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Design Industry Risk Management Summit

Victor hosts the Design Industry Risk Management Summit, which was formerly known as the Annual Large Firm Conference and the Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys. The 2021 meeting was virtual, and presentations are available to stream now!

Large Firm Participation

Select large firm insureds are invited to participate in a one-day discussion on emerging industry opportunities and risks, as well as an additional two days of legal liability and risks from the perspective of defense attorneys and in-house counsels.

Speaker presentations of the 2019 and 2018 meetings are available. 

Attorney Participation

For 58 years, Schinnerer has provided defense attorneys with an annual conference to discuss both legal and professional practice developments.

Papers and presentations from the 58th meeting can be downloaded below.

58th Papers 

Brevity: Strategies for Writing Less and Saying More

A Growing Dilemma: A Lawyer's Ethical Obligations in the World of Weed

High Time in the Construction Industry: Precautions for Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry

An Assist with Design-Assist and Lean Construction: Closing Design Gaps Through Collaboration

Annual Review of Legal Decisions

P3s: Are Design Professionals Partners or Pawns?

Climate Change and its Impact on the Standard of Care for Design Professionals

A Case Study on the "Unreasonable" Plaintiff

    You can also download the entire proceedings from this year's meeting and explore the archives for previous meetings.

    Copyright & Reprint Information

    The papers and presentations from the Design Industry Risk Management summit are the copyrighted material of Victor Insurance Managers Inc., and the individual authors. No republication or redistribution of this material is allowed without the written approval of Victor Insurance Managers Inc. Such requests can be sent to .

    Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys

    Learn from Industry Experts

    Learn from your colleagues and peers in the field at our Design Industry Risk Management Summit.

    Design Industry Risk Management Summit

    Speaking Engagements

    The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently hosted webinar featuring Victor Risk Management Consultant Frank Musica. Featuring Chuck Heuer and Vaughn Rinner, you can now stream COVID-19 and Contract Performance .

      Since we first started working with the AIA and NSPE in 1956, Victor has been committed to helping the design and construction industry. Our risk managers and underwriters are involved in many ways within the industry.


      Yvonne Castillo serves on the ACEC Risk Management Committee. 


      Frank Musica serves on the AIA Contract Documents Committee and is a regular speaker at AIA events. We also work with the AIA Trust .

      Other Commitments

      Yvonne also serves as Vice Chair of the ABA EISR (Energy, Infrastructure, Siting and Reliability) Committee.

      ACEC 2018

      ACEC 2019 Annual Convention

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