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Program Overview

This presentation will touch on many different aspects of identifying risky clients, such as different types of risky clients, red flags for identifying risky clients, and types of risky cases. This presentation will also touch on ways to protect the firm through use of various client communication letters.

Who Should Attend

  • Law firms, particular the individual responsible for risk management within the firm.

What You Will Learn

  • How to identify the troublesome client and/or case
  • How troublesome clients increase your firm’s risk to a malpractice claim
  • What are the red flags of a dishonest client
  • How can client communication letters protect the firm

Speakers

Kevin J. SullivanKevin J. Sullivan is the Program Manager for the Willis LawyerGuard Program, which provides lawyers professional liability insurance to law firms on a nationwide basis. He has over 30 years of professional liability underwriting/management experience, focusing on lawyers professional liability since 1995.



Thomas P. SukowiczThomas P. Sukowicz is a partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, working out of its Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Chicago, IL, and New York, NY, offices. Tom has focused his practice for several years on advising attorneys on ethics and risk management issues and defending lawyers in professional disciplinary proceedings. He previously spent many years as a staff attorney at the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, where he investigated and prosecuted attorneys for professional misconduct.




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