MAJ ANNUAL CONVENTION


Seminar Agenda:

Block A - Tuesday, June 2: Criminal Law

11:00 a.m - Welcome & Introduction

11:15 a.m. - Changes in Expungement Law - Graham Carner

12:15 p.m. - Sponsor Break

12:30 p.m. - Report From Under the Dome - Andre De'Gruy

1:30 p.m. - Sponsor Break

1:45 p.m. - Some Decisions of Consequence from the Mississippi Supreme Court - Justice Jim Kitchens

2:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks

 

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Virtual Exhibit Hall & Membership Happy Hour

  • All MAJ members are encouraged to attend.

 

Block B - Wednesday, June 3: COVID-19 Business Issues

11:00 a.m. - Welcome & Introduction

11:15 a.m. - SBA Loans - Trevor Rockstad

12:15 p.m. - Sponsor Break

12:30 p.m. - Helping Your Staff Help You: Cost Effective Tips for Your Office - John Kitchens

1:30 p.m. - Sponsor Break

1:45 p.m. - Business Interruption Claims - Jim Reeves

2:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks

 

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Women's Caucus Annual Meeting & Happy Hour

  • All Women's Caucus members are encouraged to attend.

 

Block C - Thursday, June 4: Attorney Health and Wellness

11:00 a.m. - Welcome & Introduction

11:10 a.m. - Remote Business Operations - Laura Yaeger

12:10 p.m. - Sponsor Break 

12:30 p.m. -Struggles, Strategies & Successes for Moving Cases Forward - Laurel Li Harris

1:00 p.m. - Attorney Health and Wellness (ethics) - Missye Scott

2:00 p.m. - Sponsor Break

2:15 p.m. - Crossing the Finish Line: Managing Your Life and Practice for the Win of a Lifetime - Vicki Gilliam

2:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks

 

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: New Lawyer's Division Annual Meeting & Happy Hour

  • All NLD members are encouraged to attend.

 

Block D - Friday, June 5: Practicing Law During COVID-19

11:00 a.m - Welcome & Introduction

11:15 a.m. - Virtual Depositions - Bridget Long

12:15 p.m. - Sponsor Break

12:30 p.m. - The Power of Persuasion: Mediation and Negotiation Techniques to Elevate Your Practice - Jeanmarie Whalen

1:30 p.m. - Sponsor Break

1:45 p.m. - Practical Approaches to Section 1983 Litigation - Victor Fleitas

2:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks

 

Saturday, June 6: MAJ Annual Meeting - 10:00 a.m.

All members are encouraged to attend the MAJ Annual Meeting. — DUES MUST BE CURRENT BEFORE May 29, 2020, TO VOTE. All voting members must be present in the meeting or virtual waiting room by 10:00 a.m. No one will be admitted into the virtual room after 10:00 a.m. During the meeting, even-numbered circuit court districts will caucus and elect representatives to the Board of Governors.

 

 


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CLICK HERE to RSVP for the Virtual Exhibit Hall & Membership Happy Hour

CLICK HERE to RSVP for the Women's Caucus Happy Hour

CLICK HERE to RSVP for the New Lawyer's Division Happy Hour

 

 

Exhibitors/Sponsors: 

For sponsorship information, please contact the MAJ Office at 601-948-8631.