Informative Sessions at the 2022 Trial Lawyers Summit

On January 30 – February 2, 2022, The National Trial Lawyers will present the 11th annual Trial Lawyers Summit, hosted at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami, FL. Each year, this conference provides attorneys, paralegals, students, and firm administrators with one-of-a-kind informative sessions and the chance to grow their vast legal network. 

The Trial Lawyers Summit is consistently packed with educational opportunities, compelling speakers, and social functions that help attorneys at any stage of their career perfect their practice while connecting with new and fellow trial lawyers. The National Trial Lawyers has worked tirelessly to create a fun and safe environment for this year’s Trial Lawyers Summit.

Attendees at the 2021 Trial Lawyers Summit enjoying one of the many informative sessions offered at the conference.

The 2022 Trial Lawyers Summit will start with a Trucking & Auto session on Sunday, focusing on how to handle problematic truck driver depositions, how to handle professional corporate representatives, how to connect with not-so-friendly jurors, and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the latest changes in trucking and auto litigation from speakers like “The King of Trucking Litigation” Brent Goudarzi, Bryan Pope, Sara Williams, Dino Colombo, LaBarron Boone, Doug Beam, Shean Williams, and John Givens.

Our Criminal Defense Interactive Session also held on Sunday, will be a traditional style CLE session with presentations from veteran criminal defense attorneys followed by a 1-hour panel Q&A. On Monday, the Criminal Defense Interactive Workshop will be a less traditional CLE session, in which attendees can bring one of their cases and work through it with veteran criminal defense attorneys and other attendees, followed by a short panel Q&A. Featured speakers will include Eric Romano, Joshua Ritter, Mark O’Mara, Danielle Sherriff, and Mark Geragos.

Also on Sunday, the Digital Marketing Master Class session will help attorneys discover the most up-to-date digital marketing trends to take their business to the next level. Attendees will have the chance to learn from speakers including Maria Monroy, Steve Nober, Jason Hennessey, Jay Ruane, Ken Hardison, Gary Falkowitz, Nalini Prasad, Alex Valencia, Seth Price, and Andy Simpson.
Our first night will end with our Summit Kickoff Party, sponsored by Broughton Partners, where attendees will be able to unwind after a long day of informative sessions. This party will include live entertainment and cocktails, along with an excellent opportunity to mingle with some of America’s most outstanding attorneys.

Musician Ghaleb and a pair of vibrant flamenco dancers perform during the Summit Kickoff Party at the 2021 Trial Lawyers Summit.

Business of Law Day, on Monday, will cover several sessions on financial structure for firm growth, intake & conversion, how to market specific practice areas, and more. Be sure to join us as we will dive deep into Mike Morse’s Fireproof, how to market specific practice areas, budget allocation, financial structure for firm growth, intake & conversion, and more. Featured speakers will include Ben Crump, Mark Geragos, Mike Papantonio, Steve Nober, Andrew Finkelstein, Adam Warran, Stephanie Chew, Michael Rosenzweig, Don Worley, Dan Newlin, Tighe Wilhelmy, Damon Barr, Mike Morse, Joe DiNardo, Richard Harris, Michael Burg, Richard Newsome, Ken Hardison, Ari Kornhaber, Ed Lake, John Nachazel, Jr., Lynda Shely, Jim Brady, Dean Chase, Keith Givens, Rick Meadow, Jason Velez, Harlan Schillinger, Randy Nordstrom, Carl Jaeckel, Dov Slansky, and Chase Givens.

On Monday afternoon, the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon, sponsored by PILMMA, will be held featuring keynote speaker Hall of Fame Quarterback Dan Marino.

Following the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon, the third annual Women’s Leadership Forum & Cocktails session, sponsored by CARDINAL LifeCare Consulting, will offer an afternoon of interactive and thought-provoking discussions. Join Hali Marsocci, Betsy Miller, Lisa Banks, Laura Yaeger, Victoria Nugent, Kim Dougherty, Karen Koehler, and other women in the legal profession for a workshop on “convening for purpose and impact” and a roundtable on “how to elevate your own leadership.”

To end Monday’s events, the 3rd annual Golden Gavel Awards, presented by The A-List, will recognize and award this year’s top legal advertisements in categories like print, radio, social media, television, and more.

*This is a ticketed event.

Attendees of the 2021 Trial Lawyers Summit enjoy a fun evening of cocktails before the President’s Reception.

On Tuesday, our Courtroom Playbook Day, sponsored by Consumer Attorney Marketing Group, will offer many sessions where attendees will have the chance to learn from veteran trial attorneys on topics such as discovery, jury selection, direct examination, cross-examination, and so much more. Featured speakers will include Rob Feigenbaum, John Romano, Michael Maggiano, Lisa Blue, Mark Lanier, Keith Mitnik, Karen Koehler, Rich Newsome, Troy Rafferty, Mike Papantonio, Mark O’Mara, Mark Geragos, Channa Llyod, Ilya E. Lerma, Karen Evans, Arthur Bryant, Elizabeth Zwibel, Tracey Brown, Diana Santa Maria, and Michelle Tuegel.

Following the Courtroom Playbook sessions, be sure to enjoy a lively night of entertainment at the NTL President’s Reception, sponsored by Velawcity, where attendees and their guests will be SURFIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY with The Beach Buoys: A Beach Boys Tribute.

On Wednesday, we will be wrapping up the Trial Lawyers Summit with the Expand Your Practice: Class & Mass session, sponsored by Top Class Actions. Topics covered will include damages, standing, and class certification. Featured speakers include Jose Rojas, Kimberely Adams, LaRuby May, Troy Bouk, Paul Bland, Virginia Buchanan, Drew Hathaway, Greg Coleman, Scott Hardy, Mike Papantonio, and Camille Bass. This session is a must for attorneys who bring claims for statutory and private class actions, such as data breaches. 

For the second year in a row, we are offering a special combination offer to attend both the Lanier Trial Academy and the Trial Lawyers Summit for an exclusive discounted price. After you take advantage of everything the Trial Lawyers Summit has to offer, you can join us for the Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 6.0 held June 20 – 23, 2022, in Houston, Texas. The Lanier Trial Academy will be featuring the Meadows Golf Tour and the Lanier Theological Library Tour and Lemonade Social, as well as strategies and secrets that have led Mark Lanier to a groundbreaking $4.69 billion verdict.

If you are interested in attending both events in Miami and Houston, you can save $550 by registering now at an NTL member-exclusive price of only $1,950!

Special thank you to our event sponsors. Our 2022 Trial Lawyers Summit Partners are Counsel Financial, Open Jar Concepts/The Sentinel Group, and Digital Law Marketing. The Lanier Trial Academy Master Class 6.0 Big As Texas Partners are Consumer Attorney Marketing Group and Archer.