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HB is proud to bring back our annual Lead Litigation Conference, held at the Waldorf Astoria in sunny Naples, Florida.  This year’s agenda boasts lots of great speakers, including medical experts, school records professionals, technology gurus and even more judges at our popular judicial roundtable –  along with many seasoned attorneys to give you valuable insights.  Don’t miss this event!

When:  Nov. 14-15, 2013

Where:   Waldorf Astoria, Naples, Florida (click for hotel registration)

Please note:  While rooms are available, the block we secured at a special rate has sold out!  You can still stay at the Waldorf, or just a few blocks away for $139 at the Hilton Naples.  See details further down on this page.

CLE:  This conference has been approved for between 8.5 and 10 general credits.

Judicial Speakers — Even more judges this year!  Here is our esteemed judicial panel:

Hon. John Ark, Monroe County Supreme Court, NY
Hon. Lynne Battaglia, Maryland Court of Appeals, 3rd Appellate Judicial Circuit
Hon. Clifton Gordy, (retired) Judge Clifton J. Gordy Mediation Services
Hon. Paula Feroleto, Supreme Court, Erie County, NY and NY 8th Judicial District
Hon. Joseph F. Murphy, Jr. (retired) Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White|LLC
Hon. Carol Smith, (retired) Creative Dispute Resolution, LLC

 Click Here to Download the Agenda NOW!

Thanks to our sponsors!

Venue and Hotel Information

If you have registered at the Waldorf Astoria and NOT the conference, please do so as soon as possible!  We have secured additional rooms at the luxurious Hilton Naples, which is loaded with amenities!    We can offer the $139 room rate at the Hilton but you must register soon for the hotel and the event.  Also, there are rooms still available at the Waldorf Astoria, but the rate has gone up.  Please contact Brownie Bokelman for details by email at, or by phone at (484) 324-2755 x212.

The Hilton Naples:  AAA Four Diamond Property

From the award dining at Shula’s Steak House, to a luxurious waterfall pool and whirlpool, to round-the-clock business and fitness centers, you’ll find conveniences and special touches that pamper you as only a AAA Four Diamond Hilton hotel can. All The Extras You Want – All At No Extra Charge. The Hilton Naples Florida Hotel is ready to exceed your expectations with many complimentary amenities, including roundtrip shuttle service to the beach (complete with chairs, towels, and packed cooler – a $45 value), valet or self parking, use of bicycles and much more. And unlike many other accommodations in Naples, there is no resort fee. If you’re here on business, you’ll appreciate numerous amenities that help you perform at your best, such as your well-appointed room complete with an oversized desk, ergonomic chair and Wi-Fi; same-day valet dry cleaning; and on-site conference services staff and audio/visual team – to name just a few.  Local attractions abound, with golf, gardens, beaches, zoos, the arts, shopping and more!  CLICK HERE to make reservations at the Naples Hilton.

 The Waldorf Astoria:  A Great Family Friendly Luxury Resort

CLICK HERE to make reservations at the Waldorf Astoria or call 1-888-722-1270.  Sorry! Our reduced rate is no longer available.

Features include:

Beaches, pools and cabanas
A Kids Club with daily programs and activities
Golf, tennis and fitness center
Family activities near the resort include the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens . . .
Sun ‘n Fun Lagoon Waterpark
King Richards Go Cart Fun Park
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Museums?-Theater and Music
The Everglades

For all inquiries, visit them online or contact the Waldorf Astoria Concierge at 239-594-5600.

For all registration and sponsorship questions, please contact Brownie Bokelman (above).

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