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​TLA Announcements​​​

  • 2018 TLA Annual Conference Site-Orlando
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    As many of you know, the devastation in Puerto Rico has required TLA to relocate its 2018 Annual Conference, previously contracted at a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Puerto Rico, to another property in the family, the Waldorf Astoria Orlando.

    Click here​ for the latest Annual Conference information as it becomes available.​

  • 2018 Chicago Registration Open
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    Click here to register today for the 2018 Chicago Regional Seminar.  Pre-registration closes​ on Jan. 5, 2018

  • 2018 TLI - SAVE THE DATE
    Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    Click here​ for information as it becomes available regarding the 2018 Transportation Law Institute (TLI) in Louisville, KY on Nov. 9, 2018.​

    Registration opens July 2018.

  • TTL Submission Deadlines for 2017-18
    Wednesday, June 7, 2017
    ​TLA - Please submit articles to Jeff Simmons.
    CTLA - Please submit articles to Heather Devine.

    Submission deadline for upcoming issues:
    October 2017 - August 7
    December 2017 - October 2
    February 2018 - November 20
    April 2018 - February 5
  • 2017 TLA Award Winners
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    ​TLA is proud to announce the latest recipients of its Lifetime Achievement Award and Distinguished Service Award. At its recently concluded 2017 Annual Conference, the TLA bestowed its Lifetime Achievement Award on Richard A. Westley of Westley Law Offices, S.C., located in Madison, Wisconsin. Distinguished Service Awards were awarded to Christopher M. Kelly of Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A., Charlotte, North Carolina; Eric R. Benton of Lorance & Thompson, P.C., Houston, Texas; and Katherine T. Garber of Strasburger & Price, LLP, Houston, Texas.​

  • PASSING OF BRUCE MITCHELL
    Friday, March 24, 2017

    Source:  Dick Westley

    I am heartbroken to learn of the passing of Bruce Mitchell.  He was a gifted attorney, a passionate advocate for the motor carrier industry, and a close personal friend.  His contributions to the Transportation Lawyers Association were numerous and profound.  In particular, he was the genius behind the formation of the Commercial Litigation Committee and regularly kept the membership informed of important developments in this area of practice.  For many years Bruce has served as TLA's unofficial "go to guy" for any member needing assistance in the Atlanta metro area and throughout the southeast.  My condolences to his family, friends and business associates.  He is irreplaceable and will be missed.

    Click here​ for a note from Mitchell-Handschuh Law Group.


  • TLA Launches TLA 365
    Thursday, January 19, 2017

    We are pleased to launch TLA 365, our interactive app that replaces TLA Forums.  Communication among our members has never been easier.

    All TLA members were emailed information regarding access to the app.  Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the TLA Executive Office​.​

  • Passing of Hal Miller, Jr.
    Friday, September 2, 2016

    On August 24, former TLA President and longtime member Hal D. Miller, Jr. passed away at the age of 81. Hal was well known in Jackson, Mississippi, where he grew up and lived, and throughout the state, as an attorney, church leader, mediator, fundraiser, writer and teacher. He served as TLA president in 1983-84 and was active in TLA's ADR programs. He retired from the practice of law in 2001. 

    Click here​ for details.

  • In Memoriam - Jay Barry Harris
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016

    On Monday, June 20, long-time TLA member Jay Barry Harris from Philadelphia passed away after being involved in a collision with a car while riding his bicycle over Memorial Day weekend. Jay was a preeminent Philly lawyer, known for his defense of trucking companies in casualty cases. A TLA member since 1997, he was well known to TLA's casualty members and was an active member of the Casualty Litigation and Motor Carrier Committees. His TLA friends knew him as "a funny and very kind person." He will be deeply missed.

    Click here​ for more background information.


  • 2017 Annual Conference & CTLA Midyear Meeting
    Friday, February 24, 2017

    Registration is open through Friday, March 31.  Please note important hotel information by clicking here​ . Register today!

  • TTL - Dec 2017 Issue Released
    Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    ​The Dec. 2017 issue of The Transportation Lawyer is available. Click here to log in and view TTL.

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