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    1.   "Requests to Charge on Georgia Law:  A Compendium," Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Private Printing

    2.   "The Coordinated Group Defense," For The Defense, Vol. 22, No. 6, November, 1980

    3.   "Industrywide Litigation ‑ Where We've Been and Where We're Going," Insurance Counsel Journal, April, 1981, p. 196

    4.   "Litigation Poses Serious Challenge to Insurers," The Independent Adjuster, Vol. 46, No. 2

    5.   "Manufacturers of Toxic Substances:  Tort Liability and Punitive Damages," The Forum, American Bar Association, Vol. XVII, No. 4, Spring, 1982

    6.   "Asbestos Lawsuits:  Is Bankruptcy the Answer?The Brief, American Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, Vol. 12, No. 2, February, 1983

    7.   "The Effective Use of Demonstrative Aids in Closing Argument," For The Defense, Vol. 25, No. 12, December, 1983

    8.   "Tortured Toxic Torts," The Vanderbilt Lawyer, Vol. 15, No. 1/Summer, 1984

    9.   "Defense of Tort Claims and Workers' Compensation Claims Involving Cigarette Smokers,"Legal Insight, July‑August, 1986

    10.   "Last Gasp For Cigarettes?" Fulton County Daily Report, September 18, 1986.

    11.   "Proof of Damages:  Loss of Consortium, Services, Earnings, Collateral Sources, and Medical Expenses," Calendar Call, General Practice & Trial Section of the State Bar of Georgia, Vol. 8, No. 1, November, 1989.

    12.     "Medical Monitoring:  A Dangerous Trend," For The Defense, Vol. 34, No. 4, April, 1992.

    13.     Albert H. Parnell, "Medicolegal Aspects of Asbestos-Related Diseases: A Defendant's Attorney's Perspective," In: Pathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases, Second Edition, Victor Roggli, Tim Oury, Thomas Sporn, Editors, Springer-Verlag, 2004.

    14.     “Lessons Learned . . .About Being Successful in the Practice of Law:” The YLD Review  Young Lawyers Division- State Bar of Georgia  Volume 48, Issue 3  Spring 2007 

     

     

    PRESENTATIONS, SEMINARS, AND COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

     

    1.   "How To Defend By Committee ‑ Coordinated Defense In Complex And Industrywide Litigation," Defense Research Institute, Insurance Complex Problems In Law & Practice Seminar, Orlando,Florida, November 15‑16, 1979.

    2.   "Damages in Products Cases," Defense Research Institute, Defense Tactics and Trial Techniques Seminar, Toronto Ontario, Canada, May 23‑24, 1980.

    3.   "The Deposition Of The Insulator Plaintiff: Use Of The 'Green Sheets,' Warnings, Asbestos Worker Magazine, And More," Defense Research Institute, Industrywide Litigation, Asbestos Action Defense Techniques Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 19‑20, 1980.

    4.   "The Coordinated Group Defense ‑ An Evolving Defense Strategy," Defense Research Institute, Industrywide Litigation, Asbestos Action Defense Techniques Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 19‑20, 1980.

    5.   "Managing Mass Tort Litigation," American Bar Association, San Diego, California, February 14, 1981.

    6.   "Deposition of Insulator Plaintiff," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Action Defense Techniques Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 26‑28, 1981.

    7.   "Insurance Settlements and Ramifications," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Action Defense Techniques Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 26‑28, 1981.

    8.   "The Smoking Defense," Defense Research Institute, Defense of Asbestos Lawsuits ‑ Advanced Trial Techniques and Medical Aspects Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, September 16‑18, 1981.

    9.   "The Medical Case on Final Argument," Defense Research Institute, Defense of Asbestos Lawsuits ‑ Advanced Trial Techniques and Medical Aspects Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, September 16‑18, 1981.

    10.   "Managing Mass Tort Litigation," Defense Research Institute Seminar, Los Angeles, California, April, 1982.

    11.   "The Use of Pulmonary Function Tests at Trial," Defense Research Institute, The Medical and Insurance Aspects of Asbestos Litigation Seminar, Palm Beach, Florida, May 20‑22, 1982.

    12.   "Tobacco Statistics In Cancer and Asbestosis Cases:  Empty Chair," Defense Research Institute, The Medical and Insurance Aspects of Asbestos Litigation Seminar, Palm Beach, Florida, May 20‑22, 1982.

    13.   "The Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence in Closing Argument," Defense Research Institute, Damages and Trial Techniques Seminar, New York, New York, November 11‑12, 1982.

    14.   Mock Trial Participant, "Asbestos and Health," Environmental Sciences Laboratory, Mt. SinaiSchool of Medicine, New York, New York, December 13‑16, 1982.

    15.   "Discovery in Toxic Tort Cases," Defense Research Institute, Toxic Torts Defense Tactics and Techniques Seminar, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 6‑8, 1983.

    16.   "Consolidation, Bifurcation, and Punitive damages in Mass Tort Litigation," Defense Research Institute, Toxic Torts Defense Tactics and Techniques Seminar, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 6‑8, 1983.

