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2011 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

Octorber 20, 2011

GHOSTS, GHOULS AND GOBLINS:
All Treats, No Tricks!

PMTT's 2011 Annual Claims Seminar will be held on October, 20, 2011, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in West Palm Beach.  This year's full day seminar will feature property and liability tracks as well as two joint sessions.  The property track includes sessions on Discovery of the Insurer's Claim File, Mediating Windstorm Claims, Conducting Statutorily Compliant Sinkhole Investigations and Plumbing and Water Loss Strategies.  The liability track will include sessions for Handling Motor Vehicle Injury Claims, Contaminated Food Products, and Construction Defect Litigation Management.  The joint track will include a Case Law Update and an ethics presentation on the Appraiser's Role and Responsibilities.  All sessions are approved for Florida CE credit.  For more information, or to RSVP please contact Anna Torres at atorres@powersmcnalis.com.

 

September 26 - 28, 2011

Anna D. Torres will be a presenter at the PLRB's Large Loss Conference in Chicago, September 26-28, 2011.  Through the presentation of a hypothetical claims scenario, the session topic Navigating the Ethical Minefield of the Tripartite Relationship will explore how e very day claims handling or litigation management decisions can create bad faith exposure and other ethical dilemmas and will address each of several crossroads and the ethical ramifications of typical claims management and litigation decisions.

 

June 1 - 3, 2011

MC CONSULTANTS' 5TH ANNUAL EAST REGION CONSTRUCTION DEFECT AND INSURANCE COVERAGE CONFERENCE

Anna D. Torres will be a speaker at MC Consultants' 5th Annual East Region Construction Defect and Insurance Coverage Conference in Boca Raton, FL, on June 1 - 3, 2011. Anna will be a panelist for the East Region Case Management - Complex Cases on Friday morning. The panel will discuss effective handling of coverage issues in the mediation context, the economy's impact on the traditional fee structure, western region influences on east region construction litigation and technology solutions. You can access the conference agenda by clicking here.

 

April 15, 2011

TOP TEN BLUNDERS TO AVOID IN DEPOSITIONS

Anna D. Torres will be on a panel of leading litigators sharing their deposition faux pas, lessons learned and best practices for taking and defending depositions in Top Ten Blunders to Avoid in Depositions at the ABA Section of Litigation's Annual Conference in Miami.

 

March 3 - 5, 2011

Anna D. Torres will be a presenter at the Insurance Coverage Litigation CLE of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation on March 3 - 5, 2011, in Tucson, AZ. Anna is looking forward to this unique and entertaining presentation which will follow an "idol" format in which participants will showcase their trial skills in front of a panel of judges and the audience will vote for their favorite. Good Luck to our Insurance Coverage Idol!

 

February 17 - 20, 2011

GOTCHA! TOP TEN INSURANCE TRAPS FOR CORPORATE COUNSEL

Anna D. Torres will be a panelist at the American Bar Association Corporate Counsel CLE Seminar in Napes, FL, February 17 - 20, 2011. The panel entitled Gotcha! Top Ten Insurance Traps for Corporate Counsel will discuss how to identify and handle insurance issues which commonly trip even the most sophisticated corporate law departments and counsel. For further information feel free to email Anna at atorres@powersmcnalis.com or visit the ABA's web site.

 

February 11 & 14, 2011

This month, Partner Stephanie Luongo will be presenting at two seminars sponsored by the Palm Beach County Bar Association. On February 11, 2011, she will be presenting on Filing and Responding to Suit as a part of the CLE program "Back to Basics: The Nuts and Bolts of Litigating Auto Negligence & Premises Liability Cases".  On February 14, 2011, she will be speaking as a guest of the ADR Practice Committee on "Maintaining ADR's Relevance in 2011"  as part of a multi-discipline panel on Practical Tools for Managing Diversity - It's Not Just Race and Religion. For further information, please feel free to email Stephanie at sluongo@powersmcnalis.com or call her at 561-588-3000.

 

January 24 - 27, 2011

WHAT WORKS, WHAT DOESN'T; WHAT MEDIATORS WANT YOU TO KNOW: A VIEW FROM THE FENCE

Partner Stephanie Luongo will be co-presenter for a multi-discipline panel course entitled What Works, What Doesn't; What Mediators Want You to Know: A View From the Fence at the 12th Annual Windstorm Conference in Houston, TX, January 24 - 27, 2011 discussing a range of topics including the effective use of consultants, dynamics that affect negotiations and settlement, and recommended strategies for both insurer and insured. For further information, please email sluongo@powersmcnalis.com or call Stephanie at 561-588-3000.

Click here for a pdf copy of conference seminar materials.