Speakers: J. James Cooper

Event Type: CLE / CPD

Location Name:
Cityplace Conference Center, Dallas TX
Start Date/Time:
12 November 2015
End Date/Time:
13 November 2015

The 20th Annual Insurance Law Institute is a unique forum for practitioners of all experience levels to interact with bench, bar, risk managers, adjusters and policyholders to discuss the latest developments in the insurance law industry. The Institute is presented by The University of Texas School of Law and the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Reed Smith partner, Jim Cooper (Houston), will be presenting on “What is and What is not an Effective Stowers Demand”.

Other 2015 highlights include:

  • Retired Justice Craig T. Enoch, Enoch Kever PLLC, Austin, TX, provides the latest developments from the Texas Supreme Court
  • Gain practical tips and strategies for getting insurance companies to pay on claims
  • Put your Stowers knowledge to the test in an interactive examination of the validity of Stowers demands and learn valuable tips on how to submit a Stowers case to a jury
  • Justice J. Brett Busby, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Houston, TX, Judge Mark B. Greenberg, Dallas County Court at Law No. 5, Dallas, TX, and Scott P. Stolley, Thompson & Knight LLP, Dallas, TX, evaluate common problems with error preservation
  • Explore assignments and trials through Gandy/Seger and their progeny with R. Brent Cooper, Cooper & Scully, P.C., Dallas, TX, and John T. Smithee, Templeton Smithee Hayes Heinrich Russell LLP, Amarillo, TX
  • Learn about emerging trends and recent developments in cyber insurance, auto claims, energy, and construction
  • Corporate Policyholders’ Most Common Insurance Questions and How to Answer Them discusses important issues to in-house counsel clients
  • Invaluable networking opportunities with program faculty and attendees at Thursday Evening's Reception
  • Earn up to 13.25 hours of credit including 2.25 hours of ethics credit