    17.   "Toxic Tort Liability," Atlanta Claims Association, Atlanta, Georgia, February 3, 1983.

    18.   "Discovery in Toxic Tort Cases," Pennsylvania Defense Lawyers Association, Hershey,Pennsylvania, April 8, 1983.

    19.   "Asbestos Trial Advocacy," Law & Business, Inc., New York, New York, May 19‑20, 1983.

    20.   "The Effective Use of Paralegals," Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Annual Meeting,Acapulco, Mexico, May 13, 1983.

    21.   "Practical Trial Problems: Use of Demonstrative Aids and Evidence and Arguments," Defense Research Institute, Advanced Asbestos Seminar, Seattle, Washington, June 16‑18, 1983.

    22.   "The Future Role of Defense Attorneys at Trial," The Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association,Hartford, Connecticut, June 27, 1983.

    23.   "Products Liability Potpourri," Defense Research Institute, Products Liability Seminar, Atlanta,Georgia, April 12‑13, 1984.

    24.   "Use of Graphic Evidence Demonstration," Toxic Torts Advocacy Institute Seminar, New York City,New York, May 31 ‑ June 1, 1984.

    25.   "Is Our Legal System Compatible With the Scientific Advances of Modern Industrial Society?" An International Conference on Disability Compensation For Occupational Diseases:  Current Perspectives And Future Trends, The New York State Workers' Compensation Board and the Collegium Ramazzini, Waldorf‑Astoria Hotel, New York City, New York, June 6‑9, 1984.

    26.   "Use of Graphic Evidence Demonstration," Toxic Torts Advocacy Institute Seminar, Law & Business, Inc. and Legal Times, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, June 21‑22, 1984.

    27.   "Asbestos Medicine," Defense Research Institute Seminar, Cincinnati, Ohio, September 13‑15, 1984.

    28.   "Damages and Trial Techniques," Defense Research Institute Seminar, San Francisco, California, October 18‑19, 1984.

    29.   "Effective Use of Demonstrative Evidence During Trial," Kentucky Defense Counsel, Louisville,Kentucky, October 26, 1984.

    30.   "U.S.A. Products Liability Litigation Institute; Masterminds of the Bar Reveal How They Prepare & Present Their Cases; Comparative Trial Demonstrations," Legal Times and Law & Business, Inc., Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York City, New York, December 6‑7, 1984.

    31.   "U.S.A. Products Liability Litigation Institute; Masterminds of the Bar Reveal How They Prepare & Present Their Cases; Comparative Trial Demonstrations," Legal Times and Law & Business, Inc.,Hyatt Union Square, San Francisco, California, January 31‑February 1, 1985.

    32.   "An Analysis of the Basis for Lay and Expert Opinions Under Rules 701‑705 of the Federal Rules of Evidence," American Bar Association, National Institute on Advanced Trial Techniques and Tactics, Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC, February 25‑26, 1985.

    33.   "Use of Computers in Discovery, Trial Preparation and Trial," Defense Research Institute Drug Liability Seminar, The Pointe, Phoenix, Arizona, March 28‑30, 1985.

    34.   "Use of Visual Aids at Trial," Defense Research Institute Drug Liability Seminar, The Pointe,Phoenix, Arizona, March 28‑30, 1985.

    35.   "Supervision And Management Of Major Multiple Plaintiff Litigation," Insurance Coverage And Practice Seminar, Defense Research Institute, The Westin Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, May 15‑17, 1985.

    36.   Institute of Civil & Commercial Advocacy, Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles, California, June 6‑7, 1985.

      37.   Institute of Civil and Commercial Advocacy Seminar, Ambassador West Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, September 20‑21, 1985.

    38.   Law & Business "Asbestos Property Damage Litigation" Seminar, The Monteleone Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 16‑18, 1985.

    39.   "An Analysis of the 1985 Doll and Peto Study As Well As Other Medicals," Defense Research Institute's Asbestos Superstar Seminar ‑‑ A "State-of-the-Art" Program, Stanford Court Hotel, San Francisco, California, October 24‑26, 1985.

    40.   "Proof of Damages" CLE Seminar, College of Law, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, October 29, 1985.

    41.   Industrial Health Foundation Seminar, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 13‑14, 1985.

    42.   "What Plaintiff Attempts To Do In Opening Statements," Defense Research Institute Trial Techniques Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 15‑17, 1986.

    43.   "Actual Opening Statement for the Plaintiff," Defense Research Institute Trial Techniques Seminar,Las Vegas, Nevada, January 15‑17, 1986.

      44.   "Use of Demonstrative Materials in Closing Arguments," Defense Research Institute Trial Techniques Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 15‑17, 1986.

     45.   "Practical Ideas and Suggestions Toward an Aggressive Defense of Allegations of Punitive Damage in the Product Liability Lawsuit," Southern Methodist University School of Law Seventh Annual Symposium on Product Liability, Houston, Texas, February 13‑14, 1986.

