2019 Annual Convention
June 20-21, 2019 - Jackson, WY • FULL CONVENTION REGISTRATION HERE •
RSVP OR PURCHASE GALA TICKETS ONLY HERE

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

7:00 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:00 a.m..    Hot Topics in Family Law - TBD

9:30 a.m.    What’s in a road? Dave Ditto Cheyenne, Wyoming

10:30 a.m.    Criminal Law Presentation - Judge William H. Murphy, Baltimore, Maryland
            
Noon        Lunch On Your Own

1:00 p.m.    TBD - Judge William H. Murphy, Baltimore, Maryland

2:00 p.m.    The Neuroscience of Right and Wrong - Judge Morris Hoffman Denver, Colorado
            
3:00 p.m.    Break

3:15 p.m.   Where Are We Now? Lein Negotiations - Panel Discussion

4:15 p.m.    Evidentiary Disclosures: When, What and Why Must Stuff Be Disclosed Ethics - J. Keith Killian, Grand Junction, Colorado

6:30 p.m.    Welcome Reception

Thursday, June 16, 2016

7:00 a.m.    Member Breakfast & Elections

8:00 a.m.    Trials, Trucks & Tires - Jim Fitzgerald, Cheyenne, Wyoming

9:00 a.m.    Closing Arguments that Touch the Heart - Randi McGinn, Albuquerque New Mexico    

10:00 a.m.    Break    

10:15 a.m.    Dealing with the Obstructionists - Mark Koseriadzki,  Plymouth, Minnesota

12:00 p.m.    Luncheon with remarks by Dean Klint Alexander, University of Wyoming Law School, Laramie, Wyoming

1:15 p.m.    Latest Trends in the Legal Malpractice Field Ethics - Eldon Silverman, Centennial, Colorado

2:15 p.m.    Criminal Case Update - Jason Tangeman, Laramie, Wyoming (INVITED)

2:45 p.m.    Break

3:00 p.m.    Mass Torts 101 - Seth Katz, Englewood,Colorado
                            
4:00  p.m.    Know Your Audience: Presenting Damages to the Millennial Demographic - Howard Nations, Houston, Texas (INVITED)

6:30 p.m.     Teton Dinner

Friday, June 17, 2016

6:00 a.m.    Yoga for Trial Lawyers Ethics - Devon O’Connell, Laramie, Wyoming

8:00 a.m.    Mediation Strategy - Dick Honaker, Rock Springs, Wyoming

9:00 a.m.    Witnesses:  Who You Can Talk To and When (Employees, Former Employees, etc.), Greg Gold, Greenwood Village, Colorado

10:00 a.m.    Break

10:15 a.m.    Civil Law Update - Craig Silva, Casper, Wyoming

11:15 a.m.     The Formula for Settlement, Tom Metier, Fort Collins, Colorado

12:15 p.m.    End of 2016 Convention

- See more at: https://www.wytla.org/index.cfm?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=33190#sthash.ZZj7JNEM.dpuf

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

7:00 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:00 a.m..    Hot Topics in Family Law - TBD

9:30 a.m.    What’s in a road? Dave Ditto Cheyenne, Wyoming

10:30 a.m.    Criminal Law Presentation - Judge William H. Murphy, Baltimore, Maryland
            
Noon        Lunch On Your Own

1:00 p.m.    TBD - Judge William H. Murphy, Baltimore, Maryland

2:00 p.m.    The Neuroscience of Right and Wrong - Judge Morris Hoffman Denver, Colorado
            
3:00 p.m.    Break

3:15 p.m.   Where Are We Now? Lein Negotiations - Panel Discussion

4:15 p.m.    Evidentiary Disclosures: When, What and Why Must Stuff Be Disclosed Ethics - J. Keith Killian, Grand Junction, Colorado

6:30 p.m.    Welcome Reception

Thursday, June 16, 2016

7:00 a.m.    Member Breakfast & Elections

8:00 a.m.    Trials, Trucks & Tires - Jim Fitzgerald, Cheyenne, Wyoming

9:00 a.m.    Closing Arguments that Touch the Heart - Randi McGinn, Albuquerque New Mexico    

