Put Trade in Your Practice

Regional Trade Future: Global-Multimodal-Panama Canal


Friday, January 31, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Charlotte Chamber of Commerce - Belk Action Center



CLE Credit:

4.0 General Hours



$240 Attorney Rate

$120 Paralegal Rate

$90 General Public/Non CLE Rate



Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

330 S. Tryon Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

Belk Action Center (Lobby level)


Special Info:

7:30 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CLE Training


Suggested parking is in the deck adjacent to the chamber building. The first entrance via MLK Blvd. will lead to the upper levels which offer a $10 flat fee. The second entrance via MLK Blvd. leads to the lower level which is an hourly rate.


Create It!  Make It!  Move It!  The Charlotte Regional Intermodal Zone: Practice Expansion Opportunities


What is Charlotte's next business opportunity for attorneys? How did it get here? Come and learn how you and your clients can start thinking globally, take advantage of regional and global trade opportunities, as well as  the legal "Ins" and "Outs" 


8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: An Introduction to Charlotte's Business Future in International Trade: Create It, Make It & Move It and How It Will Affect the Economy and Your Business Clients - Chase Saunders, McNair Law Firm


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Developing Your Clients' Export Business - Greg Sizemore, Director of U.S. Export Assistance Centers in N.C. and Clement Schrader, N.C. District Export Council, Ocean Transportation Intermediary/ International Freight Forwarder, licensed Customshouse Broker CHB


10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: Doing Business Overseas - A Survey of Legal Pitfalls & Parameters (Including international commercial contracts, international dispute resolution, export controls, corrupt practices restrictions, dealer protection laws and effective use of foreign counsel) Panelists include John Allison, K & L Gates, Mica Nguyen Worthy, Cranfill, Sumner Hartzog, Al Guarnieri, Parker Poe and David Shuford, Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Commercial Immigration Issues: Entering and Departing - Alan Gordon, Gordon Immigration & Naturalization Law and Steve Garfinkel, Garfinkel Immigration



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704/375-8624