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Attorney Michael T. van der Veen concentrates his practice in personal injury, criminal defense and commercial litigation. He is driven to stand up for the injured and the innocent – a drive that has fueled his formidable reputation, as well as his extraordinary results. Mr. van der Veen’s record of success in both civil and criminal courts includes acquittals in high-profile criminal cases and numerous seven-figure and eight-figure awards for victims. He has saved numerous corporations from unfair and oppressive government regulation. He has won out-right victories for small companies and their owners, who were embroiled in complex corporate litigation.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 80%
  2. Criminal Defense: 15%
  3. Business: 5%

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  • Chris Duerr

    Mike is a great attorney and highly recomended


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  • Michael Andrew Mullen

    Michael is top-notch! A++. Fantastic lawyer!!


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Contact info

The Law Offices of Michael T. van der Veen

1219 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199105/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationAttorney Member1995 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawN/ALL.M - Master of Laws1995
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985