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View 2016 Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Moderators:

Kathleen F. Beers, Esq. 
Westmoreland, Vesper, Quattrone & Beers
W. Atlantic City, NJ

Abraham Tran, Esq. 
Andres & Berger, P.C. 
Haddonfield, NJ

Program Speaker:

Phillip H. Miller, Esq.
Nashville, TN



2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Deposition Planning and Case Strategy
Cases that should settle for substantial amounts often languish and go cheap. The extra work that it takes to make a difference is worth it, and you’ll see how.
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Advanced Deposition Techniques – 
Phillip Miller has gone way beyond what most lawyers do in their depositions, and he knows how to teach it! Come and hear the techniques that will make your depositions both more effective and easier than ever.
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Coffee Break
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Dealing with the Evasive/Difficult Witness – 
Examples of the worse witnesses you can imagine, and some tried and true techniques for dealing effectively with them. Who doesn’t need that?
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Using Rules and Standards/The Miller Mousetrap – 
This is the most famous technique for establishing rules and standards from the mouths of defense witnesses – and presented by the lawyer who started it all.
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Deposing the DME – 
The most common expert cross in personal injury practice, and so often ineffective.  Hear and see the techniques that you can adopt immediately and make an incredible difference from a master who has done it repeatedly. 
About the Presenter:
Phillip H. Miller, Esq.

Phillip Miller is a trial lawyer who practices in Nashville. His firm has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as one of the “Pre-eminent firms in the United States”, and he was recognized by the Nashville Business Journal as one of the “Best of the Bar.” Phillip has tried 46 personal injury jury trials to a verdict, and he has been certified and re-certified as a specialist 3 times. During the last 27 years before the bar, Phillip has written, published, and presented papers on trial practice from California to Florida. As a significant part of his practice, Mr. Miller is frequently hired by other firms to help them prepare their biggest, most significant cases. Firms in Michigan, Alabama, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Texas, Kansas, Oregon, Kentucky, California, and Missouri have used Mr. Miller to help them recover more than $80 million over the last three years for their clients. Mr. Miller has run focus groups across the United States and has interviewed more than 2000 mock jurors.


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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2016 features 29 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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Join NJAJ & Save $300 on Boardwalk Seminar registration.

If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2016, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 5.70 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 5.70 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits pending)
Pennsylvania - (N/A)

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.60 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 3.60 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on April 1, 2016.
Each registrant will receive a flash drive containing the course material.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Friday, April 1st is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or an on-demand seminar at


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