Event Title

Keynote address

Presenter Information

Jan Schlichtmann

Location

The Melting Point, Athens, GA

Start Date

2-3-2012 6:30 PM

End Date

2-3-2012 8:00 PM

Description

Jan Schlichtmann, a litigator focusing on consumer protection and toxic torts, famously fought for families in Woburn, Massachusetts, whose drinking water had been contaminated by industrial pollutants. His case was the focus of Jonathan Harr’s A Civil Action, which was made into a movie starring John Travolta. In 2005, he co-founded The Legal Broadcast Network, a blogging and podcast site. In 2007, he founded The Civil Action Center to educate about consumer protection and alternative dispute resolution.

 
Mar 2nd, 6:30 PM Mar 2nd, 8:00 PM

Keynote address

The Melting Point, Athens, GA

Jan Schlichtmann, a litigator focusing on consumer protection and toxic torts, famously fought for families in Woburn, Massachusetts, whose drinking water had been contaminated by industrial pollutants. His case was the focus of Jonathan Harr’s A Civil Action, which was made into a movie starring John Travolta. In 2005, he co-founded The Legal Broadcast Network, a blogging and podcast site. In 2007, he founded The Civil Action Center to educate about consumer protection and alternative dispute resolution.