Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 04, 2014
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Robert S. Krause will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Michigan Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He will receive the award at the organization’s Annual Meeting in the fall.
Mr. Krause is a Member in the firm’s Troy office where he focuses his practice on automotive litigation, business torts, class action, commercial & business litigation, and product liability & personal injury. He has represented clients, including Eli Lilly & Company, W.R. Grace & Co., Ford Motor Company, and Bristol-Myers, Squibb in various litigation matters over his career and has brought over 20 cases to jury verdict.
Mr. Krause is past president of the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel and served on the board of directors of the Defense Research Institute. He is a faculty member of the IADC Trial Academy and the Trial Advocacy Course at the University of Michigan Law School. Mr. Krause is recognized as a leader in his field by Michigan Super Lawyers and has received the MDTC Excellence in Defense Award and the DRI Louis Potter Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Krause received his B.A. from St. John’s University and his L.L.B. from the University of Notre Dame.
The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), founded in 1958, is an organization dedicated to defending the American civil justice system. With a membership of 7,000 experienced attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases, ABOTA is uniquely qualified to speak for the value of the constitutionally mandated jury system as the protector of the rights of persons and property. ABOTA publishes Voir Dire magazine, which features in-depth articles on current and historical issues related to constitutional rights, in particular the Seventh Amendment right to trial by jury. ABOTA and the ABOTA Foundation’s headquarters are in Dallas.
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Dickinson Wright PLLC is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. Founded in 1878, Dickinson Wright PLLC has over 350 lawyers in offices located in Detroit, Troy, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Saginaw, Mich.; Columbus, Ohio; Las Vegas, Nev.; Nashville, Tenn.; Phoenix, Ariz.; and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright LLP has over 35 lawyers in Toronto, Canada.