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           PRODUCT     INSURANCE/   TRANSPORTATION   CONSTRUCTION
           LIABILITY    BAD FAITH                        LAW




Spring 2007 USL AW Network Client Conference



    TEAM USLAW




MARCH 15-17, 2007 • THE WESTIN LA PALOMA RESORT & SPA
                   TUCSON, ARIZONA
TEAM USLAW                                                                                                       BOARD OF DIRECTORS

                                                                                                                 Donald L. Myles, Jr., Chair
   USLAW AND TUCSON                                                                                              Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.
                                                                                                                 Phoenix, AZ
   INVITE YOU TO HELP                                                                                            Mark A. Solheim, Vice Chair
                                                                                                                 Larson-King, LLP
                                                                                                                 St. Paul, MN
                                                                                                                 Renée F. McElhaney, Treasurer
                                                                                                                 Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated
   We invite you to join Team USLAW in beautiful Tucson, Arizona for the Spring 2007 USLAW NETWORK               San Antonio, TX
   Client Conference scheduled March 15-17 at the Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa.                               Michael R. Sistrunk, Secretary
                                                                                                                 McCranie, Sistrunk, Anzelmo,
   While Tucson’s world class golf facilities, natural beauty, and temperate climate make it an ideal place      Hardy, Maxwell & McDaniel, P.C.
   to visit anytime, March is especially exciting as Spring Training begins for 12 major league baseball         Covington, LA
   teams trying to get off to a fresh start in the Cactus League. Additionally the exhilarating thrills of the
   NCAA’s March Madness will be in full swing with Tucson’s own Arizona Wildcats, lead by the leg-               Charles F. Carr
   endary Lute Olson, always in contention for one of the elusive Final Four spots.                              Immediate Past Chair
                                                                                                                 Carr Allison
   USLAW is seizing upon all of this sports action to continue to build its own dynamic team, and we             Birmingham, AL
   want you to be part of that excitement. If you have been to a USLAW Client Conference, you already            James J. O’Hagan
   know what it’s like to be part of a winning team. If you have not joined us before, step up to the plate.     Chair Emeritus
   You will find abundant opportunities to learn about the latest issues affecting your business or prac-
   tice from our All-Star panels.                                                                                Patrick J. Hagan
                                                                                                                 Dillingham & Murphy, L.L.P.
   Our equivalent of Opening Day is the Welcome Reception on Thursday, the 15th where we will throw              San Francisco, CA
   out the first pitch at La Paloma. The game plan of meeting new and old friends, networking, and just
                                                                                                                 Stephen L. Beimdiek
   having fun will get the weekend off to a great start. The reception will be followed by the World Series
                                                                                                                 Lashly & Baer, P.C.
   of Dine Arounds at local Tucson eateries.
                                                                                                                 St. Louis, MO
   On Friday morning, we kick off the educational portion off our Conference with a Plenary Session              Fritz R. Damm
   featuring the Arizona Diamondbacks’ General Partner and former top sports agent Jeff Moorad who               Clark Hill PLC
   will share a behind-the-scenes look into the fascinating and high stakes world of professional sports         Detroit, MI
   contract negotiations. He will undoubtedly give us all a few new tips on the art of “the deal.”
                                                                                                                 C. Erik Gustafson
   We follow with our winning full court formula of learning tracks which will be presented this Spring          LeClair Ryan,
   by four of USLAW’s Practice Groups: Product Liability, Insurance/Bad Faith, Transportation and                a Professional Corporation
   Construction Law. Each Practice Group will present a number of one hour programs, and you are                 Alexandria, VA
   welcome to choose one Practice Group or “play the field” and attend the specific programs that inter-         John E. Hall, Jr.
   est you most.                                                                                                 Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover, P.C.
                                                                                                                 Atlanta, GA
   While you are busy “studying the playbook” to improve “your game,” your spouse/guest will find a
   wide choice of social activities from the Westin’s top notch Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa to Riding           Jeffrey L. O’Hara
   the Ponies in Tucson’s Sonoran Desert. Our afternoons offer an incredible selection of opportunities          Connell Foley LLP
   to get to know your teammates better. Join us for activities such as the first-ever USLAW Cattle Drive,       Roseland, NJ
   Hiking, a Desert Jeep Rally or Soaring a Glider. Finally, in the evenings, we will get the whole team         Lawrence R. Smith
   back on the field where you will enjoy the An Evening of Champions on the 16th and Homecoming:                SmithAmundsen LLC
   Arizona "State Bar!" on the 17th, both at the La Paloma Resort.                                               Chicago, IL
   You don’t want to miss out on this chance to be on a winning team, so start making your plans now             Judy D. Thompson
   to join us in Tucson!                                                                                         Poyner & Spruill LLP
                                                                                                                 Charlotte, NC
                      Stephen L. Beimdiek
                                                                                                                 Warren E. Voter
                      Chair
                                                                                                                 Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C.
                      Spring 2007 USLAW NETWORK Client Conference
                                                                                                                 Philadelphia, PA
                      Lashly & Baer, P.C.
                      St. Louis, MO                                                                              Sheryl J. Willert
                                                                                                                 Williams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC
                                                                                                                 Seattle, WA
                                                                                                                 Russell S. Wollman
                                                                                                                 Murchison & Cumming, LLP
                                                                                                                 Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                                 Bradley A. Wright
                                                                                                                 Roetzel & Andress, LPA
                                                                                                                 Akron, OH
CLE CREDITS                                                                                                      Roger M. Yaffe, Executive Director
                                                                                                                 USLAW NETWORK, Inc.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits are available for lawyers/clients attending the Client
Conference. Application has been made to all states with mandatory continuing legal education require-           Coral Springs, FL
ments. Most states will approve (6) hours of credit. To ensure that USLAW submits your attendance record
to the appropriate state, please include your State Bar # on the conference registration form.
In the foothills of the Santa Catalina           the colorful heritage of the American West,         plete with a tiled entryway, crown molding,
Mountains, The Westin La Paloma Resort           and Spanish roots – Tucson offers unrivaled         cherry wood furniture, and their signature
and Spa boasts a temperate climate that is       southwestern character and charm.                   Heavenly Bed®. Each room has a private bal-
comfortable any time of year. A AAA Four                                                             cony and oversized bathroom with granite
Diamond Resort, the resort has spectacular       A full-service resort, The Westin La Paloma         countertops.
views of the lush Sonora Desert and access to    offers a large variety of services and activities
such landmarks as the Colossal Cave and the      for their guests. The 27-hole Jack Nicklaus         Tucson is a growing metropolis of 1,000,000
Kitt Peak Observatory.                           signature golf course is fun for both experts       that keeps getting better and better. The
                                                 and novices, and the Elizabeth Arden Red            city’s geography is a postcard image of cactus
Caressed by gentle desert breezes and guard-     Door Spa offers reinvigorating services that        forests, rolling hills, and craggy mountains.
ed by a century-old giant Saguaro cactus, its    both soothe and stimulate. Enjoy the great          National and State Parks and Forests ring
unique environment is a natural catalyst to      outdoors with a hike through the surround-          the city.
creative meetings and memorable vacations.       ing countryside or relax in one of their out-
Step into a lobby as open and airy as the        door heated pools.                                  Tucson lies in the borderland, a region that
high desert. The tiered interior visually                                                            blends the cultures of the United States and
draws guests toward 10,000-foot mountain         The resort’s 487 spacious guest rooms and           Mexico, and has a long history of settlement
peaks through magnificent arch windows.          suites are furnished with a warm and wel-           by ancient Native American peoples,
Influenced by the Native American culture,       coming décor. Retreat into your room, com-          Spanish explorers, and Anglo frontiersmen.




OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL                        RESERVATION DEADLINE                                GROUND TRANSPORTATION
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa is the         The last day for making your hotel reserva-
Official Hotel of the Spring 2007 USLAW          tions at the reduced rate is Monday, February       Private group ground transportation
NETWORK Client Conference. All confer-           19, 2007. However, rooms at the hotel are           directly from Tucson International
ence sessions will take place at the hotel.      available on a first-come, first-served basis.
                                                 USLAW has made its best efforts to secure a         Airport to the Westin La Paloma and
                                                 sufficient number of rooms to accommodate           returning is being offered to all USLAW
HOTEL RESERVATIONS AND RATES                     all USLAW attendees; however, no guarantee
A block of rooms has been reserved at The        regarding room availability can be made.            conference participants. Please call (520)
Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa for confer-        Thus, we suggest that you make reservations
ence attendees. For reservations and to          as soon as possible.                                577-5872 at least two weeks in advance of
receive the special USLAW rate of $200.00                                                            your arrival date and reference that you
per night for single or double occupancy,        Room cancellations must be made seven (7)
please call the resort directly at (520) 742-    days in advance of the day of your arrival.         are attending the USLAW NETWORK
6000. You must indicate that you are attend-     Cancellations that are not made by this time        conference. Ground transportation to
ing the USLAW NETWORK, Inc.                      will be charged one night’s deposit.
Conference to receive the USLAW rate.                                                                the resort is $38 one way or $70 round
Based upon hotel guest room availability,        GETTING TO TUCSON
guest rooms will be offered at the group rate    The Tucson International Airport is located         trip. There is a couples’ rate of $120
three days prior and three days after the con-   just 30 minutes and about 18 miles from the         round trip. USLAW does not suggest
ference.                                         Resort. Tucson International Airport pro-
                                                 vides nonstop service to 18 cities and con-         renting a car as we provide deluxe motor-
                                                 nections to more than 121 destinations.             coach transportation to all off-site
                                                 There are 67 daily flights with approximate-
                                                 ly 7,500 seats available.                           planned activities.
EVENING   events
                   T H U R S D AY• M A R C H 1 5                             We ask that you come dressed in your favorite
                                                                             sports team uniform. There will be a variety of
                                                                             games and activities to compete in throughout the
                                           USLAW WELCOME                     night and don't forget to bid on some of your
                                           RECEPTION AND                     favorite sports memorabilia. All proceeds will go to
                                                                             a Charity to be announced.
                                           TUCSON DINE
                                           AROUND                            Lastly, be on the lookout for spectacular encore to
                                           6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.             the evening. Suffice to say, the stars in Tucson will
                                           Welcome Reception                 be shining just a little brighter this evening.
                                           7:30 P.M. - 10:30 P.M.
                                           Tucson Dine Around
                                           Dress: Evening Resort
                                           Attire                                 S A T U R D A Y • M A R C H 17
                                        Welcome to Tucson and                HOMECOMING!:
                                        the Spring 2007 USLAW                ARIZONA “STATE BAR!”
                                        NETWORK             Client           7:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
              Conference. Enjoy the WELCOME RECEPTION                        Dress: From Your Alma Mater or Business Casual if
              poolside at The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa.                 Your Team Went 3 – 8 This Past Season!
              As you get into the “meeting mood,” take this
              opportunity to say hello to the rest of your USLAW             Life Long Friends…Dating…Brutal Professors
              friends and please be sure to make some new                    …Parties…Football Saturday…Dating…Campus
              acquaintances as well. Dive right in to what will be           Life. Some of your
              just the beginning of an interactive, unique and               most     memorable
              memorable three-day event!                                     years were spent in
FOR ALL                                                                      College. Tonight, for
              Then, it’s off to the TUCSON DINE AROUND.                      one night only, let
CONFERENCE    Seven local eateries, where you will find an eclec-            your hair down (for
              tic blend of food, fun and culture have been select-
ATTENDEES     ed to host the Dine Around. All restaurants are
                                                                             those from the 60’s
                                                                             you know what we
              within a 10 minute drive and USLAW will provide                mean) and relive a
              the transportation. Restaurants will be divided by             moment in time back
              Practice Area so that attorneys and clients can                “On Campus” all
              meet those with common interests and experi-                   built within the
              ence.                                                          Westin La Paloma
                                                                             Grand Ballroom.
              Approximately three weeks prior to the confer-
              ence, all registrants will be contacted to make their          One of Tucson’s
              preferred restaurant selection. Confirmations will             more recognizable
              be on a first come, first served basis as there is a           landmarks is the
              capacity limit at each restaurant.                             University of Arizona.
                                                                             While UA is consid-
              * Please note that the cost of dinner is not included in the   ered one of the top
              Spring 2007 USLAW NETWORK Client Conference                    Party Schools in the
              Registration fee.                                              nation, the USLAW
                                                                             College Town will be
                                                                             a little more subdued
                                                                             yet full of activities
                      F R I D AY• M A R C H 1 6                              that will take you down memory lane. Make sure to
                                                                             wear your alma mater’s sweatshirt or show your
                                       AN EVENING OF                         allegiance in some other way.
                                       CHAMPIONS: USLAW
                                                                             Relax over drinks and dinner relieving your col-
                                       SPORTS NITE                           lege days and the memories of the last three days.
                                       7:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.                We assure you…no cafeteria food this evening!
                                       Dress: Your Favorite Sports
                                       Team Uniform or Business
                                       Casual if You Are Shy!

                                     Join USLAW for a fun, inter-
                                     active, wacky and truly mem-
                                     orable look at the world of
                                     Sports. Dinner this evening
              will take place outside (weather permitting) at the
              Westin's beautiful Catalina Basin. Tucked into the
              lush desert adjacent to the resort, the Basin feels as
              though it is miles from civilization even though it
              is just steps away.
     F R I D AY• M A R C H 1 6                                                   FEATU R E D S P EAKE R        Steinberg in 1985 to form one of the most dynamic
                                                                                 8:20 A.M. - 9:20 A.M.         twosomes in the history of sports representation, cov-
          CONFERENCE OPENING                                                                                   ering both Major League Baseball and the National
                                                                                 Jeff Moorad                   Football League. The successful duo negotiated over
           8:00 A.M. – 8:20 A.M.                                                                               $3 billion in athlete contracts throughout their 18
                                                                                 Owner and
                                                                                 General Partner               years together, including representing Hall of Famer
                                                                                                               Steve Young and future Hall of Famer Troy Aikman.
            Donald L. Myles                                                      Arizona Diamondbacks
                                                                                                                  Moorad was the negotiator on a number of land-
              USLAW Chair                                                        One of the most recogniz-     mark contracts for a client base that included Manny
       Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C                                            able names in professional    Ramirez, Eric Karros, Ivan Rodriguez, Mo Vaughn,
                                                                                 sports,    Jeff   Moorad      and current Diamondbacks, Shawn Green and Luis
               Phoenix, AZ                                                                                     Gonzalez, just to scratch the surface of All-Star talent
                                                                                 brought over 20 years of
                                                                                 sports industry experience    he represented. He also represented former D’Back
          Stephen L. Beimdiek                                                    to Arizona on August 6,       Matt Williams, who joined Will Clark in spring train-
                                                                                 2004, when he was named       ing with the Diamondbacks as on-field advisors.
      Spring 2007 USLAW NETWORK                                                                                Moorad represented more than 40 first-round selec-
                                                      a member of the executive team of the Arizona
          Client Conference Chair                     Diamondbacks. The career change was finalized            tions from baseball's annual First Year Player Draft in
                                                                                                               his practice, highlighted by breakthrough deals for
             Lashly & Baer, P.C.                      when the Office of the Commissioner formally
                                                                                                               No. 1 overall selections Pat Burrell (1998) and Darin
                                                      approved Moorad as an owner and General Partner
                St. Louis, MO                         in the Diamondbacks’ ownership group. Armed with         Erstad (1995), both draft records at the time.
                                                      a wealth of experience in Major League Baseball on          While sports representation occupied the majority
                                                      the player side of the table, Moorad is now the          of Moorad's professional time, it also led to work in
                                                      spokesman for the Diamondbacks’ general partner-         the entertainment field as he has consulted and
                                                      ship as well as overseeing along with Ken Kendrick       appeared in major motion picture projects involving
                                                      the day-to-day operations of the franchise.              sports. Jeff was the baseball technical consultant for
                                                         The founder of Moorad Sports Management, he           the Universal motion picture "For Love of the Game"
                                                      began specializing in athlete representation in 1983,    and had a cameo appearance in the movie, and then
                                                      with his main focus on Major League Baseball.            he and former partner Steinberg both appeared in
                                                      Moorad's reputation as a knowledgeable and respect-      and served as technical consultants to director
                                                      ed negotiator has earned him a spot on The Sporting      Cameron Crowe in the 1996 Oscar-winning picture
                                                      News' 100 Most Powerful People in Sports on eight        "Jerry Maguire."
                                                      occasions, as he helped revolutionize player repre-         A native of Modesto, California, Moorad earned an
                                                      sentation.                                               Associate in Arts degree from Modesto Junior
                                                         Moorad's client base took off in 1984 when he was     College in 1976, where he served as Student Body
                                                      retained by Will Clark and four other members of the     President, a degree in Political Science (B.A.) in 1978
                                                      U.S. Olympic baseball team, each of whom were top        from UCLA, then received his law degree from
                                                      ten draft choices. He then joined forces with Leigh      Villanova University School of Law (J.D.) in 1981.



