Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Archives | EndDD


DISTRACTED DRIVERS: As Dangerous As Drunk Drivers [say Mass Trial Lawyers at High School]

Published in, By Robert Stewart, Jan.30, 2015 It was two years ago this month that the worlds of two young women from the Groton-Dunstable community would be irreversibly changed and tragically connected. One woman was a 2000 graduate of Groton-Dunstable Regional High School and the other was only weeks away from graduating with the


“MEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL: Trial attorneys bring ‘End Distracted Driving’ to students”

    Published in Wicked Local-Medford, Posted Jan. 29, 2015 @ 1:50 pm The Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) brought its “End Distracted Driving” (EDD) [EndDD] program to Medford High School on Wednesday, Jan. 7. The program is headed by MATA President Charlotte E. Glinka and Philadelphia Attorney Joel Feldman, who created the EDD


Methuen High School Holds Distracted Driving Day

A Massachusetts community joined efforts with speakers Saba Hashem and President J. Michael Conley of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) to bring the EndDD program to students in MA. Read the article on Massachusett’s State Representative, Diana DiZoglio’s site, reprinted here.


Casey Feldman Foundation/ Founders Receive Courageous Advocacy Award in Massachusetts

In creating the Casey Feldman Foundation and and bringing their “End Distracted Driving” (EndDD) message to the public throughout the country, Joel Feldman and Dianne Anderson “have given their daughter a powerful and important legacy,” the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) concluded, recently awarding the couple the group’s 2013 Courageous Advocacy Award.


Release of “Just a Few Seconds” EndDD Video

“I wasn’t texting, I wasn’t using my cell phone, but I still killed someone”, says 17 year old Kate McGuire in the new PSA video produced by Casey’s father, Joel Feldman, now incorporated into the EndDD distracted driving presentation. This is one of the first distracted driving videos which features both the driver and the victim’s family. Kate, a senior in high school, describes how her selfish act killed a 61 year old man who was about to become a grandfather for the first time. Emily, the daughter of the man who was killed talks about how this senseless and preventable crash has affected her and her family.