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Annual Complex Litigation Seminar

January 27, 2022
3.0 CLE hours 

Join the NCAJ Products Liability, Mass Torts and Class Action section for a varied and in-depth seminar. We'll cover strategies to combat forced arbitration, seminal court decisions that affect our practice, and hold a panel discussion on single event and mass tort products liability cases that can help you expand your practice.
Registration includes seminar materials (in electronic format) and 3.0 CLE hours. 


12:55 PM | Welcome & Introductions – Program Chair

  • Emily Beeson, Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP, Greensboro

1:00 PM | Uber Arbitrations: Turning the Tables on Arbitration Agreements by Filing Arbitrations En Masse 

  • Matthew Lee, Milberg Coleman Bryson Phillips Grossman, PLLC, Raleigh 
  • Karl Gwaltney, Maginnis Law, PLLC, Raleigh 

2:00 PM | What's Going On (What's Going On)?: An Overview of Recent Decisions Impacting our Practice 

  • Edward Maginnis, Maginnis Law, PLLC, Raleigh
  • Emily Beeson, Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP, Greensboro 

3:00 PM | Break

3:15 PM | Fundamentals of Product Liabilities: Panel Discussion

  • 3M Litigation
    • Kim Wilson White, Wilson Law, Raleigh
  • Car Seats
    • Adam Langino, Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, Chapel Hill 
  • Hip Implant Litigation
    • Whitney Butcher, Whitney Butcher, Ketterer, Browne & Associates, LLC, Bel Air, MD
  • Basics of 3M litigation and potentially a cursory explanation on the difference between class action litigation, mass torts, and products liability
    • Chris Bagley, Law Offices of James Scott Farrin, Durham 
  • Vehicle Crashworthiness
    • Noah Abrams, Abrams & Abrams, P.A., Raleigh

4:15 PM | Adjourn

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