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ATA To Host Motor Carrier General Counsel Forum

On July 24 – 27, 2011, the American Trucking Association will hold its Motor Carrier General Counsel Forum in La Jolla California. This truck specific seminar will cover a wide range of operational topics including:

• A Practical Discussion of Transportation Contract Negotiation and Drafting

• An Analysis of FMCSA 2011 Rulemakings and Expected Operational Impacts

• An Overview of Best Practices in Handling Debt Collection and Cargo Claims Nevada Trucking Lawyers, Mills & Associates, Nevada Trial Lawyer, Nevada Court System, Nevada Motor Transport Association, Nevada Appellate Lawyer 702-240-6060

• Briefings on Independent Contractor Classification Threats and Structuring the Relationship to Better Withstand Legal Challenges

• An Update on Cross-Border Regulatory Changes and Opportunities

• A Primer on Managing CSA Regulatory, Labor and Related Concerns

• An Overview of Workers Compensation Management Techniques and Practice

 The forum will also feature a symposium on highway accident litigation issues including:

• An Analysis of Carrier/Insurer Common Interests and Potential Conflicts in Highway Accident Cases

• An Overview of Jury Selection Issues and Strategy, Including a Mock Voir Dire Demonstration

• A Review of Litigation Concerns Arising From the CSA Program and Potential Strategic Response

Mike Mills of Mills & Associates will attend in his capacity as General Counsel of the Nevada Motor Transport Association.  Mr. Mills is looking forward to learning from and networking with trucking industry and insurance attorneys.  Please watch for future posts with details on the information that Mike brings back from this event.

If you have questions about the NMTA or trucking law in Nevada, please send Mike an email he’ll do his best to get right back to you.  We look forward to hearing from you.

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