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CLE Hours: 6 including 6 General, 1 Ethics, 0 Professionalism, 3 Trial Practice

Ethics |  Trial Practice




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


  • Presiding:
  • Frank E. Jenkins, III, Program Co-Chair; Jenkins, Bowen & Walker PC, Cartersville, GA
  • Wallace Miller, III, Program Co-Chair; Wallace Miller III LLC, Macon, GA; Adjunct Professor, Mercer University School of Law, 2015-2024


  • 8:00
  • In-person Registration

  • 8:30
  • Introduction
  • Sarah I. Coole, Chief Operating Officer, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, GA

  • 8:35
  • Welcome and Program Overview
  • Wallace Miller, III

  • 8:40
  • Automobile Insurance Law 101
  • Frank E. Jenkins, III

  • 9:20
  • Prosecuting and Defending Uninsured Motorist Claims (provides trial practice credit)
  • Wallace Miller, III

  • 10:20
  • Break

  • 10:30
  • Stacking Uninsured Motorist Coverage
  • Wallace Miller, III

  • 11:10
    Finding and Stacking Liability Coverage: Duty of Plaintiff’s and Defendant’s Counsel to Discover All Liability Insurance Coverage (provides trial practice credit)
    Frank E. Jenkins, III

  • 12:10
  • Lunch

  • 12:55
  • The Reimbursement Statute and ERISA Reimbursement Claims (provides trial practice credit)
  • Wallace Miller, III

  • 1:55
  • Updates in the 2023–2024 Edition and Recent Decisions in “Georgia Automobile Insurance Law Including Tort Law”
  • Frank E. Jenkins, III
  • Wallace Miller, III

  • 2:35
  • Break

  • 2:50
  • Avoiding Malpractice in Handling Automobile Insurance Claims (provides ethics credit)
  • Frank E. Jenkins, III

  • 3:50
  • Adjourn


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Mr. Frank Edward Jenkins III's Profile

Mr. Frank Edward Jenkins III Related Seminars and Products

Jenkins Bowen & Walker PC

Frank E. Jenkins, III, is a graduate of Emory University School of Law, and a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1973.  He is the senior partner at the law firm of Jenkins, Bowen & Walker, P.C. located at 15 South Public Square, Cartersville, GA, 30120.  The original firm was founded in 1984 with various name changes since that time. It is a highly regarded personal injury and insurance defense firm in the state of Georgia.  Mr. Jenkins is co-author of Georgia Automobile Insurance Law, Including Tort Law, an annually published treatise used by attorneys and judges across the state.  Additionally, he is a presenter at seminars on automobile insurance and tort law hosted by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (I.C.L.E.). 


Mr. Wallace Miller III's Profile

Mr. Wallace Miller III Related Seminars and Products

Wallace Miller III LLC

509 Forest Hill Road
Macon, Georgia 31210
(478) 474-4145


Born in Macon, Georgia, on June 17, 1952; fourth-generation attorney in Macon,
Georgia; attended University of Georgia and received A.B. degree, Cum Laude, from Mercer
University in 1974 with double major in Political Science and Christianity.


Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law and received J.D. degree in
1977; Mercer Law Review (1975-1977); Associate Editor of the Mercer Law Review;
Member, Mercer Moot Court Board (1976-1977).


Co-author of annually published treatise on automobile insurance and tort law in
Georgia, Jenkins and Miller, Georgia Automobile Insurance Law, Including Tort Law with
Forms (Thomson Reuters, 1989-2023).


Bar memberships include admission to all Superior Courts and all State Courts of
Georgia; Court of Appeals of Georgia; Supreme Court of Georgia; United States District
Court for the Middle District of Georgia; United States District Court for the Northern
District of Georgia; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Member,
Georgia Bar Association.


Chairman and Faculty Member of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in
Georgia – Bridge-the-Gap Seminars (1983 - 1985); Charter Member, Commission on
Continuing Lawyer Competency in Georgia (1984 - 1987); Chairman of the Insurance Law
Section of the State Bar of Georgia (1985). Additionally, spoke and served as program
moderator-chairman at over 100 legal education insurance and tort law seminars throughout
Georgia since 1980; affiliated as a neutral-mediator with BAY Mediation & Arbitration
Services since 2019.


Trial experience consists of completed jury trials in excess of 175 cases in both state
and federal courts, involving the following subject matter: personal injury and wrongful
death claims arising from motor vehicle accidents; claims against regulated motor carriers
and their liability insurers; policy coverage questions in first party suits and declaratory
judgment proceedings; bad faith claims; uninsured motorist claims, including John Doe
actions; premises liability claims; railroad crossing accident claims; false arrest and
malicious prosecution claims; products liability and warranty claims; slip and fall claims;
medical and legal malpractice claims; defamation claims; and other areas of general tort
liability and casualty claims and insurance related litigation.


Appellate experience consists of over sixty appeals before the Court of Appeals of
Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the
Eleventh Circuit, involving insurance coverage issues, personal injury and wrongful death
claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, products liability, and other
general tort issues and insurance related questions.


Private law practice in Macon, Georgia, for over 45 years, practicing as an insurance
defense counsel and plaintiff's counsel in personal injury, wrongful death, and insurance and
tort related litigation.


Rated AV by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory.

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