Information and Schedules

Thank you to everyone for attending our 29th annual Risk Management Seminar for Design Professionals –  it was great seeing you! 

And a big thanks to our wonderful speakers for all the great information!  We couldn’t have done this without you!

Risk Management Seminar

continuing education credits

2019 Seminar Speakers & Topics

Presentation by James R. Case:  Unraveling the Mysteries of the EJCDC Contract Documents

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 Trish Grogan: Claims Statistics and Case Studies:  What Design Professionals Can Learn

Trish, the Director of Large Firm Underwriting DPL is a New York licensed attorney based in New York, NY.  Trish received her Bachelor of Laws Degree from Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland and began her legal career in the US as an insurance coverage attorney at an AmLaw 100 law firm in New York, NY.  In addition to her experience in private practice, she has over ten years of experience as a claims attorney handling primary and excess architect and engineer professional liability claims in the US, in addition to extensive experience in risk management, litigation oversight, product development, and policy and endorsement drafting.


Presentation by Thomas F. Waggoner: OSHA Inspections and Citations

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.


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