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Steve Quattlebaum Inducted Into American College Of Trial Lawyers

Steven W. Quattlebaum, a Managing Member of Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC, was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers at its annual meeting held in Boca Raton, Florida, March 2-5, 2017. The American College of Trial Lawyers is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico and is widely considered to be the premier professional trial organization in North America.  Fellowship is extended only by invitation to experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of trial advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism, and collegiality.  Membership can never be more than 1% of the total lawyer population of any state or province. Founded in 1950, the College strongly supports the independence of the judiciary, trial by jury, respect for the rule of law, access to justice, and fair and just representation of all parties to legal proceedings.  The College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important legal issues relating to its mission.

Joe Falasco Elected to Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Joseph R. Falasco, a Managing Member of Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC, has been elected to membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC).  The FDCC, comprised of U.S. and international civil defense litigators, senior corporate counsel, and insurance claims executives, is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship and professionalism for lawyers and other professionals striving to achieve a balanced justice system in the defense of civil lawsuits.  Membership is limited, selective and by nomination only.  Nominees undergo a rigorous peer review and must be of high professional standing and demonstrate good moral character.  

QG&T Attorneys To Present At CRE Lending Workshop On March 6

QG&T attorneys Timothy W. Grooms, Michael B. Heister, Geoffrey B. Treece, and Daniel J. Beck will be presenters at the Arkansas Bankers Association’s Best Practices in CRE Lending Workshop on March 6, 2017.  This half-day due diligence workshop will provide lenders the opportunity to learn the legal risks associated with commercial real estate lending from start to finish.  Topics to be covered include Commercial Credit Applications, Appraisal and Evaluation Rules, High Volatility Commercial Real Estate Loans, Real Estate Loan Due Diligence Checklist, Corporate Authority of the Borrower, Title Polices and Endorsements, UCC Best Practices, Surveys and Survey Certificates, Environmental Due Diligence and Liability, and Bankruptcy and Receivership.  Click here to learn more about the workshop and register.  As an Associate Member, QG&T is proud to support the Arkansas Bankers Association in its mission to promote the banking industry, function as the government relations liaison, offer educational opportunities and promote services to its membership.