Information and Schedules

THANK YOU for another great Risk Management Seminar!  Our speakers never fail to bring a ton a valuable information and stories.

If you were unable to attend, a full video and each presenter’s slides are right on our website under the SEMINAR tab!

Hope to see everyone next year!

2023 Seminar Speakers & Topics

Presentation by James R. Case

Creating the Ideal Contract, including MDOT Situations

Jim, a graduate of St. John’s University, is a member of Dykema Gossett law firm. Jim belongs to the Michigan and Detroit Bar Associations, the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, and the International Association of Defense Council.


Presentation by Thomas F. Waggoner

Cyber Security

Tom is a shareholder of Straub, Seaman & Allen, P.C. with offices in Michigan and Indiana. Tom completed his B.A. at Indiana State University, summa cum laude, his J.D. at the University of Notre Dame Law School, and his L.L.M. in Taxation at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts in Michigan and Indiana and the United States Tax Court.  The primary focus of his practice is the representation of architects and engineers.


Presentation by Roseanne DeBellis

Ins and Outs of Professional Liability Policies

Roseanne DeBellis is a Divisional Vice President at Great American Insurance Group. In her role as a Divisional VP, Roseanne is the lead on Design Professional Claims and also provides risk management services to agents and insureds. Prior to joining Great American, Roseanne served as a Claims Manager and Director of Risk Management for the Architects and Engineers Claims at Navigators Insurance Company. Roseanne has more than 14 years of professional liability experience and has previously held other senior claims management positions at both HCC Specialty, a subsidiary of Tokio Marine HCC, and Beazley Insurance Company. She began her career in private practice, defending design professionals against errors and omission claims arising from complex construction projects.

Roseanne received her J.D. from Pace University School of Law and graduated with a B.A. in political science from the State University of New York at Albany. She is a licensed attorney admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Connecticut. In addition, she holds adjuster licenses in various jurisdictions.


Also included, a Group Discussion featuring

War Stories/Claims Scenarios

Please check back often for upcoming Seminars to be scheduled.

This year’s seminar was a total success!  Thank you to our incredible speakers and to everyone that attended in-person and online.

We hope to see everyone again next year!