Michael T. van der Veen Re-elected to the Board of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association


Michael T. van der Veen

The Law Offices of Michael T. van der Veen is pleased to announce that its founder, Michael T. van der Veen, has been re-elected to the Board of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. He will serve a three-year term.

The Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association "is an active professional organization comprised of civil and criminal litigation attorneys. PTLA has been in existence for over 50 years and is the oldest trial lawyer organization in Pennsylvania. The association is made up of lawyers who are dedicated to the preservation of the American legal system and the protection of the evolution of the common law through the efforts of individual lawyers who are pledged to achieving common goals. The Association is noted for its educational influence and its goals of helping all lawyers to ultimately serve the interests of their clients in a fair and productive manner."

The founder of the Law Offices of Michael T. van der Veen, Michael T. van der Veen represents the rights of people in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and its surrounding towns and counties. He focuses his practice on personal injury, plaintiff and criminal defense, and handles cases involving construction accidents, car and truck accidents, medical errors, slip-and-falls, product liability, sex offenses, forgery and fraud, murder, white-collar crimes, DUI, drug offenses, and vehicular homicide. Active in the community, Mr. van der Veen has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Diabetes Association. He was active on the local YMCA Board and served on the Board of Trustees of the Montgomery School. He currently serves as a member of the Board of the Washington Square West Civic Association. A 1985 graduate from Ohio Wesleyan University, Mr. van der Veen attended Quinnipiac University School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1988. He continued his study of the law, first at the National Criminal Defense College and second, at Temple University Beasley School of Law, where he earned a Master of Laws in 1995 with highest honors.

The Law Offices of Michael T. van der Veen is considered one of the premier personal injury and criminal defense law firms serving individuals and families across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. With decades of experience fighting for clients, and a history of outstanding litigation success, the firm is pleased to have earned a much-deserved reputation as one of Pennsylvania’s toughest, hardest-working law firms.

For more information, visit the firm’s website: www.mtvlaw.com.

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