Truck Accident Attorney

Speaking Engagements

 

Michael Leizerman is an accomplished speaker and author who regularly engages in continuing legal education presentations around the country. Subjects range from accident investigation through the litigation process and persuasion at trial. If you are planning an event and would like to invite Michael to share his wealth of experience and knowledge with your group, please contact us. Michael's past speaking engagements include the following:

 

Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, Nashville (September 28-30)
Various topics

Core Method Workshop, San Francisco (September 7-11, 2016)
Various topics

Core Method Workshop, Chicago (May 4-7, 2016)
Various topics

Arkansas Trial Lawyer’s Association, Arkansas (April 29, 2016)
Getting to the Core Truth

American Association for Justice, New Orleans (April 21, 2016)
Getting to the Core Truth

U.S. Law Annual Convention (April 9, 2016)

Strafford Webinar (February 10, 2016)
Preserving Evidence in Trucking Injury Cases

Iowa Association for Justice, Des Moines, Iowa (November 5-6, 2015)
Zen and Trial Lawyering

360 Advocacy Program, Las Vegas, Nevada (November 1-3, 2015)
Disabled Vehicle Impact Cases and Closing Argument

National Business Institute, Toledo OH (October 28, 2015)
Truck Accident Litigation from A to Z

3 Cores Seminar, Aspen, Colorado (October 22-25)
Various Topics

Ohio Association for Justice Trucking Safety Seminar (September 17, 2015)
Using the CDL Manual at Deposition and Trial

Strafford Webinar (September 10, 2015)
Preserving Evidence in Trucking Injury Cases

American Association for Justice, Montreal (July 11, 2015)
Opening Statement in Truck Accident Case

Kentucky Association for Justice, Louisville (June 5, 2015)
Opening Statement in Trucking Cases

American Association for Justice, New Orleans (May 1, 2015)
The Zen Approach to Trucking Litigation

360 Advocacy Advanced Motor Vehicle Seminar, Las Vegas (March 23, 2015)
Consortium Claims in Severe Automobile Collisions

Strafford--Litigating Trucking Accident Claims National Webinar (January 15, 2015)
Overview of liability, discovery and finding all the parties

National Business Institute--Truck Accident Litigation 101 National Webinar (December 17, 2014)
Settlement Negotiation and Trial of a Truck Accident Case

360 Advocacy — How to Win trucking Cases National Seminar (October 20, 2014)
U-turn Cases and Using Psychodrama in Trucking Cases
Las Vegas, Nevada

3 Cores Seminar (October 16-19)
Various topics
Mohican State Park, Ohio

360 Advocacy Advanced Motor Vehicle Seminar (September 28-29, 2014)
Consortium Claims in Severe Automobile Collisio
Chicago, Illinois

Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administraion (May 19, 2014)
Adjusting minimum federal trucking insurance limits to keep pace with inflation
Arlington, VA

Ohio Association for Justice Annual Convention (May 8, 2014)
Priceless Does Not Mean Valueless
Columbus, Ohio

Chicago Bar Association—Building Your Practice through Referrals (May 1, 2014)
Building a National Practice
Chicago, Illinois

Strafford Webinar—Evidence Preservation in Truck Injury Cases (April 1, 2014)
Letters of Preservation and Claims for Spoliation

360 Advocacy—How to Win trucking Cases National Seminar (Nov. 5, 2013)
Closing Argument—Asking for the Money
Las Vegas, Nevada

Ohio Association for Justice Trucking Safety Section Seminar (September 17, 2013)
Using Psychodrama in Truck Accident Cases
Toledo, Ohio

AAJ Trucking Litigation Group Broker/Shipper Liability Conference (June 21-22, 2013)
Shipper/Broker Negligent Hiring Cases
San Diego, California

The Dave Nemo Show on Road Dog Radio on Sirius XM, Channel 128 (June 26, 2013, 9:35am-11:00am)
Interview with Michael Leizerman

MyLawCLE Live Video Feed National Simulcast (July 29, 2013, 10am-4:15pm)
A Plaintiff's Primer on Truck Accident Litigation
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The presentation will roughly cover the following topics:

  • A history of truck accident litigation
  • Pre-litigation discovery
  • Truck driver, vehicle and company standards
  • When do the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations apply?
  • Finding all the parties and insurance
  • Common case themes
  • Damages in truck accident cases

AAJ National Convention - Advocacy Track (July 23, 2013)
Trial Warrior—Using Virtue to Be More Effective at Trial
San Francisco, California

