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2017 Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference Programs

Wednesday, September 13
Plenary: Knock ‘em Alive Powerful Presentation Skills
Time: 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenters: Ms. Tanis Roeder
Credits: 2.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Plenary: Real Jury Deliberations: Inside the Black Box
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Prof. Shari Seidman Diamond
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Unleashing the Power of Casemaker
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters: Ms. Reba Nance
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Was it for This my Life I Sought? How to React, Prepare, and Handle the Increase of Wyoming’s Consumer Bankruptcy Cases.
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters: Mr. Ethan Jacob Birnberg
Mr. Mark R. Stewart
Mr. Timothy Lance Woznick
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.25 ethics)
Asked and Answered: A Panel Discussion and Tips for Young Lawyers
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters: Mr. Grant Harvey Lawson
Ms. Melissa Jayde Lyon
Mr. Ryan Matthew McGuffey
Hon. Tara Brooke Nethercott
Ms. Carrie Lynn Sisson
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Divorcing the Military: How to Attack, How to Defend
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters: Mr. Marshal Willick
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
CosmoLex: Five Fatal Flaws Lurking in Your Practice
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenters: Ms. Erica Birstler
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Marriages Fail, Finances Fail - The Interaction of Divorce and Bankruptcy
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenters: Mr. Timothy Charles Cotton
Mr. Phillip T. Willoughby
Ms. Cindi Wood
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Persuading People on the Page and the Screen
Time: 2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Ms. Sybil L. Dunlop
Credits: 2.00 (including 1.00 ethics)
Staying Out of Ethical Hot Water
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenters: Mr. Mark W. Gifford
Credits: 1.00 (including 1.00 ethics)
The Nuts and Bolts of Law Office/Practice Management
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Mr. Mark W. Gifford
Credits: 1.00 (including 1.00 ethics)
Looking Over the Wyoming Uniform Power of Attorney Act (UPOAA) Roadmap
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Mr. Kelly S. Davis
Mr. Douglas R. McLaughlin
Ms. Brianne Kristen Sherman
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Oil and Gas Contract Pitfalls That Can Lead to Litigation
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Ms. Melissa Jayde Lyon
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Thursday, September 14
Yoga for Lawyers
Time: 6:45 AM - 7:45 AM
Presenters: Ms. Devon P. O'Connell
Credits: 0.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Unleashing the Power of Casemaker
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Presenters: Ms. Reba Nance
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
The Lawyer's Compass: Character, Ethics and Trust in Modern Legal Practice
Time: 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenters: Mr. John E. Moore
Credits: 2.00 (including 2.00 ethics)
Technology, Ethics and the Practice of Law
Time: 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenters: Mr. Mark W. Gifford
Hon. Dawnessa Ann Snyder
Credits: 2.00 (including 2.00 ethics)
Addictions: It's Just Not Drugs Anymore
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Presenters: Ms. DaNece Day
Ms. Martha Nesslinger, M.A., L.P.C.
Ms. Stacy L. Rostad
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
CosmoLex: Total Billing Solutions for 21st Century Lawyers
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenters: Ms. Erica Birstler
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Disparity in Child Support
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenters: Hon. William Joseph Edelman
Mr. Mike Williams
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.50 ethics)
"Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?” Representing Victims of Domestic Abuse
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Ms. Carina Maria Elisabeth Ostberg
Credits: 1.00 (including 1.00 ethics)
The Dos and Don'ts of Courtroom and Motions Practice
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Mr. William Paul Elliott
Hon. Scott W. Skavdahl
Hon. W. Thomas Sullins
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Criminal Law Update
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Mr. James C. Anderson
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Ethics in Fact Finding: How to Make Sure Your Investigator Won’t Get You Disbarred (or Worse)
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Mr. Philip Segal
Credits: 1.00 (including 1.00 ethics)
Plenary: The Online Legal Consumer Revolution in 10 Stats
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters: Mr. Dan Lear
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Plenary: Marketing with a Consumer/Client Focus
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenters: Mr. Douglas Wade Bailey
Mr. Matthew Delano Kaufman
Mr. Dan Lear
Ms. Devon P. O'Connell
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Civil Law Update
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Mr. P. Craig Silva
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
"Point It Toward the Lawyers:" Some True Tales from Wyoming's Legal History
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Mr. Philip J. Roberts
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Effective Advocacy
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Hon. Catherine M. Fox
Mr. Mark W. Gifford
Hon. Tori R.A. Kricken
Hon. Steven K. Sharpe
Credits: 1.00 (including 1.00 ethics)
Mindfulness in the Courtroom: Zen Under Fire
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Mr. Tyson Elliot Logan
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.50 ethics)
Friday, September 15
Criminal Law Update
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Presenters: Mr. James C. Anderson
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Science of Brain Development in Criminal Cases
Time: 8:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Mr. Carl M. Dawson
Credits: 3.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Nuts & Bolts - The Wyoming Practitioner’s Guide to Basic Concepts Underpinning Oil and Gas Law
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Presenters: Prof. Tara Righetti
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Writing Well
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Presenters: Mr. Thomas E. Spahn
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Civil Law Update
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenters: Mr. P. Craig Silva
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
What Good Is An Umbrella in Wyoming? The Regulatory Umbrella Covering Oil and Gas Resources
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenters: Ms. Lynnette J. Boomgaarden
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Litigation Ethics: Key Issues
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Presenters: Mr. Thomas E. Spahn
Credits: 1.00 (including 1.00 ethics)
Unleashing the Power of Casemaker
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Ms. Reba Nance
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
When the Taxman Cometh
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Mr. Raymond D. Macchia
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
24/7 - A Sentencing Solution to the Impaired Driving Problem
Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Presenters: Mr. Bill Mickelson
Mr. Mike Reed
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
CosmoLex: Stop Fighting with Your Law Office Accounting
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters: Ms. Erica Birstler
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Tribal Court Update
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters: Mr. Andrew W. Baldwin
Mr. Kelly A. Rudd
Ms. Viola St. Clair
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Ten Steps to Superior Legal Writing
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenters: Mr. William Bernhardt
Credits: 2.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
The Wyoming Way: How the Consumer Protection Act Preserves the Code of the West
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters: Mr. Benjamin Mark Burningham
Ms. Emily Jane Soli
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Preparing for Appellate Argument the Wyoming Attorney General Way
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenters: Mr. David L. Delicath
Mr. John Guyton Knepper
Mr. Peter K. Michael
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Veterans’ Benefits for Dummies: Navigating the Inscrutable
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Presenters: Ms. Gwendolyn Wade Belanger
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Ethical and Legal Issues in Diversity and Inclusion in the Practice of Law
Time: 2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Ms. Mary Elizabeth Galvan
Ms. Carol Serelson
Credits: 2.00 (including 1.00 ethics)
Wyoming Case History & Judicial Learning Center Tour
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Mr. Philip J. Roberts
Ms. Eydie L. Trautwein
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Dead Men Tell No Tales...Or Even If They Do And It's Under Two Hundred Thousand
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Mr. James Trent Whiting
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)
Searching for Nessie - A Primer on the Rules of Statutory Interpretation and Statutory Construction in Wyoming
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Presenters: Mr. Jay Arthur Jerde
Credits: 1.00 (including 0.00 ethics)