Radisson Hotel Phoenix Airport
427 North 44th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Course book included with all formats
Two Comprehensive Days of Personal Injury Law and Practice
This authoritative course will provide you with the foundational information and knowhow essential to starting or refreshing a personal injury practice. Our seasoned faculty will walk you through the nuts and bolts of personal injury practice and procedure, from case intake and evaluation to trial. Then, they will delve more in depth on liens, damages, medical records and other key topics. Don't miss this opportunity for a full look at personal injury - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for attorneys. Insurance professionals and paralegals may also benefit.
DAY 1: Case Law, Statutes, Insurance, Medical Records, Damages
DAY 2: Liens, Experts, Settlement, Trial
DAY 1: Case Law, Statutes, Insurance, Medical Records, Damages
DAY 2: Liens, Experts, Settlement, Trial
including - Ethics: 1.00
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 12.0 hours toward your annual MCLE requirement for the State of Arizona, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility.
ALAN P. BAYHAM JR. is a partner in the law firm of Bayham Jerman, PLC, where he has practiced in the area of personal injury litigation for over 20 years. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Arizona State University. Mr. Bayham was the President of the State Bar of Arizona in 2010 and 2011, and prior to that for 10 years was on the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Arizona. He has taught seminars on court and litigation management, as well as at national seminars on case management of personal injury and civil cases. Mr. Bayham was an instructor in law at Gateway Community College (1991-1992). He has lectured on legal ethics and served as Probable Cause Panelist for the State Bar of Arizona. Mr. Bayham also is a past Committee Member of the Attorney Regulation Committee for the Supreme Court of Arizona (2011-2015). He has served as a lecturer on the following topics: Damages in Personal Injury; Advanced Uninsured and Underinsured Claims; Pain and Suffering in Personal Injury; The Affordable Care Act and Personal Injury Claim Litigation.
BRETT T. DONALDSON is a senior member of The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A. Mr. Donaldson's civil practice is primarily focused in the areas of claims and defenses involving motor vehicle collisions, insurance defense/special investigation/fraud, and also in areas of contracted agreements. He has extensive trial experience and has tried more than 60 jury trials to date with excellent results for his clients, who are both individual and corporate clients. In addition to his civil practice, Mr. Donaldson practices in the area of criminal defense. Before becoming a prosecutor, he served as a sworn police officer in southern California and graduated number one in his police academy. Mr. Donaldson is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Michigan and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley.
GLYNN W. GILCREASE JR. is a sole practitioner with the Law Offices of Glynn W. Gilcrease Jr., P.C., in Tempe, where he practices in the areas of personal injury law, wrongful death law, products liability law, medical malpractice, and insurance bad faith law. Mr. Gilcrease is a certified specialist in injury and wrongful death litigation by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. He is also certified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Gilcrease earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Baylor University. He is a member of the AAJ (American Association of Justice, formerly American Trial Lawyers Association), and is a member of the Arizona Association for Justice. Mr. Gilcrease also conducts focus groups for other attorneys engaging in litigation.
CHRISTINA W. KELLY is of counsel at the Phoenix law firm Squire Patton Boggs, with a diverse background devoted largely to litigating a variety of commercial, product liability, premises liability, and personal injury matters. She also has extensive experience counseling and advising clients regarding insurance coverage strategies, advising on policy implications resulting from lawsuits, and breach of contract and bad faith litigation. She also manages the national litigation programs for a large transportation company and a national retailer, managing all aspects of the companies' general liability, product liability, auto and infectious disease claims. Ms. Kelly is also one of the leading lawyers in Arizona in the area of medical lien consultation. In addition to presenting seminars on medical lien issues, both on a national and local level, she advises and develop protocols for clients to deal with the implications of the rapidly developing and changing Medicare reporting requirements and Medicare's right of reimbursement. Ms. Kelly is the author of the "Health Care Lien" chapter of the Arizona Tort Law Handbook. In addition to her law practice, she has been honored for her pro bono work. Ms. Kelly is an active member of the Volunteer Lawyers program and recipient of the organization's 2011 Children's Law Center Attorney of the Year Award. In addition, she was recognized as one of the top 50 pro bono attorneys in Arizona by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services. Ms. Kelly earned her B.S. degree from Arizona State University and her J.D. degree from McGeorge School of Law, where she was awarded the Order of the Barristers.
