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2019 Annual Meeting and Spring Seminar



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Verdicts, Voir Dire & Case Framing 
The 2019 MTLA Annual Meeting
March 22, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport
 
Join us at the 2019 MTLA Annual Meeting and Spring Seminar to explore forward-looking topics related to your profession and your practice. This year's meeting aims to both educate and inspire participants with a series of unique, thought-provoking, and practical presentations that can help you improve your practice and anticipate what it will have to do in the future to remain successful.
 
Register Today
Or 
Call Us At (207) 623-2661 to Register By Phone
 
Schedule
 
8:00 AM -- Registration Opens
 
8:15- 9:15 AM -- Competence, Diligence, and Conflicts, Oh My!
Aria Eee, Esq., Acting Bar Counsel, Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar
Sarah Churchill, Esq., Nichols & Churchill, P.A.
Daniel J. Stevens, Esq., Stevens & Day, LLP
 
9:15 - 10:15 AM --2018 Notable Cases: Verdicts, Settlement, Trial Stories
Celine Boyle, Esq., Shaheen & Gordon, Panel Moderator
 
10:15 - 10:30 AM -- Break
 
10:35 - 11:35 AM -- Attorney-Directed Voir Dire: Pilot Project Update and Practice Tips
Benjamin R. Gideon, Esq., Berman & Simmons 
 
11:35 AM - 1:00 PM -- Lunch, MTLA Business Meeting
 
Comments From
Michael Bigos, Esq., Berman & Simmons,  Outgoing MTLA President
Daniel J. Mitchell, Esq., Bernstein Shur, Incoming MTLA President
 
Keynote
After the Wave: The Legislative Environment For Tort Law After the 2018 Mid-Terms and Before the 2020 Presidential Elections
Linda Lipsen
Chief Executive Officer, American Association for Justice
 
 
 
 
 
1:00 - 4:30 PM -- Case Framing: Building a Case That A Jury Can Believe in and Vote For
Mark Mandell, Mandell, Boisclair & Mandell, LTD -- Providence, RI
Author of "Case Framing" and the Upcoming "Advanced Case Framing" 
AAJ Press, Publisher
 
4:30 PM -- 2019 Annual Meeting Reception
 
This Program Provides 7.25 hours of Continuing Education Credit, including one hour of harassment and discrimination ethics credit
 
Fees
 
MTLA Members -- $200
Non-Members-- $235
2016, 2017 & 2018 Law School Grads Who Are MTLA Members -- $150
Government and Legal Aid Attorneys -- $150
Retired Attorneys -- $100
Law Students -- Free
Judges -- Free
   
Register Today!
Or 
Call Us At (207) 623-2661 to Register By Phone
 
Need A Room?
 
The Hilton Garden Inn provides a special rate for annual meeting attendees. Contact the Hilton Garden Inn at (207) 869-3033 and ask for the Maine Trial Lawyers Association Rate to make a reservation! The special rate is available until Feburary 27th. 
Location

Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park Street, in Freeport, Maine.
Travel/Accommodations

Special Hotel Rate

The Hilton Garden Inn Provides a Special $109 rate for Annual Meeting Attendees. Contact the Hilton Garden Inn at (207) 869-3033 and ask for the Maine Trial Lawyers Association Rate to make a reservation! The special rate is available until February 27th. 


Sponsors

Jack McGintee/ Ringler Associates
32 Tandberg Trail, Sebago Common, Unit 6Windham, ME 04062P.O. Box 708Windham, ME 04062207-892-8300 (Office)207-450-4501 (Mobile)207-892-3973 (Fax)jmcgintee@ringlerassociates.com
Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

Please notify us 48 hours before the event of any cancellation to receive a full refund.