Michael T. van der Veen Named as “Justice Seeker” and 2016 Top Attorney Posted on January 28, 2017 by Larry Bodine Attorney Michael T. van der Veen of Philadelphia Michael T. van der Veen, was named in the December 2016 issue of Suburban Life Magazine as a “Justice Seeker” and 2016 Top Attorney, who readers of the magazine turn to in “times of dire need” for assistance in the area of personal injury law. Suburban Life is a “series of monthly magazines in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties. The publication attracts an upscale readership through its local editorial focus, with important features such as Best Doctors, Top Towns, Golden Fork Awards, Awesome Attorneys, Official Home Show guide and more.” The founder of the Law Offices of Michael T. van der Veen, he 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 auto, motorcycle and truck accidents, construction accidents, slip and falls, medical errors, product liability, sex offenses, murder, white collar crimes, assault, drug offenses, DUI, 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.