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NABIS 29th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury


The Grand Hyatt Hotel
Tampa, Florida
April 6 - 9, 2016


Click here for the prelimary program

New! Sessions for advanced practitioners!



Conference Overview
Preliminary Program
Concurrent Medical Sessions
Who Should Attend
Invited Speakers
Continuing Education
Exhibit and Support
Planning Committee



NABIS has applied for and expects approval of 17.25 hours with 1.0 hours ethics for a 60 minute state (20.70 hours with 1.20 hours ethics for a 50 minute state) of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit from states with mandatory requirements, including one hour of ethics.

Actual hours based on recording systems for individual states were available at the Conference at the registration desk. NABIS will process your MCLE credits for each state as reported in your CLE paperwork that was left at the registration desk by the last day of the conference.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Carol Blanton at



The Conference will take place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in the beautiful city of Tampa, Florida. This year NABIS has a special single/double occupancy rate for rooms at the Grand Hyatt of $199.00.  Additionally, there is a limited amount of rooms for individuals needing a government rate hotel.

To reserve a room at the conference hotel, click here.  



The North American Brain Injury Society is pleased to announce that the 29th Annual Conference on Legal Issues in Brain Injury will be held April 6 - 9, 2016 in Tampa, Florida at the Grand Hyatt.

Attendees can expect the very latest information on brain injury litigation at this three-day hands-on conference considered a "must attend" event for all professionals involved in brain injury litigation. The conference features an all-star cast of top trial attorneys and medical experts who will present a broad array of practical information covering the latest literature, diagnostic testing methods, rehabilitation, case management, trial techniques and cutting-edge demonstrative evidence. Attorneys will also benefit from an overview of the medical science of brain injury from an outstanding faculty of researchers and clinicians presenting the very latest in brain injury science, treatment and testing.

As noted below, the conference will be held in conjunction with the 13th Annual Meeting of the North American Brain Injury Society that will further enhance the educational opportunities available to attendees.



Whether you are a seasoned neuro-litigator or handling your first TBI case, this comprehensive program will provide you with the tools you need to successfully handle these challenging cases from beginning to end.   To view the preliminary program please, click here.


The registration fee for this hands-on event starts only at $620.  This year you can bring a second attendee for 1/2 price!  We also offer discounts for paralegals and support staff. 

Click here for more information and to register before 3/25/2016 at 5:00pm cst.  Click here to register after 3/25/2016 at 5:00pm cst

Mailing Payments:  Checks should be payable to NABIS. Mail payments to: NABIS, PO Box 1804, Alexandria, VA 22313



As an added bonus, attorneys have the option to attend any of the four additional concurrent medical sessions of the 13th Annual Meeting of the North American Brain Injury Society where nationally recognized medical experts in brain injury will present the latest advances in the science, rehabilitation and treatment in the field. This means you get access to two conferences for the price of one! To view information on the medical sessions, click here



Attorneys, neuropsychologists, allied health professionals, expert witnesses and all those involved in brain injury litigation. Attendees will come away from the conference with the essential hands-on tools needed to successfully handle these challenging cases from beginning to end.



Attendees will benefit from nationally recognized legal and medical authorities on the subject of brain injury litigation. From the latest groundbreaking diagnostic and imaging technology, to effective courtroom techniques and life-care planning, this is the only conference that covers every aspect of handling the brain injury case from beginning to end. 

To view the preliminary program please, click here.


Invited Speakers:
The current list of speakers is provided below. Additional names will be added leading up to the Conference. 

Randall Benson

Joshua Brothers

Michael Carter

Stewart Casper

Joseph Crouse

Brett Emison

Kent Emison

Simon Forgette

Stephen Gerdes

Steven Gursten

Mark Herbst

Woody Igou

Harvey Jacobs

James Kelly

Greg Kendall

Ken Kolpan

Jeff Korek

Kenneth C. Kutner

Brent Masel

Steven Perkel 

Randall Scarlett

William Singer

Bruce Stern

Terry Tainter

Dianne Weaver

Nadia Webb

Lisa Weinstein

Brandon Woodard

Mariusz Ziejewski



This conference offers a variety of unprecedented exhibit and support options for companies wishing to market their services to our conference attendees.  Don't miss this opportunity to meet face-to-face with the decision makers who are shaping the field of brain injury. If you are interested in exhibit space or support opportunities, please email Megan Bell at


The Conference Planning Committee for this year's Legal Conference are: 

  • Stewart Casper, Esq.
  • Simon Forgette, Esq. Co-Chair
  • Kenneth Kolpan, Esq. 
  • Bruce Stern, Esq. Co-Chair