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2019 Practice Webinars

The first two webinars of 2019 are now open for registration. Check out our webinar calendar for dates and registration links. Additional webinars will be announced shortly!

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    Large Firm Conference

    Schinnerer hosts the Annual Large Firm Conference. Select large firm insureds are invited to participate in discussions on those pressing issues facing the design and construction industry.

    The 3rd Annual Large Firm Conference will take place on May 22, 2019 in Denver. Presentations from speakers will be available the week of the meeting.

    Our 2nd Annual Large Firm Conference took place on May 23, in conjunction with our Invited Attorneys meeting. You can now download all of the speaker presentations .

    Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys

    For 57 years, Schinnerer has provided defense attorneys with an annual conference to discuss both legal and professional practice developments.

    The 2019 meeting will take place from May 23-24 in Denver. Presentations from speakers will be available the week of the meeting.

    The 2018 meeting took place from May 24-25 in New Orleans. Papers and presentations from the meeting can be downloaded below.

    57th AMIA Papers 

    Case Law Update: What Design Professionals and Their Counsel Need to Know

    Fluctuating Standard of Care: Impact of Industry Advancements on Risk Exposure

    Designing a Successful Litigation Strategy: How a Team-First Approach Led to a Successful Outcome in Hensel Phelps v. Cooper Carry

    Helping the Owner and DOJ Find Reality in an FHA/ADA Case: Or, Helping the DOJ Find Humor in Their Arguments That Ignore the Law and Facts

    Is There a Doctrine in the House?

    The Economic Loss Doctrine: A  State-By-State Analysis

    A&E Certificates and Affidavits: Managing the Risk in a No-Win Scenario

    Are there Legal Risks to Adopting or Not Adopting BIM?

    You can also download the entire Proceedings from this year's meeting . Papers from last year's meeting (56th) are also available. You can also explore the AMIA archives for other topics.

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    The papers and presentations from the Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys are the copyrighted material of Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc., and the individual authors. No republication or redistribution of this material is allowed without the written approval of Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc. Such requests can be sent to vos.RMeducation@schinnerer.com .

    The information presented above is for information purposes only, and Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc., makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness or relevance of this information. Under no circumstances should the information contained herein be construed to provide legal advice or to establish a determination on an issue of coverage.

    Policyholders and attendees of the Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys have a non-exclusive, revocable license to reproduce this information for in-firm and client educational purposes.

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    Learn from Industry Experts

    Learn from your colleagues and peers in the field at our Annual Large Firm Conference.

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    Upcoming Speaking Engagements

    Since we first started working with the AIA and NSPE in 1956, Schinnerer has been committed to helping the design and construction industry. Our risk managers and underwriters are involved in many ways within the industry.

      ACEC

      Yvonne Castillo serves on the ACEC Risk Management Committee. 

      AIA

      Frank Musica serves on the AIA Contract Documents Committee and is a regular speaker at AIA events. We also work with the AIA Trust .

      Other Commitments

      Yvonne also serves as Vice Chair of the ABA EISR (Energy, Infrastructure, Siting and Reliability) Committee.

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