10:00 a.m.    Break    

10:15 a.m.    Dealing with the Obstructionists - Mark Koseriadzki,  Plymouth, Minnesota

12:00 p.m.    Luncheon with remarks by Dean Klint Alexander, University of Wyoming Law School, Laramie, Wyoming

1:15 p.m.    Latest Trends in the Legal Malpractice Field Ethics - Eldon Silverman, Centennial, Colorado

2:15 p.m.    Criminal Case Update - Jason Tangeman, Laramie, Wyoming (INVITED)

2:45 p.m.    Break

3:00 p.m.    Mass Torts 101 - Seth Katz, Englewood,Colorado
                            
4:00  p.m.    Know Your Audience: Presenting Damages to the Millennial Demographic - Howard Nations, Houston, Texas (INVITED)

6:30 p.m.     Teton Dinner

Friday, June 17, 2016

6:00 a.m.    Yoga for Trial Lawyers Ethics - Devon O’Connell, Laramie, Wyoming

8:00 a.m.    Mediation Strategy - Dick Honaker, Rock Springs, Wyoming

9:00 a.m.    Witnesses:  Who You Can Talk To and When (Employees, Former Employees, etc.), Greg Gold, Greenwood Village, Colorado

10:00 a.m.    Break

10:15 a.m.    Civil Law Update - Craig Silva, Casper, Wyoming

11:15 a.m.     The Formula for Settlement, Tom Metier, Fort Collins, Colorado

12:15 p.m.    End of 2016 Convention

- See more at: https://www.wytla.org/index.cfm?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=33190#sthash.ZZj7JNEM.dpuf

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

7:00 a.m.    Registration Opens

8:00 a.m..    Hot Topics in Family Law - TBD

9:30 a.m.    What’s in a road? Dave Ditto Cheyenne, Wyoming

10:30 a.m.    Criminal Law Presentation - Judge William H. Murphy, Baltimore, Maryland
            
Noon        Lunch On Your Own

1:00 p.m.    TBD - Judge William H. Murphy, Baltimore, Maryland

2:00 p.m.    The Neuroscience of Right and Wrong - Judge Morris Hoffman Denver, Colorado
            
3:00 p.m.    Break

3:15 p.m.   Where Are We Now? Lein Negotiations - Panel Discussion

4:15 p.m.    Evidentiary Disclosures: When, What and Why Must Stuff Be Disclosed Ethics - J. Keith Killian, Grand Junction, Colorado

6:30 p.m.    Welcome Reception

Thursday, June 16, 2016

7:00 a.m.    Member Breakfast & Elections

8:00 a.m.    Trials, Trucks & Tires - Jim Fitzgerald, Cheyenne, Wyoming

9:00 a.m.    Closing Arguments that Touch the Heart - Randi McGinn, Albuquerque New Mexico    

10:00 a.m.    Break    

10:15 a.m.    Dealing with the Obstructionists - Mark Koseriadzki,  Plymouth, Minnesota

12:00 p.m.    Luncheon with remarks by Dean Klint Alexander, University of Wyoming Law School, Laramie, Wyoming

1:15 p.m.    Latest Trends in the Legal Malpractice Field Ethics - Eldon Silverman, Centennial, Colorado

2:15 p.m.    Criminal Case Update - Jason Tangeman, Laramie, Wyoming (INVITED)

2:45 p.m.    Break

3:00 p.m.    Mass Torts 101 - Seth Katz, Englewood,Colorado
                            
4:00  p.m.    Know Your Audience: Presenting Damages to the Millennial Demographic - Howard Nations, Houston, Texas (INVITED)

6:30 p.m.     Teton Dinner

Friday, June 17, 2016

6:00 a.m.    Yoga for Trial Lawyers Ethics - Devon O’Connell, Laramie, Wyoming

8:00 a.m.    Mediation Strategy - Dick Honaker, Rock Springs, Wyoming

9:00 a.m.    Witnesses:  Who You Can Talk To and When (Employees, Former Employees, etc.), Greg Gold, Greenwood Village, Colorado

