San Francisco, CA — Aug. 19, 2013 – The Veen Firm founder and principal William L. Veen was recently selected as 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in the San Francisco area.
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. About William L. Veen William L. Veen oversees the operation of The Veen Firm and focuses his energy on mediations and trials of complex cases. He founded The Veen Firm in 1975 and developed the firm from a one-man operation to a firm with over 40 members today. Mr. Veen has represented injured workers and consumers in recovering damages arising from industrial accidents, construction accidents, elevator accidents, motorcycle accidents, defective products, professional liability, and auto and truck accidents. Mr. Veen was honored as the 2003 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1994), the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the California Applicants Attorneys Association, the State Bar of California, and the State Bar of Hawaii.