Valencic Scheduled To Speak At American Bar Association Conference

November 11, 2015 / Events

CM Partner Michelle R. Valencic will be speaking at the American Bar Association’s 2015 Women of the Section of Litigation Conference in Chicago on November 12, 2015.  The Conference focuses on “Leading, Litigating & Connecting.”  Ms. Valencic will be speaking on “Jury Selection in Insurance Coverage Cases: The First Step to Winning at Trial.”  This presentation will address general jury selection strategies with a focus on additional considerations when conducting jury selection in coverage litigation.

Michelle R. Valencic is a partner with Clausen Miller P.C. handling liability, environmental and toxic tort coverage litigation and other insurance coverage matters within the liability coverage group.  Clients routinely call upon Michelle for her coverage analysis and advice in cases ranging from personal injury or property damage matters, to professional liability claims, to complex commercial disputes.  Michelle’s coverage expertise extends to D&O/E&O and EPL matters, construction defect cases, as well as to a variety of mass tort claims.  She routinely defends carriers in coverage litigation on these and other matters throughout the country, including coverage cases relating to alleged police misconduct and/or wrongful incarcerations.  Ms. Valencic can be reached at mvalencic@clausen.com.

The Section of Litigation is the largest specialty section of the American Bar Association, and is dedicated to helping litigators become more effective advocates for their clients. The Section is a legal publisher, a provider of programming, a source of news and analysis, and a strong national voice in discussions concerning the profession. For this conference, the ABA Section of Litigation is partnering with the Woman Advocate Committee, Women in Insurance Network, and Women in Products Liability Subcommittees with separate programming tracks focusing on trial advocacy skills, insurance, and products liability issues.

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