EVENTS/PRESENTATIONS

Events/Presentations
The Barber Law Firm is focused on providing legal insights and training to our clients and colleagues to help protect their interests and enable greater business success.

Recent presentations and events conducted by our attorneys include:

What The Insurance Adjuster Needs To Know In Arkansas

The Barber Law Firm offers an accredited continuing education seminar for claims handlers. The seminar courses are approved by the Arkansas Department of Insurance for three hours total credit, with one hour focused on ethics. 

The courses in the seminar include the following topics: Discovery of Insurance Company’s Claims File; Insurer’s Duty to Defend as Opposed to Duty to Indemnify; Coverage Issues Specific to Construction Defect Litigation; Who is the Proper Defendant: Insured or Insurer; and Unfair Claims Settlement Practices.

For further information about presenting this information to your group, please contact Scott M. Strauss of the Barber Law Firm Insurance Coverage Practice Group at (501) 372-6175


Building A Solid Foundation (CNA Risk Management for Lawyers)

A “how-to” guide to implementing important and effective risk management. Robert L. (Skip) Henry, III and G. Spence Fricke teach methods of applying good risk management for attorneys.

For information about presenting this material to your group, association or company, please contact G. Spence Fricke of the Barber Law Firm Professional Liability Defense Practice Group at 501-372-6175.


How To Read CGL Insurance Policy

In recent years, there has been much confusion over what is and what is not covered by most commercial general liability (CGL) policies. Recent rulings to clarify the law have raised more questions for construction firms and insurance companies alike. This session helps participants interpret CGL policies while providing an update on recent changes.

For information about presenting this material to your group, association or company, please contact Scott M. Strauss of the Barber Law Firm Insurance Coverage Law Practice Group at 501-372-6175.


An Employer’s Guide to Crisis Management

As part of our centennial celebration, the firm’s employment law practice group presented a free continuing legal education seminar for HR directors, business owners, managers and attorneys.

The aftermath created by a disgruntled employee can damage a company’s reputation and bottom line.  This fact-filled seminar addressed common pitfalls, remedies, and resources regarding employment law.  Topics included Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Equal Pay Act, Title VII, 1981, Workers’ Compensation, Department of Labor and Equal Opportunity Commission processes and other helpful resources.

For information about presenting this material to your group, association or company, please contact James D. Robertson of the Barber Law Firm Employment Law Practice Group at 501-372-6175.


Construction Law: A Blueprint For Managing Risks

Also as part of our centennial celebration, the firm’s construction law section presented a continuing legal education seminar on the dynamically changing construction law environment. Recent court decisions have left construction companies more exposed than ever to liability resulting from faulty workmanship.  This seminar addressed major changes in construction law that are likely to significantly impact construction firms. Topics included: how to avoid being sued, what to do if you are sued, a review of recent changes in Arkansas statutory lien law that affect contractors’ legal rights and how recent changes to AIA contracts impact construction companies.

For information about presenting this material to your group, association or company, please contact R. Ken McCulloch of the Barber Law Firm Construction Law Practice Group at 501-372-6175.