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October 2014

Gordon & Rees Announces National Professional Liability Webinar Series

On Nov. 19, Gordon & Rees will launch its National Professional Liability Webinar Series – bimonthly events that focus on current and emerging issues for professionals seeking to avoid or mitigate malpractice claims.

Each live, one-hour webinar will provide attendees with free, practical training on important legal trends and actions they can take to protect themselves and more effectively manage their practices. Gordon & Rees attorneys will provide claims professionals, in-house counsel, general counsel, and others with a convenient way to stay up to speed so they can make well-informed decisions on a day-to-day basis and avoid the expense and uncertainty of litigation. 

Attorneys in one of Gordon & Rees’s 32 offices nationwide will present each bimonthly webinar.  The Denver office will kick-off the first webinar in the series, “Ethics and the Use of Technology in the Litigation Process – Social Media, Depositions, Jury Selection, and Witness Research,” at 11 a.m. PST on Nov. 19. Gordon & Rees’s John M. Palmeri and Heather K. Kelly will discuss how attorneys can use social media to research witnesses and prospective jury members as well as to promote themselves while maintaining their professionalism and adhering to ethics rules pertaining to communications, confidentiality, privacy, and advertising.

To register for the Nov. 19 webinar or for more information about Gordon & Rees’s National Professional Liability Webinar Series, click here. Webinars also will be archived online at http://profliabilitywebinars.gordonrees.com/archive/.

Gordon & Rees’s Professional Liability Defense Practice Group consists of more than 100 attorneys nationwide. The team defends attorneys, health care providers, architects, engineers, dentists, accountants, directors and officers, real estate brokers and agents, insurance brokers, and financial planners. The group’s attorneys also represent professionals under insurers’ errors and omissions policies and directly when the professional is self-insured. With experience in all aspects of professional liability defense, attorneys in the group are well qualified to handle sensitive issues of confidentiality, the impact of the case on the professional’s ongoing practice, and the need to work closely with the client in litigation strategy.

One of the fastest-growing law firms in the country, Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with 32 offices in 20 states. In 2014, The National Law Journal ranked Gordon & Rees 89th on its list of the largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm at No. 131 on the Am Law 200 and at No. 26 on its Diversity Scorecard. Gordon & Rees has been recognized on the “BTI Client Service A-Team” survey for the past three years and has been honored as a 2014 "Go-To Law Firm" for Fortune 500 companies as well as selected for inclusion on Corporate Counsel magazine’s 2014 “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies” list.