Designed for those who are new to the practice of law in Arizona, this seminar will provide information important to every practice area. Topics include: • Working in local courts, • Marketing, • Avoiding lawyer discipline, • Managing a trust account, • Malpractice insurance, • Best practices for litigation and • What your colleagues wish they had known during their first few years of practice.
Program Chair: Roberta L. Tepper, Lawyer Assistance Programs Director, State Bar of Arizona
Speakers: Judge Randy Warner, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Michael Hintze, Phoenix Municipal Court Judge Gerald A. Williams, Justice of the Peace, Surprise Alexandria Anemone, Esq. Geoffrey Balon, Mesa City Prosecutor's Office Joel DeCiancio, Hill Hall & DeCiancio PLC Stephanie Fierro, Jaburg & Wilk PC Alexis Firehawk, Carpenter Hazlewood Delgado & Bolen LLP Kristin, Moye, Practice Management Advisor/Attorney, State Bar of Arizona Dustin Ruge, Southwest Regional Manager, Thomson Reuters Stacy Shuman, Bar Counsel, State Bar of Arizona Donald Wilson, Jr., Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson PC
Agenda: 9:00 am Best Practices for Justice Court – Judge Gerald Williams 9:30 am Best Practices for Litigation – Joel DeCiancio 10:15 am Top Ways Lawyers Get Disciplined and How to Avoid Them – Stacy Shuman 10:45 am Break 11:00 am Marketing and Advertising – Dustin Ruge 12:00 pm Lunch (provided) 12:15 pm Resources at the Bar - Roberta Tepper/Kristin Moye 12:45 pm Trust Accounting –Kristin Moye 1:45 pm Best Practices in Superior Court – Judge Randy Warner 2:15 pm What I wish I’d Known Panel - Alexis Firehawk, Stephanie Fierro, Geoffrey Balon, Alexandria Anemone 3:00 pm Break 3:15 pm Malpractice Insurance information – Don Wilson 4:00 pm Best Practices for City Court – Judge Michael Hintze 4:30 pm Adjourn