                                                      By popular demand, the Five Minute Drill returns.        Daubert – Not a French Philosopher
  S A T U R D A Y • M A R C H 17                      USLAW Member and NFL Super Bowl Referee Ed               Harrison L. Richardson
                                                      Hochuli will strictly enforce the time limits as pre-    Richardson, Whitman, Large & Badger
       CLOSING PLENARY SESSION                        senters give us five minutes on a wide variety of cur-   Portland, ME
                                                      rent topics and trends, with penalties assessed for      Indemnity and Additional Insured Endorsements:
        10:40 A.M. – 12:00 NOON                       “going long.” Sparks are sure to fly during this fast    Who’s On First?
                                                      and furious session of quick highlights, with presen-    Laura Megan Faust
                                                      tations ranging from determining the right expert        Roetzel & Andress, LPA
                                                      to winning Daubert motions to representing foreign       Akron, OH
               RETURN OF THE                          manufacturers, and much more.
                                                                                                               E-Discovery and the Federal Rules – Now What?
      5-MINUTE DRILL                                  You Won’t Get This Phone Book:                           Shawn M. Raiter
                                                                                                               Larson King, LLP
                                                      EU Privacy Laws v. US Discovery Laws
                                                      Freidrich W. Seitz                                       St. Paul, MN
                                                      Murchison & Cumming, LLP                                 Penalty – Illegal Participation
                                                      Los Angeles, CA                                          Sidney J. Hardy
                                                                                                               McCranie Sistrunk Anzelmo Hardy
                                                      Turning Lemons into Lemonade –                             Maxwell & McDaniel, P.C.
                                                      If the Product is Missing or Altered, Don’t Give Up      Metairie, LA
                                                      R. Matthew Cairns
                                                      Ransmeier & Spellman, PC                                 Product Use/Misuse: Forseeability by a Manufacturer
                                                      Concord, NH                                              Frank J. Pecorelli, Jr.
                                                                                                               Ahmuty, Demers & McManus
                                                      The Tri-Partite Relationship: Just Where Does the        Albertson, NY
                                                      Attorney-Client Privilege Begin and End?
                                                      Sheryl J. Willert                                        Independent Counsel – Who Pays?
                                                      Williams, Kastner & Gibbs, PLLC                          Edwin M. Gaines, Jr.
                                                      Seattle, WA                                              Chandler & Udall, LLP
                                                                                                               Tucson, AZ
                                                      The Economic Loss Rule: Contracts Are Alive and Well
                                                      in Product Liability Litigation                          Fighting to Stay on the Balance Beam: Analysis of
                                                      Patrick J. Hagan                                         Competing Interests Among Suppliers, Manufacturers
                                                      Dillingham & Murphy, LLP                                 and Retailers vs. the Desire to Present a Joint Defense
                                                      San Francisco, CA                                        Constantine J. Nickas
                                                                                                               Wicker, Smith, O’Hara, McCoy, Graham & Ford, P.A.
                                                      Experts: Are you In or Out(side)                         Miami, FL
                                                      William T. DelHagen
USLAW Member and NFL Super Bowl Referee, Ed Hochuli   Murchison & Cumming, LLP                                 Aggregate Settlements: A House Built on Sand?
                                                      Los Angeles, CA                                          Edward E. Hartley
                                                                                                               Dillingham & Murphy, LLP
                                                                                                               San Francisco, CA
         TRACK 1
                                                                      FRIDAY, MARCH 16                                                  SATURDAY, MARCH 17

           PRODUCT                                                    SESSION I                                                         SESSION III
           LIABILITY                                                  9:40 A.M. - 10:40 A.M.                                            8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
                                                                      Assembling the Rapid Response Team:                               Trends in Toxicology in the Toxic Tort
                                                                      Early Investigation Strategies for                                and Product Arena
                                                                      Preparing a Successful Defense                                    This session will be a review of recent trends in toxicol-
                                                                      Once you receive notice of a claim, the clock is run-             ogy, including evidence-based toxicology by one of the
                                                                      ning. From preservation of evidence to identification of          authors of the paper on evidence-based toxicology, Dr.
                                                                      parties and witnesses and determination of potential              Robert James. Also discussed will be current trends in
                                                                      causes, assembling the defense team early will help               toxic torts and toxicology and what the plaintiffs’ attor-
                                                                      streamline the investigation and allow for the prepara-           neys are doing in terms of managing the case from a sci-
Presented by the USLAW NETWORK                                                                                                          ence perspective; to media coverage; to the involve-
                                                                      tion of a cogent defense strategy. This session will pres-
  Product Liability Practice Group                                    ent the perspectives of attorney, client and expert               ment of state and federal agencies. The example given
                                                                      involved in conducting a thorough initial claim investi-          will be the flavoring litigation that is currently blossom-
                                                                      gation, and describe the interplay between the rapid              ing across the country. Also discussed will be the gener-
      Practice Group Chair                                            response team participants as the investigation pro-              al trends in flavoring litigation and what is occurring in
       Edward G. Hochuli                                              gresses. The session will also explore the resources              the trenches. Finally, toxicology will also be looked at in
                                                                      available through USLAW to assemble the right team                the products area for fire scene investigation. The pre-
 Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.                                                                                                        senters will discuss how toxicology applies to fire deaths
                                                                      for your claim.
          Phoenix, AZ                                                                                                                   and how toxicologists and medical experts will be used
                                                                      Moderator                   Panelists                             to determine the involvement of fire in a death.
                                                                      J. Michael Kunsch           Edward R. Brill
         Program Chairs                                               Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C.     Senior Project Engineer               Moderator                        Panelists
       J. Michael Kunsch                                              Philadelphia, PA            SEA, Ltd.                             Ronald B. Lee                    Neil A. Goldberg
                                                                                                  Ft. Lauderdale, FL                    Roetzel & Andress, LPA           Goldberg Segalla LLP
    Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C.                                                                                                             Cleveland, OH                    Buffalo, NY
        Philadelphia, PA                                                                          Scott A. Law
                                                                                                  Pierce Couch Hendrickson Baysinger                                     Robert James
                                                                                                     & Green, L.L.P                                                      President
          Ronald B. Lee                                                                           Oklahoma City, OK                                                      TERRA, Inc.
     Roetzel & Andress, LPA                                                                                                                                              Tallahassee, FL
          Cleveland, OH                                                                           Vincent J. LoNigro
                                                                                                  General Counsel                                                        Chris Johnson
                                                                                                  Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc.                                    State Auto Insurance Companies
    Each Session is                                                                               Little Neck, NY                                                        Columbus, OH
 60 Minutes in Length                                                                                                                                                    Ron Pacini
                                                                      SESSION II
                                                                      11:00 A.M. - 12:00 NOON                                                                            Assistant Vice President
                                                                                                                                                                         Casualty & International Claims
                                                                      Defending the Integrity of the Brand v.                                                            Zurich North America
                                                                      An Early Exit: How is the Manufacturer’s                                                           Schaumburg, IL
                                                                      Interests Best Served
                                                                      How do you best represent the interests of a manufac-             SESSION IV
                                                                      turer in a products suit? Should you throw down the               9:20 A.M. - 10:20 A.M.
                                                                      gauntlet and defend to a jury verdict when the integrity          “I’m Warning You!”
                                                                      of the brand has been challenged even if your defense
                                                                      of the product requires you to scorch the earth? Or,
                                                                                                                                        But is Anybody Listening?
        track one




                                                                                                                                        How often did you hear the words “I’m warning you” or
                                                                      should you immediately look for an early exit strategy
                                                                                                                                        “watch out” as a child? Did you actually listen? From an
                    Spring 2007 USL AW Net work




                                                                      involving an out-of-court settlement, recognizing that
                                                                                                                                        early age, children learn to ignore warnings. It should
                                                                      litigation is an unwanted and expensive distraction to
                                                                                                                                        come as no surprise that children and adults often
                                                                      the manufacturer’s business at hand? This panel will
                                                                                                                                        ignore product warnings. However, government agen-
                                                  Client Conference




                                                                      take an in-depth look at this age-old question, employ-
                                                                                                                                        cies require consumer products to contain warnings,
                                                                      ing blunt point/counter-point debating techniques.
                                                                                                                                        instructions for use, and other information. Is anyone
                                                                                                                                        reading the warnings? Should consumer product man-
                                                                      Moderator                   Panelists
                                                                                                                                        ufacturers use different, more or less complex warnings
                                                                      Michael J. McGowan          Douglas A. Johnson
                                                                                                                                        to increase consumer recognition and reaction? This
                                                                      SmithAmundsen LLC           Vice President & General Counsel
                                                                                                                                        program will focus on the overall effectiveness of prod-
                                                                      Chicago, IL                 Heico Companies, LLC
                                                                                                                                        uct warnings and whether steps can be taken to
                                                                                                  Downers Grove, IL
                                                                                                                                        increase their effectiveness.
                                                                                                  Mark A. Solheim
                                                                                                                                        Moderator                        Panelists
                                                                                                  Larson King, LLP
                                                                                                                                        Heather J. Van Meter             Sandra Anstaett Metzler
                                                                                                  St. Paul, MN
                                                                                                                                        Williams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC   Technical Consultant
                                                                                                                                        Portland, OR                     SEA, Ltd.
                                                                                                  Steven G. Steger
                                                                                                                                                                         Columbus, OH
                                                                                                  Chief Intellectual Property Counsel
                                                                                                  Brunswick Corporation
                                                                                                                                                                         Katrina L. Reinhardt
                                                                                                  Lake Forest, IL
                                                                                                                                                                         Senior Attorney
                                                                                                                                                                         Dow Corning Corporation
                                                                                                                                                                         Midland, MI
         TRACK 2
                                                                      FRIDAY, MARCH 16                                                         SESSION II Continued
                                                                                                                                                                                 Thomas F. Segalla
         INSURANCE/                                                   SESSION I                                                                                                  Goldberg Segalla LLP
          BAD FAITH                                                   9:40 A.M. - 10:40 A.M.                                                                                     Buffalo, NY
                                                                      Hot Topics in Insurance Law
                                                                      This session will explore a number of issues that our                                                      Jean M. Lawler
                                                                      panel of speakers has recently confronted in their day-                                                    Murchison & Cumming, LLP
                                                                      to-day handling of insurance claims and insurance liti-                                                    Los Angeles, CA
                                                                      gation. The issues are as follows:
                                                                                                                                                                                 Richard Schwartz
                                                                      Design Challenges to Insurance Policies as a Means to                                                      Chief Operating Officer
                                                                      Avoid Exclusionary Language: How to Prevent Such                                                           InfrastruX Group, Inc.
Presented by the USLAW NETWORK                                        Challenges and How to Defend Them                                                                          Bellevue, WA
Insurance/Bad Faith Practice Group                                    Mary Margaret Hill                                                       SATURDAY, MARCH 17
                                                                      Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon LLP
                                                                      Pittsburg, PA                                                            SESSION III
      Practice Group Chair
                                                                                                                                               8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
        Jean M. Lawler                                                When Can an Insurer’s Post-Litigation Conduct be
                                                                                                                                               The Insurance Triangle –
   Murchison & Cumming, LLP                                           Evidence of a Breach of its Duty of Good Faith and
                                                                      Fair Dealing                                                             Primary/Excess/Reinsurance:
        Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                                        Understanding the Relationships
                                                                      C. Robert Golenor
                                                                                                                                               This program will discuss the roles a primary and excess
                                                                      Senior Vice President Claims and Claims Counsel
                                                                                                                                               carrier typically take in defending an insured in a
    Each Session is                                                   Endurance U.S. Insurance
                                                                                                                                               potential excess case. Learn what each typically does
 60 Minutes in Length                                                 Los Angeles, CA
                                                                                                                                               and how to respond so you avoid bad faith exposure
                                                                                                                                               above limits.
                                                                      James P. Strenski
                                                                      Bingham McHale, LLP
                                                                                                                                               Moderator                         Panelists
                                                                      Indianapolis, IN
                                                                                                                                               Donald L. Myles, Jr.              Keith A. Dotseth
                                                                                                                                               Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.   Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.
                                                                      The Storm After the Storm: Legal Issues Facing
                                                                                                                                               Phoenix, AZ                       St. Paul, MN
                                                                      Insurers in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
                                                                      James R. Moore, Jr.                                                                                        Steven D. Leach
                                                                      Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A.                                                                        Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.
                                                                      Ridgeland, MS                                                                                              Phoenix, AZ

