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The Transportation Brief®: A Quarterly Newsletter, Spring 2018 - On the Road

  • Don Vogel attended Transportation Lawyers Association Annual Conference as Voting Past President. Fritz Damm attended as Past President and Chair of the Membership Committee. Kim Mann and Leonard Kofkin also attended.
  • Greg Feary and Shannon Cohen attended the American Trucking Association’s 2018 Mid-Year Management Session, May 20 – 23, in Marco Island, Florida.
  • Jeff Jackson will attend the BiTA Symposium, May 21, in Atlanta.
  • Kathleen Jeffries will attend the Transportation Lawyers Association Executive Committee Meeting as Voting Past President, June 15 – 17, in Los Angeles. Jake Fisher and Fritz Damm (as Chair of Membership) will also attend.
  • Chris McNatt will attend the California Trucking Association’s Summer Board of Directors & Policy Committee Meetings, June 20, 2018, in Newport Beach.
  • Kathleen Jeffries will serve as the Chair for the Conference of Freight Counsel’s Summer 2018 Meeting, June 23 - 25, in Alexandria, VA. Michael Tauscher will present an update on case summaries and Fritz Damm will also attend.
  • Greg Feary will present at the Trucking Associations Executives Council’s TAEC Annual Meeting, July 17, in Rockport, Maine.
  • Jake Fisher will attend the TAGLaw Southwest/Midwest Regional Meeting, July 20 -22, in Columbus, Ohio.
  • John Hove served as Co-Chair of the International Trade and Customs Specialty Group at TAG Alliances’ Spring International Conference, May 2 – 5, in Barcelona, Spain.
  • The First Two Were High and Tight, So Where Do You Think the Next One's Gonna Be
    May 2, 2018, Kathleen C. Jeffries, Transportation Lawyers Association Annual Conference - Orlando, FL
  • Moderator for trial practice panel “The First Two Were High and Tight, So Where Do You Think the Next One’s Gonna Be”
    May 2, 2018, Kathleen C. Jeffries, Transportation Lawyers Association Annual Conference - Orlando , FL
  • Accident Investigation and Preservation of Evidence, and the Rise of Frivolous Lawsuits and Strategies to Defend Them
    May 8, 2018, Renea E. Hooper, Janis E. Steck, Indiana Motor Trucking Association's Safety & Maintenance Council Meeting - Indianapolis, IN
  • Update on Independent Contractor Status in Trucking
    Jul 10, 2018, Gregory M. Feary, Hudson Insurance Group's Annual Risk Management / Leadership Conference - Indianapolis, IN
  • Updates on Owner-Operator and Independent Contractor Issues
    Jul 15, 2018, Shannon M. Cohen, Braden K. Core, Jeffrey S. Jackson, Prasad Sharma, American Trucking Associations General Counsel Forum - Santa Ana Pueblo, NM