"Super Lawyers Panel” at RVDA Convention/Expo Will Provide Ideas on Protecting RV Dealerships from Lawsuits


(Fairfax, VA) The 2019 RV Dealers Convention Expo will feature a special "Super Lawyers Panel” with RV industry legal experts who can help dealerships avoid costly lawsuits.  The panel, comprised of experienced attorneys who represent RV dealers and manufacturers, and an in-house attorney from a major RV manufacturer, will provide attendees their best ideas for preventing and defending lawsuits against a dealership on Thursday, Nov. 14, 9:00 - 11:15 a.m.  The RV Dealers Convention/Expo is scheduled for Nov. 11 - 15 at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas strip.

Topics to be covered by the “Super Lawyers Panel: Flying in Formation to Prevent Litigation II” session include:

  • The latest dirty tricks used against dealers in litigation and how to combat them

  • Practical strategies for partnering with your manufacturer to resolve customer issues and prevent litigation

  • Techniques for limiting time out of service

  • How to effectively respond to claims

The presenters are Harold D. Oehler, Lazydays; Chris Lowman, The Lowman Law Firm; Rob Cohen, industry consultant, and Scott Folkers, Winnebago. The panel facilitator will be RVDA’s Director of Legal and Regulatory Affairs Brett Richardson.

“This panel is an excellent opportunity for dealers and their employees to learn some pro-active steps to resolve disputes before they escalate into expensive and time-consuming litigation,” said RVDA President Phil Ingrassia. 

Visit the convention website for more information about the workshops and speakers as they are announced. The schedule-at-a-glance can be viewed here and will be updated periodically as the convention approaches.

The convention is sponsored by RVDA–The National RV Dealers Association, RVDA of Canada, and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center.  The tracked education program includes targeted content on F&I, sales, social media/eMarketing/BDC, fixed operations, rental operations, and general management. In its planning, the convention committee focuses on providing dynamic presentations on the most important relevant and timely topics in the RV industry. The committee strives to offer a program that includes both well-known experts from within the RV industry, as well as new presenters with fresh and thought-provoking ideas from other industries.

The Mike Molino RV Learning Center is a leading resource for targeted publications, certification programs, online learning, and live workshops – all designed exclusively for dealership staff. The professional development and educational resources offered by the Learning Center help dealers maintain professionalism and efficiency.

For more information about the RV Learning Center, go to www.rvlearningcenter.com. The RV Learning Center is a tax-exempt organization as described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions may be tax deductible as charitable donations.