Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00
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including - Ethics: 1.00 Areas of Professional Practice: 6.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 7.0 credit hours. 6.0 hours can be applied to the areas of professional practice requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys. 1.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.
JEFFREY P. BRAHAN is a member of Blumling & Gusky LLP’s construction & surety industry practice group. Mr. Brahan concentrates his practice in the areas of construction and commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brahan was a partner at a mid-size Pittsburgh law firm, where he practiced in the areas of commercial and construction litigation, as well as litigation involving labor and environmental issues. He has successfully litigated and tried cases in both state and federal court. He also has extensive experience in complex and multi-party litigation. Mr. Brahan received his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and his J.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
THOMAS J. LOWERY is a partner in the Pittsburgh law firm of Margolis Edelstein, where he practices in the areas of insurance law, personal injury litigation, employment law, and workers' compensation. He is a frequent lecturer in the areas of insurance disputes, litigation strategies and employment issues. Mr. Lowery has been defending automobile personal injury and insurance claims for more than 30 years. He has been appointed as a federal arbitrator and as an adjunct settlement judge by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Lowery is a member of the Pennsylvania (member, Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee; Civil Litigation and Labor Law sections) and American (Torts and Insurance Practice and Labor Law sections) bar associations. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from LaSalle University and his J.D. degree from Duquesne University School of Law.
JEFFREY T. MORRIS is a partner with the law firm of Elliott & Davis, PC, where he practices in the areas of zoning, construction, business, and commercial litigation matters, representing lenders in state, federal and bankruptcy courts; as well as corporate, transactional, and construction litigation matters. He is a frequent lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Federal Bar Association on commercial litigation and employment law issues. Mr. Morris is a member of the Pennsylvania, Allegheny (member, Construction Dispute Resolution Group) and American bar associations; as well as the American Arbitration Association (Commercial Arbitration Panel). He also is past vice chair of the Bradford-Wood Borough Planning Commission. Mr. Morris is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. He earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
SUNU M. PILLAI is an attorney with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, where he focuses his practice on commercial and government contracts in the construction and energy industries. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Pillai worked for 13 years as an engineer and as a consultant providing project management and construction claims services. He is an approved mediator with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Pillai holds multiple industry certifications, including certified professional contract manager (CPCM), project management professional (PMP), earned value professional (EVP), planning and scheduling professional (PSP), and certified cost professional (CCP). He received his B.Tech degree from Cochin University of Science and Technology, his M.S. degree from the University of Michigan, his graduate certificate in Asian studies from the University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies, and his J.D. degree along with a certificate in international and comparative law from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. In addition to his law degree, he holds a master’s degree in naval architecture and marine engineering, and an undergraduate degree in naval architecture. He is a member of the American Bar Association and American Inns of Court.