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15th Annual TDLA Meeting

  • 14 Sep 2023
  • 6:00 PM
  • 15 Sep 2023
  • 12:00 PM
  • Portsmouth, NH


  • TDLA members may log in (at top of page) to activate this registration option.

    For Friday morning CLE program only: 8:30am - 11:45am on 9/15/23.
  • CLE program only - 8:30am to 11:45am on Friday, 9/15.

    Includes a one-year membership to TDLA.

Registration is now available for Friday morning's CLE program only. 

September 15, 2023 | 8:30am - 11:45am

See Agenda Here

FMI: contact our executive director


15th Annual TDLA Meeting

“What’s New?  Developments In and Around the Law”

Earn CLE.  Network with Colleagues.

September 14-15, 2023

Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown

100 High Street, Portsmouth, NH

Hotel Reservations

Registration includes:

Thursday, 9/14 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Reception & Dinner, followed by a Trivia Challenge

Friday, 9/15 | 8:00am to Noon

Breakfast, followed by three CLE Sessions

Register and Pay Online

or Register Online, Print the Invoice and Pay by Check

Earn CLE* (180 minutes) with the following sessions:


Runaway verdicts continue to be a concern for the business and insurance community – from 2014 to 2018, plaintiff awards in the United States almost doubled in total dollar amounts, with a few exceeding $1 billion.  Media coverage and advertisement of these verdicts may motivate increased litigation that, in turn, creates an increased litigation burden on companies and carriers.  This CLE session will cover recent substantive developments in the law, with a focus on the proliferation of runaway verdicts in New England, factors fueling this trend, as well as defense approaches to the same.

presented by

Allyson L Moore

Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C.

Concord, NH

Trevor J. Brown


Boston, MA



An overview of legal developments in data security and approaches courts have taken to apportion liability.

presented by

Matthew S. Borick

Downs Rachlin Martin

Burlington, VT



The panel will feature experts from three distinct fields, specifically life care planning, construction defect/delay claims, and financial accounting.  Panel members will each draw on their own experiences in working as litigation experts, and in so doing, offer advice on how lawyers may better take advantage of the skillset that they and other litigation experts can provide.

presented by

Barbara Bate


Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc.

Holden, ME

Jonathan Ducey

CPA, CVA, CFF, Partner

MDD Forensic Accountants

Portland, ME

Kyla Magnusson


Preferred Construction Management Company, Inc.

Portland, ME

[TDLA's application for ME CLE is pending and TDLA is an accredited MCLE sponsor in VT. 

New Hampshire and Vermont attendees must self-determine whether a program is eligible for credit,

and self-report their attendance. NHMCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the

NH Minimum CLE requirement.  TDLA believes this course meets the requirements of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for 180 minutes toward the annual NHMCLE requirement.]

Thank You to our Meeting Sponsors! 

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.

6 Fundy Road, 2nd Floor

Falmouth, ME 04105