    46.   Drug Information Association Products Liability Seminar, Washington, DC, March 10‑12, 1986.

     47.   Institute of Civil and Commercial Advocacy, Key Biscayne Hotel & Villas, Key Biscayne, Florida, March 20‑21, 1986.

    48.   Fourth Annual Toxic Tort Advocacy Institute, New York City, New York, April 17‑18, 1986.

    49.   Defense Research Institute Asbestos Property Damage Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 24‑25, 1986.

    50.   "What Your Defense Lawyers Does All Day Or:  The Work Is Good, But The Bill's Too High," Defense Research Institute Insurance Supervisors Seminar, Des Moines, Iowa, May 1‑2, 1986.

    51.   "Asbestos ‑- Various Considerations Relevant To The Real Estate Practitioner," Real Property Law Institute, Sea Palms Resort, Georgia, May 8‑10, 1986.

    52.   "A Practical Approach to Defending Punitive Damages," Defense Research Institute Insurance Coverage and Practice Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, May 15‑16, 1986.

    53.   New Developments in Bad Faith & Punitive Damages Litigation:  The Exploding Tort, Law & Business Bad Faith Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 12‑13, 1986.

     54.   "The Effective Use of Demonstrative Aids in Closing Argument," Alabama State Bar, Litigation Section, Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama, July 17, 1986.

    55.   "Evaluation of the Punitive Damages File," Defense Research Institute, Insurance Supervisors Seminar, Sheraton‑Hartford Hotel, Hartford, Connecticut, September 11‑12, 1986.

    56.   "Conflicts of Interest," Defense Research Institute, Insurance Supervisors Seminar, Sheraton‑Hartford Hotel, Hartford, Connecticut, September 11‑12, 1986.

     57.   "Cigarette Smoking ‑- Workers' Compensation and Liability Issues," National Council on Compensation Insurance, Current Trends in the Legal Environment of Workers' Compensation, Visa International Hotel, New York, New York, September 12, 1986.

     58.   "Practical Ideas and Suggestions Toward an Aggressive Defense of Allegations of Punitive Damage in the Product Liability Lawsuit," Environmental Claims Association, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 23, 1986.

     59.   "Smoking and Asbestos Exposure Revisited," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, The Copley Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, November 20‑22, 1986.

     60.   "Trial Demonstration Of A Lung Cancer Case With State‑Of‑The‑Art As An Issue," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, The Copley Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, November 20‑22, 1986.

    61.   "Jeopardy ‑- Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Punitive Damages Verdict," Defense Research Institute, Damages Seminar, Desert Inn Country Club & Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 12‑13, 1987.

    62.   "Mesothelioma Revisited:  Some New Considerations," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Bally's Reno Hotel, Reno, Nevada, October 29‑31, 1987.

     63.   "Cigarette Smoking:  The Continuing Saga of Employers' Underwriting Cigarette‑Related Injuries," The Section of Tort and Insurance Practice and the Division for Professional Education, American Bar Association, From AIDS to Torts:  Workplace Remedies Seminar, LeMeridien, New Orleans,Louisiana, March 24‑26, 1988.

    64.   "Conflicts of Interest and Other Ethical Problems ‑- Identifying the Pitfalls -‑ Avoiding Battles with the Insured While Preserving Your Right to Defend ‑- Contractual and Fiduciary Duties Examined:  What Are You Required To Do On the Insured's Behalf?" Defense Research Institute, Supervision Seminar, Ritz Carlton Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia, May 16‑17, 1988.

     65.   "Conflicts of Interest and Other Ethical Problems -‑ Identifying the Pitfalls -‑ Avoiding Battles With the Insured While Preserving Your Rights to Defend -‑ Contractual and Fiduciary Duties Examined:  What Are You Required To Do On the Insured's Behalf?" Tennessee Farmers Mutual "Attorney Day," Holiday Inn, Nashville, Tennessee, September 19, 1988.

    66.   "Punitive Damages:  An Aggressive Defense," Kentucky Defense Counsel, 1988 Annual Seminar, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, October 7‑8, 1988.

     67.   "Tumor Growth and Its Relation to the Defense of Cases Involving Lung Cancer, Resection, and Radiation," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Trial Techniques and Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Hotel Inter‑Continental Miami, Miami, Florida, October 27‑29, 1988.

    68.   "Evidentiary Problems Regarding the Plaintiff's Knowledge of Dangers Associated with Asbestos in Non‑Insulator Cases," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Trial Techniques and Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Hotel Inter‑Continental Miami, Miami, Florida, October 27‑29, 1988.

     69.   "Loss of Consortium, Services, Earnings, Collateral Source and Medical Expenses," Center for Continuing Legal Education, Georgia State University, College of Law, Session II, Proof of Damages Seminar, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, September 6, 1989.

    70.   "Jeopardy ‑- Thou Shalt Not Suffer A Punitive Damages Verdict," Defense Research Institute, Inc., Damages:  Everything You Always Wanted to Know . . . about Evaluating, Limiting and Preventing Them, Desert Inn Country Club & Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 28‑29, 1989.

