HGD’s Tim Davis and Erik Heninger were guest Continuing Legal Education (CLE) speakers at the American Association of Justice Annual Convention held in Denver, Colorado July 7 – 10. Designed by plaintiff lawyers, for plaintiff lawyers, AAJ’s CLE programs are an unmatched resource for staying ahead of the curve and enhancing your practice. AAJ Education programs feature nationally renowned faculty, updates in a wide range of practice areas, and the latest in trial advocacy topics.
Tim Davis was a part of the Business Tort Section/Antitrust Litigation discussion. His topic of discussion was “How the Changing Winds of Patent Law May Impact the Landscape of Your Business Torts Practice.” A substantial portion of Tim’s legal practice is in the area of business litigation and in protecting the rights of intellectual property owners. Tim is a 1981 graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Business Administration and a 1984 graduate of Cumberland School of Law. He currently serves as the firm’s managing partner. Tim has authored numerous articles and has been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars.
Erik Heninger was part of the teaching team on Using Critical Thinking to Develop Your Discovery Plan. Erik led the discussion on “Plot a Discovery Plan and Establish Witness Goals.” The majority of Erik’s legal practice is devoted to representing individuals and businesses in civil litigation. While civil litigation is the vehicle through which he works, Erik’s passion is helping people who suffer from catastrophic injuries such as severe brain and spine damage. Erik attended Birmingham-Southern College where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English and he graduated from Cumberland School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 2001. Currently, Erik represents the 10th Judicial Circuit (Birmingham) as an elected member of the Board of Bar Commissioners for the Alabama State Bar. As part of his Commissioner responsibilities, Erik sits on the Alabama State Bar Character & Fitness Committee and the Disciplinary Rules & Enforcement Committee. Erik has also been a member of the Birmingham Bar Executive Committee since 2016.