2013 Summer Convention

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14
5:30pm-6:30pm RECEPTION: Light Refreshments served (Ballroom A/B)
6:30pm-7:30pm

Multitasking Gone Mad: How to Practice Effectively in a Wired, Distracting, Demanding World

Attorneys must cope with a wired, demanding, distracting world in order to practice law effectively and ethically. This session will address the emotional and physiological consequences of always being connected, as well the potential negative impact on legal work. We will explore the impact of multitasking, ways to overcome it, and how stay focused on priority tasks.

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Irwin Karp: Irwin Karp is a productivity consultant with Productive Time in Sacramento, California. He is also an attorney with 30+ years of experience. Irwin presents seminars around the country in the areas of time management, personal and team productivity, project management, organization, overcoming procrastination, e-mail management, communications, and workflow.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15
8:00am-8:30am WELCOME & AWARDS (Ballroom A/B)
8:30am-9:30am Randy Kiser is the Principal Analyst at Decision-Set in Palo Alto, California, and an international authority on legal decision making. He teaches Advanced Decision Analysis at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University, and his extensive research has been featured in a broad range of publications from the New York Times to U.S. Supreme Court briefs.

Our Crisis of Overconfidence

Attorneys and clients are persistently overconfident in case evaluations and settlement positions. Mr. Kiser will describe the frequency, costs and predictors of legal decision-making errors and shows how clients, attorneys and neutrals can improve decision-making made under conflict. He will share the results of his extensive research into more than 12,000 legal settlement decisions and outline specific ways to rapidly achieve decision-making expertise.

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9:30am-9:45am BREAK
SESSION 1 Litigation
(Ballroom C)
General
(Arizona Room)
Hot Topics
(Olympus Room)
Transactional
(Wyoming Room)
Technology
(Idaho Room)
9:45am-10:45am

How Leading Lawyers
Think: Case Evaluation
and Strategy

Hon. Kate A. Toomey –
Third District Court
Hon. William B. Bohling,
ret. – Bohling Mediation
Hon. David M. Connors
– Second District Court,
Randy Kiser – DecisionSet
Jonathan O. Hafen – Parr
Brown Gee & Loveless

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How to Become
Involved With the
Community as a
Lawyer/Leader

Rep. Derek E. Brown –
District 49
Sen. Todd Weiler –
District 23
Peggy M. Hunt – Dorsey

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Being Prepared for Short Term and Long Term Absence from the Law Office

Lloyd D. Cohen – Cohen Law
Offices, Columbus Ohio

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Clear and Effective
Communications

Irwin Karp – Productive
Time

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eFiling – the
Aftermath

Debra J. Moore – Utah District
Court Administrator

 

10:45am-11:00am BREAK
SESSION 2 Litigation
(Ballroom C)
General
(Arizona Room)
Hot Topics
(Olympus Room)
Transactional
(Wyoming Room)
Technology
(Idaho Room)
11:00am-12:00pm

We’re Off to See the
Wizard! Technology
in Federal Court

Hon. David Nuffer – U.S.
Federal District Court
Hon. Clark Waddoups –
U.S. Federal District Court

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Mastering the
Intergenerational
Puzzle

Kari Ellison – Associate
Vice President for Student
Development, University
of Utah

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Immigration
Consequences of
Criminal Conduct
Under the Immigration
and Nationality Act

Magistrate Judge Dustin B.
Pead, U.S. Federal
District Court

 

Overcoming
Procrastination – How to Kick the Habit

Irwin Karp – Productive
Time

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Digital Assets – Yours& Your Clients: What
Happens After Death

Randy L. Dryer – Parsons
Behle & Dryer

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ETHICS CREDIT

12:00pm-12:30pm Lunch & Awards (Ballroom A/B)
12:30pm-1:30pm

The Art & Science of Changing Minds

How would you like to snap your fingers and your clients would instantly agree with your position? It may not be that easy, however you can dramatically improve your odds by understanding how people make decisions and what causes them to act. This dynamic program draws on the latest psychological research to illustrate how you can influence clients, prospects, and colleagues to change their minds and effect real change.

