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Atlanta Bench & Bar Academy

Atlanta Bench & Bar Academy

Presented by the Judicial Division of the American Bar Association (ABA)

CLE Conference Reception Credit: 13.0 general CLE credit hours in 60-minute states (including 1.0 ethics, 1.0 professionalism, 1.0 diversity, 1.0 mental health/substance use and 3.0 trial credits) 14.6 general CLE credit hours in 50-minute states (including 1.2 ethics, 1.2 professionalism, 1.2 diversity, 1.2 mental health/substance use and 3.0 trial credits)
Join the ABA's Judicial Division for a year's worth of CLE at the upcoming Bench & Bar Academy. This two-day program is the perfect place to build your advocacy skills, with diverse panels of judges delivering expert advice on topics crucial to your success. Whether you litigate, mediate, settle or simply meet face-to-face with your client for advice, being confident in your ability to succeed empowers you to be a more influential advocate for your clients. This is a high-quality program designed to be accessible and interesting for all attorneys, especially those earlier in their career.

The faculty for this exciting event is composed of judges from state and federal courts and senior partners -- distinguished speakers from Atlanta and its surroundings. Attendees can fulfill their annual MCLE requirement in just two days – and just before Georgia's extended March deadline.

Featured Panel:

Strategies to Succeed in Arbitration and Mediation
10:00 - 11:00 AM EST | Tuesday, April 5, 2022

From the decision whether to litigate or pursue alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to how to effectively engage in an arbitration or mediation – this panel will discuss a variety of key issues in ADR to make your next dispute resolution result one of which you and your client are pleased.

Featured Panelists:
  • Hon. J. Antonio DelCampo | Partner, DelCampo, Grayson, Lopez
  • Hon. Gail S. Tusan, Senior Judge | Mediator, Arbitrator, Referee/Special Master, Hearing Officer, JAMS
  • Meka B. Ward | Senior Corporate Counsel, Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.

Featured People

Hon. Gail S. Tusan, Senior Judge
  • Business Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Health Care
  • Higher Education & Title IX
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury
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