Welcome to the Overall Program Schedule for the 2019 Winter Convention. Please click on the event name for event description and information on who is eligible to attend.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2019
 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ is bringing top marketing professionals and tech-savvy trial attorneys to Miami. Learn more at Marketing19 Supplemental registration required.

 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Sands
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ CLE speakers can meet with AV staff for help with editing, testing, and troubleshooting their PowerPoint presentations. All speakers are strongly urged to test and upload their presentation 2 hours in advance of their speech.  The Speaker Ready Room are available during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 7:30 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
Monday, February 4 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Please stop by the AAJ PAC Desk to learn more how to become a PAC donor or upgrade if you are already a donor.

 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: Americana 4
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Sponsored by FORGE Consulting During suite hours, members enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch, a business center equipped with computers, Wi-Fi, printers and a comfortable lounge area to relax and network with other Leaders Forum and President’s Club members. This suite is an exclusive benefit for Leaders Forum and President’s Club members and their guests only. Leaders Forum and President’s Club registration will be located in Americana 1 adjacent to main registration.  Breakfast served from 7:30-9:30 am and lunch will be served from 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: Americana 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

You can pick-up your badge or register on-site during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 - 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 - 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
Monday, February 4 - 7:30 am to  3:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 - 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: St. Moritz Lawn
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ Stalwarts Reception welcomes AAJ Stalwarts and all convention registrants and their guests. In the event of inclement weather the reception will be held in Cowrie 2, located on the 3rd level of the hotel.

 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2019
 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 440
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Askthelawyers.com to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 432
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with CAMG to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 450
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Counsel Financial to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 412
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Scorpion to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Room: Americana 2/3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Please stop by and grab a cup of coffee and a quick bite to eat.  Breakfast will be available on Saturday, 7:30 am to 8:30 am and on Sunday and Monday from 8:30 am to 9:30 am

 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Room: Sands
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ CLE speakers can meet with AV staff for help with editing, testing, and troubleshooting their PowerPoint presentations. All speakers are strongly urged to test and upload their presentation 2 hours in advance of their speech.  The Speaker Ready Room are available during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 7:30 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
Monday, February 4 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Room: Americana 3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Stop by the Exhibit Hall to meet with some of the top legal representatives as they showcase the latest in practice-related technology and services.

 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Room: Poinciana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Visit the PlaybackAAJ Booth for Education recordings, Litigation Packets, Education Programs, AAJ Press books, and more!

 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Please stop by the AAJ PAC Desk to learn more how to become a PAC donor or upgrade if you are already a donor.

 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Sponsored by FORGE Consulting During suite hours, members enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch, a business center equipped with computers, Wi-Fi, printers and a comfortable lounge area to relax and network with other Leaders Forum and President’s Club members. This suite is an exclusive benefit for Leaders Forum and President’s Club members and their guests only. Leaders Forum and President’s Club registration will be located in Americana 1 adjacent to main registration.  Breakfast served from 7:30-9:30 am and lunch will be served from 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Room: Americana 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

You can pick-up your badge or register on-site during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 - 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 - 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
Monday, February 4 - 7:30 am to  3:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 - 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Visit the AAJ Resources Booth for Education Programs, Litigation Packets, AAJ Press books, Section Memberships, and more!

 9:00 AM - 12:10 PM
Room: Poinciana Ballroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

9:10am-9:40am The "Unlikeable" Plantiff: Mitigation Strategies for TrialAntonio Romanucci
Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

9:40am-10:10am Causation: Limiting Evidence Related to Recreational Drug Use
10:10am-10:40am The Eggshell Plaintiff: Preexisting Conditions as an Advantage
10:40am-11:10am Customs, Culture, and Language: Representing ImmigrantsRick Barrera
Buckingham Barrera Law Firm

11:10am-11:40am The Social Butterfly: Your Client's Digital LifeJennifer A. Moore
Grossman & Moore, PLLC

11:40am-12:10pm Art of Motions in Limine or How to Remove the Trash, Clutter, and Stink from Your CaseChristopher T. Nace
Paulson & Nace, PLLC

 9:00 AM - 12:25 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

9:10am-9:40am Interpreting Epidemiology Studies 101Janet Abaray
Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, PC

9:40am-10:10am Trends in Phased Discovery: Making It Work for Your Client's Case
10:10am-10:40am The "That's Not My Job" Witness: Establishing Standards of Care and ConductC. Calvin Warriner III
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A.

