OTLA Annual Convention


OTLA 2011 OTLA Annual Convention

Evolving Your Practice in Challenging Economic Times

Thursday, August 11th

11 am-1 pm  Registration Begins & Exhibit Hall Opens (1-5 pm)

12:30-1 pm  What is the Oregon Complex Litigation Court and when do I want to use it? -Judge Karsten Rasmussen, Lane Co Circuit Court Judge

1-2 pm Marketing and the Message-David Markowitz & Karie Trujillo

2 pm Break

2:15-3 pm  Using Social Media: Marketing and Messaging-David Sugerman & James Svoboda

1-4 pm  Individual Case Evaluations-Bill Barton & Bill Gaylord

3-4 pm  Budgeting and Financing the Plaintiff's Case-Elvia Aguilar, Melissa Bobadilla, Jim Nelson & Jane Paulson

4-5 pm  Minding the Store-Protecting Your Firms Finances-Kristen Connor, Capital Pacific Bank, Chris Moore & Mike Williams

5:30-7 pm  Welcome Reception

7 pm  Dinner on your own

9 pm-12 am  New Lawyer Social & Poker Tournament

Friday, August 12th

6:30-7:30 am  Fun Run

8 am  Registration & Exhibit Hall Opens, Breakfast

9-10:45 am Thematic Cross Examination: Making the Defendant's Witness the Best in Your Case-Randi McGinn

10:45 am Break

11am-12:30 pm  How to Set Yourself Apart-Bill Barton

12:30-2 pm  Business Meeting-Board Elections & Legislative Update, Lunch Provided

2:30- 4:30 pm Basketball Tournament

2:30-4:30 pm  Tennis Tournament

6-7 pm Guardians Reception

7-9 pm  OTLA Awards Dinner

9 pm-1 am  Member Lounge (open to all OTLA members & guests)

Saturday, August 13th

7:30-8:30 am  OTLA Board Meeting

8 am  Registration & Exhibit Hall Open, Breakfast

9-10:30 am  Increase Your Appeal:  Getting by with a Little Help from Your Friends- Craig Crispin, Megan Flynn & Bob Udziela

10:30  Break

10:45 am-12:15 pm  Lessons Learned From Losing- Judge Angel Lopez, Mitra Shahri & Michael Wise

12:30-6 pm  OTLA Golf Tournament

12:30-2 pm  Women's Caucus Luncheon (Women's Caucus members only)

6-10 pm  Saturday Night Party-Reception, dinner, games for the kids, talent show, karaoke and dancing

10.5 CLE Credits

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For Full Details!


Seventh Mountain Resort Bend, Oregon

Seventh Mountain Resort

18575 SW Century Dr Bend OR 97702

Reservations Number: 888-784-4386 Group Code: 107461



Thank you to our Wonderful Early Bird Sponsors!

Welcome Reception
Martin L. Alvey PC; Mitra Law Group; & Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC

Awards Dinner
Martin L. Alvey PC

Women's Caucus Reception
Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC and Swanson Thomas & Coon

Saturday Night Party
Martin L. Alvey PC

New Lawyer Housing and New Lawyer Social
Christopher T. Hill PC

For more information about sponsor levels and to sign up, please contact Amy Anderson at 503-223-5587 ext. 102 or amy@oregontriallawyers.org
Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations after August 1, 2011.