9:05 Welcome and Introductions
9:10 Legislative Updates
David P. Ferrell, Nexsen Pruet, Raleigh
This session highlights recent and pending legislative items of interest to attorneys practicing administrative law. Learn about the significant changes for administrative agencies and those practicing before them.
9:50 Federal and North Carolina Case Law Update
Claire R. O'Brien, Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP, Greensboro
Clinton R. Pinyan, Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP, Greensboro
Keep up to date on federal and North Carolina cases impacting those who practice administrative law.
11:20 Lunch Break
12:40 Reviewing the Review: Appellate Strategies for Administrative Law Practitioners
R. Daniel "Dan" Gibson, Stam Law Firm PLLC, Apex
Catherine Lee, Hedrick Gardner, Raleigh
Troy D. Shelton, Fox Rothschild LLP, Raleigh
Frank X. Trainor, North Carolina Board of CPA Examiners, Raleigh (Moderator)
Dust off your rules of appellate procedure and tune in for a review and strategy session on pursuing appellate review in administrative cases. Administrative law practitioners often find themselves in appellate situations in superior court under Article 4 of Chapter 150B or similar provisions of the General Statutes. This session focuses on appeals pursued subsequent to that posture, whether to the Court of Appeals or beyond. Join us to hear best practices, pitfalls to avoid and strategic considerations.
1:50 You’re Wrong…About the Rules of Professional Conduct*
Kelley A. DeAngelus, The North Carolina State Bar, Raleigh
Savannah B. Perry, The North Carolina State Bar, Raleigh
This presentation addresses certain Rules of Professional Conduct at the center of many ethics inquiries and interesting new developments in the Rules of Professional Conduct.
3:00 The Law of Making Rules
Seth M. Ascher, Rules Review Commission, Raleigh
The Rules Review Commission continues to regularly review rules and is about to embark on the second round of periodic review of rules. Hear from attorneys at the Commission regarding recurring issues that delay the process and ways to navigate the process.
* Indicates portion providing Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit
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