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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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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 – […]


Emily Dotson to Speak at ABA Legal Roundtable: Insurance & Indemnity

Emily Dotson will be speaking at the ABA Legal Roundtable on February 21st. This fast-paced discussion is designed to help contractors: * Understand indemnity and its role in different types of construction contracts * Quickly locate and identify differing indemnity provisions in typical Construction Documents, including AIA forms. * Recognize dangerously broad indemnity provisions and how they affect Project risk and expand liability * Appreciate why the nature of the Project (public or private) is important in contract negotiations * Recognize that different states have different laws about the enforceability of broad indemnity terms * Evaluate wrap insurance coverage and its effect on indemnity and additional insured requirements of the contract * Successfully negotiate reasonable and realistic additional insured requirements * Draft, edit and negotiate favorable indemnity language To register for this event CLICK HERE!


Resnick & Louis , P.C. expands team in Scottsdale Arizona

National Insurance Defense Firm Resnick & Louis, P.C. expands it’s Scottsdale Arizona office adding Michael Altaffer, Jonathan Sullivan, and Amanda Nelson. Michael Altaffer has a wide variety of experience in defending personal injury and property damage claim matters for insurance companies for over 30 years. He has trial experience in personal injury defense, property damage claim defense, insurance coverage litigation, construction defect litigation, fire loss litigation and subrogation litigation. He has successfully defended insurers in litigated insurance coverage cases and bad faith cases, including matters involving Morris/Damron/Peaton/Helme agreements, arising from first and third party insurance claims in state and federal court in Arizona as well as in arbitrated matters when required by insurance policies. Jonathan Sullivan has represented several insurance carriers in local, state and federal courts. Legal issues generally included insurance coverage disputes, bad faith, breach of contracts, personal injury, and business disputes. He has extensive experience reviewing underlying insurance claims after litigation was commenced, developing and implementing litigation strategies, preparing discovery and pleadings, conducting depositions, expert discovery, attending court hearings, arbitrations, settlement conferences, and conducting trials. Amanda Nelson has extensive experience in handling all aspects of insurance defense cases from pre-litigation and litigation including discovery, depositions, arbitration, experts and settlement in areas including automobile accidents, fire damage to property, bicycle and pedestrian accidents, wrongful death, multiple vehicle accidents, injury resulting from animals, construction defects, products liability, breach of contract and fraud. Amanda has also handled multiple trials and has obtained favorable verdicts for her clients. About Resnick & Louis’s Scottsdale Office Resnick & Louis clients rely on the more than 23 attorneys in the firm’s Scottdale office for multifaceted, insurance defense and legal services. Team members’ primary goal is to assist carriers and self-insured entities in addressing their legal needs. They work collaboratively with colleagues around the United […]


Autonomous Vehicles and the effects on Liability and Claims

Ken Peace joined Resnick & Louis three years ago and his experience and expertise have continued to grow and develop. Ken currently dedicates approximately 50% of his time handling general liability and bodily injury defense cases, many with exposure in excess of $1 million. Ken has been providing quality legal services to his clients since 1997. He has a wide array of general civil litigation experience including, but certainly not limited to Insurance Coverage, Insurance Defense, Premises Liability, Dram Shop, Commercial Litigation, Products Liability, Business Advice and Litigation, Probate and Trust Disputes, Elder Abuse, and Trustee and Private Fiduciary Advice and Litigation. Ken will be speaking at the Arizona Insurance Claims Association meeting this Thursday, February 16th. https://aicaonline.org/event/2017-february-monthly-meeting/