Saturday September 22, 2018    

Highlights from Current Issue

  • Supreme Court grants mandamus relief and holds that plaintiff’s discovery request seeking accident reports from all of the defendant’s stores was unduly burdensome.

  • Court of Civil Appeals provides guidance as to steps that must be taken in order for a default judgment to be properly entered.

  • Court of Civil Appeals grants mandamus relief and orders trial court to vacate its order enjoining former wife from relocating with children; former husband’s request for injunctive relief failed to demonstrate irreparable injury if injunction was not granted.


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Tort Law Conference for Alabama Attorneys

This conference features Chief Magistrate Judge John E. Ott and a faculty of leading Alabama tort law attorneys discussing the latest changes and decisions of critical interest to your successful practice.

Workers’ Comp Conference for Alabama Attorneys

The annual Alabama Workers' Comp Conferenceprovides essential updates, guidance, and advice for Alabama attorneys, employers, HR professionals, TPAs, insurers, consultants and others who need the latest and most accurate information. When you attend, you'll connect with judges from the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and the Court of Workers’ Compensation Claims, leading workers’ comp attorneys, representatives from the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, and other key players.

Alabama Business Law Conference

The Alabama Business Law Conferencepacks one day with leading authorities delivering critical law practice guidance on the hottest topics and some of the most complex issues you’ll face as a business law practitioner. Law attorneys from across the state will provide the latest updates and information regarding LLCs in Alabama, piercing the corporate veil, indemnification provisions and much more. Attendees will also obtain one hour of ethics credit while learning about ethical negotiation techniques.

Alabama Real Estate Law Conference

TheAlabama Real Estate Law Conferencepacks one day with leading authorities delivering critical law practice guidance on the hottest topics and some of the most complex issues Alabama attorneys who practice real estate law will face:

  • Commercial real estate financing. Virginia Boliek will walk you through the loan process, explain how to negotiate key terms of the loan commitment, and review the preparation of legal opinions.
  • Foreclosures. Jonathan Raulston will outline the foreclosure process and provide tips for a smooth foreclosure.
  • Loan modification. Brian Walding will review programs and incentives that are available for loan modification and will offer tips on how to negotiate the best possible loan modification for your client.
  • Preceding the closing date. Mary Stewart Nelson Thompson will give pointers to use in making sure to dot the i’s and cross the t’s before the closing date.
  • Title litigation. Joshua White will discuss title litigation—including the initiation and pleading requirements, burdens of proof and common defenses, and trial tactics.
  • Landlord and tenant law. Sarah Taggart will discuss the landlord-tenant relationship from pre-lease considerations to eviction and touch on issues such as screening and disqualifying tenants, late fees, and handling repairs.
  • Ethical considerations. Kevin Gray will explore ethical concerns that arise in the practice of real estate law, including conflicts of interest, the disclosure of defects in property, liability in title examination, and attorney fees.

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2018 Conferences:

Medical Malpractice Conference for Alabama Attorneys

Friday, April 27, 2018

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Probate & Estate Planning Conference for Alabama Attorneys

Thursday and Friday, May 10-11, 2018

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Tort Law Conference for Alabama Attorneys

Thursday and Friday, September 13-14, 2018

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Workers’ Comp Conference for Alabama Attorneys

Friday, September 28, 2018

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Friday, October 26, 2018

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Alabama Real Estate Law Conference

Friday, November 2, 2018

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Easements, Encroachments & Setback Issues in Real Estate Law

Walter H. Stubbs
The Stubbs Law Group

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Structuring the LLC with Future Generations in Mind

Jeffrey L. Carson
U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

25 Tips & Techniques from the Other Side: Estate Planning from an Estate Administration Perspective

Julie Travis Moss
The Blair Law Firm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

On the Job Injuries: Understanding Product Liability Lawsuits

Kendall Dunson
Beasley Allen

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Indemnification Provisions in Business Agreements

Preston Hawkins
Lewis Thomason

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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