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Michael Kaplen

Michael Kaplen

[one_third_first]Professorial Lecturer in Law[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]The George Washington University Law School[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Past Chair[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York State Traumatic Brain Injury Coordinating Council[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]3 Term President[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Brain Injury Association of New York State[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Past Chair[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group: American Association For Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Past Chair[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Motor Vehicle, Highway, Premises Liability Section: American Association For Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]President[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Academy of Brain Injury Attorneys[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Past Vice President[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Board of Trustees[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Melvin M. Belli Society[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]National Advisory Board[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Association of Plaintiff’s Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Board of Governors[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Board of Directors[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York Academy of Trial Lawyers[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Past Co-Chair[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Tort Section, New York County Lawyers Association[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Past member-Board of Directors[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Trial Lawyers for Public Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Editorial Board[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Neurolaw Letter[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Board Certified[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Civil Trial Advocate National Board of Trial Advocacy*[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Board Certified[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys Medical Liability*[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Sustaining Member[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Association for Justice
Public Justice Foundation[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association
Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers
Southern Trial Lawyers Association
North American Brain Injury Association[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Graduate of:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Marquette University, College of Health Sciences, in Neuro Anatomical Dissection of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Admitted to practice:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York
Florida
District of Columbia
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
United States Federal District Courts: Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York[/two_third_last] [blank_space height=’.5em’]

Honors & Awards

  • New York Super Lawyer
  • Top 100 New York Trial Lawyers – American Trial Lawyer Association
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Public Achievement Award
  • Public Policy Award – Brain Injury Association of New York State
[one_third_first]Top Attorneys in Metro New York - Michael Kaplen[/one_third_first] [one_third]
NY Judicial Institute Letter
Click to read this letter from the Hon. Juanita Bing Newton, Dean of the New York State Judicial Institute.
[/one_third] [one_third_last][/one_third_last] [thrive_link color=’blue’ link=’https://brainlaw-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/Michael-Kaplen-CV-July-2017.pdf’ target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ align=”]Click Here for Michael Kaplen’s CV[/thrive_link]

Shana De Caro

Shana De Caro

[one_third_first]Chair[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Traumatic Brain Injury Group: American Association for Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Board of Directors[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Brain Injury Association of America[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]1st Vice President[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Academy of Brain Injury Attorneys[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Board of Trustees, Secretary[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Civil Justice Foundation[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Board of Directors[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Fellow[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Association for Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Fellow[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Melvin M. Belli Society[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Editor[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Law Update
New York Academy of Trial Lawyers[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Amicus Counsel[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Judicial Screening Committee[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Fellow[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Litigation Counsel of America
Trial Lawyer Honorary Society[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Lawyers Diversity Law Institute Advisory Board[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Litigation Counsel of America[/two_third_last]

Honors & Awards

  • New York Super Lawyer
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Public Achievement Award
  • President’s Award: New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Who’s Who in American Women
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Top 100 New York Trial Lawyers-American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Elite Lawyers Of America
  • Top Attorneys in Metro New York (Published in New York Times)
  • Top Women Attorneys in Metro New York (Published in New York Times)
[one_third_first]Graduate of[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Marquette University, College of Health Sciences, in Neuro Anatomical Dissection of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York Academy of Trial Lawyers
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Brain Injury Association New York State
North American Brain Injury Association[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Nursing Home Litigation Group
American Assoc. for Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Interstate Trucking Litigation Group
American Assoc. for Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Birth Trauma Litigation Group
American Assoc. for Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Stroke Litigation Group[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Assoc. for Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Professional Liability Litigation Group[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Assoc. for Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Professional Information Exchange Negligence Litigation Group[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Member:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]American Assoc. For Justice[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Ask The Expert: BrainLine[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Contributing Author[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Advisory Board[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]Acquired Brain Injury Program, The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Washington, D.C.[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Admitted to Practice:[/one_third_first] [two_third_last]New York State
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
United States Federal District Courts:
Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York
United States Tax Court
United States Court of International Trade
District of Columbia
Supreme Court of the United States[/two_third_last] [one_third_first]Top Attorneys in Metro New York - Shana De Caro[/one_third_first] [one_third][/one_third] [one_third_last][/one_third_last] [thrive_link color=’blue’ link=’https://brainlaw-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/Shana-De-Caro-CV-July-2017.pdf’ target=’_blank’ size=’medium’ align=”]Click Here for Shana De Caro’s CV[/thrive_link]

* The National Board of Trial Advocacy and the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys are not affiliated with any government authority. Certification is not a requirement for the practice of law in the State of New York and does not necessarily indicate greater competence than other attorneys experienced in this field of law.

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Michael Kaplen

Board Certified* Civil Trials, National Board of Trial Advocacy. Board Certified* Medical Malpractice, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.

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