10:40am-11:10am Pulling Back the Curtain: Tapping into FDA Reports and Other Regulatory ResourcesKate Jaycox
Robins Kaplan LLP

11:10am-11:40am Deposing the Treater: The Learned Intermediary
11:40am-12:25pm Hot Button Issues in Mass TortsMichael Daly
Pogust Braslow & Millrood LLC

Sindhu Susan Daniel
Baron & Budd, PC

 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: Oval Room
Venue: National Hotel

The NATLE Winter Meeting provides continuing education and knowledge exchange for Chief Executives and staff of Trial Lawyers Associations.

 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Cowrie 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

All MOC members are encouraged to attend the Membership Oversight Committee meeting

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Appellate Practice Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@Justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Room: Neptune
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Election Committee Meeting

 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Room: Boardroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Railroad Law Section/ Railroad Crossing and Derailment Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Crown Conch
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Great Room West
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Herbicide Pesticide Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: The Den
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room: Cowrie 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

All female voting members are encouraged to attend the quarterly meeting of the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus!

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Business Torts Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: Americana 2/3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Stop by and visit the exhibitors during the Caffeine and Happy Hour on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room: Periwinkle
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room: Moon
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Professional Liability Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room: Sunrise Tellin
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

A place for all conservative, libertarian, Republican, limited-government, and/or independent AAJ trial lawyers to network and advocate on behalf of our clients.

 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Zostavax Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Cowrie 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meeting of the AAJ PAC Board of Trustees, AAJ PAC Task Force (State Captains) are also welcome to attend.

 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Great Room West
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to committee members only.

 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Onglyza Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Preston PDR
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The Evergreen Advisory Board is tasked with implementing the strategic plan for the Evergreen Fund, to continue and sustain the growth of AAJ.

 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the ED Drugs-Melanoma Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: Neptune
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The AAJ Press Advisory Board will meet to discuss new and old business.

 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: Lucina
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: The Den
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Mirena Levonorgestrel-Induced Intracranial Hypertension Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Cowrie 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ's Council of Presidents includes all Presidents, Presidents-Elect, and Immediate Past Presidents of every state and provincial trial lawyer association (TLA)

 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Crown Conch
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Product Liability Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Room: Great Room East
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Ride Share Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Clyde
Venue: SLS Hotel

All voting members barred 10 years or less are welcome to join the NLD for their quarterly business meeting!

 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Crown Conch
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the The Aviation Section Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Preston Terrace
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Immediate following the Council of Presidents Meeting. Network with fellow Presidents. In the event of inclement weather the reception will be held in Preston's Private Dining Room B.

 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: Great Room West
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:30 PM - 4:30 AM
Room: Great Room East
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: Sunrise Tellin
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the E-Cigarette Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Admiralty Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Section, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: St. Moritz Lawn
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

All new members and first time convention attendees are encouraged to attend and network at the New Member Mixer!  In the event of inclement weather the reception will be held in Cowrie  Foyer, located on the 3rd level of the hotel.

 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Room: The Den
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the IVC Filter, Talcum Powder, and Hernia Mesh Litigation Groups for drinks and light appetizers. Compliments of CAMG.

 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Room: South Shore
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Nursing Home Litigation Group for complimentary drinks and light appetizers at a post meeting reception sponsored by CAMG.

 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Room: Lucina
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Professional Negligence Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Venue: Off-site TBD

This is an exclusive reception for AAJ PAC Eagle and Falcon contributors.

 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Venue: Nikki Beach

Come join us for an exciting time at Nikki Beach.

 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2019
 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Room: Sands
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ CLE speakers can meet with AV staff for help with editing, testing, and troubleshooting their PowerPoint presentations. All speakers are strongly urged to test and upload their presentation 2 hours in advance of their speech.  The Speaker Ready Room are available during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 7:30 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
Monday, February 4 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 440
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Askthelawyers.com to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 432
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with CAMG to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 450
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Counsel Financial to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 412
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Scorpion to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

7:30am-8:30am Mindfulness and Intentional Living to Improve Your Life and Legal PracticeHelen Gülgün Bukulmez
ECE R.O.I. Consulting, LLC

Rene Heinrich
The Heinrich Firm

 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Room: Poinciana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Visit the PlaybackAAJ Booth for Education recordings, Litigation Packets, Education Programs, AAJ Press books, and more!

 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Please stop by the AAJ PAC Desk to learn more how to become a PAC donor or upgrade if you are already a donor.

