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12th Annual TDLA Meeting

  • 20 Sep 2018
  • 6:00 PM
  • 21 Sep 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • Portsmouth, NH


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12th Annual TDLA Meeting

September 20 & 21, 2018

Residence Inn - Downtown Portsmouth, NH

100 Deer Street, Portsmouth

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Group Rate Ends August 30th: $229 USD per night


Thursday, September 20

6pm   Reception, followed by Dinner at 7pm

8pm   Join us for a super fun and informative presentation on 

The Economic Impact of an Aging Population and Client Base

Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD

Director of the MIT AgeLab

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Friday, September 21

After breakfast and a short TDLA business meeting, 

Friday's lineup of CLE sessions (pending application) 

begins at 8:15am and end at 12:30pm. 

Marijuana and other State Law Updates

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

Ted Lawrence, Dinse (Burlington, VT)

Samuel G. Johnson, Norman, Hanson & DeTroy (Portland, ME)

Hot Topics in Legal Ethics: Social Media, Dealing with Unrepresented Parties, 

and Model Rule 8.4(g)

Topics addressed in this session include the increased interplay between legal ethics and social media, dealing with pro se litigants, developments with Model Rule 8.4(g), and an overview of the displinary process in Maine and New Hampshire. 

Brian Moushegian, Deputy General Counsel, NH Supreme Court Attorney Discipline Office (Manchester, NH)

Jon Oxman, Linnell, Choate & Webber LLP (Auburn, ME)

Electronic Discovery: Preservation, Investigation and Disclosure 

(Meeting Your Obligations)

John J. Jablonski, Managing Partner, Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady, LLP (Buffalo, NY)

Electronic discovery continues to evolve with courts expecting greater transparency and cooperation among adversaries and their attorneys.  Recent FRCP amendments as well as state procedural laws continue to place greater emphasis on attorneys knowing the nuts and bolts of their clients’ technology systems as well as specific protocols to be used to preserve, collect and exchange electronically stored information.  John Jablonski, former chair of DRI’s E-Discovery Committee, several national e-discovery conferences and current member of ARMA International’s board of directors will provide practical tips on navigating today’s e-discovery challenges.


Cybersecurity, GDPR and More

Matthew S. Borick, Downs Rachlin Martin (Burlington, VT)

Daniel J. Dister, CISSPChief Information Security Officer, Department of Information Technology, State of New Hampshire

The session will provide a brief overview of cybersecurity including key concepts such as cyber threat, risk management and breach response, and will conclude with some practical cybersecurity tips.  The discussion also will provide an overview of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), with an emphasis on what the regulation means for clients’ business and for lawyers’ obligations in discovery.


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

Executive Director TDLA Treasurer

C/O Berry Talbot Royer, P.A. Berry Talbot Royer, P.A.

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