10:00 a.m.    Break

10:15 a.m.    Civil Law Update - Craig Silva, Casper, Wyoming

11:15 a.m.     The Formula for Settlement, Tom Metier, Fort Collins, Colorado

12:15 p.m.    End of 2016 Convention

- See more at: https://www.wytla.org/index.cfm?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=33190#sthash.ZZj7JNEM.dpuf
 
Agenda
 
 
 
 

THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019
7:00a.m.    Registration Opens

8:00a.m.    Concurrent Sessions:
       
       Family Law:
       Custody Modification Panel Discussion - Hon. Joseph Bluemel, Kemmerer, WY, Hon. Bobbi Overfield, Worland, WY & Devon O'Connell, Laramie, WY
       Family Law Summaries - Jenny Hall, Cheyenne, WY
        
       Criminal Law:
       Dealing with the Interplay between State and Federal Criminal Cases and Sentencing
          Tom Fleener, Laramie, WY
       Criminal Case Summaries
            Jason Tangeman, Laramie, Wyoming
        
        Teton  Presentation:
        Decision Science Ideas & TBI Toolkit
           Sean Gamble, Seattle, Washington

9:30a.m.    Break

9:45a.m.    Opening Remarks
        Elizabeth Lance - Convention Chair, Cheyenne, WY

10:00a.m.   Tips from the Best
            Jim Fitzgerald, Cheyenne, WY
            Richard Honaker, Rock Springs, WY
            Emily Rankin, Jackson, WY
            Diana Rhodes, Cheyenne, WY
            R. Michael Shickich, Casper, WY

11:00a.m.   Litigating Brain Injuries &AAJ Update
        Bruce Stern, President-Elect AAJ, Lawrenceville, New Jersey

12:00p.m.   Inspire Integrity, Ethics Lunch with Corey Ciocchetti, University of Denver, Denver, CO (Included in Registration) - SPONSORED BY CASE COALITION

1:15p.m.    Depositions ARE Trial: Advances and Innovative Techniques
        Sach Oliver – Rogers, Arkansas

2:45p.m.    Break

3:00p.m.    What’s behind the curtain:  Secrets From a Former Defense Lawyer - what you don’t know about corporate depositions!
        Ashley Davis, Richmond, Virginia

4:00p.m.    Our Practice and Depth Psychology: The Wounded Lawyer
         Sean Gamble, Seattle, Washington

5:30p.m.    Wine and Cheese Reception

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2019

7:00a.m.    WTLA Member Breakfast and Elections

8:00a.m.    Lawyers, Guns and Money: The Ethics of Court Secrecy
        Arthur Bryant, Public Justice, Washington, DC

9:00a.m.    Prison Litigation: Lessons from the Belly of The Beast
       Jamila Johnson, Southern Law Poverty Center, Montgomery, AL
       Mercedes Montagnes, Promise of Justice Initiative, New Orleans, LA

10:00a.m.    Break

10:15a.m.     The Domino Theory: Proving Proximate Cause at Trial
        Edward Capozzi, Roseland, NJ Invited


11:15a.m.    The Power of the Profession
        Kenneth Polite, Philadelphia, PA

12:15p.m    Mindfulness & Yoga Lunch – Ethics
        Maryt Frederickson, Jackson, WY

1:30p.m.    Civil Case Summaries
         Anna Reeves Olson, Casper, WY

2:00p.m.    Winning Your Case in Openings
         Colin Jones, Los Angeles, CA
         Jesse Chrisp, Clearlake, CA

3:00p.m.    A Different Measure of Damages
         Bill Barton, Newport, OR

4:00p.m.   Adjourn

6:00p.m.    WTLA’s 50th Anniversary Gala, Snow King Resort


Location

SNOW KING RESORT & GRAND VIEW LODGE   •   400 E. SNOW KING AVE JACKSON, WY 83001

WTLA’s room block is sold out and the Snow King has only suites and condos available for June 19th - 22nd.  If you think you will be joining us to Celebrate 50 Years, Book Your Room Now.  Call 307.733.5200 to reserve a room.

We also reserved a small block of rooms at Mountain Modern Motel, call 307-733-4340, ext. 1, and mention the Wyoming Trial Lawyers to book a room today, or visit: Online Booking link, Group code:  WTL6199 (not case sensitive).