    71.   "Update on the Literature and Defense of Lung Cancer Cases," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, California, October 25‑17, 1989.

    72.   "Update On Constitutional Issues Relating To Punitive Damages," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, California, October 25‑17, 1989.

    73.   "Aggressive Defense of Punitive Damage Claims in Product Liability Cases," South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association Twenty Second Annual Meeting, The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia, November 2‑5, 1989.

    74.   "Medical Opening Statements," Defense Research Institute Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Fairmont Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 17‑19, 1990.

    75.   "Practical Ideas and Suggestions in Handling Allegations of Punitive Damages; A Defense Perspective," Idaho State Bar CLE Seminar, Compri Hotel at Park Center, Boise, Idaho, November 2, 1990.

    76.   "Expert Witnesses and Federal Rules of Evidence 701‑705," Idaho State Bar CLE Seminar, Compri Hotel at Park Center, Boise, Idaho, November 2, 1990.

    77.   "Punitive Damages & Expert Witnesses," Oklahoma Bar Association, November 15, 1990.

    78.   "Defending Against The Punitive Damage Claim," The Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association Mid‑Winter Seminar, Ramada Renaissance, Jackson, Mississippi, January 25, 1991.

    79.   "Jeopardy -‑ Thou Shalt Not Suffer a Punitive Damages Verdict," Defense Research Institute Damages:  Everything You Always Wanted To Know . . . about Evaluating, Limiting and Preventing Them Seminar, Desert Inn Country Club & Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 21‑22, 1991.

    80.   "Evaluation of Punitive Damages Cases -‑ The Defense Perspective," Defense Trial Lawyers of Nevada, Defense Research Institute Current Trends in Tort Practice Seminar, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 1, 1991.

    81.   "Update on the Literature and Defense of Lung Cancer Cases," Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, March 20‑21, 1991.

    82.   "Something Happened on the Way to Heaven," The Ethics of Trial Law, Defense Research Institute Trial Techniques Seminar, Newport Marriott Hotel, Newport, Rhode Island, May 9‑10, 1991.

    83.   "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," The Defense of the Punitive Damages Claim in Modern Trials, Defense Research Institute Trial Techniques Seminar, Newport Marriott Hotel, Newport, Rhode Island, May 9‑10, 1991.

     84.   "Defending Against The Punitive Damage Claim," New Jersey Defense Association Twenty‑Fifth Annual Convention, Pocono Manor, Pocono Manor, Pennsylvania, May 30‑June 2, 1991.

    85.   "The Scary Side of Chemical Case Trials," Chemical Manufacturers Association Meeting, Hyatt Regency, New York, June 19, 1991.

    86.   "Something Happened on the Way to Heaven," The Ethics of Trial Law, Defense Research Institute Trial Techniques Seminar, Hotel Inter‑Continental, Miami, Florida, October 3‑4, 1991.

    87.   "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," The Defense of the Punitive Damages Claim in Modern Trials, Hotel Inter‑Continental, Miami, Florida, October 3‑4, 1991.

    88.   "Heart Disease as a Cause of and Explanation for a Claimant's Complaints," Defense Research Institute 1991 Asbestos Medicine Seminar, The Phoenician Hotel, Scottsdale, Arizona, October 16‑18, 1991.

    89.   "Ain't No Mountain High Enough:  The Ethics of Trial Law," Defense Research Institute Seminar "Damages: Everything You Always Wanted to Know . . . about Evaluating, Limiting and Preventing Them," Desert Inn Country Club & Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 26‑28, 1992.

    90.   "It's The End of the World as We Know It:  Thou Shalt Not Suffer A Punitive Damages Verdict," Defense Research Institute Seminar "Damages:  Everything You Always Wanted to Know . . . About Evaluating, Limiting and Preventing Them," Desert Inn Country Club & Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 26‑28, 1992.

    91.   "Cost‑Effective Asbestos Defense Litigation Management Techniques:  Necessary Virtues and Virtues of Necessity," Practicing Law Institute Third Annual Litigation Management Supercourse 1992, The Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, March 11‑12, 1992.

    92.   "Cost‑Effective Asbestos Defense Litigation Management Techniques:  Necessary Virtues and Virtues of Necessity," American Law Firm Association 1992 National Client Seminar, The Ritz‑Carlton Amelia Island, Jacksonville, Florida, March 26‑29, 1992.

    93.   "Cost‑Effective Asbestos Defense Litigation Management Techniques : Necessary Virtues and Virtues of Necessity," Practicing Law Institute Third Annual Litigation Management Supercourse 1992, The Stanford Court, San Francisco, California, April 23‑24, 1992.

    94.   "Damages and the Violent Crime Case," Defense Research Institute Premises Liability for Violent Crime Seminar, Hyatt Regency Westshore, Tampa, Florida, January 14‑15, 1993.

