The story I’m about to tell you is true. There I was, on a beautiful sunny day in 1983 driving through the Notre Dame student parking lot in my father’s beautiful sky blue 1969 Corvair convertible. What an understandably excellent mood I was in! And then…. Not. That great day was destroyed in an instant by a horrible crash and heavy scraping noise. I didn’t know what had happened, but I was fairly sure it wasn’t good, so I stopped the car, shut off the engine, and walked to the back (from whence the horrible noise had come). And there I saw it – the unexpected sight of the car engine ON THE GROUND!!! I had no plan in place for this sort of disaster..
Jim Wills , Carole Clark Isakson and Nicole Wiebold recently attended the 2017 TLA (Transportation Lawyers Association) Chicago Regional Seminar. This seminar attracts lawyers from 35 states and several Canadian provinces, and included a presentation by the regional director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Jim Wills, Nicole Wiebold, Carole Clark Isakson The TLA is an active group of transportation attorneys, uniquely qualified to provide both education and networking. Transportation issues are generally not state specific, and having a good understanding of the federal regulatory scheme is critical. It also helps to know who to call in Texas in the case of an emergency! The TLA provides both. The seminar featured presentations from attorneys..
The BGS Transportation Law Department is carrying on the tradition of involvement with a great cause – the Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) Trucks and Toys event. This event provides toys for disadvantaged children and teens all over the state of Minnesota, through the efforts of MTA members like BGS. This year BGS attorneys and staff enthusiastically jumped in to the shopping challenge, and even helped load a truck! The MTA has been running this event for more than 20 years, and this year twenty three MTA members around the state collected toys and cash (used to buy more toys). The MTA coordinates with many charities throughout the state, and this year partnered with even more groups to donate even more toys. Here..
Barna, Guzy & Steffen LTD. announces the addition of a new associate to our firm. Nicole R. Wiebold has joined the firm’s Transportation Law and Computer & Software law departments. She will be working closely with attorneys practicing in the firm’s growing Transportation and Computer Software areas serving existing clients and enhancing the firm’s ability to serve new areas of the community. Before joining the BGS law firm, Nicole had experience as an associate attorney in litigation, estate planning and business transaction matters. She also served as a Judicial Extern for 10th Judicial District Judge Kathleen Mottl and a Hamline’s Dean Summer Fellow for 1st Judicial District Chief Judge Terrence E. Conkel. Nicole graduated summa cum laude from Hamline..
BGS is pleased and excited to announce that it is expanding and welcomes two new attorneys and staff who will bring in opportunities in two new areas of practice; Transportation Law and Computer and Software Law. Attorneys James H. Wills and Carole Clark Isakson from Kalina, Wills, Gisvold & Clark have joined the firm effective May 1, 2016. They bring with them their extensive experience in the areas of Transportation law, Computer and Software law, and Corporate law and will also help expand our practice in existing areas. Also joining the firm will be Jackie J. Campbell who will act as Legal Administrative Assistant for Jim and Carole. James H. Wills was a founding..