2020 Fall Conference Webinar Series

Due to COVID-19, ATRA’s 2020 Annual Fall Conference will be conducted virtually via a fall webinar series. You may sign up for the webinars using the form below. For any questions regarding ATRA’s fall conference programming, please contact ATRA’s Director of Legislation, Matt Fullenbaum.

Thursday, October 29, 2020


1:00-1:05 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Seth Lamont, ATRA Board Chairman
  • Sherman Joyce, President

COVID-19 Update: Trial Lawyer Advertising, Client Solicitation, Litigation, and Legislative Solutions

1:05-1:50 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Matt Fullenbaum, ATRA (Moderator)
  • Lauren Jarrell, ATRA
  • Rusty Silverstein, X-Ante
  • Cary Silverman, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

Show Me Your Tort Reform – Missouri’s Successful Effort to Address Lawsuit Abuse

1:50-2:35 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Molly Jones, Bayer (Moderator)
  • Rich AuBochon, Missouri Tort Reform Coalition
  • Jorgen Schlemeier, Gamble & Schlemeier

Thursday, November 5, 2020

The Plaintiff Lawyers Lawsuit Abuse Shoot for 2021: How ATRA Members Can Make it Misfire

1:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Victor Schwartz, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

Winning in Judicial Hellholes

1:30-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Michael Brown, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Thursday, November 12, 2020

2020 General Election: What Happened and Why

1:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • David Drucker, Washington Examiner

State Election Results and the Impact on Legal Reform

1:30-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Matt Fullenbaum, ATRA
  • Kade Cullefer, Troutman Sanders Strategies
  • Chris Ferruso, Ohio Alliance for Civil Justice / NFIB-OH
  • Drew Larson, Texans for Lawsuit Reform

Restating the Law or Promoting the Agenda of Personal Injury Lawyers – An Examination of the American Law Institute

2:00-2:45 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Tiger Joyce, ATRA (Moderator)
  • Mark Behrens, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Martin Lavelle, The Travelers Company

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Nuclear Verdicts – What Are They and How Can We Curb Them?

1:00-1:45 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Lee Parsley, Texans for Lawsuit Reform (Moderator)
  • Jim Whittle, American Property Casualty Insurance Association
  • Charles Carr, Carr Allison

Phantom Damages and Letters of Protection

1:45-2:30 p.m. Eastern Time

  • Lee Mickus, Evans Fears & Schuttert LLP (Moderator)
  • Sandra Heller, Holland & Knight LLP
  • David Spector, Holland & Knight LLP

ATRA has applied to the North Carolina Bar for 6.5 hours of CLE credit.  Please use the form below to indicate whether you would like to receive a Uniform CLE Certificate form.

Webinar Sign-Up

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