    95.   "Conflicts of Interest and Other Ethical Problems.  How Do You Identify Ethical Problems?  How Do You Avoid Unnecessary Problems With Your Insured?"  Defense Research Institute Insurance Claims Supervision Seminar, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston MA, March 25‑26, 1993.

    96.   "Controlling Damages in the Premises Liability Rape/Physical Assault Case," Defense Research Institute Damages Seminar, Caesars Palace Hotel, Las Vegas, April 15‑16, 1993.

    97.   "The Ethics of Trial Law," Defense Research Institute Damages Seminar, Caesars Palace Hotel,Las Vegas, April 15‑16, 1993.

    98.   "Medical Surveillance:  Methods of Defense Under Existing Laws," Defense Research Institute, Chemical Exposure Seminar, New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, May 20‑21, 1993.

    99.   "The Law on Punitive Damages v. the Argument of Punitive Damages in the Chemical Case," Defense Research Institute, Chemical Exposure Seminar, New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, May 20‑21, 1993.

    100.   "Don't Blame Me, I Just Own the Property," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco, California, November 4‑6, 1993.

    101.   "Techniques to Successfully Defend Against Punitive Damage Claims," Defense Seminar, Desert Inn Country Club & Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 10‑12, 1993.

    102.   "Controlling Punitive Damages in Personal Injury Cases" and "Building an Effective Closing Argument:  Development Themes, Arguments and Preparing for Success," Defense Research Institute, Damages Seminar, New York Hilton Hotel, New York, New York, March 17-18, 1994.

    103.   "Damages and the Violent Crime Case," Defense Research Institute, Premises Liability for Violent Crimes Seminar, Loews Anatole Hotel, Dallas, Texas, April 14-15, 1994.

    104.   "The Damages Problem:  Proper Assessment and Evaluation," Defense Research Institute, Insurance:  Third Party Liability Seminar, Fairmont Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, May 23-13, 1994.

    105.   "Stopping the Bleeding:  Defending Against the Punitive Damage Claim," Defense Research Institute, Trial Techniques Seminar, Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, June 2-3, 1994.

    106.   "Conflicts of Interest and How to Identify Ethical Problems and Avoid Conflicts," Defense Research Institute, Insurance Claims Supervision Seminar, Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 9-10, 1994.

    107.   "The Law on Punitive Damages and the Argument of Punitive Damages in the Chemical Case," Defense Research Institute, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, June 16-17, 1994.

    108.   "The Role of Industrial Hygiene in the State-Of-The-Art," Defense Research Institute, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, New York, October 27-28, 1994.

    109.   "Paradigm Shift:  Arguing Punitive Damages," Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyers Seminar and Trial Techniques Seminar, Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, November 16-18, 1994.

    110.   "Practical Ideas and Suggestions in Handling Allegations of Punitive Damages:  A Defense Perspective," May, 1994.

    111.   "Ethical Considerations for the Defense Attorney:  Balancing the Duty to the Insured with the Demands of the Insurer," September, 1994.

    112.   "Trial Law and Ethics," "Building an Effective Closing Argument:  Development Themes, Arguments in Preparing for Success," and "Introduction on Closing Argument and Absolute Liability Death Case," Defense Research Institute, Damages Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 16-17, 1995.

    113.   "Effectively Dealing With Expert Witnesses -- Plaintiff In Defense," Defense Research Institute, Third Party Liability Seminar, Atlanta, Georgia, March 30-31, 1995.

    114.   "Punitive Damages:  Practical Aspects of the Punitive Damage Defense," Defense Research Institute, Insurance Claims Supervision, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 11-12, 1995.

    115.   "Smile When You Say That, Partner; Managing Your Four Partners:  Impact Average Unproductive Aging," Defense Research Institute, Law Office Management, Chicago, Illinois, May, 1995.

    116.   "Managing Your Partners," and "Choosing the Marketing Plan for You," Defense Research Institute, Premises Liability for Violent Crimes Seminar, Boston, Massachusetts, May 25-26, 1995.

    117.   "Suit Is Filed," August, 1995.

    118.   "Ethics of Trial Law," Defense Research Institute, Chicago, Illinois, November, 1995.

    119.   "Cutting the Compensation Pie: A Look at Compensation Plans,"  Defense Research Institute, Chicago, Illinois, May, 1996.

    120.   "Choosing an Ethical Marketing Plan for Your Firm," Chicago, Illinois, May, 1996.

    121.     "Damages in the Violent Crime Case," San Diego, California, March, 1996.                                  

    122.   "A Compilation of the Best Analogies and Stories You Can Use to Illustrate Points to the Jury on Damages," Defense Research Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 1996.

    123.   "Persuading Juries Through Stories,"  The Northern California Association for Defense Counsel,San Francisco, California, December, 1996.

    124.   " The Ten Best Storeis to Use in Closing Argument," Institute of Continuing Legal Education,Acapulco, Mexico, February, 1997.

    125.   "The Best Stories to Use in Closing Argument to Persuade a Jury," Defense Research Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 1997.

