Pleasantville, New York (PRWEB) May 01, 2013
New York personal injury attorney, Michael V. Kaplen, senior partner in the Pleasantville, New York law firm, De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). Kaplen who concentrates his practice on representing individuals with personal injuries caused by car wrecks, bus crashes, truck crashes, unsafe buildings and medical malpractice is a vice president of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers and past president of the Brain Injury Association of New York State.
He is also the current chair of the New York State Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council and president of the American Academy of Brain Injury Attorneys He is a past chair the American Association for Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group. Kaplen regularly speaks at Brain Injury Association and Legal association seminars on effective trial techniques in representing victims of head injury.
LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. The LCA is aggressively diverse in its composition. Established as a trial and appellate lawyer honorary society reflecting the American bar in the twenty-first century, the LCA represents the best in law among its membership. The number of Fellowships has been kept at an exclusive limit by design, allowing qualifications, diversity, and inclusion to align effectively, with recognition of excellence in litigation across all segments of the bar. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with rec
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