SALT LAKE CITY, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- England Logistics, a non-asset based third-party logistics company specialized in transportation logistics services, is pleased to announce the addition of Justin Olsen as the new Vice President of Legal and Risk supporting the legal needs of the England Logistics Headquarters, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mr. Olsen comes to England Logistics with over 20 years of experience practicing primarily transportation law, construction law, commercial litigation and business organizations and transactions.
Mr. Olsen earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1991 and Bachelor Degree at Utah State University in 1988, where he attended school on athletic and leadership scholarships.
Mr. Olsen later worked in-house for a trucking company that operated approximately 650 trucks nationwide and later served as in-house counsel for another trucking company that operated approximately 1200 trucks nationwide. In June 1994, he transitioned into private legal practice opening his own law firm. In 2002, Mr. Olsen co-founded Olsen, Skoubye & Nielson, LLC.
Mr. Olsen regularly presents at TIA, TLA and other transportation conferences. In addition, Mr. Olsen founded Olsen Transportation Law Seminars and regularly presents seminars throughout the country relating to risk reduction and mitigation. More information on such seminars is available at www.olsentranslaw.com.
"I have tremendous respect for the industry," said Mr. Olsen. "My father-in-law was a truck driver and I saw a need where I could help people avoid problems instead of trying to remedy them. I would get so many cases where I found myself teaching clients best practices to help them avoid repeating the same issues."
Mr. Olsen is an associate member of Transportation Intermediaries Association ("TIA") and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Legal Subcommittee on TIA's Carrier Selection Framework Committee and as a Member of the Legal Committee. He has also served on TIA Fraud Task Force Committee. He is also a member of Transportation Lawyers Association ("TLA") and currently serves on TLA's Executive Committee and has served as Vice-Chair of TLA's Logistics and E-Commerce Committee. Mr. Olsen is also a member of the Conference of Freight Counsel.
Mr. Olsen was raised on a dairy farm in Heber City, Utah, where he attended and graduated from Wasatch High School in 1983. He and his wife, of 26 years, have four children. Mr. Olsen enjoys sports, extensive traveling, fishing, camping and working with youth in his church organization and community.
About England Logistics
England Logistics offers a vast portfolio of non-asset based transportation solutions including full truckload services, intermodal, dry and cold chain LTL, parcel, global logistics, and complete supply chain management. England Logistics is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive national and international opportunities to qualified candidates. For a shipping quote call 801-656-4718 or visit http://www.englandlogistics.com. To become part of England Logistics' award winning team call 801-656-4717 or visit http://www.englandlogistics.com.
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