    126.   "The Ethics of Trial Law," Defense Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, April, 1997.

    127.  "The Best Stories to Use in Persuasion," Nebraska Defense Counsel, Nebraska City, Nebraska, April, 1997.

    128.  “Update of Medicine,” DRI Asbestos Personal Injury, San Diego, California, November, 1997.

    129.  “Persuasive Argument,” DRI Trial Techniques, San Francisco, California, March, 1998.

    130.  “Ethics,” DRI Damages, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 1998.

    131.  “The Job of Creating Business for Your Law Firm:  Each Individual’s Partnership Responsibility to Originate New Business and How to do it,” DRI Law Office Economics, Chicago, Illinois, April, 1998.

    132.  “Closing Argument,” State of Georgia, ICLE Program, Sea Palms, Georgia, September, 1998.

    133.  “Ethics,” DRI, Asbestos Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona, November, 1998.

    134.  “The Art of Persuasion,” State of Georgia, ICLE Televised Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, February, 1999.

    135.  “Ethics,” DRI Damages, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 1999.

    136.  “Building the Rainmaker,” DRI Law Office Economics Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, June, 1999;

    137.  “Demonstrative Exhibits and Their Use in Asbestos Trials,” DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, November, 1999

    138.  “Voir Dire and Opening Statement,” DRI Damages Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 2000.

    139.  “The Use of Charts and Demonstrative Evidence at Trial,” DRI Damages Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, March, 2000.

    140.  What Do Ethics and Professionalism Have to Do with Micheal Jackson,” DRI Trial Techniques Seminar, Atlanta, Ga., February, 2000.

    141.  “What Do Ethics and Professionalism Have to Do with Gloria Estefan and Michael Jackson,”

    DRI Erisa Seminar, Chicago, Ill, April, 2000.

    142.     “Professionalism and Ethics,”  Ethics Committee, DRI Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, October, 2000;

    143.     Instructor, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Trial Academy; Various Subjects; Calloway Gardens, Georgia; December 1 –2, 2000;

    144.     “Mulligans, Music, and Money: Is the Profession Damaged?”, DRI Damages Seminar, March 16-17, 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada

    145.     “10 Practical Approaches to Punitive Damages: 2001?”, D       RI Damages Seminar, March 16-17, 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada

    146.     “Graphics and Final Argument?”, DRI Damages Seminar, March 16-17, 2001, Las Vegas, Nevada.

    147.     “The Technology the Modern Lawyer Needs to Try Lawsuits in Distant Places;” Andrews Litigation Seminars: Asbestos;  April 30, 2001; Meridien Hotel, New Orleans, La.;

    148.     “What do Jack Welch and Enron have to do with Money, Verdicts, and Professionalism” (Ethics Presentation); DRI Damages Seminar, March 21, 22 2002, Las Vegas, Nevada.

    149.     “The Chrysotile Defense and the Havener Doctrine”; Andrews Asbestos Seminar, April 25, 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana.

    150.     “Communication: The Path to Change and Creativity”; LM Asbestos Seminar, May 1, 2002, Boston, Ma.

    151.     “The Halliburton Hustle 2002,” Morgan Keegan Brokers Meeting, August 15, 2002, Traverse City,Michigan.

    152.     “Aristotle and Persuasion”; The Oregon Association of Defense Counsel Annual Meeting, June 21,2002, SunRiver, Oregon

    153.     “Who Let The Dogs Out?” ; Moderator, The Oregon Association of Defense Counsel Annual Meeting, June 21,2002, SunRiver, Oregon

    154.     “How Michael Jackson, Gloria Estefen, and Bill Gates Re-package and Redefine the Legal Profession,” DRI Products Liability Seminar, February 14, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada

    155.     “The Essence of Voir Dire and Jury Selection,” DRI Damages Seminar, March 20, 2003, Las Vegas,Nevada.

    156.     “Ethics and Professionalism: Why Do You Believe Me When I Tell You That I Love You When You Know I’ve Been A Liar All My Life,” DRI Damages Seminar, March 21, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada

    157.     “The Trial of a Premises Asbestos Lawsuit in 2003,” The Coalition for Asbestos Justice, May 28, 2003,Boston, Massachuetts.

    158.     “The Art of Persuasion in Jury Selection,” DRI Southern Regional Defense Meeting, June 6, 2003, Sandestin, Destin, Florida.

    159.     “A More Effective Closing Argument” DRI Southern Regional Defense Meeting, June 6, 2003, Sandestin, Destin, Florida.

    160.     “The Halliburton Hustle 2003,” Morgan Keegan Broker’s Meeting, Colorado Springs, Colorado, August 1, 2003. 

    161.     “Professionalism and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education inGeorgia, Atlanta Marriott Century Center, Atlanta, Georgia, October 24, 2003.

    162.     “The Boutique Culture,” Litigators and Leaders Conference, The American Lawyer, SheratonTowers, Chicago, Illinois, October 28, 2003

    163.     “Professionalism: Finding the Balance in the Practice of Law,” New Mexico Defense Lawyer’s Association Annual Meeting, La Posada de Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 30, 2003.

