Chicago (MarketWire) June 22, 2010 – The United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Chicago has nominated Matthew A. Passen to join its Board of Directors. The organization helps people with physical and cognitive disabilities, as well as the economically disadvantaged.
Mr. Passen, a top Chicago personal injury lawyer with Passen & Powell, represents individuals and families in serious personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases, including cases involving children who develop cerebral palsy caused by negligence at birth. “I feel very honored to have been nominated and look forward to serving on the Board. People with serious disabilities, including cerebral palsy, should receive the best care and support available,” said Passen.
The mission of United Cerebral Palsy is to advance the independence of people with disabilities, enrich their lives, provide support to their families, and advocate for their inclusion in every facet of community life. Founded in 1951, United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Chicago first opened its doors to address the needs of children and adults with cerebral palsy.
Mr. Passen was also recently selected to join the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Young Professionals Board. In addition, he serves as an Officer of the Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section. The Board is made up of dedicated young attorneys and other professionals working in related fields. The YPB’s goal is to increase the involvement of younger members of the legal community in the Chicago Bar Foundation’s work and to complement the award-winning public service work of the CBA Young Lawyers Section in carrying out the CBF’s mission.
Passen & Powell has some of the best Chicago brain injury lawyers who help victims of anything from motor vehicle accidents to wrongful death to medical malpractice. To speak with a Passen & Powell Chicago cerebral palsy attorney regarding a potential personal injury legal action in Illinois or nationwide call 312-527-4500. You can also visit their website at passen.wpengine.com.
About Passen & Powell:
Passen & Powell is a Chicago-based law firm concentrating in cases involving catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death. Their founding partner, Stephen Passen, is a top-rated Chicago wrongful death lawyer and Chicago personal injury lawyer with over 30 years of experience handling sophisticated and diverse personal injury cases in Illinois and nationwide. Over the years has secured many multi-million dollar verdicts or settlements for his clients.
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