There are an estimated 12,000 registered investment advisers in the United States. From 2001 to 2015, assets under management of RIAs increased approximately 210 percent from $21.5 trillion to $66.8 trillion. As the number of RIAs grows, so too does the number of investors suffering losses at the hands of RIAs.  

If you’re taking or considering cases against independent RIAs, this webinar is for you.  In this 60-minute session, you’ll get a comprehensive overview of pursuing cases against independent RIAS.

Moderators                                        Speakers

Courtney M. Werning                          Robert S. Banks, Jr
Meyer Wilson Co., LPA                       Banks Law Office
Columbus, OH                                    Portland, OR

Richard A. Lewins                              Jane L. Stafford
Lewins Law                                        Stafford Law Firm, LLC
Dallas, TX                                          Prairie Village, KS


  • Case selection & insurance considerations 
  • Pre-filing demands
  • Forums
  • Regulatory oversight of RIAs  
  • Pleading strategies and causes of action
  • Discovery tools

Registration Fee:

PIABA Member:                    $125.00
Paralegal Member:               included in 2018 dues
Paralegal Non-Member:       $125.00

Firm Registration Fee:          $375. So that all required information is provided, please register each person individually. If three or more individuals from a firm are registering for the program and the $375 fee is to be applied to one credit card, please provide the credit card information on the first registration form.

Continuing Legal Education:

PIABA will seek CLE accreditation in those States requiring CLE upon receipt of individual registration forms. Be sure to include the State(s) where you require CLE credit. PIABA will not be able to provide CLE credit where a State does not accredit webinars. For more information, check your State CLE accreditation rules.

Many States have implemented late fees for MCLE applications submitted within 30 days of the program date. PIABA will apply for MCLE credit through March 16, 2018 for individuals who pre-register prior to that date. After March 16, 2018, PIABA will assist members seeking credit for the webinar, but will not be responsible for the application, including any applicable fees.

Questions or comments? Email us at or call 888-621-7484


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