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You are invited to join GTLA in Snowmass Village, Colorado on March 11-15 for the 2015 Ski-LE Workshop! One of our most popular - and family-friendly - CLE events of the year, Ski-LE allows attendees ample time to spend with friends, family and colleagues exploring the mountains, while also offering 5 CLE Credit Hours through daily morning sessions. If you're looking for the ultimate stay-and-play experience, then Ski-LE is the Workshop for you! CLICK HERE to reserve your spot today!

Program Schedule at a Glance
March 11
5:00 – 6:00 pm Welcome Cocktail Reception
6:30 pm Group Dinner Option Available

March 12
8:00 - 9:00 am CLE Session with Hot Breakfast
5:00 - 6:00 pm Après Ski with Open Bar
6:30 pm Group Dinner Option Available

March 13
8:00 - 9:00 am CLE Session with Hot Breakfast
5:00 - 6:00 pm Après Ski with Open Bar
6:30 pm Group Dinner Option Available

March 14
8:00 - 9:00 am CLE Session with Hot Breakfast
9:00 am Workshop Adjourns

GTLA only has a few rooms left in the block at the Westin Snowmass Resort for $389 per night. Please call the hotel directly at 800-525-9402 and ask for the Georgia Trial Lawyers rate. The deadline to make your reservations is Monday, February 9th, 2015.

If you would like an up-close-and-personal look at GTLA's legislative efforts under the Gold Dome, then we hope you will consider joining us for the 2015 Lawyer of the Day Program! Beginning at 8:30 a.m., you will start the day by mixing and mingling with GTLA's Legislative Team and your legislators, where coffee and breakfast will be provided. Then, you will sit in on our Legislative Team's morning meeting and will have the opportunity to review legislation, discuss GTLA's position on various bills and assist our team with various other legislative tasks. As the day proceeds, you will again have the opportunity to meet with your legislators, watch as the General Assembly debates bills on the floor and so much more. 

Wednesday, February 4th 
General GTLA Membership

Wednesday, February 11th
General GTLA Membership

Wednesday, February 18th
New Lawyers Division

Wednesday, March 4th
Women's Trial Lawyer Caucus

Spaces are limited and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so save your spot today! Simply click the date above that you would like to attend, and GTLA's Legislative Team will follow up with additional details about your day at the Capitol! 

If you have any questions, please contact GTLA Director of Communications Chris Kelleher at or (404) 522-8487 x23.
Join our Women's Caucus for a night of laughter, fun and camaraderie as they host a Night Out at Punchline Comedy Club! To be held on Friday, February 6th from 8:00 .p.m - 10:00 p.m., our Women's Caucus members will come together to see acclaimed stand-up comedian and actress Caroline Rhea. Tickets are just $30, and include entrance to the show, as well as all of your food and beverages for the evening, courtesy of our sponsor. To read more about Caroline Rhea, the Women's Caucus Night Out headliner, please click here.

Spots are limited, so please act fast to save your seat! If you have questions, please contact Brittany Gurley at or by calling (404) 522-8487 x24.
You're invited to join GTLA's New Lawyers Division for our first Lunch & Learn of the year! To be held next Wednesday, January 28th, the Lunch & Learn will feature GTLA member Betty Nguyen Davis, who will discuss the various approaches and strategies for dealing with bankruptcy issues in personal injury cases. It is sure to be an insightful and educational presentation! 

Additional details are as follows:

New Lawyers Division Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, January 28th, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
State Bar of Georgia - Room 5
104 Marietta Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

The Lunch & Learn is free for GTLA members (courtesy of our friends at Cherokee Funding), but please RSVP so that we can be sure to provide enough lunches for all attendees. Click here to save your seat!
GTLA President Linley Jones continued her efforts to spread our Association's message across the state this month, serving as the Keynote Speaker for both the Fayette County Bar Association and the Clayton County Bar Association meetings. In addition to connecting with current GTLA members, Linley's outreach efforts have also introduced many attorneys to the benefits of membership in GTLA and we have seen a significant increase in the diversity of our membership as a result. 

If you would like to invite Linley to speak at your Local TLA or Bar Association, please contact GTLA Communications Director Chris Kelleher at

President Linley Jones with the Board of the Clayton County Bar Association


Join Us: Please join the American Association for Justice for the 2015 Winter Convention in Palm Springs, CA, which will be held February 20-25th. For more information on the Convention, please visit:

Questions and special pricing, contact: Ginger M. Jirik – AAJ Regional Manager at or (202) 450-7361

We hope to see you in Palm Springs!

Thank You to Our Newest GTLA Champion Member!
C. Cooper Knowles

Welcome New GTLA Members!
Christopher Berney, Janel O. Bowles, JaNelle L. Dennard. Alfred Lewis Evans, III, Sandra Finch, Michael E. Gumprecht, Mary Ellen Archer Lighthiser, Angela Randall Manradgh, Deidre Stokes Merriman, Penelope Morris, Sonya Gail Slaton, Blake Tanase and Alex Weatherby
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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.

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101 Marietta Street, NW
Suite 3350, Atlanta, GA 30303
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