AAJ Member’s Only Winning Broker/Shipping Liability Cases (June 21-22, 2013)
Discussion of law and trial techniques by Rena and Michael Leizerman
San Diego, California

Ohio Association for Justice Annual Convention (May 3, 2013)
Exposing the Roots of a Trucking Case
Columbus, Ohio

Strafford National Webinar (April 18, 2013)
Litigating Truck Accident Injury Claims

Pincus National Trucking Webinar (January 15, 2013)
Avoiding Eleven Common Mistakes in Trucking Cases (with Joe Fried)

Advanced Motor Vehicle Litigation National Conference, Las Vegas (November 18, 2012)
all the Insurance Coverage in Trucking Cases

Arizona Association for Justice Advanced Trial Advocacy Conference (October 26, 2012)
Maximizing Damages

Ohio Association for Justice Trucking Seminar (September 13, 2012)
Examining the Truck Driver and Safety Director

360 Advocacy - How to Win Trucking Cases. National Seminar, Las Vegas (August 27-29)
Distracted Driving—Cell Phone Use, Hours of Service, Log Audit and Fatigue, and Closing Argument—Asking for the Money

California Truck Accident Seminar (May 19, 2012)
Climbing Inside the Skin of the Truck Driver, and Demonstration of Psychodramatic Technique in Trucking Cases (with Joe Fried)

Ohio Association for Justice (May 2-4, 2012)
Finding all the Insurance Coverage and Defendants

New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar (April 27, 2012)
Jurisdiction and Insurance Coverage, Finding all the Parties in Truck Crash Cases

Strafford Publishing Webinar, Litigating Truck Accident Injury Claims (April 11, 2012)
Evaluating Common Causes of Accidents and Mastering Liability Theories

AAJ Trucking College, Kansas City (September 21-24, 2011)
Truck airbrakes; Using Metaphor focus groups in truck accident cases

American Association for Justice National Convention, New York (July 11, 2011)
Persuasion at Trial from Aristotle to fMRI

Trucking Litigation Exposed, New Orleans (June 14, 2011)
Shifting Cargo cases

Litigating Truck Collision Cases: “Rules,” “Reptiles,” & Experts Seminar, Atlanta (May 20, 2011)
Maximizing damages in a trucking collision case using Rules, Reptiles, and Experts

Litigating Truck Collision Cases Seminar, Las Vegas (October 9, 2010)
Insurance coverage in truck cases

Litigating Truck Collision Cases Seminar, New Orleans (February 26, 2010)
Dealing with the standard defenses in a trucking case

Arkansas Trial Lawyer’s Association, Arkansas (November 13, 2009)
Cognitive science in truck litigation

Litigating Truck Collision Cases College, Atlanta (October 9-12, 2009)
Discovery presentation, SafeStat/CSA presentation,instructor

West Legal Center/Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, National teleseminar (August 4, 2009)
Finding insurance in truck cases

American Association for Justice, Philadelphia (July 12, 2008)
Finding insurance in truck litigation

American Association for Justice, New Orleans (February 8, 2008)
Statutory violations in truck litigation

Arkansas Trial Lawyer’s Association, Arkansas (November 2, 2007)
Internet discovery in truck cases; trucking insurance coverage

Tennessee Association for Justice, Nashville (October 5, 2007)
Punitive damages in large truck cases

Interstate Trucking Group of ATLA, Chicago (June 22, 2007)
Internet primer; finding additional coverage in truck accident cases

American Association for Justice, (national teleseminar, January 23, 2007)
Litigating Truck Collisions: Critical investigation to prove your client’s case

Litigating Truck Accident Cases, Las Vegas (October 21, 2006)
Using the internet to research truck accident cases

Interstate Trucking Group of ATLA, Toronto (July 22, 2005)
Using the internet to research truck accident cases

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Phoenix (October 22, 2004)
Using the internet to research truck accident cases

Railroad Law section of ATLA, Boston (July 5, 2004)
Representing the train crew against the railroad and the trucking company

Interstate Trucking Group of ATLA, San Francisco (July 19, 2003)
Moderator

Toledo Bar Association (September 12, 2003)
Avoiding Malpractice During Settlements – Protecting the Client’s Interests

Trial Techniques (November 21, 2003) Toledo Bar Association
Sample Opening statement using courtroom technology

Kiroff Bench/Bar (2003)
Panel member, What is Justice? A review of Plato’s Republic and Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Interstate Trucking Group of ATLA, Atlanta (July 20, 2002)
Punitive damages in large truck cases

 

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