Based out of Buckhead, Joe Fried is considered by many to be the preeminent trial attorney in the country for handling cases involving catastrophic injuries and wrongful death arising from truck and other commercial vehicle crashes. Joe has handled cases in more than 30 States with recoveries exceeding $1 billion. As a former police officer with advanced training in accident investigation and reconstruction, psychology, psychodrama, and storytelling, Joe brings a unique background and approach to every case – combining the legal, technical, psychological, and emotional to build and convey the most compelling case possible. Joe takes only a few cases at a time to focus resources and maximize results. Joe is co-founder of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, a respected safety advocate and author, and has given over 700 presentations to judge, lawyer, and industry organizations on trucking safety and litigation-related subjects. Joe is an honors graduate of Oglethorpe University and the University of Georgia. When not working, you will find Joe on the Peloton bike, reading, contemplating life or spending time with family and friends.