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Ancient Foundations & Modern Equivalents VII

CLE Hours: 3 including 3 General, 1 Ethics, 2 Professionalism, 0 Trial Practice

Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University - Atlanta, Georgia




  • Speakers, session times and credit hours are subject to change.
  • Ethics | Professionalism | Trial Practice


  • Edgar C. “Ed” Snow, Jr., Program Chair, Partner, Burr & Forman LLP, Atlanta, GA


  • 8:15
  • In-person Registration

  • 8:45
  • Introduction
  • Alista Hubbard, ICLE Programs Manager, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

  • 8:50
  • Welcome, Program Overview, and Introduction to the Collections of Emory’s Michael C. Carlos Museum and the “Lawyer-Scribes” of the Ancient Near East
  • Edgar C. “Ed” Snow, Jr.

  • 9:05
  • The Multi-Cultural Contributions in Antiquity to the Emergence of the “Western” Legal Tradition (provides professionalism credit)
  • Edgar C. “Ed” Snow, Jr.

  • 10:05

  • 10:15
    Following Floyd – The African American Lawyer Experience Since the Summer of 2020: A Panel Discussion (provides professionalism credit)
    Moderator: Tamika D. Walters, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Burr & Forman LLP, Atlanta, GA
    Andre P. Hylton, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Infor, Atlanta, GA
    Maia S. Middleton, Associate, Burr & Forman LLP, Atlanta, GA
    Ricardo A. Woods, Partner, Vice Chair of Executive Committee and Mobile Office Managing Partner, Burr & Forman LLP, Mobile, AL

  • 11:15
  • The Intersection between the Rules of Professional Conduct and DEI (provides ethics credit)
  • Alanna Clair, Partner, Dentons, Washington, D.C.

  • 12:15
  • Lunch (included in registration fee) and Viewing of Selected Michael C. Carlos Museum Collections

  • 1:15
  • Adjourn

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Mr. Edgar Cleveland Snow Jr.'s Profile

Mr. Edgar Cleveland Snow Jr. Related Seminars and Products

Burr & Forman LLP

Ed has practiced law since 1988 and is admitted to practice in Georgia and Tennessee. He represents banks, finance companies, funds and borrowers in the middle and large corporate markets. Ed is a fellow with the American Bar Foundation as well as with the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. He is also a former Georgia State Bar Business Law Section President and a former Chair of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of such Business Law Section. Finally, Ed is a member of the National Leadership Board of Emory University's Michael C. Carlos Museum and a co-chair of the Board.

Ms. Tamika Danielle Walters's Profile

Ms. Tamika Danielle Walters Related Seminars and Products

Burr & Forman LLP

Tamika Walters is the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer of Burr & Forman, LLP, a law firm with 20 offices throughout the southeast. In this role, she leads initiatives and develops firm-wide policies to foster a diverse environment and create an inclusive culture where each person, regardless of their background, feels that they belong and have a fair opportunity to succeed. Tamika works with leadership to align recruiting, retention and professional development priorities with the firm’s strategic goals. To further these goals, Tamika directs inclusion training, plans firm-wide programs honoring the history and traditions of diverse cultures and provides oversight for attorney resource groups. Tamika also supports the firm’s efforts to enhance client service through diverse and inclusive legal teams.

Prior to joining Burr & Forman, Tamika held various leadership roles at national, Am Law 100 firms based in Atlanta, including as a Senior Diversity & Inclusion Manager and Senior Business Development Manager. Tamika began her legal career as a litigator in the areas of employment law, securities litigation, internal investigations, and general commercial litigation. She also taught a legal writing course to pre-law students at Georgia Tech.

Tamika earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Educational Studies from Brown University and her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Mr. Andre Paul Hylton's Profile

Mr. Andre Paul Hylton Related Seminars and Products


As Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Andre Hylton leads Infor’s legal team. He manages all legal and compliance affairs of the company.  Andre is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law School and resides in Atlanta with his wife, Tamera, and his two children.


Ms. Maia Shantera Middleton's Profile

Ms. Maia Shantera Middleton Related Seminars and Products

Burr & Forman LLP

Maia is an associate at Burr & Forman LLP in Atlanta, Georgia. Maia's practice involves representing clients in real estate transactions including acquisitions, sales, and financing of multifamily and retail properties. Maia received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and her Juris Doctor from Mercer University School of Law. In her free time, Maia enjoys spending time with her family and friends and trying new restaurants around the city. 

Alanna Clair's Profile

Alanna Clair Related Seminars and Products


Alanna Clair is a partner at Dentons US LLP in Washington, D.C.  Her practice focuses on complex insurance coverage and bad faith avoidance.  She also represents lawyers and law firms in matters of legal malpractice, partnership disputes, and ethics.  She is the co-author of Georgia Legal Malpractice Law, a treatise published by American Lawyer Media, and co-authors a twice-monthly column in the Daily Report about lawyer ethics and risk avoidance.  In 2020, Alanna was named one of the top “40 Under 40” Lawyers in Washington, D.C. by the National Law Journal. In 2022, Alanna was named one of Law360’s “Rising Stars” in the area of Insurance.

Know Before You Go...


  • ⚫ If you have an impairment or require any assistance, please email 
  • ⚫ Children are not permitted to attend ICLE programs. Please arrange for childcare prior to arrival. 
  • ⚫ Although a power charging station will be available, please arrive with all electronic devices fully charged. 
    •  If you ARE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA and have difficulty entering your login/password information, please contact the Membership Department at 404-527-8777 or 
    • ⚪ If you are NOT A MEMBER OF THE STATE BAR OF GEORGIA and have difficulty entering your login/password information, please contact the ICLE Department at 678-529-6688 or 
    • ⚪ Once logged in, please select “Go to ICLE Classes/Seminars.” 


  • ⚫ Attendees should arrive at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 South Kilgo Circle,  Atlanta, GA on Friday, February 16, 2024.
  • ⚫ Parking at the museum is $14.
  • ⚫ Registration for the program will open at 8:15 a.m. on the third floor of the museum. Upon entering the building, take the elevator to floor number 3 and follow the signs.
  • ⚫ Breakfast, beverage service, and lunch are provided with your program registration. 
  •  Immediately after lunch, all interested parties will be able to participate in a group tour through the mummy exhibit at the museum.
  • ⚫ Wi-Fi Network: You will connect via Emory GUEST, which will provide instructions as to how to connect. 

By visiting your account, you can access course materials (under the blue “Handouts” tab) and an evaluation (under yellow "Certificate” tab). 

After the program, please complete a program evaluation: your input will help us improve. Program evaluations are in your bar account. Look for the yellow “Certificate” tab, near the blue “Handouts” tab. For certain programs, evaluations are not available until the program’s conclusion.  


Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University

571 South Kilgo Circle, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, United States

Important Information

Please be advised that your credit will not be reported to the State Bar of Georgia CLE Regulation Department until after you have completed the steps necessary to earn credit for that program. 

Self reporting is required for all other jurisdictions.

The information presented is solely for educational purposes. The opinions expressed by the faculty in their materials and presentations are their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the State Bar of Georgia, its officers, directors and/or employees. The faculty is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional advice and these presentations and publications are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. All publications and presentations were created to serve the continuing legal education needs of practicing attorneys.

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