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Bernard (Jude) Quinn has been invited to join the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

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PASADENA – May 3, 2016 – Hickey Smith LLP, a law firm designed to deliver legal services with significantly greater efficiency, consistency, and added value, is pleased to announce that Bernard (Jude) Quinn has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals are to create a common interest in the representation by firms of companies, and to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense. Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only based on nominations from CLM Fellows.
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Legaltech News Highlights Hickey Smith Innovation: Marries IT and Legal to ‘Create the Future’

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Thomas Lysaught, The Future is NowLegaltech News recently highlighted Hickey Smith’s innovative use of technology, describing the way the firm marries IT and Legal to ‘Create the Future’.

The article, based on a presentation by Hickey Smith partner Thomas Lysaught at “The Future is Now” conference, organized by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, describes Hickey Smith’s technique of breaking down the legal process into individual tasks and creating an internal system “that makes the related, repeatable processes of law much easier to handle.”
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Hickey Smith Expands Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, and Tort Defense Practices

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PASADENA – March 21, 2016 – Hickey Smith LLP is pleased to announce the addition of John R. Buscher, Anna K. Jarvis, and Bernard E. (Jude) Quinn to the firm.

“We are very pleased to add such an outstanding group of lawyers to our firm,” said David M. Hickey, Hickey Smith managing partner. “They bring a tremendous amount of legal and business experience, and their addition will strengthen our commercial litigation, insurance defense, and tort defense practices, while expanding our presence in both Chicago and Northern Florida.”
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Thomas Lysaught to Present on the Transformation of Legal Service Delivery Using Technology and Business Strategies

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Thomas Lysaught, Legal Operations Partner for Hickey Smith, will present at the upcoming conference, The Future Is Now: Legal Services 2.016, hosted by 2Civility.

The session, How Technology and Business Strategies Are Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services, is one of eight educational sessions scheduled during the one-day event on April 6 at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago.
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National Law Journal Names Hickey Smith’s David M. Hickey to Inaugural List of Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers

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PASADENA – December 17, 2015 – Hickey Smith LLP today announces that The National Law Journal has named David M. Hickey, Managing Partner of Hickey Smith, one of 50 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers. The award recognizes legal and technology leaders who have set the bar for advancing and innovating cybersecurity and data privacy within the legal profession. Read More

Thomas Lysaught featured in Today’s General Counsel on Proactive Litigation

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Thomas Lysaught, legal operations partner for Hickey Smith, was recently featured in Today’s General Counsel magazine. The article, “How the Insurer Sees It”, discusses the steps necessary to ensure that outside counsel and in-house claims professional or general counsel are aligned to maximize the success of a proactive litigation management strategy.

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Hickey Smith Helps Provide Safe Drinking Water to Children and Their Families

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Teams work hand-in-hand with Got Agua? to serve three Philippine communities

GUIMARAS, PHILIPPINES – August 21, 2015 – Hickey Smith LLP today announced the completion of additional clean drinking water projects in conjunction with Got Agua?, a charitable organization whose mission is to provide clean, safe, sustainable drinking water to children and their families living in India, Africa and the Philippines. Read More

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