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Small-Firm Conference and Regional Bench-Bar Forum

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center

September 25, 2020

 

8:30 - 8:45         Welcoming Remarks, Etc.

                   ~ The Honorable C. Randall Lowe, Judge, 28th Judicial Circuit of Virginia

                   ~ Angeline S. Lloyd, Southwest Regional Program Manager, Virginia Judges & Lawyers Assistance Program

8:45 - 9:45         Equitable Distribution—READ THE CODE! - Video RecordingCourse Materials 1 & Course Materials 2 

                   ~ Robert M. Galumbeck, Esq., Senior Partner, Galumbeck & Kegley, Attorneys

                 

9:45 - 10:45   Legislative Update - Video Recording -  Course Materials

                   ~ William C. Wampler III, Esq., Delegate, Fourth District, Virginia House of Delegates

10:45 - 11:00    Break

11:00 - 12:00      The Ethics of Cybersecurity (1 hour of Ethics Credit) -  Video Recording - Course Materials

                   ~  Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President, and John W. Simek, Vice President, Sensei Enterprises, Inc.

12:00 - 12:30    LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

                   ~ Lunch Sponsored by The McCammon Group, Ltd., Leaders in Dispute Resolution

12:30 – 12:45   Remarks from The Honorable Larry B. Kirksey, Judge (retired), 28th Judicial Circuit

12:45 - 1:45      Bench Bar Section: What attorneys and Guardians ad Litem need to know about Troxel v. Granville, 530 U.S. 57 (2000),

                              and third party/ grandparent rights in Virginia:  What standard should apply? - Video Recording -  Course Materials

                   ~ Shelly James, Esq., Assistant Professor of Law, Appalachian School of Law

1:45 - 2:45         Dual Tracks: Choose 1 of 2 Presentations To Attend

 

                              Real World Real Estate:  Deeds and Zeppelins - Video RecordingCourse Materials

                   ~ Phillip G. Hearl, Esq., Bolling & Hearl, P.C.

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                        Criminal Defense Part 1—Your NEW Criminal Discovery - Video Recording -  Course Materials 1 & Course Materials 2

                   ~ Robert M. Galumbeck, Esq., Senior Partner, Galumbeck & Kegley, Attorneys

                   ~ Thomas R. Scott Jr., Esq., Senior Partner, Street Law Firm, LLP

                   ~ Christopher M. Young, Esq., The Young Law Firm, Managing Attorney – Adjunct Professor, ASL

2:45 - 3:00         Break  

3:00 - 4:00         Dual Tracks: Choose 1 of 2 Presentations To Attend

 

                              Using the Virginia Consumer Protection Act to Help People -Video RecordingCourse Materials

                  ~ Thomas Domonoske, Esq., Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C.

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                              Criminal Defense Part 2—Brady, Giglio, and Their Progeny  - Video RecordingCourse Materials 1 & Course Materials 2

                   ~ Robert M. Galumbeck, Esq., Senior Partner, Galumbeck & Kegley, Attorneys

                   ~ Thomas R. Scott Jr., Esq., Senior Partner, Street Law Firm, LLP

                   ~ Christopher M. Young, Esq., The Young Law Firm, Managing Attorney – Adjunct Professor, ASL

4:00 - 5:00         ALPS—Ethics: How to Avoid Conflict of Interest Malpractice Missteps (1 Hour of Ethics Credit) -Video RecordingCourse Materials

                   ~ Andrew S. Gerrish, Esq., Frith Anderson & Peake, P.C.

5:00                     Adjourn

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors:

 

Lunch Sponsor: 

                        The McCammon Group, Ltd., Leaders in Dispute Resolution

                        6641 W. Broad Street, Suite 400, Richmond, Virginia 23230, 888-343-0922

 

Platinum Sponsors:

                        ALPS, The Nation’s Largest Direct Writer of Lawyers’ Malpractice Insurance

                        1-800-367-2577, www.alpsnet.com/corporate-home

 

                        Chris Salyer, J.D., CDFA®, Wealth Strategies, LLC, Full-Service Investment & Financial Services Firm, 423-646-3006, www.thewealthstrategies.com

 

Gold Sponsor:

                        Street Law Firm, LLP, 1142 Riverview St., Grundy, Virginia 24614, 276-935-2128

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