Dec 6, 7 & 8
FAPIA Virtual2020
We bring the Technology, Learning, Service, Experts, Event to YOU!

FAPIA Virtual 2020 is an end-to-end digital conference with classrooms, exhibitor booths, exclusive networking opportunities and presentations on how to improve your business and services. Whether you are a new public adjuster, an apprentice or a seasoned insurance professional, this is the right platform to accelerate your skills and network with your peers and other professionals from the comfort of your desk.

9:00 - 9:30 AM

President Message by Tim Cornett.

9:30 - 10:00 AM

Community Affairs Presentation with Chair Karen Schiffmiller

10:00 - 10:50 AM

The Professional Public Adjuster in the New Roaring Twenties Webinar

By Chip Merlin of Merlin Law Group

10:50 - 10:55 AM

Message from Tasha Carter, Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate

10:55 - 12:00 PM

Sunday Brunch Courtesy of The Daniels Law Group

12:00 - 12:50 PM

Virtual Trends and Techniques in Dispute Resolution

By Andy Fuxa of Geyer-Fuxa-Tyler

12:50 - 1:00 PM

10 Min break

1:00 - 1:50 PM

Effects of Wind Pressure on Buildings Webinar

By Jesmany Jomarron, Esq. Mario Lopez, Esq. and Hermis Bofill, Esquire of Farrel Patel Jomarron & Lopez and Paul Beers and Howard Altschule

1:50 - 2:00 PM

10 Min break

2:00 - 2:50 PM

Fraud or a Difference of Opinion Webinar

By Kelly Fantetti and Allison Cucinotta of Stockham Law Group 

2:50 - 3:00 PM

Closing remarks by FAPIA President Tim Cornett

9:00 - 9:30 AM

Breakfast Voucher Courtesy of Ver Ploeg & Marino, Cassel & Cassel, Legal Grit and Geyer-Fuxa-Tyler

9:30 - 10:30 AM

FAPIA MEMBER ONLY BUSINESS MEETING – credit class for current FAPIA members

Presidency is turned over to Karen Schiffmiller

Update on Sanders vs. State Farm from Wilbur Brewton Esquire Supreme Court Challenge

10:30 - 10:40 AM

10 Min Break

10:40 - 11:30 AM

Navigating Water Losses Webinar

By Jesse Long of Legal Grit, Alexandra Bowen and Timothy Cornett

11:30 - 11:40 AM

10 Min Break

11:40 - 12:30 PM

Excelling at Depositions and EUO’s in the Virtual World Webinar

By Chase Florin of Florin Roebig and Brian Rothring

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Luncheon courtesy of Merlin Law Group

1:30 – 1:35 PM

Message from Dr. Melissa Santiago

How to Deal with Stress in Uncertain Times

1:35 - 2:25 PM

CRNs and DFS Complaints: When, How, & Why?

By Michael Cassel of Cassel & Cassel

2:25 - 2:35 PM

10 Min Break

2:35 - 3:25 PM

Fire Claim Analysis Webinar

By Matt Danahy and Dave Murray of Danahy & Murray and Harvey Meshel CFEI,CVFI

3:25 – 3:35 PM

Closing statement by President Karen Schiffmiller

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Breakfast Voucher Courtesy of Ver Ploeg & Marino, Cassel & Cassel, Legal Grit and Geyer-Fuxa-Tyler

10:00 - 10:50 AM

Accurate Estimating in the Field Webinar

By Alfred Rey, Certified Xactimate Estimating Trainer

10:50 – 11:00 AM

10 Min Break

11:00 - 11:50 PM

Condominium Conflicts: Adjusting a Condo Claim Webinar

By Gina Clausen Lozier, Esquire, Michael Higer, Esquire and Chris Choquette, Esquire of Berger Singerman

11:50 - 1:00 PM

Luncheon courtesy of Merlin Law Group

1:00 - 1:50 PM

Adjusting and Litigating Losses with Concurrent Causation Webinar

By Adrian Neiman Arkin, Timothy Crutchfield, Keith Truppman of Mintz Truppman, and Aryeh Fraser

1:50 PM - 2:00 PM

10 Min Break

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM


by FAPIA Lobby Team Senator Steven Geller and Paul Handerhan Legislative Update courtesy of Chad Robinson

2:50 - 3:00 PM

Closing statement by President Karen Schiffmiller

Why Attend?

  • Join virtually from the comfort of your home or office while decreasing your traveling time and expense.  Be one of the first public adjusters to enjoy a full virtual event experience.
  • Learn about the latest industry trends and solutions by attending the live CE approved courses and interacting with experts at our virtual booths.  The FAPIA Exhibitor hall will feature experts in software, law, construction, bonds, engineering and much more.
  • Stay current with your DFS CE education and Florida Bar CLE requirements with some of the best experts in the industry bringing you valuable information and techniques you can put into action immediately. 
  • Engage and network with top industry leaders and providers of products and services for the first party claims industry interactive and intuitive chat capabilities.


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Frequently Asked Questions

FAPIA conferences historically offer continuing education and continuing legal education credits.  We cannot advise how many credits will be offered at this event until they are actually approved, however, we will be submitting for approximately 10-12 CE credits for public adjusters.
Attending this virtual event will be very budget friendly compared to live events!   You won"t be paying for lodging, food and beverage or travel expenses so you will save a lot while still getting your CE credits and networking opportunities. 
Members:  Early Bird $225.00 - Regular Rate $275.00 - Late $300.00
non members:  Early Bird $275.00 - Regular Rate $325.00 - Late $375.00
No, this is an exclusively virtual state of the art event including a virtual exhibitor hall, auditorium where live courses will be presented, networking lounge featuring live chat and video chat, contests including a scavenger hunt, and an opportunity to win the event grand prize of a $1000.00 Amazon Gift Card!
FAPIA members will be able to exclusively access the courses, not for credit, in the FAPIA member Home page under On Demand Videos.
FAPIA members always receive a significant discount on event registrations.  Additionally you also have access to our FAPIA form library in the Members Home page on as well as FREE CE courses throughout the year.   Join FAPIA today to receive all your member benefits!