Attorney/Partner Craig Van Schouwen was recently inducted into the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers, which was established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers’ compensation.
Mr. Van Schouwen took the following oath during the induction ceremony:
“By accepting your Fellowship in the College you commit yourself to lifelong dedication to the maintenance of the highest standards of professional conduct, and scholarly pursuits; absolute integrity with clients, opponents, colleagues and the bench; to excellence in the presentation of law and fact designed to produce to the trier of fact and the decider of law the most reasoned of result; and to a demeanor which manifests respect for the legal process and its participants.”
According to the College’s website, members have been nominated for the outstanding traits they have developed in their practice of twenty years, or longer, representing plaintiffs, defendants, serving as judges, or acting for the benefit of all in education, overseeing agencies and developing legislation. These individuals have convinced their peers, the bar, bench and public that they possess the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership. They have a commitment to fostering and furthering the objectives of the College and have shown significant evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing, and/or distinguished published writings on Workers’ Compensation or related fields of law. In addition to these characteristics, a Fellow is expected to display the following traits in their day to day practice of workers’ compensation and related fields:
To contact Attorney Craig Van Schouwen to help with your workers’ compensation claim, please call 219-464-1041 or 800-921-2824, or visit our website btbhlaw.com.