Detroit, MI, August 29, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- McKeen & Associates, P.C. (www.mckeenassociates.com), a leading Detroit-based law firm renowned for medical malpractice litigation, today announced firm founder Brian J. McKeen has been inducted to the Inner Circle of Advocates. He was officially installed at a ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia on August 5.
The Inner Circle of Advocates is an exclusive, invitation-only, assembly of the top 100 plaintiff attorneys across nearly 40 practice areas that have a long history of demonstrating excellent character and integrity. These lawyers represent clients throughout the United States. To qualify, members must have tried at least 50 personal injury jury trials during their careers and won at least three verdicts in excess of $1 million or one verdict in excess of $10 million. The majority of Inner Circle of Advocate members have won several multi-million dollar verdicts. The group’s Web site, www.inncercircle.org lists all members.
McKeen, a Northville, Mich. resident, has become one of the foremost medical malpractice attorneys in the Midwest. McKeen focuses his practice primarily on birthing injuries, traumatic birth and wrongful death cases. He currently sits on the executive board of the Michigan Association of Justice (MAJ) and the board of governors of the American Association of Justice (AAJ).
Since 2001, McKeen & Associates has generated some of the top verdict awards in Michigan, including securing the state’s largest medical malpractice verdict on record in 2001, when a jury rendered a verdict award of $55 million. He and his firm also recently won a $22 million verdict in Wisconsin, a $2.5 million award in Utah and a $1.7 million award in Iowa.
He earned his Bachelor of Science from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. in 1978 and his Juris Doctor from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in Lansing, Mich. in 1982. McKeen was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 1982.
About McKeen & Associates, P.C.
McKeen & Associates, P.C. is a leader in representing individuals injured by the negligence of others particularly in or by hospitals and physicians. In addition, McKeen & Associates, P.C. has successfully represented clients injured in a variety of other circumstances. Based in Detroit, McKeen & Associates, P.C. represents clients in both federal and state courts brought throughout Michigan and the United States. For more information, visit www.mckeenassociates.com.