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13th Annual TDLA Meeting

  • 19 Sep 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • 20 Sep 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • Portland, ME


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13th Annual TDLA Meeting

September 19 & 20, 2019 

Portland Regency Hotel & Spa

Portland, Maine

20 Milk Street

in the heart of the Old-Port

Thursday, September 19

6pm   Reception, followed by Dinner at 7pm

and a presentation on 

The Duke Lacrosse Case


James P. Cooney, III

Partner, Womble Bond Dickenson LLP

Charlotte, NC

Defense Attorney James P. Cooney was counsel for Reade Seligmann, one of the wrongfully accused players in the “Duke Lacrosse” Rape case. Working with a team of lawyers for the other wrongfully accused players, exposed prosecutorial misconduct in the suppression of favorable DNA evidence which resulted in the removal and eventual disbarment of the District Attorney and a dismissal of all charges and a declaration by the Attorney-General that the players were innocent.

Friday, September 20

After breakfast and a short TDLA business meeting, 

Friday's lineup of CLE Topics

begins at 9am and ends at Noon. 

Ethical Challenges of the High Profile Case

James B. Cooney III, Partner, Womble Bond Dickenson LLP (Charlotte, NC)

30(b)(6) Depositions

Moderated by Marrielle Van Rossum,Sulloway & Hollis P.L.L.C. (Concord, NH)

with panelists


Adrianne Fouts, Drummond Woodsum (Portland, ME)

Craig NolanSheehey Furlong & Behm (Burlington, VT)

Corporate Counsel's Relationship with Defense Counsel

Moderated by Matthew V. BurrowsGallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, P.C. (Concord, NH)

with panelists

Matt CairnsAssociate General Counsel, Textron (Providence, RI)

Dave Herzer, General Counsel, Constant Energy Capital (Portland, ME)

Reserve Your Hotel Room

Group Rate Ends August 19:

$199+ USD per night

Call 1-800-727-3436 and reference

Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association

Sponsor/Exhibitor Information

Sheri M. Leahan, TDLA Executive Director                                        Mark G. Filler, CPA/ABV, CVA, AM, CBA

P.O. Box 4177     TDLA Treasuer

Portland, Maine 04101-0377             Filler Associates
Phone: 207-779-4445     Portland, Maine