MICHAEL KAPLEN
MICHAEL KAPLEN

Profile Details

Contact Name:
MICHAEL KAPLEN
Group:
Member
Email:
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Firstname:
MICHAEL
Mid Init:
V
Last Name:
KAPLEN
Cert Type:
Civil, Civil Pretrial
Firm:
De Caro & Kaplen, LLP
Address 1:
427 Bedford Road
Address 2:
Suite 360
City:
Pleasantville
State:
NY
ZIP:
10570
Fax:
(914) 747-4403
Web:
http://https://www.brainlaw.com
Bio:
Michael V. Kaplen is a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School where he teaches the only course in the nation devoted to traumatic brain injury law.

Michael is a member of the New York State Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council and chaired the council from 2007 to 2013. He is president of the American Academy of Brain Injury Attorneys.

He is board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is board certified by the American Board of Professional Liability attorneys in the field of medical malpractice.

Michael was an invited guest and participant in the 2014, White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit. Michael was a Vice President of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers where he continues to serve as a member of their board of directors. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys and the Board of Directors of the Melvin M. Belli Society.

He is the three term past president of the Brain Injury Association of New York State and past chairperson of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Automobile, Highway and Premise Liability Section and past chair of the AAJ Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group. He served as the Co-Chair of the Tort Section of the New York County Lawyer’s Association and on the Board of Directors of Public Justice.

Besides his teaching responsibilities at The George Washington University Law School, he has taught courses in trial practice and medical malpractice at St. John's University School of Law and is Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Graduate School of Psychology, Touro College. He is a guest lecturer at The George Washington University School, Graduate School of Education and Human Development

He is a New York Super Lawyer for the last eleven years and named as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in New York State by the American Association of Trial Lawyers. He is co-author of the chapter on NeuroLaw in the Psychiatric Clinics of North America’s special edition on Traumatic Brain Injury published by the American Psychiatric Association and has co-authored the expert column on Traumatic Brain Injury published by the New York Law Journal.

Michael's legal practice focuses on personal injury, representing persons with a traumatic brain injury caused by negligence and medical malpractice throughout the United States. He is admitted to the bars of New York, Florida and the District of Columbia.
PracticingStates:
NY