Registration & Welcome Reception 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy drinks and an assortment of appetizers and mingle with your fellow members and judges. Stop by and pick up your registration packet before you head out for dinner in Williamsburg. Attire: Casual
SATURDAY, MARCH 5
Continental Breakfast 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Keynote Presentation 8:30 – 10:15 a.m. Thomas Jefferson
We will be visited by the nation’s foremost interpreter of Thomas Jefferson. The nation’s third President and principal author of the Declaration of Independence lived in Williamsburg for twenty years. We will learn all about his genius and complexity, his study of the law and look back at his years in Williamsburg, which were formative for his intellectual and political development.
CLE Sessions 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Trends in the Legal Profession Panelists: Jonathan Kagan, Managing Partner, Kagan Stern; Steve Oberg, Managing Partner, Council Baradel and Robert Shapiro, Owner Smart Computing Solutions, Inc.
The challenges of practicing law during the pandemic have illuminated new and innovative legal trends. Learn how attorneys are thriving with these new technologies and strategies and if they are right for your firm.
Tax Update: Critical State and Federal Legislative and Regulatory Changes that You and Your Clients need to Know About Panelists: Peter Haukebo, Frost Law andAllen Ayers, CPA, Lombardo, Wagner, Ayers Gain a better understanding of the significant changes to the tax code in a discussion about the new modifications and any planning opportunities that they create. Viewpoints from the legal and accounting perspectives. What’s New with Child Support? Panelists: Hon. Cathy Vitale, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County and Michelle Smith, Trainor, Billman, Bennet & Milko
Join our panel to discuss the new legislative changes effect July 1st to Child Support and what these changes mean to your clients.
Ever-evolving Standard for Expert Testimony Panelists: Hon. John McKenna, Administrative Judge, District Court for Anne Arundel County and Ron Jarashow, Bowman Jarashow
Litigation success often depends on admitting expert testimony that is simple and understandable to judges and juries. Gain practical advice on the ever-evolving standard of expert witness testimony from Frye-Reed, to Daubert to Rochkind.
Nuts n' Bolts: Authenticating Social Media Evidence in Trial Panelists: Virginia Miles, Former Assistant State’s Attorney Training Coordinator and Hon. Danielle Mosley, District Court for Anne Arundel County
Join us to explore authenticating social media evidence. The panel will discuss the Griffin, Sublet, and Sample line of cases and provide a “how to” guide to sufficiently authenticate and enter evidence obtained from social media.