Connecticut Insurance Law
- ID: 2112758
- January 2011
- Region: North America, United States
- 500 Pages
- ALM Media, LLC
Chapter 1 Principles of Insurance Coverage
Chapter 2 Policy Interpretation
Chapter 3 Insurance Contracts
Chapter 4 Third-Party (Liability) Coverage
Chapter 5 First Party (Life and Property) Coverage
Chapter 6 Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist s Coverage
Chapter 7 Excess and Umbrella Coverage
Chapter 8 Reinsurance
Chapter 9 Litigation of Coverage Disputes
Chapter 10 Extracontractual Liability
Chapter 11 Allocation and Primacy Issues
Chapter 12 Agents and Brokers
Glossary of Terms
Michael S. Taylor is a Partner at Horton Shields and Knox, P.C. in Hartford, CT. Taylor's practice includes insurance coverage, civil litigation in state and federal court and appellate litigation in the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts, the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. He currently is a member of the American Counsel Association and the ABA Counsel of Appellate Lawyers. From 2003 to present, Taylor has seved as a member of the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Bar Association's Insurance Law Section. He is a member of the CBA's Litigation Section, and serves on both the Insurance Law Committee and Appellate Advocacy Committee of the Defense Research Institute. He also has taught as an adjunct professors at the University of Connecticut School of Law. In 2004, he was a recipient of the Connecticut Law Tribune's New Leaders of the Law award for his development of insurance law in Connecticut. Taylor received his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Connecticut and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Karen L. Dowd is a partner at Horton, Shields & Knox, P.C. in Hartford, Connecticut. She is admitted to practice in Connecticut state courts as well as in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Her practice includes trial and appellate litigation in Connecticut state and federal courts, insurance law and the representation of attorneys in professional responsibility matters.
Dowd served as Chair of the Connecticut Bar Association Litigation Section from 2005 to 2007 after serving as an officer for the prior four years. She continues to serve on the Litigation Section Executive Committee. Dowd is a member of the Professional Discipline Committee and a member of the Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association.
Dowd previously taught written and oral advocacy in the Moot Court interterm at the University of Connecticut School of Law. Dowd also co-authors the annual Connecticut Practice Book Annotated, Vol. 1, by Wesley W. Horton and Kimberly A. Knox, providing author's comments to chapters on pleadings, motions, and fees and costs.
Brendon P. Levesque
Brendon P. Levesque is a partner at Horton, Shields & Knox, P.C. in Hartford, Connecticut. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut state courts as well as in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Attorney Levesque joined the firm after clerking for now Chief Judge of the Connecticut Appellate Court, Alexandra DiPentima. Levesque represents clients in insurance coverage matters, defense, professional responsibility, and appellate practice.
Levesque is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association Litigation section as well as the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. Levesque was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers as a Connecticut Rising Star in 2010 and 2011. He has lectured and written on professional responsibility matters and on appellate practice and procedure.
Levesque authored two chapters of The History of the Connecticut Supreme Court published in 2008. He co-authors the Connecticut Practice Book Annotated, Vol. 1, by Wesley W. Horton and Kimberly A. Knox and he and Attorney Knox co-author an annual Professional Responsibility Review.