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Comparing Approaches: The UK and US Legal Systems (for NATP participants only)

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  • Hon. John L. Carroll

    Judge John Carroll is professor of law at the Cumberland School of Law where he teaches Mediation, Evidence, Trial Practice, Ethics and an online course in E-Discovery and Evidence. He received his undergraduate degree from Tufts University and holds law degrees from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (J.D.)(Magna Cum Laude) and Harvard University (LL.M.).

    Judge Carroll served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Alabama for more than 14 years (1986 - 2001). He is a former member of the United States Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and is former chair of its Discovery Subcommittee. He was also the chair of the Magistrate Judges’ Education Committee of the Federal Judicial Center.
    Prior to becoming a judge, Judge Carroll was a professor of law at Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia and was engaged in private practice (1985 - 1986). Prior to entering academia, he was the legal director of the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama (1975 - 1984). His trial experience includes major civil rights class-action litigation and complex criminal defense including a substantial number of death-penalty cases. He has twice argued before the United States Supreme Court. Judge Carroll also has combat military service in the United States Marine Corps.

    Judge Carroll is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the American Inns of Court Foundation and an active member of the Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court in Homewood, AL.

  • Javier Jalice

    Javier Jalice is an associate with Ogletree Deakins in New Orleans. Javier represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, and has represented both public and private employers nationally and regionally before federal and state administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor. Javier, a native of Guantanamo, Cuba, is a first-generation American and New Orleanian. He is member of the St. Thomas More - Loyola American Inn of Court. Javier also serves as a Board Member on the Loyola New Orleans University College of Law Young Alumni Board and as the Board President and Chairperson of Audubon Schools’ Board of French and Montessori Education, Inc. (“FAME”).

August 28, 2019
Wed 1:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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