 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Room: Americana 4
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Sponsored by FORGE Consulting During suite hours, members enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch, a business center equipped with computers, Wi-Fi, printers and a comfortable lounge area to relax and network with other Leaders Forum and President’s Club members. This suite is an exclusive benefit for Leaders Forum and President’s Club members and their guests only. Leaders Forum and President’s Club registration will be located in Americana 1 adjacent to main registration.  Breakfast served from 7:30-9:30 am and lunch will be served from 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Room: Americana 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

You can pick-up your badge or register on-site during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 - 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 - 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
Monday, February 4 - 7:30 am to  3:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 - 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Visit the AAJ Resources Booth for Education Programs, Litigation Packets, AAJ Press books, Section Memberships, and more!

 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: The Great Room
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Room: Americana 2/3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Please stop by and grab a cup of coffee and a quick bite to eat.  Breakfast will be available on Saturday, 7:30 am to 8:30 am and on Sunday and Monday from 8:30 am to 9:30 am

 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Room: Americana 3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Stop by the Exhibit Hall to meet with some of the top legal representatives as they showcase the latest in practice-related technology and services.

 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Room: Lure PDR
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Legal Affairs Committee Meeting

 9:00 AM - 12:10 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

9:10am-9:40am Revealing the Invisible Injuries in Minor Impact Soft Tissue CasesKristina Kastl
Kastl Law, P.C.

9:40am-10:10am Who Is At Fault? Evaluating Potential Crashworthiness CasesChristine Spagnoli

10:10am-10:40am The Legal Landscape of Driverless VehiclesDaniel Hinkle
American Association for Justice

10:40am-11:10am Looking Beyond Automobiles: Bicycles and Electric ScootersMichael Keating
Keating Law Offices, P.C.

11:10am-11:40am Handling Rideshare Injury Cases and Insurance CoverageO. Zamora
The Orlando Firm, P.C.

11:40am-12:10pm Negotiation Matters: Tying Down Your Trucking CasePeter Kestner
McEwen & Kestner, PLLC

 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room: Poinciana Ballroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Dedicated in memory of Paul J. Scoptur


9:10am-9:45am To Depose or Not to Depose?Phillip H Miller
Miller Law Offices

9:45am-10:20am Get to Your Goal: Boxing-In, Bracketing, and ExhaustionRobyn L. Wishart
Wishart Brain and Spine Law

10:20am-10:55am Cost-Effective Tactics for Expert Depositions
10:55am-11:30am Preparing an Expert for DepositionShayla Reed
Reed Law Offices, PC, LLO

11:30am-12:30pm Handling Deposition Obstruction (Ethics)Mark Kosieradzki
Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm, LLC

 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: Oval Room
Venue: National Hotel

The NATLE Winter Meeting provides continuing education and knowledge exchange for Chief Executives and staff of Trial Lawyers Associations.

 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Room: Periwinkle
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Power Line Contact Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Room: Boardroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Insurance Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Qui Tam Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Lucina
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Workers Compensation and Workplace Injury Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Cowrie
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

All registrants are invited to attend the Signature Brunch, hosted by the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus

 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Chiropractic Malpractice Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Bad Faith Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Room: Periwinkle
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Boardroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Vaccine Injury Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Den West
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the American Indian Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Spinal Cord Injury Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Room: Den East
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Criminal Law Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Room: Lucina
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the ERISA Benefits Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: Americana 2/3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Stop by and visit the exhibitors during the Caffeine and Happy Hour on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Neptune
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Quarterly meeting of the Officers and Trustees of the Pound Civil Justice Institute. Fellows of the Institute are welcome to attend.

 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room: Sunrise Tellin
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Diversity Committee – Responsible for identifying strategies for growing diversity within AAJ

 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room: Preston PDR
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to committee members only.

 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Clyde
Venue: SLS Hotel

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Lure PDR
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join us for lunch and the Counsel Financial Diamond Sponsor Presentation!

 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the PFC Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: Lucina
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: Periwinkle
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Cowrie 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

All voting members who self-identify as a minority are welcome to attend the quarterly caucus business meeting!

 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join STEP at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a section, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Sunrise Tellin
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Solo Practitioner and Small Firm Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Room: Den West
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Civil Rights Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Cowrie 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ PAC Task Force (State Captain) meeting, AAJ PAC Board of Trustees are also welcome to attend.

 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Periwinkle
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Learn how you can help save lives by joining a network of End Distracted Driving presenters. Learn more at www.enddd.org/trial-lawyer-campaign.

