MAJ Annual Convention


75th ANNUAL CONVENTION

The Westin Book Cadillac, Detroit
May 8 - 9, 2020


Friday, May 8th

Trial Advocacy

Moderator: Steven Gursten, Michigan Auto Law, Farmington Hills


  • 9:00 am - Never Lose a Case on Proximate Cause Again
    Ed Capozzi, Frach Eichler LLC, Roseland, NJ      
     
  • 9:45 am - Cross Examination of Defense Experts at Trial – How to Win Without “Killing” the Witness
    Ed Ciarimboli, Fellerman Ciarimboli, Philadelphia, PA                    
                 
  • 10:30 am - Break & Exhibit Viewing          
     
  • 10:45 am - Incorporating Psychodrama into Your Trials
    Betsy Greene, Greene & Schultz Trial Lawyers, Bloomington, IN
  • 11:30 am - Lessons on the Art of Persuasion
    MAJ Past President Brian McKeen, McKeen & Associates PC, Detroit
  • 12:15 pm – Lunch        
     
  • 1:15 pm - Trial Sequencing: How to Turn a “Sure Loser” into a Big Trial Win
    Eric Penn, The Penn Law Firm P.C., Jacksonville, TX           
     
  • 2:00 pm - Understanding the New Court Rules and Electronically Stored Information (ESI)
    MAJ Executive Board Member Emily Thomas, Olsman MacKenzie Peacock & Wallace, Berkley  
     
  • 2:45 pm - Networking & Silent Auction           
     
  • 3:00 pm - Elise Sanguinetti, Arias Sanguinetti Wang Torrijos, LLP, Emeryville, CA       
  • 3:45 pm – Annual Business Meeting

SILENT AUCTION
Benefiting our Amicus Committee

Saturday, May 9th

ANNUAL BANQUET - CELEBRATING 75 YEARS 

American Association for Justice CEO Linda Lipsen

Champion Of Justice Award
MAJ Past President Scott A. Goodwin

Judicial Excellence Award
Judge Amy Ronayne Krause

Women’s Caucus Award of Excellence 
Attorney General Dana Nessel

Special Service Award
Morrison Zack

AFTER GLOW
Hosted by the New Lawyers Division featuring late night snacks and live music from Still Rain

75th ANNUAL CONVENTION SPONSORS:
MAJ Diamond Sponsor Mark Vogel, MSSC, Ringler Associates
MAJ Diamond Sponsor Preferred Capital Funding
MAJ Gold Sponsor Preferred Rehabilitation