     164.     Moderator, Seventh Asbestos Roundtable, Loew’s Miami Beach, November 5, 2003.

    165.     Moderator, 22nd Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Program, Loew’s Miami Beach, November 6 and 7, 2003.

    166.     DRI National Professionalism and Ethics Telephone Lecture, “Chancing the Rapids and Dancing the Tides,”December 16, 2003.

    167.     “Will You Choose To Chance the Rapids,”DRI Damages Seminar:  Professionalism and Ethics Lecture, Las Vegas, NV, March 17, 2004.

    168.     Moderator, 1st Annual DRI Silica Medicine Program, Westin Buckhead Hotel, June 10 and 11, 2004.

    169.     “Chancing the Rapids and Dancing the Tides,”DRI Young Lawyers Seminar:  Professionalism and Ethics Lecture, Orlando, Florida, June  11, 2004.

    170.     “Show Me The Money,” DRI  Succeeding In The Modern Defense Practice Seminar, Chicago, Il,, June 18, 2004.

    171.     “Why Does The Brinks Truck Crash at the First Audit,” DRI  Succeeding In The Modern Defense Practice Seminar, Professionalism and Ethics Lecture, Chicago, Il,, June 19, 2004.

    172.     “This is Your Life and Your Life Only,” Guest Speaker, Law Firm Retreat, McAngus, Goudelock & Courie, Columbia, SC, Lecture, Natahala Village Mountain Resort and Village, Bryson City, North Carolina, August 28, 2004

    173.     Moderator, Eighth Asbestos Roundtable, Marriott Marina, San Diego, November 10, 2004.

    174.     Moderator, 23rd Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Program, Marriott Marina, San Diego, November 11 and 12, 2004.

    175.     “Closing Argument: Point and CounterPoint,” Guest Speaker, Northern California Defense Lawyers Association, St. Frances Hotel, San Francisco,  December 2, 2004

    176.     “Show Me The Money” Guest Speaker, Kansas Defense Lawyers Association, Marriott Hotel,Kansas City, Kansas  December 3, 2004

    177.     “The Ethics of Audits” Guest Speaker, Kansas Defense Lawyers Association, Marriott Hotel,Kansas City, Kansas  December 3, 2004

    178.     DRI National Professionalism and Ethics Telephone Lecture, “The Ethics of Billing,”December 14, 2004.

    179.     Panel, Ethics, State of Georgia YLAW CLE, Westin Hotel, Puerto Villarta, Mexico, February 10, 2005.

    180.     “The Rules of Jury Selection as Told to me by a Friendly Leprechaun:” State of Georgia YLAW CLE, Westin Hotel, Puerto Villarta, Mexico, February 11, 2005.

    181.     Marketing For Associates,” Private Seminar, The Ritz Carlton, Lake Oconee, Georgia, February 26, 2005.

    182.     Moderator, 16th  Annual DRI Damages Program, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 17 and 18, 2005.

    183.     Moderator, 2nd Annual DRI Silica Medicine Program, Buckhead Westin, Atlanta, June 16, 2005.

    184.     Moderator, 1st Annual Preeminent Trial Lawyer’s Seminar, Sheraton Towers, Chicago, Il, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1. 2005.

    185.     Moderator, 24th  Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Program, Loew’s Hotel, Miami Beach, Fl., November, 2005.

    186.     “The Industrial Hygiene Case,” Harris Martin Asbestos Seminar, The Ritz Carlton, Washington, D. C., March 3, 2006

    187.     “The Legislative Big Picture: Have National and State Reform Efforts Forever Changed the Silica Litigation Landscape,” The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, Marriott Waterside Hotel,Tampa, FL., March 10, 2006. 

    188.     Moderator, 17th  Annual DRI Damages Program, Caesar’s Palace Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 16 and 17, 2006.

    189.     “The Ten Most Important Things I Have Learned About the Practice of Law,” State Bar of Georgia, Younger Lawyers Annual Seminar, MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 21, 2006.

    190.     “Closing Argument: Point and CounterPoint,” Radisson Hotel, North Dakota Defense Lawyer’s Association, Bismarck, North Dakota, June 2, 2006. 

     191.     “Professionalism and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation,” Radisson Hotel, North Dakota Defense Lawyer’s Association, Bismarck, North Dakota, June 2, 2006.

     

     192.     “Ethics and Professionalism: Dancing the Tide;” Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Princess Hotel, Bermuda, June 10, 2006;

    193.     “Parnell’s Rules of Marketing”;” Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Princess Hotel, Bermuda, June 10, 2006;

    194.     Moderator, 2nd Annual Preeminent Trial Lawyer’s Seminar, Marriot O’ Hare, Chicago, Il, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1. 2006.

    195.     Moderator, 25th  Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Program, Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, October, 2006.

