Jennifer S. Martin

Professor

St. Thomas University School of Law


(305) 474-2420 office

(305) 623-2397 fax

jmartin@stu.edu


Commercial Law blog:

http://ucclaw.blogspot.com/

St. Thomas University School of Law

16401 NW 37th Avenue

Miami Gardens, Florida 33054

305.623.2310 - 877.788.7526

© 2007-2013 Conference on Contracts

Past Conferences


Gloucester, England (2005)

Fort Worth, Texas (2007)

Houston, Texas (2008)

Sacramento, California (2009)

Las Vegas, Nevada (2010)

St. Petersburg, Florida (2011)

San Diego, California (2012)

Fort Worth, Texas (2013)


Friday, February 21


8:00 REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Convocation Hall


8:45 WELCOME

Cece Dykas, Associate Dean, St. Thomas Law School


9:00 PLENARY SESSION
The Works of Linda J. Rusch – Convocation Hall

Opening – Louis Higgins, West Academic
Moderator -  Candace Zierdt, Stetson University
Kristen D. Adams, Stetson University
Amy Boss, Drexel University
Neil Cohen, Brooklyn Law
Larry Garvin, Ohio State University
Stephen Sepinuck, Gonzaga University


10:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Contract and Choice – CPD – 113
Moderator - Bader    Almaskari, University of Leicester, England
Daniel Barnhizer, Michigan State University
Zev Eigen, Northwestern University School of Law
Michael Pratt, Queens University
Gregory Shill, University of Denver

 

Contracts and Commercial Dealings I – A-112

Moderator – Colin Marks, St. Mary's University
Sidney Delong, Seattle University
Peter Marchetti, Florida Coastal School of Law
Jeremy Telman, Valparasio University
Michael Pinsof, Attorney

 

12:15 LUNCH - Sponsored by Bloomberg Law
Keynote Speaker, Kingsley Martin, KM Standards, Emergence of Contracts Standards and its Future Impact on Legal Education

2:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Teaching Contracts in the Digital Age – CPD-113

Moderator: Carol Chomsky, University of Minnesota
Debra Cohen, DC School of Law
Christina Kunz, William Mitchell College of Law
John Mayer, CALI
Frank Snyder, Texas A&M University

Contract Interpretation – A-112
Moderator: Edward Nazzaro, Editor-In-Chief, St. Thomas Law Review
Shawn Bayern, Florida State University
Peter Gerhart, Case Western
Amir Pichhadze, University of Michigan (SJD Student)

 

Third Parties – 219
Moderator: William Woodward
Nicolas Cornell, University of Pennsylvania – Wharton
Monica Woodard, St. Thomas University (JD Student)
Dustin Zacks, King, Nieves & Zacks

3:30 REFRESHMENTS – Sponsored by CALI
Convocation Hall

3:30 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Law, Literature and Contracts – CPD 113
Moderator: Nancy    Ota      Albany Law School
Ariela  Gross, USC Gould
Lenora  Ledwon, St. Thomas University
Deborah Post, Touro Law Center
Pat Williams, Columbia Law School

Contracts and Technology – A112
Moderator: Ira Nathenson, St. Thomas University
Christopher  Bisping, University of Warwick
Timothy Dodsworth, University of Warwick
Deb Quentel, CALI
Jeffrey Ritter, Georgetown University Law School
David Tollen, Sycamore Legal, P.C.

Justice and Contract Avoidance - 219
Moderator: Jeffrey Harrison, University of Florida
Babette Bolleck, Pepperdine University
Gerrit  De Geest, Washington University School of Law
Joasia Luzak, University of Amsterdam
Murat  Mungan, Florida State University
Mark Seidenfeld, Florida State University

5:10 SHUTTLES RETURN TO SHULA’S AND NEWPORT BEACHSIDE
** All conference participants needing bus transportation to Conference dinner must take the shuttle to Shula’s after the 3:30 sessions end as there will not be sufficient time to return to the Newport Beachside until after the dinner.  A bus will return to the Newport from the Conference dinner.**

 

