Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Tennessee
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Nashville Police Department, West Precinct Community Room - 5500 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN, 37209
Register: Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Tennessee, or by phone at 202-467-8700
This one-day seminar will focus on Tennessee law as it relates to crime victims. Among those encouraged to attend are social workers, law enforcement professionals, mental health professionals, victims' advocates, policy makers, forensic examiners, and anyone working with victims of crime (as well as crime victims themselves). Expert presenters will include John A. Day of the Law Offices of John Day in Nashville, Bruce S. Kramer and Elaine Sheng of the Apperson Crump firm in Memphis, and Jeffrey R. Dion, Director of the National Crime Victim Bar Association. This event is co-sponsored by The National Center for Victims of Crime and will take place on May 9, 2013, at the Nashville Metro Police Department's West Precinct Community Room.
John A. Day has been a trial lawyer since 1981. He was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2002, and is currently serving as Chair for the State of Tennessee. He has represented victims of crime (sexual abuse of children and minors, rape of adults, and murder) since the early 1980s. He is the author of Day on Torts: Leading Cases in Tennessee Tort Law, founder and former editor of the Tennessee Trial Law Report, a monthly newsletter about recent developments in Tennessee tort law, and co-author of Tennessee Law of Comparative Fault. He has served as President of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Chair of the Council of State Presidents of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and President of the National Board of Trial Advocacy. John currently serves on the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Advisory Commission on the Rules of Practice and Procedure. He is also a member of the American Law Institute. He is an Order of the Coif graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Registrations for this free seminar must be made prior to May 1, 2013, at Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Tennessee, or by calling 202-467-8700.