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

8:30am Registration and Exhibits

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 Ciamboli, 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

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 - Break & Exhibit Viewing   

3:00 pm - Speaker TBD          

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 Recipient, MAJ Past President Scott A. Goodwin

Judicial Excellence Award Recipient, Judge Amy Ronayne Krause

Special Service Award Recipient, Morrison Zack

Women’s Caucus Award Recipient, Attorney General Dana Nessel

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