5:25 BUS PICKUP AT SHULA’S FOR CONFERENCE DINNER AT RUSTY PELICAN LOCATED ON KEY BISCAYNE

 

6:00 DRINKS & APPETIZERS
7:00 CONFERENCE DINNER

Presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to
Professor Linda J. Rusch


Lifetime Achievement

Award 2014 Recipient


Professor Linda J. Rusch


Sponsored by

West Academic

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Saturday, February 22


8:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Convocation Hall


9:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Wrap Contracts by Nancy Kim – CPD - 113

Moderator: Leonora Ledwon, St. Thomas University

Wayne Barnes, Texas A&M University

Daniel Barnhizer, Michigan State University

Miriam Cherry, St. Louis Univ. (Visiting at Univ. of Missouri)

Jim Gibson, University of Richmond

Nancy Kim, Cal Western University

Keith Rowley, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Behavior, Bargaining, Incentives and Contract – A-112
Moderator:

Kenneth Ching, Regent University

Max Helveston, DePaul University

Wendy Netter Epstein, DePaul University

Eric Zacks, Wayne State University

 

Remedies I – 219

Moderator: Val Ricks, South Texas College of Law

Scott Devito, Florida Coastal School of Law

Xingyan Ding, University of Sydney

Jack Graves, Touro Law Center

Caprice Roberts, Savannah Law School

 

10:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Contracts and Teaching – CPD – 113

Moderator: Frank Snyder, Texas A&M University

Lucille Ponte, Florida A&M University, College of Law

Todd Sullivan, St. Thomas University

Alan White, CUNY School of Law

Candace Zierdt, Stetson University

 

Contracts and Employment – A-112

Moderator: Marcia Narine, St. Thomas University

Rachel Arnow-Richman, University of Denver

Meredith Miller, Touro Law Center

Masaki Nakabayashi, University of Tokyo

 

Dispute Resolution by Contract - 219

Moderator: Pamela Edwards, CUNY Law School

Hiro Aragaki, Loyola Law School

Daniel Becker, Mayer Brown and Platt

Caio Gabra, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Allen Blair, Hamline University

Benjamin Pomeranz, Excelsior Service Fellow, N.Y. State

12:15 LUNCH - Sponsored by Wolters Kluwer
Keynote Speaker, Robin West, Georgetown University, Contract as a Civil Right

1:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
Contract Law and Social Justice: An Oxymoron? CPD 113
Moderator: Robin West, Georgetown University
Danielle Hart, Southwestern Law School
Hila Keren, Southwestern Law School
Charles Knapp, UC Hastings College of Law
Peter Linzer, University of Houston
Amy Schmitz, University of Colorado

Contract and Its Relationship to Other Doctrines – A-112

Moderator: Catherine Imoedemhe, University of Leicester, England
Jamie Fox, Stetson University
Juliet Moringiello, Widener University School of Law
Roni Rosenberg, Carmel Academic Ctr., Law School, Israel
Robert Whitman, University of Connecticut
Deborah Zalesne, CUNY School of Law

Contracts Roundup - 219
Moderator: Florence Shu,Acquaye, Nova Southeastern University Thomas Barton, California Western School of Law

Amirhossein Haghihi, Tehran University

Suren Gomtsyan, Tilburg Law School, Netherlands

Tibor Tajti, Central European University

Manuel Utset, Florida State University

3:30 REFRESHMENTS
Convocation Hall

3:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS
International Issues in Contracting – CPD 113
Moderator: James Viator, Loyola College of Law, New Orleans
Reza Beheshti, University of Leicester, England
Larry DiMatteo, University of Florida
Seyed Reza Ektekhari, Islamic Azad University, Gonabad Branch
Lyn K.L. Tjon Soel Len, University of Amsterdam

Remedies II – A112
Moderator: Christie Matthews, Charlotte School of Law
Katie Gianasi, Husch Blackwell L.L.P.
Marc Roark, Savannah Law School
Nicholas Sage, Columbia Law School

Dinner on our own

2014 KCON9 Conference Program