HarrisMartin's Southeast Asbestos Litigation Conference Agenda

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Day 1, Wednesday, March 26, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Welcome by Co-Chairs

Christian Hartley, Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd, LLC, Mount Pleasant, SC
Nathaniel Mudd, Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd, LLC, St. Louis
Christopher Collier, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP, Atlanta

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

South Carolina Cases and Verdicts

Jessica M. Dean, Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, P.C., Dallas
Robert O. Meriwether, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Columbia, SC

9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Claims/Trends in Southeast Asbestos Litigation

• Including Lung Cancer Cases
• Update on Recent Appellate Decisions
Nathan D. Finch, Motley Rice, Washington, DC
Jason J. Irvin, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Dallas
Jennifer M. Techman, Evert Weathersby Houff, Atlanta
Kenneth J. Wilson, Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC, Barnwell, SC

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Florida – Trends, Jurisdictions, Hot Issues, etc.

Jonathan Ruckdeschel, The Ruckdeschel Law Firm, LLC, Ellicott City, MD
Alan Pickert, Terrell Hogan, Jacksonville, FL
Rebecca C. Kibbe, K&L Gates LLP, Miami

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Drilling Mud Cases in the Southeast

Rick Nemeroff, Nemeroff Law Firm, Dallas
Jeffrey P. Hubbard, Hubbard Mitchell Williams & Strain, Ridgeland, MS

11:30 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.

Q&A on the Morning Topics

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

FELA, Jones Act & General Maritime Claims

Robert R. Hatten, Patten Wornom Hatten & Diamonstein, LLC, Newport News, VA
Thomas J. Burns, O'Connell, Tivin, Miller & Burns, LLC, Chicago
Michael A. Pollard, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Chicago

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Living State of the Art

J. Conard Metcalf, Simmons Browder Gianaris Angelides & Barnerd LLC, Alton, IL
Albert H. Parnell, Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP, Atlanta

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Q&A from the Afternoon Topics

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Judicial Panel

The Honorable D. Garrison Hill, South Carolina Circuit Court, Circuit 13, Greenville, SC
The Honorable Caryl P. Privett, Alabama Circuit Court, Jefferson County, Birmingham, AL
Gail Andrews, Law Clerk, Alabama Circuit Court, Jefferson County, Birmingham, AL

4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Networking Cocktail Reception

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