This is a must-attend event for newer attorneys, who will learn the practical information needed to practice civil defense law. Sessions are taught by experienced members of the civil defense bar and the judiciary.
We are offering a different agenda than 2021, so attend again and don't miss the networking reception and golf fun at the end of our program.
8:55 – 9:00 Introduction & Opening Remarks
Julie Palmer, VADA President, Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman
Alexandra Ellmauer Hamm, VADA Young Lawyers Division Chair, Byrne Canaan Law
9:00 – 10:15 Your Role as Second Chair
Stanley P. Wellman, VADA Past President, Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman
10:15 - 11:30 Your First Jury Trial
Carlyle (Randy) Wimbish III, VADA Past President, Wimbish Gentile McCray & Roeber
11:30 – 11:45 Break
11:45 - 12:45 Tips for Practice in the Eastern District of Virginia
John B. Mumford, Jr., VADA Past President, Hancock Daniel
12:45 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 How to Try a Case in General District Court
Madelaine Kramer Katz, VADA Board Member, Rifkin Weiner Livingston
2:15 – 3:00 What the Insurance Adjustor Needs from You: Teamwork in Insurance Claims
Melissa H. Katz, VADA Past President, McGavin Boyce Bardot Thorsen & Katz
3:00 – 3:15 Break
:15 – 3:45 Spoliation
Audra Dickens, VADA Board of Directors, The Progressive Group
3:45 - 4:45 Judicial Advice for New Lawyers Panel Discussion
Hon. Donald C. Blessing, Halifax County Circuit Court
Hon. Randall G. Johnson, Jr., Henrico County Circuit Court
Moderator: Julie Palmer, VADA President, Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman
4:45 – 6:30 Networking Reception and Golf Games
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The registration fee is $250 and includes all CLEs, lunch, networking reception and golf games. New members joining VADA will have their first-year membership fee waived for 2023. First membership bill will be sent January 2024.
To learn about meeting sponsorship, contact Amy Gilbody at firstname.lastname@example.org.