2018 Annual Convention Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM - REGISTRATION (3rd Floor of Des Moines Marriott Downtown)

8:00 AM - FCEs in Your Work Comp or Personal Injury Case  (Slide Show)
                       Jason Neifert, West Des Moines
                       Marty Diaz, Iowa City
                       Daryl Short, Short Physical Therapy, West Des Moines

8:45 AM - How to make EMR Work in Your Practice  (Slide Show)
                       Russ Hixson, West Des Moines
                       Sarah Centineo, Bellevue, Nebraska

9:45 AM - BREAK SPONSORED BY
                       Copy Systems Inc. & OrthoClick, LLC

10:00 AM - How the #MeToo Movement is Affecting the Law  (Slide Show)
                       Nancy Erika Smith, Montclair, New Jersey

11:00 AM - Telling Compelling Stories Through Cross Examination  (Slide Show)
                       Frank Mungo, Florence, Kentucky

12:15 PM - IAJ AWARDS LUNCHEON SPONSORED BY
                       Summit Structured Settlements & Physician Life Care Planning

1:45 PM - Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions  (Slide Show)
                       Eric Tindal, Iowa City
                       David Johnson, Clarion
                       Matt Lindholm, West Des Moines
                       Alexander Wonio, Des Moines

2:45 PM - UM/UIM: What I Learned as an In-House Defense Attorney  (Slide Show) 
                       Tom Hillers, West Des Moines

3:15 PM - BREAK SPONSORED BY
                      Dutton, Braun, Staack & Hellman, PLC & FindLaw, A Thomson Reuter Business

3:30 PM - New Developments in TBI Litigation  (Slide Show)
                       Mike Bush, Davenport

4:00 PM - Fighting Against All Odds  (Slide Show)
                       Ibiere Seck, Los Angeles, California

5:00 PM - ETHICS: Sticky Situations in the World Wide Web  (Slide Show)
                       Emily Anderson, Cedar Rapids

6:00 PM - IAJ TRIAL LAWYERS HAPPY HOUR SPONSORED BY
                       Minnesota Lawyers Mutual

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

8:00 AM - Bullet-Proofing Plaintiffs for Deposition & Trial  (Slide Show)
                       Tom Vesper, Pleasantville, New Jersey

10:00 AM - BREAK SPONSORED BY
                    Crowley & Prill Law Firm

10:15 AM - Purple Persuasion: Bringing Red & Blue Jurors Together  (Slide Show)
                       Randi McGinn, Albuquerque, New Mexico

11:15 AM - 8 Ways to Wreck Your Truck Crash Case  (Slide Show)
                       Tim Semelroth, Cedar Rapids

12:00 PM - IAJ OFFICER INSTALLATION LUNCHEON SPONSORED BY
                       Soldat & Parish-Sams

1:30 PM - ETHICS: Lawyers In Need of Assistance  
                       Elaine Gray, Ft. Madison

2:15 PM - ETHICS: Compassion Satisfaction & Compassion Fatigue  (Slide Show)
                       The Honorable Colin J. Witt, Des Moines

3:30 PM - BREAK

3:45 PM - Case Processing & Oral Arguments: Dos and Don'ts  
                       The Honorable Brent Appel, Des Moines

4:15 PM - Case Law Update  
                       Janece Valentine, Ft. Dodge

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