OTLA Annual Convention


Don't Miss OTLA's 2019 Annual Convention


Thursday August 8th-Saturday August 10th at the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites in beautiful Ashland, Oregon! 

Reserve your rooms or condos now! The room block at the Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites is SOLD OUT. Call the Holiday Inn down the street at 541.201.0202 and ask to book a room through the OTLA group.

Are you a service provider? Would you like an exhibit table at the 2019 Convention? Go here: www.oregontriallawyers.org/2019convexhibit



Thursday, August 8

11:00 AM Thursday-11:00 AM Saturday: Kids/Candy Room

Galaxy Ballroom


11:00 AM ¨ Registration/Exhibit Hall opens

Constellation Hall & Andromeda Ballroom


1:05—5:00 PM Case Evaluation Clinics

Upper Level Boardrooms

Personal Injury: Bill Barton & Elden Rosenthal

Class Actions/Consumer/Commercial: Steve Berman and David Sugerman

Workers’ Compensation: Chris Frost & Chris Moore


12:30—2:45 PM CLE Programming

Orion and Aquarius Ballrooms

12:30-2:00 PM “What I wish I would have known when I was a practitioner” Judge Ulanda Watkins, Fed. Magistrate Mustafa Kasubhai, Judge Raymond Crutchley, Brian Dretke

2:00-2:15 PM Break

2:15-3:45 PM Sexual Harassment training with Courtney Angeli and Dana Sullivan

3:45—5:15 PM OTLA State of the Union


5:30 PM—6:30 PM Women’s Caucus Reception

Cosmos Ballroom


6:30—8:30 PM – Welcome Reception & Buffet Dinner

ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum, 1500 E Main St.


9:00 PM – Midnight – New Lawyer Social & Poker Tournament

Stardust Lounge


Friday, August 9

7:30 AM Registration / Exhibit hall open; Breakfast served

Constellation Hall & Andromeda Ballroom

8:30—10:30 AM CLE Programming

Orion and Aquarius Ballrooms

8:30-9:30 AM Ethics: Bonnie Richardson

9:30-10:30 AM Focus Groups with Erin Christison and Matt Hass

10:30—10:45 AM Break

10:45 AM—11:45 AM Resolving Your Clients’ Secondary Payer Issues: Tim Nay

11:45—12:45PM The Case for Lawyer Wellbeing with Kathryn Clarke and Doug Querin

1:00—2:45 PM Awards Lunch

Cosmos Ballroom


3:30-5:30 PM 3 on 3 Barton Basketball Tournament

Southern Oregon University


5:30 PM—8:00 PM Guardians Reception and Dinner

Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane


8:30-10:30 PM Karaoke party sponsored by the Minority Caucus

Stardust Lounge


Saturday, August 4

7:00 AM Registration / Exhibit hall open; Breakfast served

Constellation Hall & Andromeda Ballroom


7:00—8:00 AM Board Meeting

Cosmos Balroom


8:00 AM—12:15 PM CLE Programming

Orion and Aquarius Ballrooms

8:00-10:00 AM Implicit Bias Training: Jess and Talia Guerriero

10:00—10:15 AM Break

10:45—11:45 AM Implicit Bias Training Continued

10:15—11:15 AM Daniel Hinkle

11:15 AM—12:15 PM How to Win More by Losing Less: Bill Barton

12:00—5:00 PM Golf Tournament

Eagle Point Golf Club, 100 Eagle Point Dr


6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Saturday Night Party and Dinner (Renaissance Faire Themed!)

Orion/Aquarius/Andromeda Ballrooms



Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites

2525 Ashland Street

Ashland, OR 97520


Cancellation Policy

Convention Cancellations: Refunds for cancellations, less $50 handling fee for each registrant if cancellation is made prior to noon July 12th. We cannot accept cancellations after this date. Substitute attendees are accepted (OTLA members only).