                                                                      Sean C. Reidy                                                                                              Victoria H. Roberts
                                                                      Counsel                                                                                                    Senior Litigation Counsel
                                                                      State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company                                                             Century Insurance Group
                                                                      Bloomington, IL                                                                                            Phoenix, AZ

                                                                      SESSION II                                                                                                 Ann Larimer Robertson
                                                                      11:00 A.M. - 12:00 NOON                                                                                    Claims Counsel
                                                                      Additional Insured Coverage                                                                                Scottsdale Insurance Company
                                                                      The speakers presenting at the Joint Construction/                                                         Scottsdale, AZ
                                                                      Insurance Coverage USLAW session will come from the
                                                                      Insurance Industry, Construction Industry, and attor-                                                      Andrew M. Weissert
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                                                                      neys representing both. Some of the topics that will be                                                    Senior Vice President and
                                                                      discussed are as follows:                                                                                    U.S. General Counsel
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                                                                                                                                                                                 AXIS U.S. Insurance
                                                                      • Negotiating and drafting risk shifting contractual                                                       Alpharetta, GA
                                                                        provisions.
                                                  Client Conference




                                                                      • Documenting Additional Insured status, including                       SESSION IV
                                                                        Certificates of Insurance and Additional Insured                       9:20 A.M. - 10:20 A.M.
                                                                        Endorsements.                                                          Practical Advice on Avoiding
                                                                      • Analyzing and designing insurance programs in light                    Bad Faith Claims and Suits:
                                                                        of risk shifting contractual provisions.
                                                                      • Ensuring that insurance policies issued reflect par-
                                                                                                                                               A View From the Trenches
                                                                                                                                               Navigating the nuances of insurance claims and cover-
                                                                        ties’ agreements.
                                                                                                                                               age issues is as much an art as it is a science. Ever mind-
                                                                      • Establishing Best Practices regarding Additional
                                                                                                                                               ful of “doing the right thing,” how does one properly
                                                                        Insureds.
                                                                                                                                               balance the company’s contractual obligations to its
                                                                      • “Other Insurance” clauses.
                                                                                                                                               insured with the interests of the insured and the com-
                                                                      • Recurring problems in defending Additional
                                                                                                                                               pany’s rights? Join us as this panel explores areas of
                                                                        Insureds.
                                                                                                                                               potential exposure for the unwary, providing perspec-
                                                                      • Potential bad faith implications regarding duties to
                                                                                                                                               tives and insights intended to assist in ensuring that
                                                                        defend.
                                                                                                                                               you, your companies and clients will not find them-
                                                                      • Potential errors and omissions claims.
                                                                                                                                               selves on the wrong side of the deposition table without
                                                                                                                                               being able to establish “good faith” claims handling.
                                                                      Moderator                             Panelists
                                                                      Joseph J. Bosick                      Lawrence S. David
                                                                                                                                               Session Led by
                                                                      Pietragallo, Bosick & Gordon LLP      Claims Director
                                                                                                                                               Paul M. Belnap
                                                                      Pittsburgh, PA                        Great American Insurance Company
                                                                                                                                               Strong & Hanni, P.C.
                                                                                                            Cincinnati, OH
                                                                                                                                               Salt Lake City, UT
         TRACK 3
                                                                        FRIDAY, MARCH 16
                                                                                                                                                  SATURDAY, MARCH 17
     TRANSPORTATION                                                     SESSION I
                                                                        9:40 A.M. - 10:40 A.M.                                                    SESSION III
                                                                        Post-Accident Investigation                                               8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
                                                                        in the E-Discovery Age                                                    Broker/Shipper Liability or
                                                                        This session will explore the growing pitfalls of discov-                 Just Who is to Blame?
                                                                        ery of electronic data in the transportation industry, in                 The 2007 version of The Blame Game introduces brand
                                                                        light of the new amendments to the Federal Rules of                       new celebrity panelists with unique and controversial
                                                                        Civil Procedure governing electronic discovery. The                       views on responsibility for claims and losses in transit.
                                                                        panelists will discuss post-accident investigation, preser-               The ability to place blame, with legal and factual sup-
                                                                        vation and retention of electronically stored data as well                port, is the subject of an in-depth discussion. Audience
Presented by the USLAW NETWORK                                          as presuit planning for electronic discovery.                             participation qualifies for game show prizes.
   Transportation Practice Group
                                                                        Moderator                        Panelists                                Moderator                       Panelists
                                                                        Phillip H. Stanfield             Donald J. Downey                         Mark S. Barrow                  Mickey R. Dragash
         Program Chairs                                                 Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C   Director of Claim Management             Sweeny Wingate & Barrow, P.A.   Senior Counsel, Logistics/
          Kevin L. Fritz                                                Phoenix, AZ                      Transport Corporation of America, Inc.   Columbia, SC                     Transportation
                                                                                                         Eagan, MN                                                                Wal-Mart Legal Department
       Lashly & Baer, P.C.                                                                                                                                                        Bentonville, AR
          St. Louis, MO                                                                                  Martin Essig
                                                                                                         Branch Manager                                                           Daniel W. Egeler
                                                                                                         Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.                                         Assistant General Counsel
      Barry Clifford Snyder                                                                              Mechanicsburg, PA                                                        Con-way Inc.
        Snyder Law, P.C.                                                                                                                                                          Ann Arbor, MI
                                                                                                         Eric V. Florida
       Santa Barbara, CA                                                                                 Director                                                                 Patrick W. Meyer
                                                                                                         Gainey Insurance Services                                                Senior Counsel
        Phillip H. Stanfield                                                                             Grand Rapids, MI                                                         Werner Enterprises
                                                                                                                                                                                  Omaha, NE
  Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C                                                                         John Liberatore
           Phoenix, AZ                                                                                   President                                                                Frank T. Stackhouse
                                                                                                         Carom Data                                                               Claims Executive
                                                                                                         Concord, OH                                                              Great West Risk Management, Inc.
    Each Session is                                                                                                                                                               Green Bay, WI
 60 Minutes in Length                                                   SESSION II
                                                                        11:00 A.M. - 12:00 NOON                                                   SESSION IV
                                                                        A Minefield: Insurance Issues                                             9:20 A.M. - 10:20 A.M.
                                                                        Confronting the Motor Carrier in                                          Guerrilla (and Gorilla) Settlement and
                                                                        Catastrophic Losses                                                       Mediation Techniques: How to Hold on
                                                                        This panel of industry experts will examine various                       to Your Money
                                                                        insurance coverage disputes and conflicts of interest                     A spirited panel discussion will visit both old and new
                                                                        that can face a motor carrier following a catastrophic                    methods of resolving cases with some individual and
                                                                        accident, including disputes between the primary and                      innovative twists exposed to the audience. Keeping the
                                                                        excess carrier, settling a multiple plaintiff case with                   company bank account from being depleted by large
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                                                                        minimal insurance limits, the use of inter-pleader to                     and small claims is always a consistent focus. Whether it
                                                                        protect the insurance company, issues between motor                       involves settling early on or in the heat of battle, there
                                                                        carriers with self-insured retentions and deductibles                     are some innovative approaches that will fit everyone’s
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                                                                        and their primary carriers, and various ethical issues                    needs. Our panelists include a well-respected mediator,
                                                                        confronting lawyers in the tripartite relationship (insur-                experienced TPA, and two long-time members of the
                                                                        er, defense counsel and insured).                                         transportation industry.
                                                    Client Conference




