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Shane O'Dell Presenting at DRI Trucking Law Seminar


Naman Howell lawyer Shane O’Dell is set to present at the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI’s) Changing the Narrative Trucking Law Seminar. The two-day seminar will be held in Austin, Texas on April 30 – May 1, 2020, and will feature a number of experts in all different areas of trucking defense to help lawyers improve their skills as they defend trucking companies and their drivers.

Mr. O’Dell will be presenting on Turning a Bad Witness into a Great Deponent: Using a Consultant to Prepare Your Client for Depositions during the Thursday afternoon sessions on April 30th. Mr. O’Dell will share what he has learned over his years of experience, and many successful defense outcomes, as it relates to ensuring that witnesses come across clear, credible, and accountable.

Click here to see the full seminar brochure.

About the Presenter:

Shane O’Dell

Shane O’Dell focuses his practice on driving value for his clients. Whether evaluating a situation to determine if litigation is necessary, drafting, reviewing, or revising documents to avoid litigation, or revising current policies and procedures to attempt to avoid litigation and maximize risk transfer, Shane’s primary goal is to effectively and efficiently advise the client as to the best result. Advising clients to make sound business decisions, pre-litigation, during a battle in court, or in the post-judgment phase, is the ultimate goal.

Shane’s practice has commonly involved representing individuals and businesses as Defendants, but has represented his clients as Plaintiffs if necessary. His clients and experiences span a large variety of industries and areas of the law including construction, real estate, franchise, restaurant/hospitality, transportation, commercial general liability, commercial litigation, construction defect, workplace injury, nonsubscriber, landlord/tenant, professional liability, personal liability, first party property, bad faith, entrepreneurs, oil and gas, and among others.

To learn more about Shane O’Dell, or the many other skilled attorneys in the Firm, please visit the Firm’s attorney profiles section.

About Naman Howell Smith & Lee, PLLC

Since 1917, Naman Howell Smith & Lee has been providing individuals and businesses throughout Texas with the personal attentiveness and expertise they need on their legal matters when they need it most. We pride ourselves on our heritage, vision, and exceptional results. For more information about Naman Howell, please visit

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