American Board of Trial Advocates Elects William Crandall Member
Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 15, 2009 – Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder William A. Crandall III was elected into the membership of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
“Bill’s colleagues at Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben are very excited that he received this honor,” said firm’s president Jim Schwebel. “It certainly reflects on Bill’s career achievements, the quality of his trial skills, and the overall firm’s commitment to excellence.”
The American Board of Trial Advocates, known as ABOTA, is an invitation-only national organization of the finest trial lawyers and judges in America, with a current membership of only 120 in Minnesota. ABOTA members represent both plaintiffs and defendants in civil cases. ABOTA was created in 1958 to defend and preserve the right granted to all Americans by the Seventh Amendment to the Constitution, the right to trial by jury. All of the attorneys who belong to ABOTA have earned great distinction in their trial work. ABOTA’s Code of Professionalism and Principles of Civility have elevated standards of integrity, honor, ethics, civility, and courtesy in the legal profession and have promoted the image of lawyers.
Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben P.A. is proud to have a total of nine trial attorneys as members of this elite organization: James R. Schwebel, William R. Sieben, Richard L. Tousignant, Peter W. Riley, John C. Goetz, Paul E. Godlewski, William E. Jepsen, Mark H. Gruesner and William A. Crandall III.