2013 BENCH BAR CONFERENCE
 Event
Provider:Akron Bar Association #1207
Location:Greystone Hall
103 South High Street
Akron, OH  44308
Phone:
Date:
03/08/2013
08:30 AM - 04:15 PM

Credits:
6HRGeneral
 Registration

 

2013 BENCH BAR CONFERENCE:  Electronic Filing, Technology, Expectations of the Bench and Bar the Challenges for New Attorneys

This seminar will provide an informative update on Electronic Filing and the impact of Electronic Evidence. It will also provide a unique opportunity for attorneys to interact directly with local judges. Attorneys of all experience levels will find this seminar invaluable.

8:00 a.m. Registration

MORNING SESSION

8:30 a.m.  Status of the Bench and Bar in Summit County  
John C. Weisensell, Akron Bar Association President

8:45 a.m.  Expectations of the Court: Remarks of Newly Elected Judges
The Honorable Amy K. Corrigall Jones, Summit County Common Pleas Court
The Honorable Tammy O’Brien, Summit County Common Pleas Court
The Honorable Jennifer L. Hensal, Ohio Ninth District Court of Appeals

9:15 a.m.  Electronic Filing and Technology Update
Electronic Filing Update:  Daniel M. Horrigan, Summit County Clerk of Courts and Incoming President of Ohio Clerk of Courts Association
How Technology and Electronic Evidence Impacts Litigation:  Margaret Wellemeyer, Summit County Common Pleas Court, Chief Court Reporter
Electronic Courtroom Technology Update:  Magistrate Kandi S. O’Connor, Summit County Common Pleas Court

10:15 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m.  “Technology Gone Wild: How the Increased Use of Technology Has Affected the Practice of Law in Summit County”
Panel:
The Honorable Mary Margaret Rowlands, Summit County Common Pleas Court
The Honorable Lynne S. Callahan, Summit County Common Pleas Court
Paul G. Perantinides, Esq., Perantinides & Nolan Co., LPA
Kerri L. Keller, Esq., Brouse McDowell

11:30 a.m. General Session on How the Increased Use of Technology Has Affected the Practice of Law in Summit County 
Stephen W. Funk, Esq., Roetzel & Andress LPA

12:00 p.m.  Lunch   Remarks By Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, The Supreme Court of Ohio

AFTERNOON SESSION

1:00 p.m. Judicial Panel: Things Attorneys Can Do to Assist Judges 
The Honorable Carla D. Moore, Ohio Ninth District Court of Appeals
The Honorable Thomas M. Parker, Summit County Common Pleas Court
The Honorable Thomas A. Teodosio, Summit County Common Pleas Court
The Honorable David E. Fish, Barberton Municipal Court

2:00 p.m.  Attorney Panel: Things Judges Can Do to Assist Attorneys 
Terry D. Zimmerman, Esq., Kaffen & Zimmerman
Alfred E. Schrader, Esq., Attorney at Law
Walter T. Madison, Esq., Law Office of Walter T. Madison, LLC
Jacquenette S. Corgan, Esq., Attorney at Law

2:45 p.m.  General Session on Things Attorneys and Judges Can Do to Assist One Another in Furthering the Cause of Justice in Summit County 
Alfred E. Schrader, Esq., Attorney at Law

3:15 p.m.  Break

3:30 p.m.  Panel Discussion: Challenges for New Lawyers
Moderator:
J. Dean Carro, Professor of Law, The University of Akron School of Law
Panel:
Christopher M. Billow, Esq., Chair of the Ab Initio Section, Akron Bar Association
Natalie M. Niese, Chair of the Solo and Small Firm Section, Akron Bar Association
William A. Vasiliou, Esq., Attorney at Law
Noah C. Munyer, Esq., Keith, Godward & Munyer

4:15 p.m. Adjournment

GENERAL SEMINAR INFORMATION: CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be submitted in writing via fax or mail. Refunds will be made with the following charge: a $30.00 cancellation fee. The cancellation fee will be waived if you cancel at least seven (7) days prior to the day of the seminar. Note: If no cancellation is received PRIOR to 12:00 p.m. the day before the seminar, no refund will be issued. The Akron Bar Association reserves the right to change or cancel the program if circumstances warrant.

ACCREDITATION: The Akron Bar Association is an approved sponsor of Continuing Legal Education seminars. Under Rule X (Ohio CLE) we will request credit for this program.

SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: If special arrangements are required for individuals to participate in this seminar, please contact the CLE Department at 330-253-5007, at least one week prior to the seminar.