PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (July 28, 2017) – Domnick Cunningham & Whalen is pleased to announce that shareholder Jeanmarie Whalen has been elected to numerous leadership positions within the American Association for Justice (AAJ). The elections took place this week during the Annual Convention, hosted in Boston, MA.
Ms. Whalen was elected Vice Chair of the Trucking Litigation Group (TLG), a national group of attorneys who handle complex and catastrophic cases arising from trucking accidents. She will become the second woman in the history of the organization to lead this prestigious group. Ms. Whalen was also elected Secretary of the Bus Litigation Group and appointed as a member to the Public Affairs Committee. Additionally, she was re-appointed by the AAJ President to co-chair the Election Committee and currently serves as an AAJ Board of Governor.
In addition to her leadership elections, Ms. Whalen was also a lecturer on the Stalwarts/Hall of Fame Committee program, an exclusive slate of speakers featuring notable trial attorneys from across the country. Her topic discussed strategies for pre-mediation preparation.
AAJ is the only national plaintiff lawyer association working as an advocate for trial attorneys and their clients on a broad range of issues to defend the civil justice system. Their mission is to promote a fair and effective justice system and to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.
Domnick Cunningham Whalen places great value on service to professional associations and is proud to continue a long tradition of leadership with the American Association for Justice.
Domnick Cunningham & Whalen is a national civil litigation firm based in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. The firm specializes in complex litigation including catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, trucking, and bad faith litigation. For more information, visit www.dcwlaw.com or call 561-625-6260.