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Jun 05, 2017 Robert A. Olson
Partner Robert Olson Speaking at the South Bay Bar Association

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 12:15 – 1:15 pm—Robert Olson will present “Tort & Civil Procedure Appellate Update – Important 2016 Cases for Your Practice” at the Civil Litigation Section Luncheon for the South Bay Bar Association. For more information, please click here.

May 25, 2017 Robert A. Olson
Partner Robert Olson Speaking at the 2017 CLM Midwest Conference

GMSR partner Bob Olson will be speaking a second time this year for the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) when it has its 2017 Midwest Conference.  Bob will speak at the session: Going Postal–The Coverage and Insurance Guide for Religious and Non-Profit Organizations on

Apr 17, 2017 Robert A. Olson
Wretched Excess – Working with Umbrella and Excess Coverage to Manage the Large Claim

Originally prepared and presented at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) 2017 Annual Conference—GMSR partner Robert Olson explores the law affecting the rights and duties of primary and excess carriers vis a vis each other.

Apr 17, 2017 Robert A. Olson
Limiting Reptile Arguments, By Appeal And Otherwise

Originally prepared and presented at the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel  (FDCC) 2017 Winter Meeting—GMSR partner Robert Olson explores reptile arguments and how to limit them.

Mar 29, 2017 Robert A. Olson
GMSR to Attend and Speak at the 2017 CLM Annual Conference

The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) will hold its Annual Conference this year in Nashville, Tennessee at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center on March 29 – 31, 2017. GMSR partner Bob Olson will speak at the session: Wretched Excess — Working with

Many of GMSR’s appellate attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers; Robert Olson named among the Top 100 in Southern California

GMSR’s appellate attorneys who were recognized as Super Lawyers for 2017 include: Tim Coates, Bob Olson, Robin Meadow, Marc Poster, Kent Richland, Marty Stein, and Cindy Tobisman. Bob Olson is on the Top 100 List for 2017.  The Top 100 List is a listing of lawyers

Jan 12, 2017 Robert A. Olson
GMSR to Attend and Speak at the ASCDC’s 56th Annual Seminar

The Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC) will hold its 56th Annual Seminar at the JW Marriot in downtown Los Angeles on February 23-24, 2017.  This year, GMSR partner Robert Olson, a past president of the organization, will present for the 18th consecutive year

Jan 05, 2017 Robert A. Olson
GMSR at the LA Law Library: Appellate Law MCLE Series

GMSR has partnered with the LA Law Library to offer the legal community a four-part MCLE series on appellate law.  Robert Olson and Jonathan Eisenman will address how to prepare for oral argument on appeal.  For additional information, please follow the link in the course

Nov 29, 2016 Robert A. Olson
Robert Olson Speaking at the 2016 CLM New York Conference

GMSR partner Robert Olson will speak at this year’s conference about how to avoid punitive damages awards. He will join other experienced claims professionals and outside counsel who will provide guidance on handling claims by minimizing the risk of becoming embroiled in a claim in

Nov 05, 2016 Robert A. Olson
2016 CLM New York Conference

GMSR partner Robert Olson will speak at this year’s conference about how to avoid punitive damages awards.  He will join other experienced claims professionals and outside counsel who will provide guidance on handling claims by minimizing the risk of becoming embroiled in a claim in

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