MAJ Annual Convention



Seminar Agenda:

Thursday, June 7

11:00 a.m.

Exhibit Hall Opens; Registration Opens

12:00 p.m.

Women’s Caucus Luncheon

Sponsored by Momentum Funding

1:30 p.m.

Practical Pre-Trial Skills

Tim W. Porter, Esq. (Jackson, MS)

2:30 p.m.

Halloween on Steroids: Surviving Your Interaction with Chancery Court

Judge Larry Primeaux (Meridian, MS)

3:30 p.m.

Break – Criminal Law Section Meeting

4:00 p.m.

Beware - The Secret Spyware

Maury Herman, Esq. (New Orleans, LA)

5:00 p.m.

CLE ends

6:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception Honoring Incoming President Graham Carner

Friday, June 8

8:00 a.m.

Exhibit Hall Opens; Registration Opens

 

Past President’s Breakfast (Invitation Only)

8:30 a.m.

Preparing to Win

Gregory S. Cusimano, Esq. (Gasden, AL)

9:30 a.m.

Break – New Lawyers Division Meeting

10:00 a.m.

Being Human, Relating to the Jury

Gregory S. Cusimano, Esq. (Gasden, AL)

11:00 a.m.

Managing Clients: Your Circus. Your Monkeys. Your Professional Responsibility.

Adam Kilgore, Esq. (Jackson, MS)

Jennifer Ingram Johnson, Esq. (Hattiesburg, MS)

12:00 p.m.

Membership Luncheon Featuring Keynote Speaker U.S. Senator Doug Jones

Underwritten by FORGE Consulting

2:00 p.m.

What You Don't Know Can Kill You! Using Focus Groups to Inform and Shape Your Trial Strategy

Roger Larue, Esq.

4:00 p.m.

Break

4:30 p.m.

Practical Advice for Success in Federal Court and Appellate Court Actions

Judge James E. Graves, Jr

Magistrate Judge Michael T. Parker

Justice Jim Kitchens

Justice Dawn Beam

Judge Latrice Westbrooks

5:30 p.m.

CLE ends

9:30 p.m.

Outgoing President’s Party Honoring MAJ President Jennie Eichelberger

Saturday, June 9

10:00 a.m.

Annual Meeting

DUES MUST BE CURRENT BEFORE June 1, 2018, TO VOTE. All voting members must have received their elector cards and be inside the meeting room by 10:00 a.m. No one will be admitted into the room after 10:00 a.m. During the meeting, even-numbered circuit court districts will caucus and elect representatives to the Board of Governors.

 

Candidates Forum

 

Registration Information:

Your registration fee entitles you to nine hours of top-notch CLE instructions, one ticket to the Membership Luncheon, free entry to the welcome reception, and the outgoing President’s party.

 

Register Online Now

For a printable registration form, CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the agenda.

 

CLICK HERE to purchase a ticket for the Membership Luncheon

CLICK HERE to sponsor a New Lawyer

 

Accommodations:

For hotel reservations, please call The Ritz-Carlton at (800) 826-8987 and refer to the "Mississippi Association for Justice" block. To reserve deluxe king accommodations, use the group code VEXVEXA. To reserve deluxe double/double accommodations, use the group code VEXVEXB. Reservations may also be made online at www.ritzcarlton.com/neworleans. All attendees and their guests have access to complimentary internet access in guests' rooms, complimentary access to the Fitness Center, discounted valet parking, and 20% off any spa treatments booked during the convention. All reservations should be received to the hotel no later than Monday, May 14, 2018.

 

Exhibitors/Sponsors: 

Click here to register online. If you have any questions, please contact the MAJ Office at 601-948-8631.