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Complimentary CLE Webinar: Depositions of Insurance Claims Professionals: Views from Both Sides of the Table

Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
Presenter: Michael L. Young, Partner - HeplerBroom LLC
Seth D. Lamden, Partner - Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
CLE Credit: Arkansas - 1 hour, Missouri - 1.2 credit hours pending approval
Location: 711 N. 11th Street, St. Louis, MO. 63101 - Join us live from our St. Louis office or from the comfort of your own desk via webinar.


I. Goals for the Deposition
A. Goals of Insured
B. Goals of Insurer

II. Preparation for Deposition
A. Claims Notes
B. Other File Materials
C. Claims Guidelines

III. Deposition
A. Strategies of Insured
B. Strategies of Insurer

About the Presenters

Michael L. Young is a partner in the St. Louis office of HeplerBroom LLC with a primary emphasis in the practice of insurance coverage and bad faith. He represents insurance companies in Illinois and Missouri in complex insurance coverage matters at all stages of the claims process. Mr. Young also has advised insurers in drafting policy language and developing claims best practices. He has assisted insurer clients in recent legislative changes in insurance law in Missouri and is currently serving on the Legislative Committee for the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers (MODL). He frequently presents and writes about these insurance law topics, including daily postings on LinkedIn. Mr. Young has served as the Chair of the Insurance Law Committee for the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC). He has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America and a Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer in Insurance Law. Mr. Young graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1999, summa cum laude, and from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2002, where he was the Valedictorian of his class.

Seth D. Lamden is a partner in Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP’s Insurance Policyholder Practice Group.  He concentrates his legal practice on assisting policyholders understand and enforce their rights to insurance coverage.  Seth is a Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel.  He also serves as a member of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel’s Board of Directors and is an Executive Editor of the International Risk Management Institute, Inc.’s CGL Reporter.  He is the immediate past chair of the American Bar Association’s Self-Insurance and Risk Management Committee of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) and serves as a Vice Chair of TIPS’ Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee.  He has written more than 60 articles and nine book chapters on topics relating to insurance coverage, including: Duty to Defend, 3 New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition § 17; Product Liability Insurance, 3 New Appleman Law of Liability Insurance § 16; and Discovery, 12 New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition § 152.  He maintains a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ rating and is listed in the area of insurance coverage in The Best Lawyers in America, Illinois Super Lawyers, and Leading Lawyers Network.

Complimentary CLE Webinar: An Arbitration Clause Must Be Well-Tailored to Suit Your Client’s Needs:
An Informal Discussion About Different Types of Material to Consider

Date: November 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
Presenter: Jane Cohen, Alaris Neutral
Location: 711 N. 11th Street, St. Louis, MO. 63101 - Join us live from our St. Louis office or from the comfort of your own desk via webinar.


I. Scope
(a) Broad or Narrow
(b) Carve Outs and interim relief
(c) Who decides arbitrability?
II. Forum Selection
III. Choice of Law
IV. Arbitrators
(a) Number
(b) Method of Selecting Arbitrator(s)
(c) Special Training or Expertise
V. Choice of Rules
VI. Allocation of Costs and attorneys’ fees
VII. Prerequisites
VIII. Timing of Arbitrator Selection, hearing and entry of award

CLE Credit: Missouri and Arkansas CLE credit hours pending approval.

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