Holy Cow! This Insurance Stuff is Complicated, What do I do Now?

Event Description

Deadline to Register: November 7, 2018

On November 9th, Mark Becker and Mike Rowley will seek to answer this question by tackling the following topics:

  • Priority Conundrums: Analyzing Horizontal and Vertical Exhaustion of Insurance in Construction Claims.
  • I Defend You Defend:  When is the Insured Entitled to Choose Independent Defense Counsel?
  • Which Law Applies? Complex Choice of Law Issues that Can Seriously Affect Coverage.
  • What’s Behind Door Number 3?  Are Coverage Part B and Supplementary Payments Relevant to Construction Claims?

Lunch and registration will begin at 11:45 a.m. The program will begin at 12:00 p.m. 


Mark Becker | Partner | Fabyanske Westra Hart & Thomson

Mark Becker is a partner with Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, PA.  In his construction law practice, Mark represents general contractors, specialty subcontractors, developers, owners, sureties, and design professionals on complex construction transactions and disputes.  Mark is the immediate past chair of the Construction Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.  Mark has been designated in the Best Lawyers in America for Construction Law and is ranked in Chambers USA in construction law.

Michael Rowley | Partner | Goetz & Eckland

Michael Rowley is a partner with the Goetz & Eckland firm in northeast Minneapolis.  Michael primarily practices in commercial and residential construction.  He represents all types of parties, including cities, private owners, design professionals, contractors, and their insurance companies.  His practice includes all aspects of construction, from contract review and drafting, to construction defects, to mechanics lien and bond claims, contractual indemnity and insurance coverage.  Michael advises school districts on all manner of issues, including responsible contractor challenges, joint powers agreements, and technology contracts.

CLE Credits:

1.75 Standard CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 264392


Section Member:  $15
MSBA Member not in the section: $25 
Non-Member:  $30
Law Students/New Admittees: Free 

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is available. Please indicate this option when registering. Instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE.

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Questions? Contact Kara Haro | 612-278-6329

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event please notify Kara Haro at 612-278-6329 or kharo@mnbar.org.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations at this event.


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Friday, November 9, 2018

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Glacial Lakes Room / Minnesota State Bar Association Minneapolis, MN United States