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Wildland Fire Litigation Conference

Mark Grotefeld and Waylon Pickett attended the 2017 Wildland Fire Litigation Conference.

Coronado, California

ABA Property Insurance Law Committee Annual Spring Meeting

Daniel Berglund presented “Payback: When is the Insurer Entitled to Repayment?” at the American Bar Association Property Insurance Law Committee Annual Spring Meeting.

Orlando, Florida

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Anooj Thakrar and Kevin Mosley attended the 2017 CLM Annual Conference.

Nashville, Tennessee

Property and Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) Conference

Lindsay Dansdill presented, “Avoiding Litigation Pitfalls in Subrogation,” at the PLRB Claims Conference.

Boston, Massachusetts

Wills for Heroes

Lynn Weaver Boyle participated in the Chicago Bar Association Wills for Heroes Program, assisting Chicago Police Department and Chicago Fire Department personnel, as well as other law enforcement personnel and first responders, with estate planning documents.

Chicago, Illinois

Loss Executives Association 86th Annual Meeting and Mid-Winter Education Program

David Evinger, Daniel Berglund, Joshua Whiteside, and Patrick Jarosch attended the LEA 86th Annual Meeting and Mid-Winter Educational Program.

Tampa, Florida

National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2016 Annual Conference

Todd Harshman, together with Kammy Poff of Allstate Insurance and Joseph Willis of Trover Solutions, Inc., presented the “State of Affairs” for the Legislative Affairs Committee at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) 2016 Annual Conference.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Presentation of “Recent Developments, Trends and Decisions in Property Subrogation” to national insurer

Brad Gordon and Emma Gaddipati presented “Recent Developments, Trends, and Decisions in Property Subrogation” to a national insurer’s claims office.

Appleton, Wisconsin

Live Burn to Learn

On September 14, 2016, Brad Gordon presented, “Investigation, Spoliation and Privilege…What Should I Share with Third Parties,” at the Unified live burn and seminar entitled, “Live Burn to Learn.”

Green Bay, Wisconsin

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 921

Mark Grotefeld has been invited to participate in a Task Group for NFPA 921-Chapter 28 Wildfire Investigations. The objective of this Task Group is to review and propose updates to Chapter 28 Wildfire Investigations for the 2020 Edition of NFPA 921. Ultimately, the proposals, recommendations and updates of the Task Group will be considered and voted on by the full Fire Investigations Technical Committee.

Whitemore Fire Consultants, Inc.

On July 22, 2016, John Schleiter presented, “Pitfalls & Experiences in Building a Subrogation Case,” at the Whitemore Fire Consultants, Inc.’s seminar entitled, “In the Beginning…Building a Subrogation Case.”

Prior Lake, Minnesota

Presentation of “Illinois Claims Handling” to national insurer

William Hoffmann, Kathleen Reid and Jonathan Tofilon presented “Illinois Claims Handling,” an accredited continuing education course, to a national insurer’s claims office.

Birmingham, Alabama