on registration choices. 2021 VADA membership dues waived for new members registering for this meeting.

Registration is closed


Specialized litigation sections training with sessions related directly to the our litigation sections. The program will run over 3 days via Zoom. Register for as many sections as you'd like.  Registration includes a virtual happy hour Thursday night.

Agenda

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Agenda Summary
Requesting 17.0 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

1:00-3:00     CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL LITIGATION, 2.0 HRS
Privacy, The Final Frontier: Exploring Virginia's Consumer Data Protection Act  
Karissa Kaseorg, McCandlish Holton
Risa S. Katz-Albert, Spilman, Thomas, & Battle
Joseph Schaeffer, Spilman, Thomas, & Battle

3:15-5:15 APPELLATE ADVOCACY, 2.0 HRS
Annual Review of Important Supreme Court of Virginia and Federal Appellate Cases
Joseph Pope, Goodman Allen Donnelly

Expansion of the Court of Appeals’ Jurisdiction and Implications for Future Appeals
Joseph Rainsbury, Miles and Stockbridge


THURSDAY, MAY 6

8:30-10:30 PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY, 2.0 HRS (1.0 ETHICS)
Legal Malpractice Claims in the Wake of COVID-19
Eileen Garczynski, Ames & Gough

Defense Strategies and Tips in Pro Se Litigation
William L. Mitchell, Eccleston and Wolf

10:45-12:45 LOCAL GOVERNMENT, 2.0 HRS
Virginia Legislative Update
Phyllis Errico, Virginia Association of Counties
Chris McDonald, Virginia Association of Counties
Moderator: Gerald Harris, Virginia Beach City Attorney's Office

Redistricting 2020
Kimball Brace, Election Data Services
Joseph Kurt, Virginia Beach City Attorney's Office
Katherine McKnight, Baker Hostetler

1:00-3:00 POLICY COVERAGE, 2.0 HRS

COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims: Elegant Massage and Beyond
Jonathan Gonzalez, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
Walker Terry, McCandlish Holton
Peter Schurig, Setliff Law
Kevin Streit, Setliff Law

3:15-5:15 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE (PART 1), 1.0 HR
Federal Peer Review Privilege and the Virginia PSO
Peggy Binzer, Alliance for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Madelaine A. Kramer, Sands Anderson

Roundtable Discussion

5:30 VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR


FRIDAY, MAY 7

8:30-10:30 WORKERS' COMPENSATION, 2.0 HRS
The Ombuds Program
Lorraine D'Angelo, Va. Workers’ Compensation Commission

The Best Practices for Virtual Hearings

Lynne Ferris, Va. Workers’ Compensation Commission
Brooke Anne Hunter, Va. Workers’ Compensation Commission
Brian Kelly, Va. Workers’ Compensation Commission

The Medical Fee Schedule Dispute Process

Drema Thompson, Va. Workers’ Compensation Commission

10:45-12:45 JT. SESSION: PRODUCT & TOXIC TORTS with AUTO & TRANSPORTATION LIABILITY, 2.0 HRS Sponsored by Forcon
PRODUCT & TOXIC TORTS: Cannabis
Surge Moghaddassi, Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman
Stewart Pollock, Moran Reeves Conn

AUTO & TRANSPORTATION; Defending Non-Auto Transportation Cases
Allen Kidd, Sinnott Nuckols & Logan
W. Benjamin Woody, Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman

1:00-3:00 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE (PART 2), 2.0 HRS
Medical Malpractice in the COVID Era
Davis Powell, Byrne Legal Group
Frank Talbot V, McGuireWoods
Davis Walsh, McGuireWoods

Medical Malpractice and Telemedicine
Jason Davis, Kaufman & Canoles

Registration

Registration is $100 per section session, with the exception of Medical Malpractice, which is $150 and will be offered in two parts on Thursday and Friday afternoons (register for Part 1 and you will be automatically registered for Part 2 on Friday).

New VADA members, your 2021 membership dues will be waived with your registration for this meeting.  No membership bill sent until 2022.  Choose "New Member" at registration. Email VADA Executive Director, Sherma Mather at smather@vada.org with any questions.

Sponsors



For sponsorship information, please contact Amy Gilbody at agilbody@vada.org.

Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

1915 Huguenot Road, Ste 301

Richmond, VA, 23235

804-649-1002

Executive Director: Sherma Mather

Director of Meetings: Amy Gilbody

Journal of Civil Litigation Managing Editor: Molly Terry

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