NCAJ Skills Academy: Focus Groups

Fri, May 6, 2022   |   8:55 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.   |  
701 Corporate Center Dr, Ste 450, Raleigh, NC 27607
  |   CLE Hours: 6.0 CLE Hours

This seminar is for plaintiff attorneys only.

Speakers & Topics:

8:00 a.m. Registration
8:55 a.m. Welcoming Remarks - Program Chair
  • Jon Moore, Brown Moore & Associates, PLLC, Charlotte                
9:00 a.m. Planning, Preparing for and Running Focus Groups - The Nuts & Bolts
  • Paige Pahlke, Pahlke Law, PLLC, Charlotte
9:45 a.m. Types of Focus Groups and Why We Need Them
  • Vernon Sumwalt, The Sumwalt Group Workers’ Compensation and Trial Lawyers, Charlotte
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Unconventional Uses for Focus Groups
  • Joseph Tunstall, O’Malley Tunstall, PLLC, Tarboro
11:30 a.m. Focus Group Fails - How Not to Miss Opportunties
  • Valerie Johnson, Johnson & Groninger, PLLC, Durham
12:15 p.m. Lunch

Afternoon Session will include interactions with LIVE Focus Group

1:15 p.m. Cutting Edge Techniques
  • David Stradley, White & Stradley, PLLC, Raleigh
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Different Ways to Use Focus Groups, and Implementing Feedback into Trial Strategy
  • William Goldfarb, The Law Offices of William K. Goldfarb, Monroe
4:30 p.m. Adjourn
In-Person Registration
Event Rates (NCAJ Members Only)
Registration Rates
$290 NCAJ Member
$250 NCAJ Attorney Member (2-5 years licensure)
$185 NCAJ Public Service Member
$140 NCAJ Legal Assistant Member
$99 NCAJ New Admittee Member
$185 NCAJ Retired Member
season ticket does not apply