Vehicle Dynamics & Handling Seminar

Sponsored by: Boster, Kobayashi & Associates

Friday, August 8, 2008
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Infineon Raceway
Jim Russell Racing School, Sonoma


Learn how to drive a car & earn MCLE!

Printable Registration Form (PDF)
Secure Online Registration

Guest Speaker:
Mark Wolocatiuk, Chief Instructor,
Jim Russell Racing School and Mazda Pro Series Champion

Earn 6 MCLE Credits

8:30 am
Continental Breakfast

9:00 am
Cross Exam of An Accident Reconstruction Expert
Michael A. Kelly • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly, Wecht & Schoenberger
Accident Reconstruction
Thomas A. Boster • Boster, Kobayashi, et al
Trying The Case
Adam Shea • Panish Shea & Boyle LLP
Collision Avoidance: Learn How to Minimize Impact Forces
Mark Wolocatiuk • Jim Russell Racing School
12:00 pm
Deli Buffet Lunch
1:00 pm
Car Control - Skid Control, Reverse 180 (Rockfords), Drifting
2:30 pm
Autocross - Timed Team Competition
Team Captain - Doris Cheng • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly, Wecht & Schoenberger
Team Captain - Lawrence M. Knapp • Law Offices of Lawrence M. Knapp
4:00 pm
Hot Laps


  • Adam Shea has developed a specialty representing plaintiffs in product defect claims involving automobiles (fuel systems, 15 passenger van rollovers, SUV rollovers, roof crush, defective seat belts, brake systems, etc.) and tire failures.
  • Thomas A. Boster specializes in the technical aspects of accident reconstruction, highway design, and injury causation. He is registered as a Professional Safety Engineer and is certified as an Accident Investigator.
  • Doris Cheng concentrates in the areas of wrongful death, catastrophic injury, government liability, medical negligence, premises liability, sexual molestation and vehicular negligence and has experience in trial, mediation and arbitration.
  • Michael A. Kelly specializes in wrongful death claims arising from vehicle collisions. He is a three time “Trial Lawyer of the Year” nominee of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Lawrence M. Knapp specializes in motor vehicle accidents, products liability claims, premises liability lawsuits, medical malpractice cases, elder abuse cases and nursing home neglect-abuse cases.
  • Stewart M. Tabak (Moderator) specializes in personal injury cases including serious truck and auto collisions, medical negligence, wrongful death, elder abuse, and products liability.
  • Mark Wolocatiuk began his career by winning four championships in four years with the Russell programs and raced in numerous Formula races prior to instructing with Russell Schools.

(Space is limited)
Registration includes continental breakfast, deli buffet lunch, syllabus, and MCLE certificate. Please note there is a $50 discount for each additional attorney registering from the same firm.


CAOC Attorney Member $1200 $1300 $1400
  Additional member, same firm $1150 $1250 $1350
Non-member $1600 $1700 $1800
  Additional non-member, same firm $1550 $1650 $1750
Refunds will be honored only if a written request is submitted to CAOC at least 25 days prior to the date of the seminar and will be subject to a $75 service charge.