Papers, Presentations and Articles
Speaker on "Demonstrative Evidence: Showing the Ugliness of Abuse," Washington State Association for Justice Seminar - "Betrayers of Trust: Protecting the Elderly and Vulnerable," Seattle, WA, March 5, 2009
Speaker on Voir Dire and Certificates of Merit in Medical Malpractice Cases, Philadelphia Bar Association, Medical Legal Committee, Philadelphia, PA, August 2008. Click here to read the press release.
Moderator: AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, July 14, 2008
"Applying Focus Group Research to Voir Dire," Speaker, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Stalwarts/Hall of Fame Committee, Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, July 12, 2008
Panel Member: AAJ's Women's Leadership Summit, Loews Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, July 11, 2008
"AAJ's Trial Advocacy College: Litigation Nursing Home Cases," Faculty Member and Speaker, St. Regis Resort, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, June 6-10, 2008. Click here to read the press release.
"Focus Groups: How to Get Inside Your Jurors' Minds," Faculty Member and Speaker, Pennsylvania Association for Justice Seminar, Sofitel Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, April 4, 2008
"Nursing Home Litigation: Finding the Right Regulations and Responsible Defendants," Moderator, AAJ Teleseminar, March 20, 2008
"Getting to Know Philadelphia's African-American Media," Panelist, Philadelphia Bar Association's Bar-New Media Program, February 25, 2008
Speaker on Nursing Home Litigation Issues, Philadelphia Bar Association, Medical Legal Committee, Philadelphia, PA, October 24, 2007.
"How to Be the Vocational Expert that Every Lawyer Seeks to Hire," Speaker, The American Board of Vocational Experts Fall Conference, “Taking VE Skills to the Next Level: Tips & Traps,” Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, SC, October 20, 2007.Moderator, AAJ Trial Advocacy College: Damages, Keystone Resort and Conference Center, Keystone, Colorado, October 5-8, 2007
"Exercising Leadership Through Community Outreach," Paper and Presentation for AAJ's Women Trial Lawyers Caucus, AAJ Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, July 17, 2007
Moderator, AAJ Advanced Nursing Home Litigation Seminar, Omni Parker Hotel, Boston, June 14-15, 2007
"What Is Your Story, and "Use of Technology in the Courtroom," Presentation for the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, June 8, 2007
Panel Discussion: "Thinking About Law School," Community College of Philadelphia, Winnett Building, Law and Society Week, February 26, 2007.
"The Ethics of Representing the Incapacitated." Article written for the December 2006 issue of Trial magazine.
"Who Are, or Should Be Your Clients." Paper and presentation for the Nursing Home Litigation Group at the ATLA 2006 Annual Convention in Seattle, Washington.
"Deposition Ethics." Paper and presentation for the ATLA 2004 Winter Convention.
"Damages." Paper and presentation for the ATLA 2003 Winter Convention.
"Doctors and Malpractice Insurance." Op-ed piece submitted in 2002 to various Philadelphia and suburban Philadelphia newspapers regarding tort reform and caps on pain and suffering damages in Pennsylvania.
"Using the Rules to Get What You Need." Paper and presentation for the ATLA 2000 Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois.