Levinson and Stefani Founding Partner Ken Levinson has been appointed Chair of the Education Committee of the American Association for Justice’s Interstate Trucking Litigation Group, announced at a recent board meeting. Levinson will serve a two-year term through 2017.
As part of his appointment, Levinson will plan, coordinate and participate in the TLG’s trucking education initiatives, which includes webinars and downloadable audio presentations for trial lawyers, available on its website. Levinson’s goals is to make sure that lawyers representing clients affected by dangerous truck companies have the tools and resources necessary to litigate their cases.
Up next for the litigation group is the Advanced Trial Advocacy College: Litigating Truck Collision Cases, October 7–10, in Dallas, TX. Levinson is thrilled to be part of the lecture and workshop format. Some of the topics discussed include Crafting the Rules and Themes, Truck Driver Depositions, Safety Director Depositions and Opening Statements and Summations.
In other news, Levinson was also elected Vice Chair of the Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway & Premises Liability Section, addressing federal issues and focusing on auto collision cases, truck safety, highway design, low speed impact and premises liability. Levinson will also chair the section’s Practice Resources Committee, which compiles documents such as pleadings, research, expert reports and other information that might be helpful to fellow trial lawyers.