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American Bar Association

Insurance Coverage Litigation CLE Seminar


March 3-5, 2011
Westin La Paloma | Tucson, AZ


Meeting Registration Fees:

Section of Litigation Member


1st Time Attendee ABA Member


ABA Member Rate


First Time Attendee Section Member


Govt/Acad & Pub Service


Law Student Rate


Non Member Rate


Young Lawyer Rate


Join the ABA Section of Litigation for the 23rd annual presentation of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar, March 3-5, 2011, at our traditional venue, the beautiful Westin La Paloma in Tucson, Arizona. 


Program Information


This year's plenary sessions will address subjects such as insurance coverage for new and evolving manifestations of climate change and related natural disasters (man-made and otherwise) such as the Gulf of Mexico oil spill; a candid insiders' look at the strengths and weaknesses of arbitration as a medium for resolving insurance and reinsurance disputes; the strategic considerations bearing on the settlement of complex coverage disputes; the emerging issues and coverage questions presented by 'cyber'-risks in the areas of privacy and data security; and additional hot topics.  Complementing the program presentations will be a host of networking opportunities including the Wednesday night early-bird reception, welcome reception on Thursday evening, a dinner on Friday evening, an all new happy hour on Saturday evening, in addition to a number of other networking and social events.

MCLE Credit – Accreditation will be requested for this program from every state with mandatory continuing legal education requirements for attorneys.  Please be aware that each state has its own rules and regulations, including its definitions of CLE. Certificates of Attendance will be available at the conclusion of the program for both attendees and speakers. Please call Svetlana Kramarova Battaglin at 312-988-6247 two to three weeks prior to the seminar for questions pertaining to the number fo credit hours requested.

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Download Schedule-at-a-Glance PDF

Attendees will be sent a link where they can access program materials online two weeks before the seminar.


Westin La Paloma

3800 East Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ

Please note that the rooms in the Westin La Paloma are currently offered on space available basis.


To make hotel reservations please call the Westin La Paloma at (520) 742-6000 or central reservations at (800) 937-8641.


Hotel reservations must be cancelled 48 hours prior to the scheduled day of arrival to avoid a one-night cancellation charge.


Hotel Update:

The Embassy Suites Tucson Paloma Village
3110 E. Skyline Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718

Please note that the rooms in the Embassy suites are currently offered on space available basis.

To make hotel reservations please call the hotel directly at 520-352-4000 or 800-362-2779. Hotel reservations must be cancelled 72 hours prior to the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a one-night cancellation charge.


Transportation to the Westin La Paloma:

Please note that the program will be held in the Westin La Paloma. The guests of Embassy Suites will be provided with the complimentary shuttle transportation to the Westin La Paloma.


Airline information


The Westin La Paloma is located 13 miles from the Tucson International airport (Tus). The American Bar Association has an online travel site where you can receive ABA discounts from a variety of carriers and purchase low fare tickets. ABA Online Travel can be accessed at www.abanet.org/travel/onlinetravel.html
Reservations can also be made with the ABA Orbitz for Business agent at 877.222.4185


Airport transfer
Arizona Stagecoach Shuttle offers service between the Tucson Airport and The Westin La Paloma for $42 one-way/$78 roundtrip or if traveling as a couple $49 one-way/$92 round trip.

Please inquire about special rates for more than two traveling. For reservations, please call (520) 889 – 1000 or visit Arizona Stagecoach’s website at www.azstagecoach.com.

Taxis are available for approximately $40-$42 to/from airport (please note that the wait for a taxi maybe extensive, based upon city demand).

Most major car rental companies are located in the baggage claim area of the Tucson Airport. ABA members are entitled to special discounts by calling Hertz at (800) 654-3131 and referencing the ABA group discount number: 13000.



The ABA Litigation Committee would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support of this 2010 CLE Seminar:

A special thank you to LexisNexis and Navigant Consulting, Inc. for their continuing support of the ABA Section of Litigation.


LexisNexisNavigant Consulting