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NASHVILLE, TN (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Hundreds of attorneys and paralegals, specializing in Truck Accident law, spent three days listening to and learning from experts during the ATAA’s annual symposium. The ATAA — or Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys — is a national safety organization comprised of attorneys and experts dedicated to keeping the roads safe through effective policymaking and litigation. Founded by attorneys Joe Fried and Michael Leizerman, the ATAA successfully worked with the National Board of Trial Advocacy to create “board certification” for the special area of truck accident law. The first board certification exam is set for November.
Among the attorneys and experts presenting at this year’s symposium:
Michael Leizerman, Joe Fried, Morgan Adams, Steve Gursten, Steve Gorny, Valerie Yarashus, Dan Buba, Larry Simon, Justin Kahjn, Richard Traulsen, Ed Ciarimboli, Tim McCarble, Stefano Portigliatti, Tim Whiting, Bryan Roberts, Steve Laird, Tom Fitzgerald, Pete Kestner, Joe Camerlengo, Travis Hise, John Romano, Mark Kosieradzki, Katherine Harvey-Lee, Matt Wright, Andy Young, Joe Ervin, Jason Studinski, Brian Davis, J.J. Burns, Jack Meligan, Phillip Miller, Tom Metier, Robert Collins, Michael Maggiano, Eric Penn, Michael Cowen.
Officers announced during the Symposium: Joe Camerlengo, President; Tom Metier, President Elect; Robert Collins, Secretary; Tim Whiting, Parliamentarian; Michael Leizerman, Treasurer.