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David W. Smith of Roberts & Associates Speaks at FMA Winter Conference

Known for his keen understanding of transportation law and how it intersects with the transportation and insurance industries, David W. Smith of Roberts & Associates recently had the opportunity to attend the FMA Winter Conference in Kissimmee, Florida. Held on January 26th and 27th, the FMA Winter Conference brought together industry professionals and FMA members […]

Attorney David Smith Speaks at LTNA 2017 National Conference in Las Vegas

Recently, Attorney Davis Smith had the honor of speaking at the Logistics & Transportation Association for North America, LTNA, 2017 National Conference in Las Vegas. We are thrilled to announce our firm is a Gold Level Sponsor for this event, which took place om October 24-26. A wonderful educational opportunity for all involved, this conference […]


One of the single most important things to remember when thinking about independent contractor issues is that the status of the law is dynamic. Far too many companies view the situation as static and continue to do what they have always done, even in the face of the changing legal landscape. One must consider the […]

Attorney David W. Smith Serves as Keynote Speaker at Florida Messenger Association Lunch and Learn Event

This last Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Attorney David W. Smith spoke to members of the Florida Messenger Association (FMA) about laws and guidelines for transportation and delivery companies working with independent contractors. The FMA is a growing organization for companies in the messenger, courier, and ‘last mile’ delivery industry. The association is designed to help […]

Roberts & Associates joins the CLDA

Roberts & Associates is proud to join the CLDA as a new member in 2017. Based upon the valuable insights and contacts gained through the Florida Messenger Association, our firm joined the CLDA without hesitation. With decades of experience representing the shipping and transportation industry, our firm is happy to provide support, guidance, and legal […]

Florida Messenger Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition

In January of 2017, Roberts & Associates was proud to serve as sponsor of the Florida Messenger Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. The FMA has been serving the interests of couriers, messengers, last mile delivery companies, warehousemen, and distributors in Florida for nearly thirty years. Its mission is to improve and advance […]