SOURCE: DeCaro & Kaplen, LLP

September 04, 2007 13:30 ET

New York Trial Attorney Elected Trustee, Civil Justice Foundation

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 4, 2007) - SHANA DE CARO, Esq., a member of the New York and Westchester law firm, DE CARO & KAPLEN, LLP, was elected as a trustee of the Civil Justice Foundation at its annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

The Civil Justice Foundation champions justice by providing grants to grass roots consumer advocacy groups involved in vital consumer safety issues and preserving access to justice.

De Caro was elected to the foundation's prestigious board of trustees whose responsibility includes evaluating and awarding grants to the most outstanding consumer advocacy groups in the United States. Since its inception in 1986, the Foundation has granted in excess of one million dollars to over 100 consumer groups across the country. The board of trustees is comprised of 19 members of the American Association for Justice and 7 consumer activists.

De Caro also serves as a member of the executive committee of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice where she coordinates national advocacy efforts for lawyers who represent victims of brain damage. Her law practice focuses on representing individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury.

With over 25 years of experience in injury litigation, Shana De Caro is widely recognized as a consumer advocate and a national expert in traumatic brain injury litigation. She is a recognized national lecturer to trial lawyer groups and brain injury associations on effective advocacy in representing persons with a brain injury. Her brain injury law firm's web site, where further information about traumatic brain injury can be obtained, is www.brainlaw.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Michael Kaplen, Esq.
    212 732 2262