Meet Joe Fried: EVOLVE Summit Featured Panelist

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The highly-anticipated EVOLVE Summit is gearing up to be the can’t-miss legal industry event of the year.

Kicking off on June 24, 2021, the two-day virtual conference is bound to inspire, embolden, and motivate the nation’s most ambitious law firm owners and their teams to elevate their practices to the next level.

With an absolutely electrifying lineup of speakers, the EVOLVE Summit will be jam-packed with insights, guidance, and actionable solutions designed to help you evolve into the attorney and law firm owner you were meant to be.

The newest of these speakers to be announced is trucking attorney and Managing Partner of Fried Goldberg Joe Fried.

“Our job as trial lawyers is first to listen – really listen – so that we can find the compelling human story in our client’s case. Then we have to tell that story in a way that makes it the compelling story of each juror. When the jurors can be heroes, great verdicts happen.”


Who is Joe Fried?

Joe Fried is at the forefront of innovation in the legal industry. Credited as one of the principal founders of the trucking crash law practice area, he has devoted his career to not only fighting for the deserving underdog, but also educating other attorneys so they can do the same.

However, Fried’s dedication to justice didn’t start with trucking — at age 19, he became one of the youngest police officers in Atlanta, Georgia, working 80-hour weeks while getting his undergraduate degree at Oglethorpe University.

During that time in his career, Joe Fried learned that justice is not always blind and that people are not always treated equally in the courtroom. More importantly, Joe witnessed firsthand the difference that a good lawyer can make.

With a palpable passion for becoming a champion of the people, he attended law school at the University of Georgia, and in 1994, entered private practice in Fulton County, Georgia.

Over the next 20 years, Fried worked part-time as a judge while simultaneously building up his own personal injury law firm. After successfully handling numerous defective automotive cases, Joe discovered a need for change in the way trucking cases were handled.

Flash forward to present day, and Joe is now regarded as one of the most successful and knowledgeable trucking attorneys in the nation with a track record of massive settlements and accolades to prove it.

Crisp Founder & CEO Michael Mogill sat down with Joe recently for an episode of The Game Changing Attorney Podcast, during which this game changer discussed the story of how he started his career, why he pursued a hyperspecialized practice area, and the deep motivators that keep him pushing toward lasting industry change.

You can listen to the episode here to get a sneak preview of the insights Joe has to offer. He explored questions like:

  • Why would an attorney turn down a surefire career to gamble on an unexplored niche?
  • How does giving away your expertise to your competitors make you a better lawyer?
  • Why is fear the best motivator, and how can you use it to your advantage?
  • How do you lead a firm with a hyperspecialized practice area when there’s no playbook?
  • and MUCH more…


What Joe Fried Will Bring to the EVOLVE Summit Stage

Joe Fried has successfully built his career around sticking up for the little guy and sincerely advocating for justice within his niche practice area.

When he takes the stage at the EVOLVE Summit as a speaker on the Game Changing Attorney Podcast panel, you’ll get firsthand accounts of what it takes to perform at the top of your game and revolutionize the way you run your law firm by niching down to a specialized practice area.

Not only that, but you’ll also get the opportunity to learn how Joe Fried’s dedication to educating other lawyers through his founding of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys and partnership with Trial Lawyer College is revolutionizing the way the next generation of attorneys hone their skills.

Joe knows what it takes to excel in the legal field, and he wants to help you do the same, so come hungry and ready to absorb the expertise he has gained throughout his decorated, successful career.

About the EVOLVE Summit

It’s not always easy to answer the questions that come with being a business owner without formal training. Lucky for you, we’re bringing some of the best business leaders in the world together to give you the ultimate crash course in just two days at the EVOLVE Summit.

As if having the chance to experience Joe Fried and the other soon-to-be-announced speakers firsthand during the Game Changing Attorney Podcast panel wasn’t enough, we have the greatest lineup prepared for you. Gear up for these incredible keynote speakers:

The EVOLVE Summit is specifically designed to equip not only attorneys and law firm owners with cutting-edge insights, but also to empower their teams to level up their capabilities, align themselves with the mission and vision of their organizations, and invest in their personal and professional growth.

Gear up for two full days of virtual events that will leave you and your team fired up. With a squad of highly coveted speakers and market leaders, we guarantee you’ll walk away with at least $100,000 worth of insights — or your money back.

If you’re an attorney who is engaged in the business of your law firm and wants to grow as a visionary leader, empower your team, and get your firm to the next level… the EVOLVE Summit is YOUR event.