ATLA presents Haulin’ In the Heavy Hitters – FRIDAY, FEB. 21st (CLE: 6.5 hours)

The Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) seminar “Haulin’ In the Heavy Hitters” is this Friday, February 21st at the William H. Bowen School of Law, 1201 McMath Avenue, Little Rock, AR, Room 323, from 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM.  An outstanding line up of attorneys from across the country that have successfully litigated tractor trailer cases and are known for techniques utilized in tractor trailer litigation will be guest speakers.

Seminar Agenda and Speaker Information

8:15 am Welcome, Announcements & Breakfast
Sponsored by: Cornerstone Settlements

8:30–10:00 Using the Rules to Prepare for and Take the Key Depositions in a Trucking Case
Joe Camerlengo, Esquire

Joe Camerlengo specializes in serious personal injury and wrongful death claims caused by tractor trailer and commercial motor vehicle crashes.  Joe lectures other attorneys on handling tractor trailer crashes all over the country and has served as faculty as the AAJ Truck Litigation College.  Joe is an attorney with The Truck Accident Law Firm, Trial Attorneys, in Jacksonville, FL.

10:00–11:30  Understanding the Transportation Cycle and Causes of Action
Pete Kestner, Esquire

Peter Kestner has extensive experience with truck accident cases, both as a private attorney and representative for trucking insurers.  He is Board Certified in Truck Accident Litigation by the National Board of Trial Advocates.  He is the only lawyer in Minnesota with such a designation.  Peter is an attorney with McEwen + Kestner, Personal Injury Attorneys, Inver Grove Heights, MN.

11:30–12:30 Handling Deposition Obstruction *
Mark Kosieradzki, Esquire

Mark Kosieradzki is an expert on 30(b)(6) depositions and teaches his techniques at seminars across the country.  He is nationally renowned for his knowledge of 30(b)(6) deposition practice and authored 30(b)(6): Deposing corporations, Organizations & the Government.  Mark is an attorney with Kosieradzki   Smith Law Firm, LLC, Plymouth, MN.

12:30–1:30 Lunch (sponsored by: Cornerstone Settlements)

1:30–2:30 The Ones That Got Away-Why It Is Important to Inspect Trucks Early
Larry Cole, Trucking Experts Inc. & Rocky Ford, Engineer, PE, ACTAR

Larry Cole has held numerous trucking industry positions.  Cole formed Trucking Experts Inc. in 2001.  He works for plaintiff and defense.  He has been qualified as a trucking expert in Federal and State Courts.  Larry is President of Trucking Experts Inc., Little Rock, AR

2:30–2:45 Break

2:45–4:15 Depositions are Trial
Sach Oliver, Esquire

Sach Oliver is a trial lawyer offering legal representation to the entire state of Arkansas.  He practices exclusively in catastrophic injury and death cases.  He speaks at continuing education events across the nation. Sach is an attorney with Oliver Law Firm, Rogers, AR.

4:15 Adjournment

*Ethics Hour

Register for the event here.