The Professional Liability Practice Group is hosting a complimentary webinar in ALFA International's Summer Webinar Series on September 30th at 12:00 p.m. Central Time titled: "Updates On Professional Liability Law: What You May Have Missed With Everything Going On." CLE credit is available for this webinar.
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR:
This webinar will catch you up on the recent cases and developments in professional liability cases and explore their impact on professional liability claims.
JEFFREY S. HENGEVELD is a shareholder of ALFA International member firm, Plunkett Cooney, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and is a member of the firm's Board of Directors. He is a trial attorney who focuses his practice primarily in the area of professional liability and consumer litigation. He serves as co-leader of the firm's Professional Liability Practice Group and regularly defends attorneys, accountants, and other professionals in malpractice actions. He also regularly advises attorneys and accountants on ethical issues and licensing matters, including answering a legal and ethical hotline for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. He is a published author on the issue of accounting standards and fraud deterrence and on professional liability insurance coverage. He was awarded an AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell and named a Top Lawyer in Legal Malpractice Law by dbusiness Magazine and a "Rising Star" by Michigan Super Lawyers. He received his B.A. from Michigan State University and his J.D. magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.
JACOB LEHMAN is a trial lawyer and partner with ALFA International member firm, German, Gallagher & Murtagh P.C., in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He focuses his practice on complex civil litigation splitting his time between claims of professional negligence, product liability, and other matters involving catastrophic injury. He also has a significant commercial litigation practice. Jake’s focus is on creativity, aggressive advocacy, and most of all client service. He is a 2006 graduate of Temple University and completed his law degree at Rutgers University School of Law in 2009. In 2017, he obtained an LLM in trial advocacy with honors from Temple University’s nationally ranked trial advocacy program. He is an active member of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations and the Temple American Inn of Court. He writes and presents on legal topics in various venues and publications. Jake has been honored by his peers including selection in 2016 as one of 35 “Lawyers on the Fast Track” by the Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer and by repeated inclusion in Law & Politics Magazine as a Super Lawyer: Rising Star, a distinction given to only 2.5% of Pennsylvania Attorneys under 40.
TODD LUBBEN is a partner with ALFA International member firm, Brown & James, P.C., in St. Louis, Missouri. As part of his professional liability practice, Todd has successfully defended attorneys who are facing legal malpractice lawsuits and ethics complaints initiated by former clients. He has also represented businesses in various types of contract, employment, and intellectual property disputes. He was listed in Missouri Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in business litigation and professional liability and received the 2011 Up & Coming Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly.