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September 15th, 2015

NBF attorney Shannon Trivett has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee for the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association. The committee facilitates and plans educational programming and networking events specifically geared toward new and/or young lawyers of the defense bar.


June 17th, 2015

NBF attorney Michael A. Guadagno has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.  The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys.  Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense.  Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows.


June 4th, 2015

NBF attorney Pegeen Mulhern made a presentation on  the Duties and Liabilities of Boat Dealers and Brokers as part of a continuing education course for the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association in Seattle on the topic of “Potential risks and liability for yacht brokers – Tips and tools for minimizing exposure.”


May 15th, 2015

NBF attorney Pegeen Mulhern attended the Annual General Meeting of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association  in New York city.  The meeting focused on “Emerging challenges facing the shipping industry.”


April 28th, 2015

With the assistance of NBF attorney Shannon Trivett, NBF attorney Chris P. Reilly conducted a webinar for the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (“NASP”) on the topic of The Application of the Economic Loss Rule in Property Damage Cases. The presentation considered the economic loss rule in four jurisdictions (Washington, Alaska, Oregon, and under general maritime law).


April 8th, 2015

NBF attorney Shannon Trivett won the Washington Defense Trial Lawyer’s Young Lawyer March Madness event, predicting more NCAA winning teams than any other participant.


January 30th, 2015

NBF attorney Jeremy Jones was elected to the Board of Directors of the Marine Insurance Association of Seattle.


January 22nd, 2015

NBF attorney Michael A. Guadagno gave various presentations to the National Business Institute’s seminar entitled “The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit.”   Michael’s presentations included: “Admission and Exclusion of Unique Evidence;” “Handling Email, Social Media & Electronically Stored Information;” and “Legal Legion of Boom[TM]: Playing Evidentiary Defense.”


December 17th, 2014

NBF attorney Chris P. Reilly is featured in two articles in the Bodily Injury News / Winter 2014/2015 edition published by Thomas Miller America’s Bodily Injury Team. The articles featuring Mr. Reilly describe his presentations on the topics of (1) Good Practices in Shipboard Investigations and (2) Witness Preparation at the September 2014 Thomas Miller Bodily Injury Seminar in Jersey City, NJ.


October 23rd, 2014

NBF attorney Christopher W. Nicoll presented to the Puget Sound Marine Claims Association on Subrogation and the Made Whole Doctrine under Washington and Maritime Law.