I’m just a truck wreck lawyer in Georgia, and it’s been about 35 years since my last economics class. Therefore, I was pleasantly surprised today when I learned that my blog post about Implications of the economic crisis for trucking and insurance was cited as one of the best legal blog posts expressing insight on the ongoing economic calamity. My econ profs at Furman way back when would be surprised.
Ken Shigley in Atlanta is on the National Advisory Board for the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, and is actively involved in the Interstate Trucking Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. He served as chair of the Southeastern Motor Carrier Litigation Institute, co-sponsored by the Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina Trial Lawyers Associations. Shigley has won multi-million dollar jury verdicts in trucking cases and lectures on trucking and insurance topics at national continuing legal education programs. A Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, he is also a Master of the Lamar Inn of Court at Emory Law School, a faculty member for ten years at the Emory University Law School Trial Techniques Program, and was recently elected Secretary of the 39,000 member State Bar of Georgia.