Joe Fried is among the top truck crash lawyers in the United States. Based out of Atlanta, Georiga, he has handled cases in over 35 States with recoveries over $1 billion. He is the founder of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, past Chair do the American Association of Justice Trucking Litigation Group, and past President of the National Trial Attorneys Trucking Trial Lawyers. Joe has authored books, DVDs, and peer-reviewed articles on handling commercial motor vehicle cases and has given over 600 presentations to lawyer, judge, and law enforcement audiences on commercial vehicle-related subjects as well as on all aspects of preparing and trying civil cases.
Joe has been recognized by various lawyer organizations around the country for his leadership and success - Best Lawyers, SuperLawyers, Lawyer of Distinction, Lawyer of the Year, etc.
Joe is a former police officer and a true safety advocate. He brings a unique background to his cases with his knowledge of physics, mechanics, accident investigation, and reconstruction, as well as human psychology, psychodrama, neurolinguistic programming, and storytelling. He prides himself on being able to discover the compelling story for each case that needs to be told.
Joe was instrumental in the establishment of an ABA-approved Board Certification in Truck Accident Law - which is administered through the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). Joe is in the first class of lawyers who became board certified after co-chairing the committee that sought ABA approval.