J. Thaddeus Eckenrode to speak at the CLM 2014 Annual Conference
Mr. J. Thaddeus Eckenrode, Attorney at Law, Eckenrode-Maupin, will be speaking on the subject, “PANEL 2 – Claims Professionals Are From Mars — Defense Attorneys Are From Venus.” Held each spring, the CLM Annual Conference features more than 80 collaborative educational sessions and keynote presentations designed by industry professionals to help attendees gain the knowledge they need to be on the forefront of the industry. The 2014 CLM Annual Conference will be held in Boca Raton, FL from April 9 – 11.
Managing officer and lead trial attorney for Eckenrode-Maupin, a boutique 8 attorney defense-oriented trial and appellate practice. He has tried over 75 cases to verdict in both Missouri and Illinois state courts, and in Federal court. Several were listed as among the year’s “Top Defense Verdicts” by Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly. The firm’s practice areas include all aspects of general insurance defense and civil litigation, while Tad’s own personal focus is on complex and high-stakes death and injury claims, including medical malpractice, product liability and general / auto liability matters. Tad has been a frequently requested speaker at bar and professional seminars on topics related to trial practice, professional liability and general negligence matters, and he has authored several articles published both locally and nationally. He is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in “Best Lawyers in America” (for Personal Injury Litigation — Defense and Medical Malpractice — Defense), and has been selected as a Missouri-Kansas “Superlawyer” for four straight years.
Tad graduated from Washington University School of Law in 1983, and served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for three years before transitioning to a general civil insurance defense practice, which has been his primary litigation focus for the past 25 years.About the CLM The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. The CLM sponsors educational programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in the industry. To learn more about the CLM, please visit www.theclm.org. Contact: Susan Wisbey-Smith, Communications Manager: Claims and Litigation Management Alliance: 847-317-9103