Michelle Burton, Managing Partner, Shoecraft Burton, LLP to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Deposition Strategies in Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation

This event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (ET).

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/deposition-strategies-in-coverage-and-bad-faith-litigation/

About Michelle Burton
Michelle Burton is the Managing Partner of Shoecraft ♦ Burton LLP, a boutique civil litigation firm specializing in complex insurance coverage, bad faith defense, insurance defense, professional liability, and regulatory compliance. Ms. Burton has obtained numerous jury trial defense verdicts for her clients against multi-million dollar claims throughout California. In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Burton is a Certified Appellate Specialist and has authored and argued numerous appeals addressing insurance-related matters including the leading case on rescission in California.

She has served as the President of the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (2018) and has been recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction in Civil Litigation (2015-2020), Super Lawyer (2018-2020), Avvo Top-Rated Lawyer (2018) and in Lawyer Monthly’s Women in Law Awards (2018). She is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor open to only one percent of lawyers, for her commitment to the legal profession and her community.

About Shoecraft Burton, LLP
Shoecraft ♦ Burton, LLP is a multi-practice boutique civil litigation firm that provides proactive, cost-conscious and aggressive legal services tailored to its clients’ goals. The firm practices throughout California and its lawyers are not just litigation specialists but litigation strategists experienced in all aspects of litigation and the appellate process. Shoecraft ♦ Burton, LLP lawyers possess an unmatched ability to anticipate legal hurdles upfront and design a litigation plan to overcome them as they successfully maneuver through the pitfalls of litigation.

Event Synopsis:

Claim handler’s depositions play a significant role in insurance coverage disputes. However, these types of disputes often include several underlying factors that the use of credible witnesses and experts, and the preparation of depositions become prone to risks and damages.

With the risks and challenges lining up on coverage and bad faith litigation, it is imperative to plan a deposition strategy that includes a comprehensive knowledge of the policy and fundamental matters and can manage bad faith and insurance fraud competently.

In this LIVE Webcast, civil litigation lawyers Michelle Burton (Shoecraft Burton, LLP) and David C. Berwin (Evans & Dixon, L.L.C.) will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of coverage and bad faith litigation. Speakers will also present important issues concerning this significant topic and will provide practical deposition strategies to help policyholders and insurers deal with this rapidly evolving field of law.

Key Issues:
• Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation – An Overview
• Liability Coverage Disputes
• Representative Testimony in Coverage & Bad Faith Claims
• Notable Rules and Cases
• Risks and Damages
• Practical Deposition Strategies
• Outlook

About The Knowledge Group
Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.

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