 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Preston PDR
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The MDL Working Group will met to discuss proposed rules regulating MDLs to the FRCP. AAJ members are welcome to join the working group.

 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Conference Terrace
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Section on Toxic, Environmental, AND Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP) for complimentary drinks and light appetizers at a post meeting reception sponsored by CAMG.  In the event of inclement weather the reception will be held in the Conference Foyer.

 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: Neptune
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The National College of Advocacy (NCA) Board of Trustees will meet at the 2019 Winter Convention to discuss new and old business.

 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Boardroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Civil Rights Section's Immigration Subcommittee Meeting at their first meeting. For more information, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Den East
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Inadequate Security Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Den West
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Employment Law Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Sexual Assault Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Room: Breezeway, Main Level
Venue: Royal Palm

Join Pound Trustees, Fellows and invited guests as we celebrate the Institute's work and present the 2019 Civil Justice Scholarship Award.

 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: South Shore
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Asbestos Litigation Group for complimentary drinks and light appetizers at a post meeting reception sponsored by CAMG

 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Room: Preston Terrace
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Sexual Assault Litigation Group for complimentary drinks and light appetizers at a post meeting reception sponsored by Milestone and A Case for Women.  In the event of inclement weather the reception will be held in Preston's Private Dining Room B.

 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Venue: TBD

All registrants and their guests are invited to join the New Lawyers Division (NLD) for a night of dancing and fun!

 
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2019
 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Room: Sands
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ CLE speakers can meet with AV staff for help with editing, testing, and troubleshooting their PowerPoint presentations. All speakers are strongly urged to test and upload their presentation 2 hours in advance of their speech.  The Speaker Ready Room are available during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 7:30 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
Monday, February 4 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 6:30 AM - 8:10 AM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

6:40am-6:50am Gadolinium Deposition DiseaseMargot Cutter
Cutter Law, PC

6:50am-7:00am The Anatomy of a Data BreachHadley L. Matarazzo
Faraci Lange, LLP

7:00am-7:10am Bitcoin as Property in Insurance ClaimsBobby Rutter
Rutter and Russin, LLC

7:10am-7:20am Stryker Hip Implants
7:20am-7:30am Social Security Benefits for Your ClientThomas J Giordano Jr
Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano

Samuel H. Pond
Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano

7:30am-7:40am Climate Change--Can We Control It Through Litigation?Paul Bland Jr.
Public Justice

7:40am-7:50am Pro Bono Work
7:50am-8:00am Technology at Trial: How to Shine a Light on Your Best PracticeKevin Biniazan
Breit Drescher Imprevento, PC

8:00am-8:10am Representing a Client Going Through BankruptcyBarbara N Nevin
Milavetz Gallop & Milavetz

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 440
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Askthelawyers.com to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 432
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with CAMG to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 450
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Counsel Financial to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 412
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Scorpion to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Room: Poinciana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Visit the PlaybackAAJ Booth for Education recordings, Litigation Packets, Education Programs, AAJ Press books, and more!

 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Please stop by the AAJ PAC Desk to learn more how to become a PAC donor or upgrade if you are already a donor.

 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Room: Americana 4
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Sponsored by FORGE Consulting During suite hours, members enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch, a business center equipped with computers, Wi-Fi, printers and a comfortable lounge area to relax and network with other Leaders Forum and President’s Club members. This suite is an exclusive benefit for Leaders Forum and President’s Club members and their guests only. Leaders Forum and President’s Club registration will be located in Americana 1 adjacent to main registration.  Breakfast served from 7:30-9:30 am and lunch will be served from 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Room: Americana 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

You can pick-up your badge or register on-site during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 - 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 - 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
Monday, February 4 - 7:30 am to  3:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 - 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Room: Cowrie 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The NFC leads all fundraising campaigns in order to provide necessary resources AAJ needs to sustain a prosperous and viable association.

 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Visit the AAJ Resources Booth for Education Programs, Litigation Packets, AAJ Press books, Section Memberships, and more!

 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Room: Americana 2/3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Please stop by and grab a cup of coffee and a quick bite to eat.  Breakfast will be available on Saturday, 7:30 am to 8:30 am and on Sunday and Monday from 8:30 am to 9:30 am

 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Room: Americana 3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Stop by the Exhibit Hall to meet with some of the top legal representatives as they showcase the latest in practice-related technology and services.

