Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorney Kurt Rozelsky Named Chair of DRI Trucking Law Committee

December 1, 2010

GREENVILLE, SC – November 30, 2010 – Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce that attorney Kurt Rozelsky has been named Chairman of the Trucking Committee for DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar, the international organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation.  Rozelsky’s term as Chairman was announced at the DRI Annual Meeting on October 24, 2010 in San Diego, California.

As Chairman, Rozelsky will oversee the Committee’s efforts in promoting DRI’s five core values of education, justice, balance, economics and professionalism through the Trucking Law Committee’s bi-annual seminar and all educational projects, including webinars and print materials.  He will also be charged with the task of increasing membership in the committee, which is already one of the largest of the 29 DRI committees.

“Kurt Rozelsky has been a tireless advocate for trucking defense for over 15 years,” said Rob Moseley, Transportation Practice Group Chair for Smith Moore Leatherwood.  “He is a true leader in his field and DRI will benefit greatly from his leadership.”

Rozelsky, a member of the DRI Trucking Committee since 2004, serving as Vice Chair since 2008, is also involved with several other legal defense organizations, including the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel’s Commercial Transportation Committee, the American Bar Association’s Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee, the Trucking Industry Defense Association, the Transportation Lawyers Association and the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association.

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