Mealeys Asbestos 101 Litigation Conference

Venue: The Westin Hotel

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 23, 2004 End Date/Time: Feb 24, 2004
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Monday, February 23, 2004

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks

Gordon D. Greenwood, Kazan, McClain, Edises, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons &
Farrise, Oakland, CA

Catherine A. Mohan, McCarter & English, LLP, Hartford, CT

9:15 Historical Perspective On the Litigation: Where We Are Today
and How We Got Here

Shepard A. Hoffman, Law Offices of Shepard A. Hoffman, Dallas

Robert H. Riley, Schiff Hardin & Waite, Chicago

10:00 Morning Break

10:15 Asbestos Related Diseases: Lungs 101, Understanding Pulmonology
and Analysis of Mesothelioma

Speakers to be announced

11:30 The Emerging Trend of Low Dose Exposure Cases

Philip A. Harley, Paul, Harley & Hanley LLP, Berkeley, CA

Bruce T. Bishop, Wilcox & Savage, PC, Norfolk, VA

12:30 Networking Luncheon

2:00 Newcomer's Perspective On Asbestos Litigation

Kermit L. Kendrick, Burr & Forman LLP, Birmingham, AL

2:45 Presenting Evidence To the Jury

Jason S. Bloom, Trial Consultant, Courtroom Sciences, Inc., Irving, TX

3:30 Afternoon Break

3:45 Trying An Asbestos Case Part I: Pre-Trial Procedures

Susan Cole, Bice Cole Law Firm, P.L., Coral Gables, FL

5:00 Networking Reception

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

8:30 Continental Breakfast

9:00 Trying An Asbestos Case Part II: Preparing an Expert for Deposition and Trial

Michael L. Turner, Kelley, Jasons, McGuire & Spinelli, L.L.P., Philadelphia

Richard D. Meadow, Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., New York

10:00 State of the Art

Richard I. Nemeroff, Baron & Budd, P.C., Dallas

Timothy McGowan, Kelley, Jasons, McGuire, & Spinelli, L.L.P., Philadelphia

11:00 Morning Break

11:15 Judicial Perspective On Asbestos Litigation

Speakers to be announced

12:15 Networking Luncheon

1:15 Claim Valuation: An Insider's Perspective

Speakers to be announced

2:00 Fall-Out From the Legislative Initiatives Relating To Asbestos and the Future of the Litigation

Robert H. Riley, Schiff Hardin & Waite, Chicago

Linda Martin Barber, Director, Navigant Consulting Services, Inc., Lawrenceville, NJ

Additional speakers to be announced

3:45 Adjourn