 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Leaders Forum Advisory Board Committee Meeting

 9:00 AM - 12:25 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

9:10am-9:40am Employer Liability: When Employees Don't Act ProfessionallyJami S. Oliver
Oliver Law Office

9:40am-10:10am Institutional vs. Individual LiabilityNadeem A. Bezar
Kline & Specter, P.C.

10:10am-10:55am Preparing a Sexual Assault Survivor for His or Her Day in CourtJohn Manly
Manly Stewart Finaldi

10:55am-11:25am Pursuing Civil Claims When There Is a Concurrent Criminal ProsecutionLeto Copeley
Copeley Johnson & Groninger, PLLC

11:25am-11:55am A Crash Course in Litigating Campus Sexual AssaultLindsay Cordes
Thomas Law Offices, PLLC

11:55am-12:25pm Messaging is Key: Handling Media During a Sexual Assault CaseJessica Pride
The Pride Law Firm

 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Room: Poinciana Ballroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

9:10am-9:50am Unearthing Bias in Voir Dire
9:50am-10:30am Looking at the Jury Pool: A Reflection of Changing DemographicsDerrick L. Walker
Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, PC

10:30am-11:10am Wake Up! How to Capture and Keep the Jurors' Attention
11:10am-11:50am Persuasion Tactics for Today's JurorsArtemis Helen Malekpour
Malekpour & Ball Consulting

11:50am-12:30pm Helping Jurors Help Themselves to Maximize Your Client's DamagesJohn Leighton
Leighton Law, PA

 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Room: The Great Room
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: Oval Room
Venue: National Hotel

The NATLE Winter Meeting provides continuing education and knowledge exchange for Chief Executives and staff of Trial Lawyers Associations.

 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Room: Crown Conch
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Motor Vehicle Collision Highway and Premises Liability Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Section, contact sections@justice.org.

 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Room: Boardroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to committee members only.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: South Shore
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Federal Tort Liability and Military Advocacy Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Periwinkle
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Cowrie 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Lucina
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The  Trial Lawyers Care (TLC) Meeting.

 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Room: Cowrie 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The Public Affairs Committee will meet to discuss legislation in the new Congress as well as regulatory and rules matters.

 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Sunrise Tellin
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Bus Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Moon
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ Audit Committee

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Rum Line
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Following the Bus Litigation Group business meeting, join the group at a mimosa bar sponsored by Physician Life Care Planning.  In the event of inclement weather the reception will be held in the St. Moritz Lobby.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join us to talk about best practices and tools for marketing and practice development. All AAJ members are welcome.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Boardroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Silicone Contaminated Eye Injections Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Neptune
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The Stalwarts/Hall of Fame Committee will meet to discuss new and old business.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: South Shore
Venue: Royal Palm

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Conference Terrace
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Following the Taxotere Litigation Group business meeting, join the group at a mimosa bar sponsored by CAMG.

 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Room: Crown Conch
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Securities and Financial Fraud Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: Americana 2/3
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Stop by and visit the exhibitors during the Caffeine and Happy Hour on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: Sunrise Tellin
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Electronic Discovery Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: Cowrie 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Trucking Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: South Shore
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Family Law Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Lure PDR
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join us for lunch and the Scorpion Diamond Sponsor Presentation!

 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Cowrie 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to committee members only.

 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Cowrie 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Responsible for assisting the Board of Governors in attaining AAJs objectives by carrying out specific programs assigned to them by the BOG or the Presidents

 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: South Shore
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Wright Hip Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: Periwinkle
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The Law Schools Committee will meet to discuss new and old business.

 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Lucina
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meeting for members of the AAJ Committee on the Judiciary.

 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Boardroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Compliance Committee Meeting

 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: South Shore
Venue: Royal Palm

Join the Smith and Nephew Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Trampoline Injury Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: Crown Conch
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Room: Neptune
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

All members who identify as LGBT or an ally are welcome to attend this membership meeting!

 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The Public Education Committee will meet to discuss recent activity and plan the year ahead.

 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: Sunrise Tellin
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Stroke Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: Sundial
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Bicycle Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: Preston Terrace
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Essure Litigation Group for complimentary drinks and light appetizers at a post meeting reception sponsored by Stratos.

 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Venue: Off-site TBD

All registrants and their guests are welcome to join the LGBT Caucus for a networking reception!

 
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2019
 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 440
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Askthelawyers.com to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 432
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with CAMG to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 450
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Counsel Financial to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Room: Room 412
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Meet with Scorpion to discuss business needs in their private hospitality suite!