                                                                        Moderator                        Panelists                                Moderator                       Panelists
                                                                        Kevin L. Fritz                   Rodger A. Cottrell                       Barry Clifford Snyder           Rob Fitzgerald
                                                                        Lashly & Baer, P.C.              Vice President-Claims                    Snyder Law, P.C.                Liability Account Manager
                                                                        St. Louis, MO                    Baldwin & Lyons, Inc.                    Santa Barbara, CA               Cannon Cochran Management
                                                                                                         Indianapolis, IN                                                           Services, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Oak Brook, IL
                                                                                                         Edward G. Hochuli
                                                                                                         Jones Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.                                          Walt Garretson
                                                                                                         Phoenix, AZ                                                              Assistant Vice President
                                                                                                                                                                                  Great West Casualty
                                                                                                         Robert M. Milane                                                          Insurance Company
                                                                                                         Managing Director of Risk Management                                     Boise, ID
                                                                                                         FedEx Ground
                                                                                                         Akron, OH                                                                Michelle T. Langan
                                                                                                                                                                                  The Michelle Langan Mediation
                                                                                                         Thomas G. Sundvold                                                         Law Firm, LLC
                                                                                                         Associate General Counsel                                                Tucson, AZ
                                                                                                         Crete Carrier Corporation &
                                                                                                           Transportation Claims, Inc.                                            Burton J. Mallinger
                                                                                                         Lincoln, NE.                                                             Litigation Counsel
                                                                                                                                                                                  UPS Freight
                                                                                                                                                                                  Richmond, VA
         TRACK 4
                                                                       FRIDAY, MARCH 16                                                      SATURDAY, MARCH 17

      CONSTRUCTION                                                     SESSION I                                                             SESSION III
          LAW                                                          9:40 A.M. - 10:40 A.M.                                                8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
                                                                       Claims Avoidance and Management                                       OSHA’s New Mobile Workforce Voluntary
                                                                       Everyone who participates in a construction project,                  Protection Program (VPP) for
                                                                       including the owner, the contractors, construction
                                                                       manager and design team are exposed to numerous
                                                                                                                                             Construction – Increased Safety and
                                                                       risks and liabilities. Our panelists will discuss various             Competitive Advantages
                                                                       methods to minimize and prevent these risks including                 OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP’s) have
                                                                       contracting pitfalls, project planning, proper docu-                  proven extremely successful in significantly reducing
                                                                       mentation and certification. They will also address and               deaths, injuries and claims in fixed-site facilities that
Presented by the USLAW NETWORK                                         discuss various claims management practices and con-                  have completed the rigorous compliance process. In a
                                                                       sider proactive v. reactive responses, brainstorming v.               tight market, businesses that are VPP “certified” have
  Construction Law Practice Group                                                                                                            been gaining a competitive advantage over other busi-
                                                                       blamestorming, compliance v. complaining and effec-
                                                                       tive use of technology as well as reserving techniques.               nesses. OSHA is now actively promoting its Mobile
       Practice Group Chair                                                                                                                  Workforce VPP, designed specifically for the unique
                                                                       Moderator                          Panelists                          safety issues encountered by the construction industry.
       Christopher Condren                                             Richard K. Traub                   Stanford P. Fitts                  Do not miss this opportunity to learn the fundamentals
    Pierce Couch Hendrickson                                           Traub Eglin Lieberman Straus LLP   Strong and Hanni                   and requirements of the VPP and how you or your
                                                                       Hawthorne, NY                      Salt Lake City, UT                 clients can reduce job-site injuries while qualifying for
    Baysinger & Green, L.L.P.                                                                                                                the potential competitive advantage of VPP status.
        Oklahoma City, OK                                                                                 David Pym, Jr.
                                                                                                          Claims Manager                     Moderator                        Panelists
                                                                                                          Stantec Consulting Ltd.            Dennis J. Cotter                 Ronda Butler Harkey
    Each Session is                                                                                       Edmonton, Alberta Canada           SmithAmundsen, LLC               Orgain, Bell & Tucker, L.L.P.
 60 Minutes in Length                                                                                                                        Chicago, IL                      Beaumont, TX
                                                                       SESSION II
                                                                       11:00 A.M. - 12:00 NOON                                                                                Frederick C. Harbour
                                                                                                                                                                              President and Owner
                                                                       Additional Insured Coverage                                                                            Compliance Safety Advocates, Inc,
                                                                       The speakers presenting at the Joint Construction/
                                                                                                                                                                              Oak Brook, IL
                                                                       Insurance Coverage USLAW session will come from the
                                                                       Insurance Industry, Construction Industry, and attor-
                                                                                                                                             SESSION IV
                                                                       neys representing both. Some of the topics that will be
                                                                                                                                             9:20 A.M. - 10:20 A.M.
                                                                       discussed are as follows:
                                                                                                                                             Construction Defect Claims – Notice and
                                                                       • Negotiating and drafting risk shifting contractual                  Opportunity to Repair (NOR) Statutes
                                                                         provisions.                                                         Presently, over 30 states have enacted legislation which
                                                                       • Documenting Additional Insured status, including                    requires a potential owner plaintiff in a construction
                                                                         Certificates of Insurance and Additional Insured                    defect case to provide the construction professional
                                                                         Endorsements.                                                       with notice of the potential claim and an opportunity to
                                                                       • Analyzing and designing insurance programs in light                 repair the defect or settle the claim prior to the com-
                                                                         of risk shifting contractual provisions.                            mencement of litigation. This program will provide an
                                                                       • Ensuring that insurance policies issued reflect par-                overview of the procedural requirements of NOR
                                                                         ties’ agreements.                                                   statutes and the public policy behind their enactment.
                                                                       • Establishing Best Practices regarding Additional                    The program will also examine the limitation of dam-
                                                                         Insureds.                                                           ages recoverable in construction defect cases brought
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                                                                       • “Other Insurance” clauses.                                          in NOR states, and the practical impacts of NOR
                                                                       • Recurring problems in defending Additional                          statutes on the construction and insurance industries.
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                                                                         Insureds.                                                           Panelists will include: construction defect attorneys,
                                                                       • Potential bad faith implications regarding duties to                builders, and insurance claims representatives.
                                                                         defend.
                                                   Client Conference




                                                                       • Potential errors and omissions claims.                              Moderator                        Panelists
                                                                                                                                             Ben M. Ochoa                     Kristin M. Bronson
                                                                       Moderator                          Panelists                          Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP   Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP
                                                                       Joseph J. Bosick                   Lawrence S. David                  Denver, CO                       Denver, CO
                                                                       Pietragallo, Bosick & Gordon LLP   Claims Director
                                                                       Pittsburgh, PA                     Great American Insurance Company                                    Randi A. Donaldson
                                                                                                          Cincinnati, OH                                                      Pierce Couch Hendrickson
                                                                                                                                                                                Baysinger & Green, L.L.P.
                                                                                                          Thomas F. Segalla                                                   Oklahoma City, OK
                                                                                                          Goldberg Segalla LLP
                                                                                                          Buffalo, NY                                                         Jerry D. Morgan
                                                                                                                                                                              Division Counsel
                                                                                                          Jean M. Lawler                                                      Standard Pacific Homes
                                                                                                          Murchison & Cumming, LLP                                            Scottsdale, AZ
                                                                                                          Los Angeles, CA

                                                                                                          Richard Schwartz
                                                                                                          Chief Operating Officer
                                                                                                          InfrastruX Group, Inc.
                                                                                                          Bellevue, WA
afternoon   activities
                          F R I D AY• M A R C H 1 6                        of the Arizona Desert. All glider pilots hold an
                                                                           FAA Commercial license — the highest level of
                                             OPTION I                      competency achievable.
                                             USLAW’S AMAZING
                                                                           The Southwest United States is considered to
                                             RACE: A DESERT                have some of the best soaring conditions in the
                                             JEEP RALLY                    world. This 20–30 minute glide is destined to be
                                             $110 Per Person               an exhilarating once-in-a-lifetime event.
                                             Depart Westin at 1:15 P.M.
                                             Return by 5:15 P.M.           USLAW guests will depart eight at a time from
                                             Unlimited Number of           the Westin with departures at 1:00 P.M., 2:00 P.M.
                                             Registrants.                  and 3:00 P.M.

