New York, NY (PRWEB) May 2, 2008
The Council on Ethical Billing (CEB) today announced it will change its name to the Council on Litigation Management (CLM) and adopt the tag line "Advancing Ethics, Cooperation and Education." In addition the Council released its new mission statement.
The mission of the Council is to further the practice of litigation management through:
•Dedication -- Dedicated to the principles and practices of litigation management.
•Inclusion -- Include all individuals and companies who participate in litigation and the management thereof.
•Collaboration -- Convergence of resources to develop uniform litigation management principles, increase awareness and further ethical standards.
•Education -- Provide extensive, affordable training and educational opportunities to create a better awareness and expertise of litigation and the management thereof.
•Communication -- Foster communication between all parties - risk managers, claims managers and adjusters, general counsel, insurance company executives, attorneys, brokers and service providers.
•Identification -- Identify, train and certify attorneys and law firms.
"At our advisory board meeting and inaugural conference there was overwhelming support to change the name of the Council," said Adam Potter, Executive Director of the CLM. "Our new identity more accurately reflects our expanded mission."
About the Council on Litigation Management
The Council is a nonpartisan alliance committed to furthering the highest standards of litigation management. The Council sponsors educational programs, provides resources, fosters communications, and recognizes lawyers who meet high standards. Selected attorneys and law firms are extended membership by invitation only, based on nominations from CLM Fellows. Each member attorney must complete two hours of Council-developed CLE litigation management training annually. For more information, please visit http://www.litmgmt.org.
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