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You're invited to join the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association next month for our most festive event of the year! The 2014 Holiday Workshop -- which is returning to the luxurious St. Regis Hotel this year due to popular demand -- will combine the absolute best of top-notch CLE offerings with a jovial social calendar full of holiday cheer and promises to be one event that you will not want to miss! You'll have the opportunity to hear from legislative and legal leaders such as Chief Judge Gail S. Tusan, State Representative Stacey Evans, President-Elect Darren Penn and so many others, so be sure to reserve your spot early! Additional details are as follows:

2014 GTLA Holiday Workshop
Friday, December 12th
St. Regis Hotel Buckhead
88 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA30305

Check out the star-studded lineup of speakers and register HERE!
The Fall 2014 edition of Verdict should have arrived in your mailboxes last week, but did you know that it's also available online? Allowing you the opportunity to browse the Verdict digitally, the online version also lets you search for keywords, interact with advertisers and instantly flip to any section of the Journal simply with the click of your mouse.

This edition -- the Trial Skills Issue -- has over a dozen insightful articles from some of our state's best and brightest legal minds, and touches on topics such as "Strategies for Jury Charges," Direct Examination of Expert Witnesses" and so much more!

Click HERE to get started with the Fall 2014 edition of Verdict now!
The Women's Trial Lawyer Caucus gathered on the evening of Thursday, November 13th for a night of fun, fellowship and 'Knife Skills 101' at the Cook's Warehouse in Atlanta. The women had the opportunity to learn from a Master Chef as they sharpened their skills, and their work was used to create dinner for the group later in the evening. It was a great time had by all, and we can't wait to go back!

If you'd like to get involved with GTLA's Women's Trial Lawyer Caucus, please contact Chairman Mia Frieder at

The GTLA New Lawyers Division went out with a bang in 2014, hosting their final NLD Happy Hour on Thursday, October 16th and welcoming more than one-hundred current and prospective GTLA members to Loca Luna in Atlanta. The evening offered GTLA staff, leadership and NLD members to mix and mingle, while celebrating the quickly-approaching end to a great 2014 and the exciting opportunities that are being made available to our members as a result of the NLD's hard work. 

The momentum that the NLD is building after an extremely-successful year of charitable, legislative, educational and social events is tremendous, and the New Lawyers Division is poised to continue building upon this success in 2015 and beyond!

To get involved with the New Lawyers Division, please contact NLD Chair Jennifer Ivey at

Arman Deganian, Jennifer Coalson, Dana Dayagi & Michael Ruppersburg.
Following GTLA's highly-successful Political & Legislative Summit on October 22nd, the Civil Justice PAC welcomed GTLA members, PAC contributors and dozens of legislators to the breathtaking SkyLounge at the Glenn Hotel for the PAC Reception. Attendees enjoyed the opportunity to relax and mix and mingle among friends -- new and old, alike -- after a productive day preparing for the 2015 Legislative Session. Thank you to all who joined us!

Thank You New GTLA Champion Members:
Frank Beltran & Richard Jones. 

Welcome New GTLA Members: 
Christopher Ryan Abrego, Jessica Autry, Harold Joe Bacon, III, Monika Baez, Ryan O. Bell, Daniel Castan, Ron F. Chicken, Hayes Michael Dever, Jr., Dana Harrell, Casey Hill, Rep. Dar’shun Kendrick, Madison Lever, Kevin Paul Parker, Gina Perri, Brooke Puglise, Jacob Howell Raehn, Jennifer Spicer Ray, Alexandria Seay, Lakia Shelton, Adam Smith, John K. Tomes, Carol L. Underwood, Houston Washburn, Patrick Wheale, Walter Matthew Wilson.
Hit the slopes with GTLA on stunning Snowmass Mountain in Colorado as we travel west for the 2015 Ski-LE Workshop! Held from March 11-15, Ski-LE will offer 5 CLE Credit Hours while also allotting ample time for fellowship with family and friends and -- of course -- plenty of opportunities to spend time on the mountain. Spaces for Ski-LE are extremely limited, so please be sure to reserve your spot early by clicking HERE.

We hope to see you in Snowmass!
At this year's Holiday Workshop, GTLA is asking that all attendees take part in our 'Suits & Cell Phones' drive! Bring your gently used suits and old cell phones, and they will be delivered to the public defenders' offices and women's shelters around the state in order to help those most in need this holiday season and beyond. 

If you are unable to attend the Holiday Workshop but would still like to participate, GTLA will be collecting the items at our headquarter office (101 Marietta Street NW, Suite 3350, Atlanta, GA 30303) from now through December 12th! 

Please direct all questions to GTLA Community Outreach Chairman Michael Geoffroy at Thank you in advance for you generous participation in this worthy cause!
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Founded in 1956, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA) is dedicated to strengthening and upholding Georgia’s civil justice system and protecting the rights of Georgia citizens and consumers.

GTLA works in the legislative, political and media arenas to ensure that Georgians know and understand the importance of their rights to justice and to make certain that these rights, which are at the very core of what it means to be American, are safeguarded and protected.

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
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