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Kolesar & Leatham shareholder to serve as officer of third largest American Bar Association section

Robert J. Caldwell elected Revenue Officer of ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

Robert J. Caldwell
Robert J. Caldwell
LAS VEGAS - Aug. 14, 2014 - PRLog -- Las Vegas, Nev. - This week, Robert J. Caldwell, shareholder at Kolesar & Leatham, begins a two-year term as an officer of the American Bar Association's Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS).

With more than 25,000 members nationwide, TIPS is the third largest section of the ABA.

Caldwell will serve as the section’s revenue officer responsible for managing sponsorship and non-dues revenue for the section comprised of attorneys with practice areas in litigation and insurance law. He will also serve as one of the section’s two delegates to the UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats/International Association of Lawyers).

At 39 years of age, Caldwell is the youngest person to hold office in TIPS. While this is his first elected officer position in the ABA, Caldwell previously served as chairman of the section’s Business Litigation Committee, which received an award as the section’s most outstanding committee the year he was chairman. He has also served as a member of TIPS’s Governing Council and has represented TIPS at programs in the United States and abroad.

At Kolesar & Leatham, Caldwell concentrates his practice in business and complex civil litigation, including class actions, contract disputes, lender liability, product liability, sports law, international law, intellectual property and employment law matters.  He regularly serves as local Nevada counsel for national and international law firms in a wide variety of matters.

The ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section serves as the national legal association’s primary source of knowledge and leadership on trial practice and critical issues of justice that involve tort and insurance law. Formed in 1933, TIPS is unique within the ABA and the legal community because of its focus on balance and diversity, bringing together plaintiffs, defense, corporate and in-house counsel to tackle issues confronting the profession.

About Kolesar & Leatham

Founded in 1986, Kolesar & Leatham is a full-service, business-based law firm practicing in the areas of banking, bankruptcy, real property, administrative law, business and corporate law, commercial litigation, gaming, construction law, civil litigation, insurance defense, environmental law, professional liability, government affairs, tax law and tax litigation. One of the largest independent law firms in Nevada, Kolesar & Leatham represents a variety of clients with business and corporate interests around the world at the local, national and international levels. For information, call 702-362-7800 or visit www.klnevada.com.

Amy E. S. Maier

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