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Resnick & Louis, P.C. – Attorneys at Law

Resnick & Louis, P.C. was founded in 2012 by Mitchell J. Resnick and Lena M. Louis, both of whom are highly respected attorneys in the legal and business communities, with over 40 years of collective experience. Together they have developed a team of diverse and experienced attorneys who are licensed to represent clients in various jurisdictions.

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Emily Dotson to Speak at CLM: Construction Conference

Emily K. Dotson will be speaking on September 27th at the CLM Construction Conference in Chicago, IL with William Noonan from Alliant Construction Services Group, Caryn Siebert from Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. and Stephen Kleps with Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. Session 4 – National – Which End of Your Building is Sinking: Examining Front End vs. Back End Risk Speakers: Emily Dotson, Resnick & Louis, P.C. Stephen Kleps, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. William Noonan, Willis Towers Watson Caryn Siebert, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. September 27, 2018 4:00 PM The panel will present recent examples of construction claims arising from work on adjacent properties. The multi disciplinary panel (expert, attorney, adjuster) will discuss claims from their various perspectives and actively engage the audience or “collective experience” of audience members. Topics will include claims related to various construction activities as including under pining, shoring, dewatering, and other geotechnical and construction related mitigation activities. What can be done to mitigate construction risks on the front end and how to determine causation, mitigation, and risk management during the claims process when something goes wrong. Takeaways: -Understanding the duties and obligations by those involved with the project and who may have documents necessary to understand liability. -Underlying investigating of insuring that your insured has appropriate insurance and document the project, what you need for your claims file in relation to sink holes. -How to best use construction consultants to evaluate valuation of losses and third-party repair plans


Kenneth J. Peace to speak at Probate: Everything You Need to Know

Kenneth J. Peace will be speaking at a 2 Day Seminar at the Radisson Hotel Airport in Phoenix Arizona on August 28th-29th. Top Mistakes, Do’s, Don’ts, Tips and Tricks How do you distinguish between probate and non probate assets? What are the top mistakes executors commonly make and how can you keep them from happening? How do you handle difficult, non-divisible, joint, hidden and unusual assets? In this comprehensive, all-inclusive guide to everything probate, you’ll get answers to these questions and so much more. Whether you are new to the probate process, or are just needing a refresher, this course is for you. From petition to inventory to creditors to closing – this program walks you step by step through the process and procedures, while addressing sticking points along the way. Register today! Get the probate process and procedure – clarified. Get effective tips for proving the validity of the will and petitioning it, as well as how to handle lost wills. Should there be early distribution of assets? Learn how to quickly identify and decide how to handle this potentially problematic procedure. Review procedures for locating and marshalling assets, with sample forms and documents. Discover which valuation method is best and how to ensure accurate appraisals. Get proven tactics for handling 401ks, IRAs, pensions, stocks and retirement plans. Gain tips for handling Medicaid estate recovery and VA liens. Tackle top trust traps in probate and walk through the final accounting process. Identify key tax deadlines and get techniques for preparing, coordinating and filing returns. Who Should Attend This basic-to-intermediate level program is designed for attorneys. Accountants and paralegals will also benefit. Date: 2 Day Seminar Tuesday, August 28, 2018 – Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Time: August 28 – 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM August 29 – 9:00 AM – […]


Kenneth J. Peace to speak at Estate and Disability Planning Webcast

Kenneth J. Peace of Resnick & Louis, P.C. will be speaking on the video webcast titled “Estate and Disability Planning” presented by National Business Institute on September 27, 2018 from 11:00 am- 6:00 pm EST. This is designed for attorneys who need CLE credits. This course will include learning tools and tasks of estate and disability planning. Why should you attend? * Understand the basic mechanics of trust * Clarify how key provisions of wills function * Choose the right form of a special needs trust and ensure it functions properly * Predict tax consequences of long-term care planning and estate planning Register today at REGISTER


Partner Announcement- Congratulations Emily K. Dotson

Resnick & Louis, P.C. is pleased to announce that attorney Emily K Dotson has been named Partner at the firm. Emily is an experienced attorney practicing law in Arizona, New Mexico, and Florida. Emily’s practice is primarily focused on multi-party complex civil litigation in the areas of insurance law, personal injury litigation, construction law, construction defect, and general civil litigation. Emily handles most aspects of law related to transportation and trucking, including representing companies in personal injury and wrongful death cases, as well as assisting trucking companies, motor vehicle companies, motor vehicle dealerships and farm implement dealerships in a variety of areas including corporate, commercial, and tort matters. She also advises insurance companies related to a variety of insurance coverage matters as well as first-party property defense. Additionally, Emily also represents corporate clients in business transactions such as insurance procurement, real estate transactions, and corporate law. She may be contacted at: Email Address: edotson@rlattorneys.com Direct Phone & Fax: (602) 456-5108 FL Direct: (407) 219-9413 NM Direct: (505) 796-8262


Jennifer Boldi and Prescott Jones to speak at PLRB Western Regional Conference

Recent Property Case Law Update CPCU TX June 26, 2018 — 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 27, 2018 — 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jennifer A. Boldi, Partner, Resnick & Louis, P.C. Prescott T. Jones, Partner, Resnick & Louis, P.C. This session will teach: *Review current coverage and case law trends and improve your ability to forecast court decisions *Identify current regional issues and concerns in the property insurance field *Use reasoning skills to apply policy provisions to factual scenarios *Compare notes involving coverage challenges with other claims professionals from your region