    196.     “Parnell’s Rules of Marketing for Young Lawyers”;” Georgia Defense Lawyers Association TrialAcademy, Calloway Gardens, Georgia, December 3, 2006;

    197.     Ethics and Professionalism: The Every Day Call You Have To Answer. 19th Annual DRI Damages Program, The Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 15 and 16, 2007.

    198.     The Cross Examination of Adult Family Members and Children, Canadian Defense Counsel Annual Meeting, The Bar Building, Toronto, Canada, May 30, 2007.

    199.     “The Damages Closing Argument: Point and CounterPoint,” Grand Traverse Hotel, Traverse City, Michigan, June 21, 2007.

    200.     “Persuasion During Damages Jury Selection,” Grand Traverse Hotel, Traverse City, Michigan, June 21, 2007.

    201.     “Damages: Seduce The Jury with Stories and Humor” Grand Traverse Hotel, Traverse City,Michigan, June 21, 2007. 

     202.     Moderator, 3rd Annual Preeminent Trial Lawyer’s Seminar, Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Il, Sept. 26 – September 29, 2007.

    203.     “Asbestos Litigation in the United States: 2007; Lexis-Nexus 3rd Annual International Asbestos Conference, New Connaught Rooms, London, United Kingdom, October 17, 2007.

     204.     Creator and Moderator, 26th  Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Program, Marriott Marina Hotel,San Diego, Ca, November, 2007.

     205.     “Modern Jury Selection”;” Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Trial Academy, Calloway Gardens,Georgia, December 2, 2007;

    206.     Ethics and Professionalism: How To Make Professional Judgments. 20th Annual DRI Damages Program, Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 23 and 24, 2008.

    207.     “The Future of Asbestos Litigation;” Andrews Asbestos Litigation Conference; April 23, 2008.New Orleans, La.

    208.     “Asbestos Medicine and the Asbestos Litigation;” Harvard University Medical School, Mass.General Hospital, Boston, Ma; April 27, 2008

    209.     “The Medical Defense,” Lexus Perrin National Asbestos Conference. Sheraton Hotel, Scottsdale,Ariz., September, 2008.

    210.     Creator and Moderator, 27th Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Program, Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, November, 2008.

    211.     “Trial Ethics;” Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Trial Academy, Calloway Gardens, Georgia, December 2, 2008;

    212.     Ethics and Professionalism: The Problems of the Modern Defense Lawyer. 21st Annual DRI Damages Program, Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 17, 2009.

    213.     Creator and Moderator, 1st Annual Asbestos Defense Strategic Summit Program, The Loew’s  Hotel, Miami, Florida, November, 2009

    214.     Creator and Moderator, 28th Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Program, The Loew’s  Hotel, Miami, Florida, November, 2009

    215.     “Professionalism for Younger Lawyers” Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Trial Academy,Calloway Gardens, Georgia, December 1, 2009;

    216.     Moderator and Presenter, Current Litigation Trends That Are Impacting Asbestos Plaintiffs, Defendants, and Insurors; Perrin Asbestos Litigation Conference, Perrin Conferences, The Ritz Carlton Hotel, San Francisco, California, September 14, 2009.

    217.     Chairman, Program Developer, Moderator: The DRI Corporate Counsel Roundtable: The  St.Regis Hotel. New York, New York, January 21 – 22, 2010.

    218.     Moderator and Presenter, The State of the Art, Perrin Asbestos Litigation Conference, Perrin Conferences, The Beverly Wiltshire Hotel, San Francisco, California, February 26 – 27, 2010.

     219.     Moderator, Pathology Section, Asbestos Medicine Seminar, Perrin Conferences, The Encore Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2 -3, 2010.

    220.     Speaker, American Asbestos Conference, Union League, Philadelphia, Pa., Strategic Concerns When Trying To Decide on an Expert Witness, April 18, 2010.

    221.     Speaker, Magna Conference, Atlantic City, NJ., The Use of Technical Devices and Materials at Trial, November 4, 2010.

    222.     Co-Moderator, 2nd Annual Asbestos Defense Strategic Summit Program, The Hilton Bay Front Hotel, San Diego, California, November 10, 2010

    223.     Speaker, 29th Annual DRI Asbestos Medicine Program, The ABC’s of the Low Dose Defense, The Hilton Bay Front Hotel, San Diego, California, November 12, 2010

    224.     “The Professionalism of Seeking Business” Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Trial Academy,Calloway Gardens, Georgia, January 20, 2011;

     225.     Moderator and Presenter, The State of the Art, Perrin Asbestos Litigation Conference, Perrin Conferences, The Beverly Wiltshire Hotel, San Francisco, California, March 3, 2011.

    226.     Speaker: “40 Years of Law Practice in Georgia: A Retrospective” Counsel on Litigation Management, Atlanta Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia, May 5, 2011.

     227.     Commencement Address: “Roadmap – Your New Reality.” Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas, May 7, 2011.

    228.     Speaker, Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, New Haven, CT; “Marketing for the Defense Firm: Remaining Profitable in Lean Times,” June 15, 2011.