                                              Do you want to partici-      Includes:
                                              pate in a little friendly    • 20 - 30 Minute Glider Ride
                   competition, a great deal of fun, and an opportu-       • Lunch and All Drinks
                   nity to experience the Sonoran Desert in an             • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
                   open-air Jeep Scrambler? The USLAW Desert
                   Jeep Rally is the answer. This rally is not about       * There is a 240 pound weight limit for this activity.
                   speed so pay attention, everything you hear and
                   see is important. Each jeep, which seats six, will      OPTION III
                   receive a rally packet filled with questions about      USLAW GOLF
                   Tucson and the surrounding Sonoran Desert and           OUTING AT THE
                   will follow a route that will eventually lead to the
FOR ALL            lower desert of the Tortolita Mountains. Once in        WESTIN LA
CONFERENCE         the desert, you will embark on some fun and chal-       PALOMA
ATTENDEES          lenging activities such as the Gold Nugget Toss,        RESORT
                   Tomahawk Throw, Cow Chip Chucker, BB Gun
                                                                           $150 Per Person
CHOOSE ONE         School, Mexican Ring Toss and the Horseshoe
                                                                           1:00 P.M. Shotgun
                   Toss. Following the rally, all participants will meet
ACTIVITY PER DAY   up at a central location for drinks as scores will be
                                                                           Start.
                                                                           Located On-Property
                   tallied for the awarding of prizes. Jeep tours and
                                                                           at the Westin.
                   rallies have been acclaimed by many Tucson visi-
                                                                           Limited to the First
                   tors as one of the most interesting, exciting and
                                                                           144 Registrants.
                   memorable highlights of their trip.
                                                                           The 27-hole Jack
                   Includes:
                                                                           Nicklaus Signature
                   • Three-Hour Jeep Rally and Contests
                                                                           Golf Course at the
                   • Box Lunch and All Drinks
                                                                           Westin La Paloma is continually singled out for
                   • Prizes
                                                                           excellence. GOLF DIGEST has named it one of
                                                                           the “Top 75 Resort Courses” in the United
                                         OPTION II
                                                                           States and one of the “Top 10” courses in
                                         ARIZONA BY AIR: A                 Arizona. GOLF Magazine acknowledges it as
                                         RIDE ON A GLIDER                  among the finest in the country with their Silver
                                         $140 Per Person                   Medal Award. Readers of GOLFWEEK
                                         Staggered Departures from         Magazine have named the course among
                                         Westin at 1:00 P.M., 2:00         “America’s Best.” Furthermore, GOLF FOR
                                         P.M. and 3:00 P.M. Return         WOMEN Magazine has recognized La Paloma
                                         Two Hours After Departure.        as one of the country’s Top 100 women-friendly
                                         Transfer Time: 45 Minutes.        golf courses.
                                         Limited to the First 24
                                         Registrants.                      Be part of the continuing tradition of great
                                                                           USLAW golf and participate in the USLAW Golf
                   If you drive and look into the vastness of the          Scramble. Open to all levels of golfers - no
                   Arizona Desert, it can seem inert and solemn.           embarrassment here!!! Just pure fun and a
                   But fly over it, and you will experience a unique       great opportunity to spend a few hours with
                   perspective that brings the scenic grandeur to          your fellow attorneys and clients.
                   life. What better way to achieve this than by a
                   glider plane. USLAW guests will travel to El Tiro       Includes:
                   GliderportPark where their high flying adven-           • 18 Holes of Golf Including Greens Fee and Cart
                   ture will begin. Gliders, four at a time, will be       • Box Lunch and All Drinks
                   towed to 3,000 feet for this unique perspective         • Sleeve of Golf Balls
                                                                           • On-Course Contests
                                                                       afternoon




                                                                                                              activities
OPTION IV                                                World War II Memorial Park or relax during a
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME: CAC-                        narrated experience into AMARC, the living
                                                         Bone Yard of the Davis-Monthan Air Force
TUS LEAGUE SPRING TRAINING                               Base. USLAW guests will view a mock-up of the
$70 Per Person                                           X-15 to a full scale model of the Wright
Depart Westin at 12:30 P.M.                              Brother’s 1903 Wright Flyer – or step right into
1:05 P.M. Game Start.                                    the restored Douglas DC-6, used by both
Two Returns – One at the Top of the 7th Inning           Presidents Kennedy and Johnson during their
and Another at the Ballgame’s Conclusion.                terms. Some of the aircraft on display have
Transfer Time: 30 Minutes.                               been loaned from the Smithsonian, the U.S.
Limited to the First 50 Registrants.                     Navy and the U.S. Air Force.
                           Spend a relaxing day          The “Bone Yard” is a testament to dry air, hard
                           at Tucson Electric            ground and a defense budget second to none.
                           Park, the Spring              Its inventory is also worth more than the
                           Training home of              assessed value of all land and structures in Pima
                           the Chicago White             County. The “Bone Yard” holds 5,000 aircraft
                           Sox and the Arizona           and missiles cooling their jets and/or props. It’s
                           Diamondbacks.                 the country’s only large-scale military plane
                           Today, the 2005               storage maintenance site.
                           World Series Cham-
                           pion White Sox take           Includes:
                           the       diamond.            • Admission to Museum and Bone Yard
                           USLAW guests will             • Professional Tour Guides
                           enjoy the thrill of           • Box Lunch and All Drinks
                           Major League Base-            • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
ball in box seats under the warm Arizona Sun.
Play Ball!                                               OPTION VI
* Please note the Spring Training schedule is not con-
                                                         SPA ROUND ROBIN
firmed until early January so at the time of printing,   AT ELIZABETH
we are unsure of who will be playing the White Sox.      ARDEN RED DOOR
Includes:
                                                         SPA
• Box Seat Game Ticket                                   $300 per person
• Box Lunch and Soft Drink                               1:00 P.M. Start. Finished
• Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation                       by 5:00 P.M.
                                                         Located On-Property at
                              OPTION V                   the Westin.
                                                         Limited to the First 20
                              PIMA AIR AND               Registrants.
                              SPACE MUSEUM
                              TOUR AND                   The Red Door Spa at
                                                         The Westin La Paloma
                              BEHIND THE                 Resort welcomes you to
                              SCENES AT THE              your personal retreat
                              BONE YARD                  ...over 9,300 square feet
                              $70 Per Person             of state-of-the-art splen-
                              Depart Westin at 1:00      dor. Their world-class
                              P.M. Return by 5:00        services are designed to
                              P.M.                       nurture your body, your mind, and your spirit.
                              Transfer Time: 45          The spa has integrated elements of both sci-
                              Minutes.                   ence and technology with natural ingredients
                              Limited to the First 50    from the earth and the sea to bring you spa
                              Registrants.               therapies from around the world.

                         Experience a centu-             USLAW guests will enjoy a Spa Round Robin
                         ry of aviation! The             that is sure to exceed their expectations. Each
                         Pima Air & Space                Round Robin package includes a 50-minute
                         Museum is home to               Swedish massage which relieves tension and
                         the largest privately           soothes nerves through total body relaxation; a
owned collection of historical aircraft in the           50-minute Elizabeth Arden Classic Facial that
country. Enjoy each unique hanger, wander                clarifies, purifies and rejuvenates all skin types
through fields of planes, stroll through the             and either a 25-minute Warm Cream Manicure
afternoon   activities
                        S A T U R D A Y • M A R C H 17                    al selves. USLAW guests will have the opportu-
                                                                          nity to hike the Fingerock Trail located in the
                                           OPTION I                       Santa Catalina Mountains overlooking the
                                                                          Tucson Basin. This classic canyon offers much
                                           A DAY ON THE                   more than what many imagine deserts to be.
                                           RANCH: A USLAW                 The diversity of flora and fauna found in this
                                           CATTLE DRIVE                   region affirm the harmony of nature. All hiking
                                             $145 per person              guides are trained, experienced and educated
                                             Depart Westin at             to facilitate a positive adventure. They will also
                                             12:45 P.M. Return by         be glad to tell you all about the plants and ani-
                                             5:45 P.M.                    mals of our unique region.
                                             Transfer Time: 60
                                             Minutes.                     Accommodations can be made for all fitness
                   Limited to the First 50 Registrants.                   levels. Whether you prefer a casual nature walk
                                                                          to a great aerobic workout, we have the hiking
                   A day you’ll always look back on: the real expe-       experience for you! There’s room for your jack-
                   rience of a western cattle drive, with all the         et and camera. Also, wear light-weight hiking
                   sights and sounds that make up a cowboy’s life.        boots or running shoes with some tread. Dress
                   The incomparable scenery among the saguaros,           for the season and temperature changes and
                   the joy of commanding a herd of longhorns              remember, it can be quite cool at higher eleva-
                   and cattle from horseback, the unforgettable           tions especially late in the day.
                   songs and stories of the cow-punchers, all come
                   together to create a one-of-a-kind western expe-       Includes:
                   rience that will long be remembered.                   • Two Hour Hike
FOR ALL                                                                   • Professional Hiking Guides – Two Per Group of 10.
CONFERENCE         The cattle drive will take place at the                • Box Lunch, Daypack, Trail Munchies and All
ATTENDEES          Cocoraque Ranch, which is approximately one              Drinks
                   hour west of town and one of the oldest work-          • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
CHOOSE ONE         ing cattle ranches in Southern Arizona. Enjoy
                   fresh air and real western fun surrounded by           OPTION III
ACTIVITY PER DAY   16,000 acres of unspoiled desert terrain. You          USLAW GOLF OUTING
                   will be matched up on a horse based on riding          AT THE WESTIN LA
                   experience – beginners and more advanced rid-
                   ers are both welcome! After a short riding             PALOMA RESORT
                   refresher course, guests will drive about (100)        $150 Per Person
                   head of beef and corriente cattle (used for the        1:00 P.M. Shotgun Start.
                   rodeo circuit) approximately three miles.              Located On-Property at the
                   Afterwards, sit back, enjoy a cool drink and           Westin.
                   relive the stories of what you just experienced.       Limited to the First 144
                   This is truly an authentic old west experience         Registrants.
                   with the history and lore of working cattle
                   ranches and their cowboys.                             Unlike yesterday’s round,
                                                                          today, golfers will have the
                   Includes:                                              opportunity to play their
                   • Authentic Cattle Drive                               own ball as the format will
                   • Box Lunch and All Drinks                             be a two best ball of the
                   • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation                     foursome. Inexperienced
                                                                          golfers - no worries. The
                                   OPTION II                              event will be fully handi-
                                                                          capped and set up to benefit
                                   HIT THE TRAIL: AN                      those of you that only have a
                                   ARIZONA HIKING                         chance to play a couple
                                   ADVENTURE                              times per year. Enjoy anoth-
                                   $85 per person                         er great day on the links in
                                   Depart Westin at 1:30 P.M.             Tucson!
                                   Return by 4:30 P.M.
                                   Transfer Time: 10 Minutes.             Includes:
                                   Limited to the First 60 Registrants.   • 18 Holes of Golf Including Greens Fee and Cart
                                                                          • Box Lunch and All Drinks
                                   Through      movement      and         • Sleeve of Golf Balls
                                   breathing, hiking expands your         • On-Course Contests
                                   physical, emotional and spiritu-
                                                                    afternoon




