|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2017|
|Trial Lawyer of the Year - Finalist||San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Consumer Attorney of the Year||CAOC||2015|
|Trial Lawyer of the Year - Finalist||SFTLA||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Trial Lawyer of the Year - Finalist||SFTLA||2013|
|AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards and Ability||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Trial Attorney/Team Leader||The Veen Firm, PC||2011 - Present|
|Trial Attorney/Partner||Paul & Hanley, LLP||2009 - 2011|
|Director of Training||San Francisco Public Defender's Office||2006 - 2009|
|Deputy Public Defender||San Francisco Public Defender's Office||1999 - 2006|
|Deputy Public Defender||Contra Costa County Office Of The Public Defender||1997 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American College of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||2015 - Present|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||National Board Representative, Associate, Senior Life Fellow||2013 - Present|
|San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association||Education Committee Co-Chair||2011 - Present|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||Member – Lawyer Referral and Information Service||2011 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2009 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Vice President 4||2009 - Present|
|International Association of Trial Lawyers||Fellow||N/A|
|Plaintiff Magazine (California)||Fifty Shades of Employment, Course and Scope and Independent Contractor Issues||2016|
|Plaintiff Magazine (California)||Where Have All The Jury Trials Gone? Without being willing to lose at trial, you can never really win||2015|
|CAOC's Forum, Volume 44, Number 3||Warning Cases: Caution About Causation||2014|
|Plaintiff Magazine (California)||Don’t Be Chicken, Keep Fighting: Howell and Corenbaum – What They Say (and Don’t Say) and How to Use Them to Your Advantage||2014|
|University of San Francisco School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of California - San Diego||Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|University of California - San Diego||Communication||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Trial Boot Camp Series||Developing Themes||2016|
|Palm Springs Seminar||Fifty Shades of Employment: Turning The Hazy-Grey Employment Situation Into Clear Employer Liability||2016|
|SFTLA||Trial Talk With The Experts||2015|
|SFTLA||Still Howelling After All This Time||2015|
|San Joaquin County Trial Lawyers Association/Consumer Attorneys of California||Full Compensation for Economic Damages in Light of Howell||2015|
|CAOIE Palm Springs Seminar||Tips for Litigating Catastrophic Personal Injury Cases in State Court||2015|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||Effective Opening Statements: Civil and Criminal Litigation||2015|
|54th Annual Convention||Trial Skills Track: Closing Statement – Building Your Economic Damages||2015|
|SFTLA||Novel Approaches to Presenting Damages, Post-Howell and - Corenbaum||2014|
|SFTLA||Openings & Closings by the Masters in Trial||2014|
|New Lawyers Division Ski and CLE||Full Value for Household Services||2014|
|Hawaii Travel Seminar||Trial When it Hurts - The Value of Going to Trial, Even on Difficult Cases||2014|
|SFTLA||Damages in a Post-Howell World||2013|
|SFTLA||Case Review & Medical Care Funding Under Howell & Katiuzhinsky||2013|
|Hawaii Travel Seminar||Damages: Getting Full Value||2013|
Posted by Betty
The Veen Firm surpasses excellence! They state on their website that they provide a team approach that delivers care and attention to the people they assist. This is exactly what the Veen Firm does!
Sometimes in life you find people that truly care about others. Words can't really describe the professionalism, integrity, respect, kindness, and compassion that Craig Peters showed me during this very difficult time. I shared my story with Craig and in turn he treated me like family, supporting me through every phase of the journey.
Craig Peters deserves more than five stars! If ever you need assistance I highly recommend Craig Peters! He will provide a caring, team approach, to support you and your family!
Posted by anonymous
I was introduced to The Veen Firm and attorney Craig Peters by another lawyer, who suggested I contact them due to the degree of difficulty of my son’s case. I was impressed with them from the start. They are honest, have an outstanding reputation for their work in personal injury and were very professional. I worked very closely with Craig and what struck me the most about him was that he is a fantastic listener. He was attentive, responsive and always available when I needed him. Throughout the case, Craig and the team kept us updated at every point.
When we got down to the critical settlement point, I was very impressed with the way Craig approached negotiations and the amount of time and preparation he devoted to it. He literally went out into the streets to ask the public’s opinions and set up a mock trial to get responses to our situation. When it came to settlement time, Craig was incredibly persuasive and astute in crafting arguments that enabled my son’s case to be successful.
When working with Craig, you are dealing with a top-tier individual. His expertise and ability to work with people is outstanding. He is also a congenial man – very approachable and easy to talk to, and his ability to explain complex situations is remarkable.
Even after the case was settled, Craig flew out to Wisconsin to follow up with us to make sure we understood everything and made connections that were critical for us. He was there for every aspect of follow-up.