MICK LEVIN is a sole proprietor and attended both undergrad and law school at Arizona State University. His practice has been dedicated to the representation of personal injury victims. Mr. Levin has represented hundreds of claimants in uninsured (UM) and underinsured (UIM) claims against insurance companies and UM/UIM-related professional negligence claims against insurance agents. One such case went all the way to the Arizona Supreme Court - Wilks v. Manobianco. Mr. Levin is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the National Crime Victims Bar Association, the State Bar of Arizona, the Arizona Association for Justice, and the Maricopa County Bar Association. Mr. Levin is a member of the Arizona Association for Justice’s CLE Board and presents an annual UM/UIM seminar for that organization.
SCOTT I. PALUMBO is a co-founder of Palumbo Wolfe & Palumbo, P.C., , a Phoenix based law firm repeatedly ranked as the number one plaintiff specialty law firm in Arizona. Mr. Palumbo obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. Since becoming a practicing lawyer, he has dedicated himself to defending those who have been victimized by personal injury accidents and those who have lost loved ones to wrongful death. Super LawyersÂ® has selected Mr. Palumbo for inclusion in its 2013 - 2016 Super Lawyers lists, after naming him one of the Southwest Rising StarsÂ® in 2012. Super LawyersÂ® also recognized Mr. Palumbo as one of the Top 50 Arizona Super Lawyers for 2014, 2015 and 2016, which made him the youngest Arizona attorney ever to receive that recognition. He has also been honored by AZ Business Magazine as one of the Top 100 Arizona Lawyers for 2015 and 2016. The National Trial Lawyers Association has named Mr. Palumbo as one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys throughout Arizona since 2009. Mr. Palumbo has also been chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law and Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation. Beyond that, he maintains a membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum - an organization that maintains membership exclusively for those lawyers who have recovered settlements or verdicts in excess of $2 million dollars.
MICHAEL PONZO is a litigation attorney at Merlin Law Group. His practice focuses on civil & commercial litigation, policy holder advocacy, medical malpractice, and bad faith insurance. Mr. Ponzo entered the practice of law after spending twenty plus years managing and directing high technology marketing, product development and business operations world-wide in the electronics industry. He received his B.S.B.E. and B.S.E.E. degrees from Syracuse University, his M.B.A. degree from Arizona State University-W. P. Carey School of Business, and his J.D. degree from Arizona State University College of Law.
CHRISTY THOMPSON is the managing attorney and owner of the Thompson Law Firm, LLC. Ms. Thompson is a personal injury attorney, specializing in automobile accident cases with a focus on the victims of drunk driving. She received her B.A. degree from the University of Nevada at Reno and her J.D. degree from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon.
KAREN N. WOHLGEMUTH is a litigation associate at The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A., focusing her practice primarily on civil and commercial litigation, including construction defect, premises liability, personal injury, insurance bad faith, professional liability, wrongful death and toxic tort cases. She has participated in numerous trials, mediations and arbitrations and is effective in advising insurance companies on coverage issues and procuring settlements involving complex and novel issues. Ms Wohlgemuth represents individuals, licensed professionals, businesses and insurance companies in resolving disputes in a creative and efficient manner. She received her J.D. degree from Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University as a Trial Advocacy fellow and was the sole 2016-2017 Paul W. Holloway Trial Advocacy Award winner. Ms Wohlgemuth is admitted to the State Bar of Arizona, the U. S. District Court, Arizona, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel; State Bar of Arizona, Construction Law Section; Defense Research Institute; Arizona Women Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.
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