                                                                                                            activities
                        OPTION IV                      OPTION V
                        ARIZONA SONORAN                SPA ROUND ROBIN AT ELIZABETH
                        DESERT MUSEUM                  ARDEN RED DOOR SPA
                        TOUR                           $300 per person
                        $65 per Person                 1:00 P.M. Start. Finished by 5:00 P.M.
                        Depart Westin at 1:00 P.M.     Located On-Property at the Westin.
                        Return by 5:00 P.M.            Limited to the First 15 Registrants.
                        Transfer Time: 45
                        Minutes.                       The Red Door Spa at The Westin La Paloma
                        Unlimited Number of            Resort welcomes you to your personal
                        Registrants.                   retreat…over 9,300 square feet of state-of-the-
                                                       art splendor. Their world-class services are
One of Tucson’s best loved desert treasures, the       designed to nurture your body, your mind, and
Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum is noted as              your spirit. The spa has integrated elements of
“the most distinctive zoo in the United States.”       both science and technology with natural ingre-
It is a combination zoological park and botani-        dients from the earth and the sea to bring you
cal garden. Professional tour guides will escort       spa therapies from around the world.
USLAW guests through the museum where
you’ll experience a variety of exhibits that re-       USLAW guests will enjoy a Spa Round Robin
                         create the natural land-      that is sure to exceed their expectations. Each
                         scape of the Sonoran          round robin package includes a 50-minute
                         Desert Region. Cat            Swedish massage which relieves tension and
                         Canyon is so realistic in     soothes nerves through total body relaxation; a
                         nature, you’ll find your-     50-minute Elizabeth Arden Classic Facial that
                         self eye-to-eye with the      clarifies, purifies and rejuvenates all skin types
                         mountain lions. Other         and either a 25-minute Warm Cream Manicure
                         exhibits include prairie      or 40-minute Warm Cream Pedicure.
                         dogs, Gila monsters,
                         and a walk-in aviary. A
                         “life     underground”
                         exhibit features desert
animals such as Kit Foxes, Kangaroo Rats,
Ringtails, Tarantulas and a variety of snakes that
only appear at night during the desert summer
after the ground has cooled. Docents are on
hand to answer questions and often have a bird,
reptile or mammal out for guests to meet face
to face. The above mentioned exhibits only
scratch the surface of all the wonders that await
you at the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum.

Includes:
• Full Access to the Museum
• Professional Tour Guides
• Box Lunch and Soft Drink
• Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation




                                          USLAW
                                          Hospitality Suite
                                          FRIDAY, MARCH 16 AND SATURDAY, MARCH 17
                                          Taking an afternoon off. Join us in the USLAW Hospitality
                                          Suite to enjoy NCAA March Madness. Appetizers and
                                          drinks will be available throughout the afternoon and you
                                          are sure to see some great college basketball action and
                                          possibly run into some of your USLAW friends. More infor-
                                          mation on the location of the suite will be available in your
                                          on-site registration materials.
MORNING   activities
                            F R I D AY•M A R C H 1 6                           S A T U R D A Y • M A R C H 17
                            OPTION I                                      OPTION I
                            SPA ROUND ROBIN AT ELIZABETH                  SPA ROUND ROBIN AT ELIZABETH
                            ARDEN RED DOOR SPA                            ARDEN RED DOOR SPA
                            $300 per person                               $300 per person
                            8:00 A.M. Start.                              8:00 A.M. Start. Finished by 12:00 Noon.
                            Finished by 12:00 Noon.                       Located On-Property at the Westin.
                            Located On-Property at the Westin.            Limited to the First 20 Registrants.
                            Limited to the First 20 Registrants.
                                                                          See description listed on Friday, March 16.
                     The Red Door Spa at The Westin La Paloma
                     Resort welcomes you to your personal                 OPTION II
                     retreat…over 9,300 square feet of state-of-the-      HORSE BACK RIDING
                     art splendor. Their world-class services are
                     designed to nurture your body, your mind, and        THROUGH THE FOOTHILLS OF
                     your spirit. The spa has integrated elements of      THE CATALINA MOUNTAINS
                     both science and technology with natural ingre-      $90 Per Person
                     dients from the earth and the sea to bring you       Depart Westin at 9:00 A.M. Return by 11:30 A.M.
FOR SPOUSES AND      spa therapies from around the world.                 Transfer Time: 15 Minutes.
SIGNIFICANT OTHERS                                                        Limited to the First 30 Registrants.
                     USLAW guests will enjoy a Spa Round Robin
                     that is sure to exceed their expectations. Each
CHOOSE ONE           round robin package includes a 50-minute
ACTIVITY PER DAY     Swedish massage which relieves tension and
                     soothes nerves through total body relaxation; a
                     50-minute Elizabeth Arden Classic Facial that
                     clarifies, purifies and rejuvenates all skin types
                     and either a 25-minute Warm Cream Manicure
                     or 40-minute Warm Cream Pedicure.

