Webinar: Appraiser Liability and Risk Management

May 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


Topics Will Include
  • Professional Liability Actions Against Appraisers
  • Nature of Claims Against Appraisers
  • Identity of Plaintiffs
  • USPAP Applicability
  • Hypothetical Fact Pattern
  • How to Avoid / Minimize Claims
  • Engagement and Appraisal Language
  • Questions and Answer Section
Meet the Expert 
Eric Kaplan is a co-founder and managing partner in the law firm of Kaplan Papadakis & Gournis, P.C. in Chicago, Illinois. His litigation practice concentrates in the defense of business professionals including lawyers, real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, architects, engineers, directors and officers, builders, insurance brokers, appraisers, debt collectors and auctioneers. He also represents employers in employment discrimination, harassment and labor cases. He has a B.A. degree from Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois where he graduated cum laude in 1988 and J.D. degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1992, where he was a member of the Washington University Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court in Illinois and Wisconsin as well as the United States District Court for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. His clients include insurance companies, third party administrators and a variety of business professionals and firms that he has represented in state and federal courts in the Midwest. He is a frequent speaker and presenter for professional liability and risk management issues in the professional liability community.

Eric will speak on “The Legal Side of Machinery & Equipment Appraising”. The presentation will cover understanding and fulfilling assignments, an appraisers duty to his client and himself as an accredited service provider, establishing and complying with “smart” standards & requirements.

After registering, instructions to join the call will be emailed to you the day before the  
webinar. This event is open and free to AMEA and MDNA Members Only.

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