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2020 Winter Conference - Day 1: Commercial Vehicles

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December 10, 2020


Washington State Association for Justice


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  DAY 1

Seattle Truck Law, PLLC

Schroeter Goldmark & Bender

  6.0 Law & Legal credits · 0.5 Ethics credits

  8:20-8:25  Welcome
Co-Chairs James Banks · Seattle Truck Law, PLLC &
Liz McLafferty · Schroeter Goldmark & Bender and
Sara Crumb · Chief Operating Officer, Washington State Association for Justice

  8:30-9:00  Understanding the Transportation Cycle and Potentially At-Fault Parties 
Eric Penn · The Penn Law Firm · Jacksonville, TX

  9:00-9:30  A Commercial Vehicle Case Walks In the Door: First Steps
James Banks · Seattle Truck Law, PC

  9:30-10:30  Sourcing and Drafting Rules for Commercial Vehicles
Joseph Fried · Fried Goldberg · Atlanta, GA

  10:30-10:35  A message from our sponsors:
Moranco, Diamond sponsor
Ringler, Double Platinum sponsor
Physicians Life Care Planning, Platinum sponsor

  10:35-10:40  Break 
  10:40-11:10  Tune Up Negotiation Skills: Mediating the Commercial Vehicle Case 
Hon. Paris Kallas · Judicial Dispute Resolution

  11:10-12:10  Critical Depositions In the Commercial Vehicle Case
Michael Leizerman · The Law Firm for Truck Safety LLP · Ohio

  12:10-12:15  A message from our sponsors:
Coldstream, Platinum sponsor
T-Scan, Platinum sponsor
Preferred Capital Funding, Platinum sponsor
Buell Realtime Reporting, Silver sponsor

  12:15-12:35  Lunch break

  12:35-1:05  Critical Technology You Don’t Know is Involved in Your Trucking Case and the Discovery Needed to Get it
Morgan Adams · Seattle Truck Law, PLLC

  1:05-1:35  Getting a Lyft Over the River in Rideshare Cases: Common Issues and How to Solve Them
Mercedes Donchez · Donchez Law Firm

  1:35-2:05  Corporate Negligence (LaPlant Doctrine and Its Progeny)
J.J. Burns · Dollar Burns & Becker · Kansas City, MO

  2:05-2:10 A message from COO Sara Crumb

  2:10-2:15  Break

  2:15-2:45  Setting Up Your Trial Story In a Truck Case
Marion Munley · Munley Law · Pennsylvania

  2:45-3:15 ETHICS Ethical Considerations Representing Multiple Parties from a Single Collision
Cydney Campbell Webster · GLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.

  3:15-3:45  Making the Defendant Driver and Motor Carrier Safety Director Your Experts
Kevin Coluccio · Coluccio Law


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Eric Penn

James Banks
Seattle Truck Law, PLLC

James Banks became an attorney so he could deliver a different kind of personal injury representation. His approach is based... Read More

Joseph Fried

Assistant: Tina Copeland

Hon. Paris K. Kallas
Judicial Dispute Resolution

Paris K. Kallas is a panelist at Judicial Dispute Resolution, where she is a mediator, arbitrator, and special master. The... Read More

Michael Leizerman

Morgan Adams

Morgan Adams, owner of Seattle Truck Law, PLLC, is the President of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys and past Chair of... Read More

Mercedes Donchez

JJ Burns

Marion Munley

Cydney Campbell Webster

Kevin Coluccio
Coluccio Law

Kevin Coluccio formed Coluccio Law in January 2014 after being a founding member of Stritmatter Kessler Whelan Coluccio since... Read More

Liz McLafferty

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2020 Winter Conference - Day 1: Commercial Vehicles
2020 Winter Conference - Day 1: Commercial Vehicles
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