New Lawyer Training 2017

May 19, 2016

Location: University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS

Approved for required training under Mississippi’s Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Rule 3(a)


Friday, May 19

8:00-8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30-9:30 a.m.

How to Start Your Own Law Firm
James M. Cardin, Esq.
Mississippi Small Business Development Center
University of Mississippi

10:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:45-11:45 a.m.

How to Get Things Done Without Being a Jerk
Hale Freeland, Esq.
Freeland Martz, PLLC
Oxford, MS

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. LUNCH on your own
1:00-2:00 p.m.

A BAR Complaint Has been Filed Against You…What Happens Next and What do you Do?
Glen Waddle, Esq.
Director, Consumer Assistance Program
The Mississippi Bar

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Do’s and Don’ts from the Chancellor’s Perspective
Honorable Jacqueline E. Mask
Chancery Court Judge
Tupelo, MS

3:00–3:15 p.m.


3:15-4:15 p.m.

Public Perception and Professionalism
William “Cham” Trotter, III, Esq.
Garrard & Trotter
Belzoni, MS

4:15 p.m. Adjourn

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.

Pre–registration is encouraged.



Please complete the registration form and return it along with your payment to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your Visa or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267, or register using our secure online registration. Registrants will receive additional information with their written confirmation from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for up to 6 CLE credits including 3 hours of Ethics/Professionalism. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.


Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.


Hotel Accommodations

Convenient accommodations are available at The Inn at Ole Miss. Please call the hotel directly at (888) 486-7666; (local) 234-2331 to reserve your room. The Inn at Ole Miss is adjacent to the Yerby Conference Center.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.