NTL Summit is the Ultimate Trial Advocacy Conference Posted on February 5, 2016 by Larry Bodine The upcoming Trial Lawyers Summit sponsored by The National Trial Lawyers in February in South Beach, Florida, is the ultimate trial advocacy conference, where lawyers can get a year of CLEs in three days, taught by an all-star team of trial lawyers. It is like no other legal conference, ever. Hundreds of trial attorneys will flock to the fifth annual Summit to learn the secrets of winning cases and generating revenue for a prosperous practice. Highlights include: A Panel on Trial Skills composed of Hall of Fame Inductees Trial Skills I — Psychology of Persuasion hosted by Howard Nations Trial Skills II — Anatomy of a Trial hosted by Eric Romano and Mark O’Mara Outstanding networking opportunities start on Sunday, February 7th with a Super Bowl 50 Kick-Off Party, continuing with keynote speaker NFL legend Terry Bradshaw at The Trial Lawyer Awards & Recognition Luncheon, followed by the President’s Reception with live music by four-time Grammy Winner Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and wrapping up with the Fat Tuesday networking reception. The Trial Lawyers Summit is the conference to attend for 2016. Further information is available at (866) 665-2852 and online.The agenda for the program is available online at http://ntlsummit.com. Attendees can register now online for the Summit, which will be at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, right on the Atlantic Ocean. CLE credit information is available online. Unmissable Moments The Summit includes dozens of unmissable moments thanks to the wise and tireless efforts of Howard Nations, John Romano, Mark O’Mara and Harlan Schillinger. Just to name a few of the seminars: The Panel on Trial Skills with hall-of-famers Lisa Blue on Voir Dire, Tom Girardi on Opening Statement, Chris Searcy on Direct Examination, Mike Papantonio on Cross Examination and Mark Geragos on Summation. There will be a Q&A with the audience. Opening remarks by NTL leaders Hezekiah Sistrunk, Jr. and Keith Givens A fabulous exhibit hall filled with sponsors that offer lead generation, financing, web design, legal services, trial exhibits and much more. A book signing with legal legend Alan Dershowitz. An Ethics live presentation hosted by Seth Price. Marketing and business development is on the agenda at a special PILMMA event on Sunday, Feb. 7, moderated by Ken Hardison. Register at www.pilmma.org/ntlsummit. Speakers include Ken Hardison on Systematic Marketing and Marketing to Millennials, Chris Mullins on The Overlooked Art and Intimacy of Asking Screening Questions, Ken LaVan on The Key Metrics You Must Know in Your Law Firm and Tanner Jones on Creating Online Synergy with Your Offline Marketing. A half-day session will be held on Tuesday on The Business of Law & How to Seriously Advance It will be led by Harlan Schillinger and will feature Dustin Ruge, Michael DeMayo, Gary Falkowitz, Adam Warren, Mark O’Mara and Mike Papantonio. Prospering with Early Risers Early birds will love the 6:30 am session Monday covering burn injury litigation, debunking defense experts, proving proximate cause and using demonstrative technology, hosted by John Romano with speakers, Billy Walker, Elizabeth Zwibel, Edward Capozzi, Troy Rafferty and Michael Burg. The Tuesday Early Bird Session covers winning the “early game,” innovative deposition tactics, courtroom advocacy and tips from the trenches, hosted by John and Eric Romano and featuring Dino Colombo, Ken Suggs, Peter Burg, Gary Pillersdorf, Shareef Rabaa, Ed Hill and Mark Kosieradzki. Wednesday opens with Raising Your Communication Skills to the Next Level with author Dr. Dan Hill and ACT of Communication’s Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James, followed by interaction with trial skill masters Mark Geragos, Arthur Bryant, Morris Dees, Alan Dershowitz and Fred Levin. As an added value for attendees, the APITLA trucking litigation program is set for Sunday, moderated by Dan Ramsdell with speakers Bernard Walsh, Marianne Howanitz, Fred Cunningham, Jon Papin, John Romano and David Sweat. The Summit is the conference to attend for 2016. Further information is available at (866) 665-2852 and online.