Jim Abbott To Speak At CLM Conference, Orlando, FL

Jim headshot 2014CLM Jim Abbott, Provencher & Company EVP, with a panel will discuss “Extra-Contractual—It’s Our Turn” Friday April 8 10:25 am at the Annual CLM Conference in Orlando, Florida. The panel promises a compelling presentation, and we look forward to renewing old friendships and making new ones while at the Conference. Join us!

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The CLM Insurance Fraud and Workers’ Compensation Committees are teaming up to jointly present two amazing conferences in Boston. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend sessions from either conference and network with participants from both. Thought leaders in each industry will be presenting an amazing array of topics in a dynamic setting that encourages an exchange of ideas and experiences. Conference highlights include:

Insurance Fraud

  • ABCs of Premium Fraud Litigation
  • Using Social Media in Claim Investigations
  • Foreclosed Property Claims
  • Cross Examination Based on Claim File Entries
  • Affirmative Litigation

Workers’ Compensation

  • Practical Tips to Close Cases Quickly
  • Expanding MSP Recovery
  • National Challenges to the Exclusive Remedy Doctrine

A networking cocktail party and a dynamic keynote speaker round out the agenda for these tremendous conferences. Attendees will have ample time to forge new relationships and catch up with old friends.


The Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02210


Thursday, May 7, 2015 – 2 pm to Friday, May 8, 2015 – 12 pm


Registration opens on Friday, February 27, 2015

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Fellows – $99
Members – $199


Keynote Speaker

  • Dr Adrienne Harrison, Director of Transportation Operations

Conference Speakers – Fellows

  • Jill Henriques, SIU Manager
    Access Insurance Company
  • Cathy Gicker, SIU Litigation Specialist
    Allstate Insurance Company
  • Sean Zavala, Head of SIU
    Farmers Insurance Exchange
  • Douglas Osborne, SIU Manager
    Kemper Corporation
  • Perola Andersson, Senior Forensic Consultant
    Liberty Mutual Insurance 
  • Dwight Geddes, Claims Adjusting & Consulting
    Metro Claims Mgmt. NYC Inc.
  • Brett Kelley, SIU Manager
    Personable Insurance
  • Richard Duffy, Director
  • Mary Galvin, Executive Counsel
  • Steve Piper, 2nd Vice President

Conference Speakers – Members

  • Gene Weisberg, Attorney
    Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner & Sloane
  • Jonathan Kuller, Attorney
    Goldberg Segalla LLP
  • Jeanine Clark, Attorney/Partner
    Margolis Edelstein
  • Dennis Kass, Partner
    Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP
  • Jennie Philip, Attorney
    Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin 
  • Jesse Torisky, Attorney
    Segmiller & Mendicino P.C. 
  • Miranda Soto, Partner
    Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Matthew Smith, Attorney
    Smith, Rolfes & Skavdahl


*This posting is for informational purposes only, as a courtesy to our reading audience. Provencher & Company has in no way been compensated for the sharing of this information. The use of or enrollment in any classes, seminars, training, etc. in no way constitutes or implies any endorsement of the provider of said programs. Provencher & Company shares no financial obligation to attendee or organizer.

CLM Annual Conference Packed with Strong Content

CLM Conference

CLM Annual Conference Packed with Strong Content

Looking to advance your career? Connect with other industry leaders? Stay on top of the latest industry trends and topics? Then attending the CLM Annual Conference is as must. In addition to incredible general sessions that include an insurance company CEO roundtable and a look at new technologies and their impact on the industry, the Annual Conference features more than 80 interactive roundtable sessions on different subjects, including:

  • ADR
  • Bad Faith
  • Claims Management
  • Construction
  • Cyber Liability
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • eDiscovery
  • Environmental
  • Ethics
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Litigation Management
  • Municipal Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Reinsurance
  • Risk Management
  • Subrogation
  • Transportation
  • Workers’ Compensation

These sessions are complemented by amazing social and networking events. Don’t miss out on this premier annual industry event. Check out the Annual Conference website for complete details and session descriptions.


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CLM Annual Conference – Palm Desert


Annual Conference Registration Opens Today at Noon ET Register Early and Save $100


The CLM Annual Conference is the premier event for those in the claims, litigation and risk management industries. It combines dynamic educational sessions with fantastic networking events.
2015 Annual Conference Highlights include:

  • CEO debate on the future of the insurance industry – cyber insurance, product innovations and what keeps them up at night
  • Technology developments and how they affect the industry – embracing innovation and minimizing disruption
  • More than 80 roundtable sessions on topics including efficiencies in claims handling and litigation management and avoidance of bad faith
  • Inspiring keynote speaker???
  • Tremendous CE and CLE opportunities

For more information, check out the Annual Conference online, and be sure to register before January 9 to take advantage of the Early Registration fee of $595.



Registration now OPEN for the National Tornado Summit

The National Tornado Summit improves disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery in order to save lives and property in the United States.
In addition, the summit serves as a national forum for insurance professionals and regulators as well as international, national and state experts to exchange ideas and recommend new policies to improve emergency management.

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