Auto Negligence Seminar



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Auto Negligence Seminar

Monday, November 11, 2013 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 
8:00 am Registration / Breakfast
9:00 am

Welcome / Opening Remarks
Amy Orsi, The Law Office of Stephen A. Markey, III, PC
Eric Schloss, Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, LLC

9:10 am

Ethical Issues Encountered by Auto Negligence Attorneys
Raymond A. Hein, Deputy Bar Counsel, Attorney Grievance Commission
JaCina Stanton, Attorney Grievance Commission

10:00am

The Do's and Don'ts for Trying an Auto Negligence Case in the District Court
The Honorable Judge Joan Bossman-Gordon, District Court of Maryland, Baltimore City

11:00am

The Do's and Don'ts for Trying an Auto Negligence Case in the Circuit Court
The Honorable Judge Ronald A. Silkworth, Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County

12:00pm

Lunch Sponsored by:

1:00 pm

Tips on Maximizing Settlements
Susan C. Trimble, The Law Office of Susan C. Trimble, LLC

2:00 pm

Golden Nuggest for Trying Your Auto Negligence Case
Share your questions/tips with your fellow Plaintiff's Attorneys

*This event is not available via live streaming. It will not be video recorded due to the nature of the topics.
This seminar has been approved for 3.5 Virginia CLE credits
 
Speakers
 
The Honorable Judge Joan Bossman Gordon,District Court of Maryland, Baltimore City
The Honorable Joan Bossmann Gordon has been an Associate Judge of the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City since 2005. She is a graduate of Gettysburg College, St. Marys Seminary and University and the University of Baltimore School of Law.

Prior to her elevation to the District Court, Judge Gordon was an Administrative Law Judge for the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings, an Assistant Attorney for Baltimore City and an attorney in private practice. In addition, Judge Gordon has been on the faculty of the University of Maryland and Loyola Universitys Sellinger School of Business, teaching constitutional law, social work and the law, ethics, business and employment law.
At the District Court, Judge Gordon routinely presides over personal injury and other tort matters. When in private practice, Judge Gordon represented Plaintiffs in tort litigation and while she served as an Assistant Attorney General, was engaged in tort defense for clients including the Baltimore City Detention Center and Division of Correction.
Judge Gordon is an active member of the American Bar Association. She has served on the Executive Committee of the Judicial Division?s National Conference of Specialized Court Judges since 2009 and served as a member of the ABA?s House of Delegates from 2005 through 2010. Also active in the Maryland State Bar Association, Judge Gordon is a past Chair of both MSBA Standing Committee on Ethics and the Standing Committee on Professionalism. She is a former member of the MSBA Board of Governors, is author of its Code of Civility, and served more than ten years as a faculty member of the MSBA/Court of Appeals Professionalism Course for New Admittees to the Bar of Maryland. Judge Gordon is a lifetime Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation and the Baltimore Bar Foundation.
In addition, Judge Gordon is a past President of The Women?s Law Center of Maryland, Inc., the Women?s Bar Association of Maryland, the Bar Association of Baltimore City and the Baltimore Bar Foundation.
In 2006, Judge Gordon was honored with the Leadership in Law Award from the Daily Record. Judge Gordon was also named one of Maryland?s Top 100 Women in 1998, 2000 and 2006 by the Daily Record

Raymond A. Hein,Deputy Bar Counsel, Attorney Grievance Commission
Raymond A. Hein has worked for the Attorney Grievance Commission in the office of Bar Counsel since 1993 and has been Deputy Bar Counsel since 2010. He is a 1983 graduate of The John Hopkins University and obtained his law degree in 1986 from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he served on the editorial staff of the Maryland Law Review. Following law school, Mr. Hein clerked for Judge Robert Karwacki of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and worked in private law practice in Baltimore from 1987 to 1993 before joining the staff of Bar Counsel.
 
The Honorable Judge Ronald A. Silkworth, Circuit Court of Anne Arundel County

Associate Judge, Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit, since July 15, 1996. Member, Civil Law and Procedure Committee, 1996-99, 2001-04, and Mental Health, Alcoholism and Addiction Committee, 2004-, Maryland Judicial Conference. Member, Business and Technology Case-Management Program Implementation Committee, Conference of Circuit Judges, 2001.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, August 27, 1949. Attended Brooklyn Park Senior High School; University of Maryland Baltimore County, B.A. (American studies), 1972. Served in U.S. Army Reserves, 1967-73. University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1975. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1976; U. S. District Court, 1976. General trial practitioner, 1976-96. Member, American Bar Association, 1976-85; Maryland State Bar Association, 1976-96; Baltimore City Bar Association, 1976-84 (public relations committee, young lawyers section); Anne Arundel County Bar Association, 1984- (chair, legislative committee, 1990-94). Member, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, 1977-96 (board of governors, 1984-92). Member, Congressionally Mandated National Resource Judge Program Oversight Committee, Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource Center (ASTAR), Inc. Maryland Leadership in Law Award, Daily Record, 2012.

JaCina Stanton, Attorney Grievance Commission

JaCina N. Stanton has worked for the Attorney Grievance Commission as an Assistant Bar Counsel since 2010. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Clark Atlanta University and obtained her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. After law school, Ms. Stanton practiced real estate and education law before joining the staff of Bar Counsel.

Susan C. Trimble,The Law Office of Susan C. Trimble, LLC
Susan C. Trimble, a Maryland attorney and former claims specialist with State Farm, Erie Insurance, has over 20 years experience in the insurance industry.Member: Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), Cawood Inns of Court, Baltimore City Bar Association, Fort McHenry Business Association, Baltimore City Bar Association, Maryland Association for Justice, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, Civil Justice,.MSBA Auto Negligence section, MSBA Construction Law section.Degrees: Fraud Claims Law Specialist (FCLS), Associate in Claims (AIC), Juris Doctorate (J.D.), Bachelors Degree (B.S.)
 

Moderators

Amy Orsi, The Law Office of Stephen A. Markey, III, PC

Eric Schloss, Gordon Feinblatt LLC

 

*This is a Plaintiff only event, all attendees must sign a waiver form prior to attending this seminar.

It's 2013 & MAJ isGoing Green
 
MAJ is dedicated to providing low-cost seminars to all attendees. In an effort to reduce seminar costs and to support the cause for going green, we are providing all seminar materials electronically. The most up to date handout materials will be available electronically via the MAJ website or email, prior to the seminar event. If requested, we will provide you with paper materials for a fee.
 
                                                                              

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Location

Doubletree Hotel

5485 Twin Knolls Rd
Columbia, MD 21045


Sponsors

Maryland Healthcare Clinics

LifeSafer, Inc.
Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation on or prior to October 28, 2013 will result in a refund less a $25 fee. After October 28, 2013, registration fees will not be refunded.


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