                                        OPTION II
                                        JANOS WILDER’S OUT-               You’re in cowboy country. Do as the cowboys
                                                                          do, ride through the Desert foothills. Whether
                                        DOOR COOKING CLASS                you are an advanced rider or riding for the first
                                         $100 Per Person                  time, we invite you to enjoy the Sonoran Desert
                                         9:00 A.M. Start.                 in a unique way. USLAW guests will be trans-
                                         Finished by 11:30 A.M.           ferred from the Westin to the stables located in
                     Located On-Property at the Westin.                   the foothills of the Catalina Mountains and
                     Limited to the First 30 Registrants.                 then be divided into beginning riders and more
                                                                          experienced. Experienced riders will partici-
                     Janos Wilder has spent many years cultivating        pate in open range riding.
                     his culinary skills by serving as chef at the Gold
                     Hill Inn in Gold Hill, Colorado, Le Mirage           The informative and entertaining wranglers will
                     restaurant in Sante Fe, New Mexico, and at La        lead you into an adventure that uncovers the
                     Reserve and Le Duberne restaurants in                secrets of this distinctive and diverse desert
                     Bordeaux, France where he learned firsthand          region. The 90-minute ride will lead you through
                     the French sensitivity toward ingredients while      lush and pristine areas of the Sonoran Desert.
                     being exposed to the techniques of classical         The trails will lead you across streams, experi-
                     and nouvelle cuisine. Janos Restaurant, located      ence the cooling shade of mesquite woodlands,
                     at The Westin La Paloma has earned its place         meander through the desert floor and mix with
                     among the best restaurants in Tucson.                giant saguaro cacti then travel into the foothills
                                                                          for breath-taking views of the Tucson valley.
                     Join Chef Janos Wilder on his patio underneath
                     the bright Arizona sun as he shares with you his     Deer, bobcats, fox, hawks, owls, gila monsters
                     many years of cultivating his culinary skills.       and a variety of other desert creatures are fre-
                     Experience the taste, texture and aroma of the       quently seen along the trail. USLAW guests are
                     Southwest. Janos will personally prepare a           also introduced to village sites of the ancient
                     unique and creative brunch and all USLAW             Hohokam civilization who farmed the flood
                     guests will actively participate in the prepara-     plains of the area and then mysteriously disap-
                     tion. Following the presentation, guests can         peared around 1400 A.D. So don your jeans
                     enjoy samples and sip Mimosas while enjoying         and take a trail ride Arizona style.
                     the beautiful surroundings.
                                                                          * There is a 230 pound weight limit for this activity.
registration information
CLIENT CONFERENCE                                    CONFERENCE                                         CANCELLATION POLICY
                                                                                                        USLAW NETWORK is required by many of
REGISTRATION FEES                                    REgistraTION                                       its vendors to provide guarantees at least one
A USLAW Member Attorney and Invited Client
                                                     DEADLINES                                          week in advance of the conference. Changes
                                                     In order to facilitate proper planning for         to these guarantees after this cut off date are
(Full Conference)
                                                     this conference, we ask that you submit your       not refunded back to USLAW. Therefore,
$799 Attorney Registration Fee
                                                     registration to USLAW NETWORK by                   USLAW must abide by a strict cancellation
$699 Client Registration Fee
                                                     Thursday, February 28, 2007.                       policy. Client Conference Registration and
Includes one (1) Invitation to attend all con-
                                                                                                        Optional Morning Spouse/Significant
ference sessions, (2) Full Breakfasts, Breaks,
                                                     CLE CREDITS                                        Other and Afternoon Activity cancellations
and All Evening Receptions and Dinners.
                                                     Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits           must be made in writing to USLAW National
Registration also includes a USLAW NET-
                                                     are available for lawyers/clients attending        Office and emailed to roger@uslaw.org by
WORK Gift Bag and a conference binder
                                                     the Client Conference. Application has been        no later than Wednesday, March 7, 2007 at
with all session materials for each track.
                                                     made to all states with mandatory continu-         5:00 P.M. Eastern. Upon timely receipt of
Optional social activities are available on an
                                                     ing legal education requirements. Most             your cancellation, USLAW will fully refund
a la carte basis at an additional fee.
                                                     states will approve at least (6) hours of cred-    your conference registration and optional
                                                     it. To ensure that USLAW submits your atten-       activity fees. Because of vendor guarantee
B USLAW Member Attorney and Invited Client
                                                     dance record to the appropriate state, please      deadlines, cancellations received after
(Single Day)
                                                     include your State Bar # on the conference         Wednesday, March 7 will not be refunded
$450 Registration Fee
                                                     registration form.                                 regardless of reason and cannot be used as a
Registration for either Friday, March 16 or
                                                                                                        credit toward a future conference or anoth-
Saturday, March 17, 2007. Includes one (1)
                                                                                                        er activity in Tucson. Your conference regis-
Invitation to attend conference sessions on          GETTING TO                                         tration can be transferred to one of your
the single day of registration, (1) Full
Breakfast, Breaks, and the Evening                   TUCSON                                             firm’s partners or clients.
Reception/Dinner of that day. Registration           The Tucson International Airport is located
also includes a USLAW NETWORK Gift Bag               just 30 minutes and about 18 miles from the        GENERAL
and a conference binder with all session             Resort. Tucson International Airport pro-
materials for each track. Optional social            vides nonstop service to 18 cities and con-        CONFERENCE INFO
                                                     nections to more than 121 destinations.            For further information or questions, please
activities are available on an a la carte basis at
                                                     There are 67 daily flights with approximate-       call USLAW NETWORK at (800) 231-9110
an additional fee.
                                                     ly 7,500 seats available.                          or visit www.uslaw.org
* Please note that if a registrant attends two or
more evening functions, he/she is required to reg-
ister for the Full Conference package.
                                                      important!                    GROUND TRANSPORTATION
C Spouse/Significant Other of USLAW Member
                                                     Private group ground transportation directly from Tucson International Airport to the Westin La
Attorney or Invited Client Registration
                                                     Paloma and returning is being offered to all USLAW conference participants. Please call (520) 577-
$549 Registration Fee
                                                     5872 at least two weeks in advance of your arrival date and reference that you are attending the
Includes one (1) Invitation to (2) Full
                                                     USLAW NETWORK conference. Ground transportation to the resort is $38 one way or $70 round
Breakfasts and All Evening Receptions and
                                                     trip. There is a couples’ rate of $120 round trip. USLAW does not suggest renting a car as we pro-
Dinners. Optional social activities are avail-
                                                     vide deluxe motorcoach transportation to all off-site planned activities.
able on an a la carte basis at an additional fee.
   Spring 2007 USL AW Network                                                   IF YOU ARE A CLIENT, PLEASE LIST INVITING FIRM:
       Client Conference                                 CONFERENCE
                                                         PARTICIPANT Please select track you primarily plan to attend:
   TEAM USLAW                                                (CP)    ❑ Track 1 – Product Liability
                                                                                ❑ Track 3 – Transportation
                                                                                                            ❑ Track 2 – Insurance/Bad Faith
                                                                                                                 ❑ Track 4 – Construction Law



                                                          FULL NAME (E.G., JOSEPH A. SMITH)                                              NICKNAME ON BADGE


                                                          TITLE


                                                          FIRM NAME/COMPANY NAME


                                                          ADDRESS
 MARCH 15-17, 2007 • TUCSON, ARIZONA
 THE WESTIN LA PALOMA RESORT & SPA
                                                          CITY, STATE. ZIP
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you have further questions regarding this meeting,
please contact USLAW NETWORK at (800) 231-9110            PHONE                                                FAX
or visit our website at www.uslaw.org.
ALL CONFERENCE REGISTRATIONS MUST BE                      EMAIL
RECEIVED BY WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2007.
TO MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS:                          STATE(S) OF BAR LICENSE(S)                            STATE(S) BAR NUMBER(S)
Contact The Westin La Paloma Resort at (520) 742-
6000 by Monday, February 19, 2007 to receive the spe-       SPOUSE/
cial rate of $200 per night for single or double occu-    SIGNIFICANT
pancy. Please mention USLAW NETWORK to receive             OTHER (S)              FULL NAME                                              NICKNAME ON BADGE
this special rate.


 PAYMENT                                                 REGISTRATION            Please check ALL activities the Conference Participant (CP)
   INFO                                                     & FEES               and the Spouse/Significant Other (S) plan to attend.

 ❑ PAYMENT BY CHECK                                       CP S       Type of Registration and Fees for Client Conference – MARCH 15-17                TOTAL
   Enclosed is my check made payable to                   ❑    ❑     USLAW Member Attorney – Full Conference ($799)                                   $
   USLAW NETWORK, Inc. for the                            ❑    ❑     Invited Client – Full Conference ($699)                                          $
   “Grand Total Due” listed below.                        ❑    ❑     USLAW Member Attorney/Client–Single Day ($450) Check ❑ 3/16 or ❑ 3/17            $
                                                          ❑    ❑     Spouse/Significant Other ($549)                                                  $
 ❑ PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD
    ❑ VISA ❑ MasterCard ❑ American Express                CP S       Included Events Please check the boxes for each event if you’ll be joining us.   TOTAL
    Charge the card checked above for the                 ❑ ❑        THU MAR 15        Team USLAW Welcome Reception                                   $   0.00
    “Grand Total Due” listed below.                       ❑ ❑        FRI MAR 16        An Evening of Champions: USLAW Sports Nite                     $   0.00
                                                          ❑ ❑        SAT MAR 17        HOMECOMING!: Arizona “State Bar!”                              $   0.00
 CARD NUMBER
                                                          CP   S     Optional Afternoon Activities (prices are per person)                            TOTAL
                                                          ❑    ❑     FRI MAR 16      I. USLAW’s Amazing Race: A Desert Jeep Rally ($110)              $
 EXP DATE                                                 ❑    ❑     Select one per  II. Arizona By Air: A Ride On A Glider ($140)                    $
                                                          ❑    ❑      day for both   III. USLAW Golf Outing At
                                                                        CP & S            The Westin La Paloma Resort ($150)                          $
 CARDHOLDER NAME
                                                          ❑ ❑                        IV. Take Me Out To The Ballgame:
                                                                                          Cactus League Spring Training ($70)                         $
 SIGNATURE                                                ❑ ❑                        V. Pima Air And Space Museum Tour And
                                                                                          Behind The Scenes At The Bone Yard ($70)                    $
                Please list below any special needs       ❑ ❑                        VI. Spa Round Robin At Elizabeth Arden
 SPECIAL        (i.e., diet, accessibility, etc).                                         Red Door Spa ($300)                                         $
                                                          ❑ ❑        SAT MAR 17      I. A Day On The Ranch: A USLAW Cattle Drive ($145)               $
  NEEDS                                                              Select one per
                                                          ❑ ❑                        II. Hit The Trail: An Arizona Hiking Adventure ($85)             $
                                                                      day for both
                                                          ❑ ❑                        III. USLAW Golf Outing At
                                                                        CP & S            The Westin La Paloma Resort ($150)                          $
             MAKE COPIES FOR                              ❑ ❑                        IV. Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum Tour ($65)                     $
         ADDITIONAL ATTORNEY &                            ❑ ❑                        V. Spa Round Robin At Elizabeth Arden
          CLIENT REGISTRATIONS                                                            Red Door Spa ($300)                                         $
             or Register Online at
                                                          CP S       Optional Morning Activities for Spouses/Guests (prices are per person)           TOTAL
                www. uslaw.org
                                                          ❑ ❑        FRI MAR 16     I. Spa Round Robin At Elizabeth Arden
RETURN REGISTRATION FORM WITH PAYMENT TO:                            Select one per     Red Door Spa ($300)                                           $
                                                          ❑ ❑          day for S    II. Janos Wilder’s Outdoor Cooking Class ($100)                   $
                 USLAW NETWORK, Inc.
                 Spring 2007 USLAW Client Conference      ❑ ❑        SAT MAR 17        I. Spa Round Robin At Elizabeth Arden
                 5905 NW 54th Circle                                 Select one per        Red Door Spa ($300)                                        $
                 Coral Springs, FL 33067                  ❑ ❑          day for S       II. Horse Back Riding Through The Foothills
                                                                                           Of The Catalina Mountains ($90)                            $
FAX CREDIT CARD PAYMENT TO: (800) 231-9110
OR REGISTER ONLINE AT: www.uslaw.org                                 GRAND TOTAL DUE:                                                                 $
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