Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, The Defense Collaborative is a fresh take on risk / claims / liability / insurance / defense. It is a collaborative networking and education platform facilitating the creation of relationships through networking events, CLE/CE approved seminars and non-CLE/CE approved seminars. Fun culture. Safe environment to gain feedback. No gains other than to facilitate meaningful connections through education/scenarios.
WHAT WE STAND FOR
PILLAR 1: COLLABORATION
Our goal is to create a circle of colleagues and friends from corporations, insurance companies, law firms and business partners who work together in the defense, liability, insurance, risk and claim space. Our space will be an informal environment filled with creative ideas, questions & answers and cutting edge topics. We want to like who we work with right?
PILLAR 2: IN HOUSE COLLABORATOR
Collaborate with people who are willing to get to know your company’s business and your role within that business to reduce risk, liability and overall legal spend. Bring problems and scenarios to be worked through by business partners and outside counsel. Be a part of a group where it is easy to secure quick advice and resources available to solve a problem.
PILLAR 3: INSURANCE COLLABORATOR
Collaborate with people who understand… “what is my risk/liability and how much is it going to cost me?” Meet business partners with cutting edge services and products to accomplish your necessary function as an insurer. Find other insurers to find new and different resolutions to problems in various states and jurisdictions.
PILLAR 4: LAW FIRM COLLABORATOR
Collaborate with your current clients in conjunction with potential clients outside of an office setting. Get advice from business partners about services and products to reduce risk, liability and ultimate legal spend. Provide advice on areas of law in which you practice to cultivate new discussions.
PILLAR 5: BUSINESS PARTNER COLLABORATOR
Collaborate with both in-house counsel and outside counsel who may need your service or product when defending an entity. Meet other business partners who you may use as points of contact for certain lines of services/products. Be ready to provide advice during scenarios presented in discussions.
PILLAR 6: GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Being part of The Defense Collaborative may result in speaking opportunities, networking opportunities and business development and future employment opportunities. Every contact is a good contact.