Dram Shop Speaker

Elizabeth Trendowski-Dram Shop Law-Liquor Liability ExpertSpeaking, Training, Education, Seminars

Elizabeth Trendowski is a dram shop law, liquor liability, bar operations and security expert. A member and board member of Toastmasters International, she gives frequent keynote addresses as a dram shop speaker at events, workshops and conferences.

Elizabeth was the founder and past president of SMART Programs (Servers & Managers Alcohol Responsibility Training), and has personally provided over 40,000 people with alcohol server training, including police officers, state and federal liquor agents, security, licensees & the servers and sellers of alcohol.

Liz speaks on a number of topics, including:

  • Dram Shop Law & Liability
  • Underage Drinking Prevention Strategies
  • Bar Security Protocols
  • Responsible Alcohol Service Policies
  • Social Host Alcohol Liability


Liz believes strongly that thorough training of management and employees about dram shop law is essential in the restaurant, bar and hospitality industry. She conducts regular “Lunch & Learn” seminars to educate hospitality owners, management and servers about the responsibility, issues and liability associated with the service of alcohol.