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Steve Hughes is the founder and president of Hit Your Stride, LLC, a communications consultancy that helps attorneys look and sound smart when they talk. He is the author of the upcoming book Dazzle Me and his seminars have been featured on NPR, BBC Radio, and BusinessWeek. Steve is also the proud creator of “International Be Kind To Lawyers Day” (celebrated annually on the 2nd Tuesday in April).
1:30pm-1:45pm BREAK
SESSION 3 Litigation
(Ballroom C)
General
(Arizona Room)
Hot Topics
(Olympus Room)
Transactional
(Wyoming Room)
Technology
(Idaho Room)
1:45pm-2:45pm

The Clock is Ticking!
Using Limited
Deposition Time
Wisely, Part 1

Hon. Andrew H. Stone – Third District Court
Hon. Thomas L. Kay – Second District Court
James S. Jardine – Ray Quinney & Nebeker
Justin T. Toth – Ray Quinney & Nebeker
Bryon J. Benevento – Dorsey Kimberly A. Neville – Dorsey

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Making a Great and Lasting First
Impression

Steve Hughes – Hit Your Stride, LLC

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Handling Cases
Involving Weapons,
Litigation

Curt Oda – State
Representative, Dist. 14
Mitch D. Vilos – Attorney
Michael S. Steck – Attorney

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Tax Law

Gail Anger, CPA –
Professional Business
Advisors

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Technology to Rival
the NSA: Making Your Target Transparent

Rick Memmott – Manager
of Decalogic

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2:45pm-3:00pm BREAK
SESSION 4 Litigation
(Ballroom C)
General
(Arizona Room)
Hot Topics
(Olympus Room)
Transactional
(Wyoming Room)
Technology
(Idaho Room)
3:00pm-4:00pm

The Clock is Ticking!
Using Limited
Deposition Time
Wisely, Part 2

Hon. Andrew H. Stone – Third District Court
Hon. Thomas L. Kay – Second District Court
James S. Jardine – Ray Quinney & Nebeker
Justin T. Toth – Ray Quinney & Nebeker
Bryon J. Benevento – Dorsey Kimberly A. Neville – Dorsey

 

Violence and Threats
Against the Utah
Legal Profession:
What is Occurring
and How to Respond

Stephen D. Kelson –
Christensen & Jensen
Carol Price – Court Security
Director, State of Utah

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What You May Not
Know, But Should
Know, in the Practice of Family Law

Comm. Joshua Faulkner – Fourth District Court

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Representing Buyers& Sellers in Residential
Real Estate
Transactions: What
You Need to Know

Tyler Stoehr – Law Clerk, Chief Justice Matthew B.
Durrant and licensed Utah real estate agent

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Ethics in the Clouds

Blair E. Janis –
WealthCounsel

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ETHICS CREDIT

4:00pm-4:15pm  
SESSION 5 Litigation
(Ballroom C)
General
(Arizona Room)
Hot Topics
(Olympus Room)
Transactional
(Wyoming Room)
Technology
(Idaho Room)
4:15pm-5:15pm

Is Facebook Your
Friend? Using Social Media to Build Your Case

Hon. James T. Blanch – Third District Court
Alan Mortensen – Dewsnup
King & Olsen
Hon. Dee V. Benson – U.S.
Federal District Court

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Drafting & Defending Confidentiality, Non-compete and Non-solicitation Agreements

Katherine E. Judd - Clyde Snow & Sessions

T. Mickell Jimenez -
Clyde Snow & Sessions

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Keeping Emotionally Balanced Despite the Rigors of Family Law

Steven McCowin, PhD

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Asset Protection Trust

Rust Tippett – Bennett
Tueller Johnson & Deere

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Client Management
Tools for Dummies

Lincoln Mead – Webmaster,
Utah State Bar

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