Michael C. Craven has been accepted as a Fellow to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Craven is a Partner at Beermann Swerdlove LLP, which specializes in legal counseling and representation for a full range of business and individual needs.
Online PR News – 07-June-2011 – – Chicago, IL – After months of preparing for the oral and written exams, Michael C. Craven, partner in the Divorce and Family Law practice, has been accepted as a Fellow to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Craven underwent rigorous examination and had to meet high levels of qualifications in order to earn this prestigious membership.
The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers was founded in 1962 with the goal of providing leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law in Chicago. The Academy Fellows are a select group of 1600 attorneys across the United States that are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. The rigorous admission standards into the Academy requires a minimum of 10 years of practice with a concentration in matrimonial law, a written national examination, an interview and oral examination by a state board of examiners, and a commitment to honor the ethical standards of the Academy.
Under the Martindale-Hubbell ® Lawyer Rating System Michael received an AV® Preeminent™ rating. An AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment; a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. Michael’s AV® rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.”
“Michael’s admission into the Academy only confirms what we already know”, said Miles N. Beermann, Partner at Beermann Swerdlove LLP. “He is a highly skilled family law attorney who practices at the highest level while maintaining a superior degree of ethics and integrity.”
Michael’s 27 years of dedicated work on behalf of his clients and the legal profession makes him well deserving of being a Fellow to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Michael is recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network as being among the top Chicago divorce lawyers in Illinois and he was named as a 2009 Illinois Super Lawyer and every year thereafter. Illinois Super Lawyers are considered among the best in their profession and represent the top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Illinois. He has authored articles and has lectured to both lay and legal groups, and taught adult education classes on a variety of family law topics.
About Beermann Swerdlove LLP:
Established in 1958, Chicago divorce lawyer office Beermann Swerdlove LLP, has grown to provide legal counseling and representation for a full range of business and individual needs. Beermann Swerdlove LLP holds offices in Chicago and Highland Park representing individuals and businesses in Family Law, Estate Planning, Estate Administration and Probate, Business Counseling and Commercial Transactions, Appeals, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, Insurance Coverage, Real Estate, and Personal Injury.