In order to provide easier access to professional liability insurance, Kent Holland (the editor of this newsletter), has established an independent insurance agency — A/E/C Select, LLC, currently licensed in Virginia, and soon to be licensed along most to the east coast.  The agency will provide risk management services, and will provide access to multiple insurance markets for professional liability insurance.  In addition to publishing a wealth of risk management material at, the agency will find other innovative ways to use the internet to facilitate insurance transactions and the exchange of information.   Small and midsize firms, in particular, will benefit from obtaining the type of risk management services that have typically been available only for larger firms.

About the author: Article written by J. Kent Holland, Jr.,  a construction lawyer located in Tysons Corner, Virginia,  with a national practice (formerly with Wickwire Gavin, P.C. and now with Construction Risk Counsel, PLLC) representing design professionals, contractors and project owners.  He is founder and president of a consulting firm, ConstructionRisk, LLC, providing consulting services to owners, design professionals, contractors and attorneys on construction projects.  He is publisher of Report and may be reached at or by calling 703-623-1932.  This article is published in Report, Vol. 2, No. 12 (Dec 2000).

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