Consumer Attorneys of California College of Trial Arts
and the Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association
present the

Annual Tahoe Ski Seminar

Harveys Lake Tahoe
Casino & Resort
Lake Tahoe, Nevada
March 23-24, 2007

9 MCLE credits

Secure Online Registration
Printable Registration Form (PDF)
Seminar Brochure (PDF)

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 Committee

Exhibitors

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Hotel 

Program

Friday, March 23

Registration 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Program 3:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Welcome, John Demas, President, Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association

Liens
MCLE: 3 General Credits
Moderator: Christopher L. Kreeger / The Kreeger Law Firm / Rocklin

  • Medicare Lien Procedure Update: Handling Medicare Liens Through The New Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contractor
    Elisa R. Zitano / Law Offices Of Elisa R. Zitano / Sacramento
  • ERISA Liens, After Sereboff
    Donald Mitchell de Camara / Law Offices Of Donald M. de Camara / Carlsbad
  • Prior Attorney Liens: There Is New Ground To Cover
    Lawrence M. Knapp / Law Offices Of Lawrence Knapp / Stockton
  • First Party Reimbursement Claims
    Charles J. Tarr / Law Office of Charles J. Tarr / Santa Rosa
  • Hospital Liens And HMO's
    Daniel E. Wilcoxen / Wilcoxen, Callahan, Montgomery & Deacon / Sacramento

Cutting Edge Medical Issues
MCLE: 3 General Credits
Moderator: John N. Demas / Demas & Rosenthal, LLP / Sacramento

  • Taking On The Defense Orthopedic Expert: Know The Tests And Science And Use The Research Against Them - What Is In Their Closet?
    David E. Smith / Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff / Sacramento
  • Closed Head Injuries: How To Spot And Work Up
    Dr. Michael P. Azevedo, MD, Fresno
  • Radiological Tests In Neck And Back Injury Cases: Which Ones To Use And What Do They Mean?
    Bijan Bijan, MD
  • Working With Your Client's Treating MDs to Maximize Your Client's Injuries
    Eric Ratinoff / Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff / Sacramento
  • Handling A Client Who Is Under The Influence Regardless Of The Chemical
    Edwin Train Caldwell / Law Office Of Edwin Train Caldwell, LLP/San Rafael
    Ernie Dokimos, RPH, and Steven Dokimos / Sacramento

Cocktail Party
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Harveys Top of the Wheel
Sponsored by Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association, Don Galine, CAOC Vice President, and Harveys

Saturday, March 24

Registration 8:15 am - 8:45 am
Program 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Pre-Trial, Part I
MCLE: 3 General Credits
Moderator: Margaret Doyle / Clancey, Doyle & O'Donnell / Sacramento

  • Aggressive Discovery And Motion Practice: Win Your Case Before Trial
    David M. Arbogast / Spiro Moss Barness LLP / Los Angeles
  • Using Graphics And Power Point
    Robert Bale / Dreyer, Babich, Buccola & Callaham, LLP / Sacramento
    Rob Feldman / JurisProductions Inc. / Pasadena
  • When Is A Carrier Liable Beyond It's Policy Limit
    Sharon J. Arkin / Arkin & Glovsky / Lake Forest
  • Quash The Subpeona, It's Private!
    Scott H.Z. Sumner / Hinton, Alfert & Sumner / Walnut Creek
  • Dealing With The Opposition (The Art Of Advocacy)
    Sanford M. Cipinko / Law Office Of Sanford M. Cipinko / San Francisco

Trial Techniques, Part I
MCLE: 3 General Credits
Moderator: Al Stoll, Jr. / Albert G. Stoll, Jr., A Law Corporation / San Francisco

  • It Is Simple: Be Real - Successful Ways to Conduct Jury Voir Dire
    Todd Schneider / Schneider & Wallace / San Francisco
    Wendy York / York Law Corporation / Sacramento
  • Demonstrative Evidence Five Ways To Communicate Without Words
    Niall P. McCarthy / Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy / Burlingame
  • How To Win Your Case In Opening Statement
    Christopher B. Dolan / The Dolan Law Firm / San Francisco

Lunch 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. sponsored by DK Global

Program 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Pre-Trial, Part II
MCLE: 3 General Credits
Moderator: Alexis McKenna / Winer, McKenna & Davis, LLP / Oakland

  • Settle Or Serve
    Doris Cheng / Walkup, Melodia, Kelly, Wecht & Schoenberger / San Francisco
  • Procurring The Finest Experts In The Land
    Adam Shea / Panish Shea & Boyle LLP / Los Angeles
  • DME Exam Through Deposition
    Stuart R. Chandler / Law Office Of Stuart R. Chandler / Fresno
  • Organizing For Trial
    Jill Telfer / Law Offices Of Jill P. Telfer / Sacramentoo
  • Personal Injury Practice Is Like A Game Of Craps
    Donald L. Galine / Law Offices Of Donald L. Galine / San Mateo 

Trial Techniques, Part II
MCLE: 3 General Credits
Moderator: Christine Spagnoli / Greene, Broillet & Wheeler, LLP / Santa Monica

  • Direct Exam: How To Bring The Case To Life
    Paul Caputo / Hawkins & Caputo / San Jose
    John Feder / Rouda, Feder, Tietjen & Zanobini / San Francisco
  • You Can Be The Next Perry Mason
    R. Rex Parris / R. Rex Parris Law Firm / Lancaster
  • Closing Argument - How To Successfully Tie It Together
    Roger A. Dreyer / Dreyer, Babich, Buccola & Callaham, LLP / Sacramento
    John D. Winer / Winer, McKenna & Davis, LLP / Oakland

CAOC reserves the right to substitute speakers and/or topics.


Ski with the Stars!

Ski Director Stuart Chandler will coordinate a meeting time and place on Friday morning for those who would like to meet up on the hill. Call Stuart at (559) 431-7770 or email stuart@chandlerlaw.com


Committee
 
Chair: Donald L. Galine / Co-chair: John Demas
Committee: Stuart Chandler, Larry Knapp, Christopher Kreeger, Lisa Maki, Eric Ratinoff, David E. Smith, Christine Spagnoli, Al Stoll, Jr., Jill Telfer, Wendy York, Michael M. Reyna, Lori Sarracino, Wendy Murphy, Darlene Golladay, Samantha Corbin


Exhibitors


Registration

Seminar Pre-Registration Fees:
Registration includes CD-Rom syllabus and CLE certificate.
$255 CAOC Members (On March 16, fee increases to $280)
$150 CAOC Law Office Support Member (On March 16, fee increases to $175)
$355 Non Member (On March 16, fee increases to $380)
 
Refund Policy:
NO REFUNDS AFTER March 16, 2007. Refunds will be honored only if a written request is submitted to CAOC on or before March 16, 2007, and will be subject to a $50 service charge. Registration substitutions may be made only when the substituting party holds the same membership category as the original registrant. MEMBERSHIP IS NON-REFUNDABLE.


Hotel Reservations

Harveys Lake Tahoe Casino & Resort - (800) 455-4770
Room Rate:
Thursday $129
Friday & Saturday $179

Group Code: S03CATN
 
Room Block Cut-Off Date: March 1, 2007 (Or until the block is sold out)

Program

 Ski

 Committee

Exhibitors

Registration

Hotel