 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Please stop by the AAJ PAC Desk to learn more how to become a PAC donor or upgrade if you are already a donor.

 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Americana 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

You can pick-up your badge or register on-site during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 - 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 - 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
Monday, February 4 - 7:30 am to  3:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 - 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Sands
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ CLE speakers can meet with AV staff for help with editing, testing, and troubleshooting their PowerPoint presentations. All speakers are strongly urged to test and upload their presentation 2 hours in advance of their speech.  The Speaker Ready Room are available during the following hours:
Friday, February 1 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, February 2 7:30 am to 1:00 pm
Sunday, February 3 7:00 am to 1:00 pm
Monday, February 4 6:00 am to 1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 5 7:30 am to 12:00 pm

 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Room: Poinciana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Visit the PlaybackAAJ Booth for Education recordings, Litigation Packets, Education Programs, AAJ Press books, and more!

 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Room: Americana 4
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Sponsored by FORGE Consulting During suite hours, members enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch, a business center equipped with computers, Wi-Fi, printers and a comfortable lounge area to relax and network with other Leaders Forum and President’s Club members. This suite is an exclusive benefit for Leaders Forum and President’s Club members and their guests only. Leaders Forum and President’s Club registration will be located in Americana 1 adjacent to main registration.  Breakfast served from 7:30-9:30 am and lunch will be served from 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Room: Americana Foyer
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Visit the AAJ Resources Booth for Education Programs, Litigation Packets, AAJ Press books, Section Memberships, and more!

 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Room: Lucina
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ Retirement Committee

 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Social Security Disability Law Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Oval Room
Venue: National Hotel

The NATLE Winter Meeting provides continuing education and knowledge exchange for Chief Executives and staff of Trial Lawyers Associations.

 9:00 AM - 12:10 PM
Room: Poinciana Ballroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

9:10am-9:55am Focus Groups: Developing Your Case Themes Through Feedback and CritiqueHoward L. Nations
The Nations Law Firm

9:55am-10:25am The Power of Narrative: Preparing Your Client to Tell the Story at Depositions and TrialDeborah Chang
Panish Shea & Boyle, LLP

10:25am-10:55am A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Storytelling Using Visuals EffecitvelyW. Mark Lanier
The Lanier Law Firm

10:55am-11:25am Closing Argument: Tying It All TogetherJohn F Romano
Romano Law Group

11:25am-12:25pm Four Hot Spots to Avoid Legal Malpractice (Ethics)Lori Andrus
Andrus Anderson LLP

Stephen Herman
Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC

Jeffrey O. Katz
The Patterson Law Firm

 9:00 AM - 12:25 PM
Room: Americana 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

9:10am-9:40am When WebMD Just Won't Cut It: Resources for Researching MedicineBrian Adam Snyder
Snyder & Wenner

9:40am-10:10am Making the Complex Simple: Explaining Medicine to JurorsKathleen Nastri
Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, PC

10:10am-10:40am Liability Long After TreatmentKenneth T. Watkins
Sommer Schwartz, PC

10:40am-11:10am Medicare and Other Healthcare LiensBetsy Greene
Greene & Schultz

11:10am-11:40am Medicaid Liens and Ahlborn HearingsFranklin Solomon
Solomon Law Firm

11:40am-12:25pm Beyond Folders and Files: Audit Trails and LitigationIsobel S Thomas
Thomas Keel & Laird LLC

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Neptune
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

AAJ's Exchange Advisory Committee will meet to discuss new and old business.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Crown Conch
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the International Practice Section at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Cowrie 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Organization Review Committee Meeting

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Sunrise Tellin
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Open to Litigation Group members only. For information on joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Boardroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Wildfires Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Periwinkle
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Join the Benzene/Leukemia Litigation Group at their winter business meeting. For more information about joining a Litigation Group, contact litgroups@justice.org.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: Triton
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The Endowment will meet to discuss to pending business.

 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room: Cowrie 1
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The Convention Planning Committee Meeting.

 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Room: Cowrie 2
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

Joint Executive Committee/Budget Committee Meeting

 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Room: Americana Lawn
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

As the convention comes to an end, join us for dessert and good times as we enjoy the Miami Nights of Wynwood, South Beach, and Little Havana!

 
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2019
 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Room: Poinciana Ballroom
Venue: Loews Miami Beach

The Board of Governors quarterly meeting.


Schedule is subject to change without notice.

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