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 Personal Injury Practice Essentials
led by Daniel Haltiwanger and Jack McKenzie

Friday, September 5

Bar Conference Center
1501 Park St., Columbia

REGISTRATION FEE:
Early Bird–$195
Regular–$235 (after 8/22)
includes lunch

MCLE/LEPR CREDIT
6.5 MCLE credit hours

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ABOUT THE SERIES
The “Essentials Series” is comprised of 11 full day courses that will cover major South Carolina practice areas, as well as law office technology. Each course is lead by experienced South Carolina practitioners whose goal is to provide you with practical advice on how to handle cases in designated areas. The courses are process oriented, not substantive law oriented, they are specifically designed to provide you with step-by-step guidance and the opportunity to interact with the faculty.

The Personal Injury Essentials Seminar is a unique and powerful learning experience that will provide the tools, resources 
and practical information needed to build and maintain a successful personal injury practice. Carefully designed by an 
experienced planning team, this highly interactive program features a diverse group of practitioners chosen specifically 
for their commitment to imparting practical knowledge in a conversational and interactive way so that participants will 
learn about skills and processes, rather than black letter law and war stories.
 
In order to promote maximum interactivity, the courses will be offered only at the S.C. Bar Conference Center in Columbia. Each course will include detailed materials, with heavy emphasis on forms and checklists. Many courses will offer discounts on S.C. Bar books and software related to the practice area.
 
Each course is limited to a maximum of 100 attendees. Register early to secure a spot for a particular course or courses!
If you have any questions about the series or questions about any of the individual courses, please contact S.C. Bar—CLE Director Terry Burnett at tburnett@scbar.org or 803-576-3780.

AGENDA
8 a.m.                    Registration
8:30 a.m.              Welcome and Introduction

8:45 a.m.              Networking: Getting the Right Clients
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
9 a.m.                     Primer on Principles of Law Office Accounting
                                    Mark Bokesch
                                    Bokesch and Tipton, LLC—CPAs
9:30 a.m.              Case Evaluation for the Plaintiff and Defense
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
                                    Charlie Moore
                                    Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
9:45 a.m.              Case Intake
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
10:15 a.m.           How to Get and Use Medical Records
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
10:30 a.m.           Demand Letters
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
10:45 a.m.           Break
11 a.m.                 Lien Negotiation
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
11:15 a.m.           Filing Suit/Service of Process
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
11:30 a.m.           Offers of Judgment
                                    Charlie Moore
                                    Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
11:45 a.m.           Written Discovery
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
12 p.m.                  Networking Lunch (lunch provided)
1 p.m.                    Deposition Practice in the Personal Injury Case
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
1:30 p.m.              Deposing the Medical Professional
                                    Charlie Moore
                                    Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
1:45 p.m.            Mediation: What It Is and How to Make It
                                    Work for Your Client
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
                                    Charlie Moore
                                    Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
2 p.m.                  Expert Witnesses: How to Find Them and
                                    How to Use Them
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
2:15 p.m.             Effective Use of Summary Judgment
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
2:30 p.m.             Trial: Voir Dire
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
2:45 p.m.              Trial: Exhibits
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
3 p.m.                      Trial: Jury Charges
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
3:15 p.m.              Trial: Post Trial Motions
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP

3:30 p.m.              Break

3:45 p.m.              Defense Practice: Reporting Requirements
                                    Charlie Moore
                                    Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
4 p.m.                    Defense Practice: Dealing with Adjusters
                                    Charlie Moore
                                    Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
4:15 p.m.              Defense Practice: Subpoenaing Medical Records
                                    Charlie Moore
                                    Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
4:30 p.m.              Questions for the Panel
                                    Jack McKenzie
                                    McDonald, McKenzie, Rubin, Miller & Lybrand, LLP
                                    Charlie Moore
                                    Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA
                                    Dan Haltiwanger
                                    Richardson Patrick Westbrook & Brickman, LLC

4:45 p.m.              Adjourn 

 

All registrations must be pre-paid.  All registrations must include a credit card number
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds, less $25 administrative processing fee, will be made for cancellations received in writing to CLE Registrar at registrar@scbar.org by 5 p.m., one week prior to the seminar. Cancellations will not be accepted within one week of seminar date. One-time transfers to seminars of like value will be accepted for a $25 administrative fee in lieu of cancellations within one week of seminar. Designated substitutes may take the place of registrants unable to attend.