Brown & James attorneys routinely speak and present at corporations, professional organizations, and industry events across the country

Our lawyers are recognized as experts in their areas of concentration and are frequently called upon to speak at seminars for the legal community, insurers, corporations, and professional associations. They also write articles of interest to our clients, the Bar, and the public, and produce newsletters to provide our clients with the latest information and developments on trends in the law and specific legal areas.


Missouri Bar CLE By the Sea

March 7-9, 2018
Bradley Hansmann will present “Trial Skills” on March 8 in Jupiter, Fla.


2017 NSPII Insurance Fraud Seminar

November 6-8, 2017
Jonathan Morrow will serve on “Legal Panel II,” providing case law and statutory updates and discussing key trends in the law regarding insurance fraud, on November 7.

ALFA International Annual Business Meeting Roundtable

October 26-28, 2017
Elaine Moss will moderate “Pursuing Business Opportunities as an ALFA International Organization” on October 27 and will present for the Women’s Initiative Program on October 26. Joseph Swift will serve as a panelist for the “Competitive Network Environment” on October 28.

ALFA International 2017 Product Liability & Complex Torts Practice Group Seminar

October 4, 2017
Joseph Swift presented “I Hear You Knocking, But You Can’t Come In!”

38th Annual Insurance Day for Central Missouri Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) Society Chapter and the Insurance Professionals of Mid-Missouri (IPMM)

September 28, 2017
Russ Watters presented “Good & Bad Faith Claims.”

ALFA International 2017 Professional Liability Practice Group Meeting

August 3, 2017
Todd Lubben presented “Rolling the Dice with Your Law License: An Interactive Legal Ethics Presentation.”

2017 CLM Greater St. Louis Education & Networking Event

August 2, 2017
Tim Wolf co-presented “Practical Realities and Pitfalls of Uninsured and Under-insured Motorist Coverage.”

ALFA International 2017 Labor and Employment Seminar

July 26-28, 2017
Chris Vaporean moderated “Finding the Rainbow Atop a New Volcano: Best Practices in the Developing Legal Landscape of Managing LBGT Employees” on July 27. Steve Schwartz spoke on “What’s New and What’s Next: Updates Regarding Class Action Litigation, Including the Enforceability of Arbitration Agreements and Waivers and a Discussion of Trends in Collective/Class Actions” on July 28.

ALFA International 2017 Insurance Law Roundtable

June 16, 2017
Teresa Young co-presented “Holy Interpleader, Batman! What Do We Do Now?!” Elaine Moss moderated “Jeopardy: The Corporate Representative Deposition.”

ALFA International 2017 Transportation Practice Group Seminar

May 11, 2017
Joseph Swift co-presented the conference’s opening and closing sessions May 11-12. He presented “Closing Arguments: Technology Takes the Stage” and “Breaking It Down: Analysis of the Jurors’ Thoughts and Conclusions From the Closing Arguments.”

ALFA International 2017 Workers’ Compensation Practice Group Seminar

March 23, 2017
Kevin Adrian made the introductory remarks as the chair of the practice group.

ALFA International 2017 Client Seminar

March 4, 2017
Joseph Swift was a panelist on “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”


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