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09.16.19

​John D. McKenna presents at Fall 2019 New York State Bar Association CLE Program: Auto & Truck Claims, Accidents & Litigation

On Monday, September 9, 2019, L’Abbate Balkan partner, John D. McKenna, presented a lecture on “Coverage Issues Impacting Automobile Litigation”, part of a live CLE Program hosted by the NYSBA.


06.14.19

Partner Keith J. Stevens to present "Life Safety Considerations For The Design Professional” at Arup, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious engineering firms, on June 18, 2019

Today’s society can be scary for design professionals who are vulnerable to a myriad of claims. This session will provide the tools required to reduce the likelihood of endangering the public.


05.21.19

L’Abbate Balkan partner, William T. McCaffery, has authored “Eight Questions to Ask Before Accepting a New Case” for lawyers’ professional liability insurer Attorney Protective

No attorney can be fully insulated from a legal malpractice claim or grievance, but there are certain precautions that can be taken to minimize exposure to such claims.


05.15.19

Daniel A. McFaul, Jr. presents CLM Seminar entitled, “Litigation 102: Pleadings and Motion Practice”

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, L’Abbate Balkan partner, Daniel A. McFaul, Jr. presented a live CLM Seminar entitled, “Litigation 102: Pleadings and Motion Practice”


04.15.19

William T. McCaffery to speak at Travelers Risk Management Webinar

On April 17, 2019, L’Abbate Balkan partner, William T. McCaffery, will speak at the Travelers Insurance Company Webinar, “The Importance of Client Selection and the Client Intake Process.”


04.12.19

Meet NAM Neutral Richard P. Byrne, Esq.

View Partner Richard P. Byrne's discussion about his role as a Mediator for National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM) in a video spotlight.


03.01.19

On March 12, 2019, L’Abbate Balkan partner, William T. McCaffery, will present “Malpractice Claims Against Defense Counsel: Preventing and Recognizing Potential Claims” at the 2019 CLM Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida

Insurance defense firms face increasing exposure to legal malpractice claims from their clients, the insurance carriers that retain them, and even excess insurers.