Get to the "Heart" of Risk Management – How To Avoid The Worst, How To Be Ready For It Anyway, And What To Do If It Happens.
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Why you can't miss this breakfast:
This program will cover the fundamentals of preserving your peace of mind, your assets, your reputation and your karma in a potentially dangerous world. The faculty will address insurance, loss avoidance, what to do when a claim arises, and some basic employment law principles to help keep you out of the hot seat.
The faculty will be:
Beau James Nokes, a founding partner of Nokes & Nokes has been in practice in personal injury litigation since 1985. He has particular expertise in the areas of major injury product liability, auto accident and uninsured motorist litigation, premises liability litigation, medical malpractice and mass tort litigation involving medical devices.
Mr. Nokes graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah in 1982 and received his J.D. from the McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific in 1985. He was admitted to the bar of California in 1985 and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.
He is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Nokes has an AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell (the highest rating available for legal skills and ethics) and has held that rating for over a decade.
Larry Walraven represents and advises employers in a variety of areas, including labor law compliance, employment litigation, ERISA litigation, internal investigations, crisis management, executive agreements, and NLRB proceedings. He has defended numerous class actions and multi-plaintiff litigation matters including defending a major aerospace contractor in toxic tort litigation filed by former employees, defending employers in wage and hour class actions, defending a national health plan administrator in an employee benefits class action, and defending ERISA fiduciaries in litigation brought by groups of participants. Larry frequently advises employers with respect to employment and employee benefits issues arising out of mergers and acquisitions.
Larry has experience representing employers in the manufacturing, electronics, computer, construction, retail, aerospace, financial services, insurance and entertainment industries.
Before founding Walraven & Westerfeld LLP, Larry was a Partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP. Larry joined O’Melveny & Myers in 1989. He became a partner in 1999 and served as chair of O’Melveny’s Orange County Labor Practice from 2003-2006.
Larry has an AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell (the highest rating available for legal skills and ethics) and has held that rating for over a decade.
Marian Ufkes is a claims representative for the Automobile Club of Southern California. She has 32 years of claims experience working with insureds and helping them through the claims process when a loss arises. She has a wealth of experience in evaluating and handling claims, and her experience also gives her unique insight into which coverages will best protect people.
When & Where
Soka University is a private, four-year liberal arts college and graduate school in Aliso Viejo, CA. The university is ranked in the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the nation by US News and World Report's "Best Colleges 2015." Soka University offers an 8:1 student/faculty ratio and study abroad for every undergraduate student. Founded upon the Buddhist principles of peace, human rights and the sanctity of life, SUA is open to top students of all nationalities and beliefs. About 60% of Soka University's students come from the US and 40% have come from more than 45 other countries. Admitted students whose annual family income is $60,000 or less may be eligible for Soka Opportunity Scholarships which cover full tuition. Additional scholarship opportunities are available for higher income levels.