Second Annual Legal Seminar
October 20, 2017

We are looking forward to the 2nd Annual H-SC Bar Association on October 20, 2017.  Join fellow Hampden-Sydney attorneys on the Hill for Hampden-Sydney Bar Association this fall! Earn CLE credit* during Friday's wide-ranging legal seminar, network with H-SC alumni in the legal field, meet and mentor current H-SC pre-law students, and join us in cheering on the Tigers against Washington & Lee on Saturday, October 21, at 1:00 PM.   

H-SC Bar Association logo with shield and scales of justice


  • 7:00-8:00 am, Walk-in breakfast, Pannill Commons

  • 7:30-8:15 am, Registration, Crawley Forum

  • 8:15-8:30 am, Welcome by Planning Committee Members

  • 8:30-10:00 am, SESSION I -- IBM Watson and the Emergence of Cognitive Law
    Brian Kuhn
    Satisfies 1.5 hours of Ethics education

  • 10:00-10:15 am, Break

  • 10:15-11:45 am, SESSION II -- Litigation Ethics: Key Issues
    Tom Spahn
    1.5 hours credit

  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm, SESSION III -- "Common Mistakes Made at the Appellate Level"
    Lunch and Keynote Address
    The Hon. Rossie D. Alston, Jr.
    1.5 hours credit

  • 1:15 -2:45 pm, SESSION IV -- Courtroom Etiquette and Effective Advocacy
    The Hon. Elliott Bondurant; The Hon. Philip DiStanislao; The Hon. Casey Viser
    1.5 hours credit

  • 3:00-4:30 pm, SESSION V -- Class Actions and Multiple Claims: End-Games Planning
    Orran L. Brown, Sr.; M. Peebles Harrison; W. James Young; the Hon. John A. Gibney, Jr.
    1.5 hours credit

  • 5:00 pm, Cocktails

  • 6:00 pm, Dinner

  • Mark your calendar now and plan to get a head start on your CLE credits for 2017.

  • Hotel blocks
    There is a room block at the Quality Inn, in Farmville for October 19, 2017-October 22, 2017.  When calling please refer to the H-SC Bar Association.
    Rooms will be released on September 29, 2017.  The phone number to the Quality Inn is (434) 392-8163.  The address is 2108 S. Main St., US 15 & US 460 Bypass, Farmville, VA 23901.