Paulette Chapman Recognized By Trial Lawyers Association

By Peter DePaolis

Paulette Chapman received the Women’s Caucus Award from the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. The association is the preeminent organization of lawyers in and around Washington, D.C. who represent plaintiffs in personal-injury, wrongful-death, civil-rights actions, and workers’-compensation claims.

“As a former President of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia and as a trial lawyer, this honor is near and dear to me. It underscores the energy and talent women lawyers bring to bear for their clients in our courtrooms,” stated Ms. Chapman. “Women trial lawyers are committed to standing up for safe products and quality medical services for our families and children.”

Ms. Chapman has served on the DC Trial Lawyers Board of Governors for many years and currently is a member of the Education Committee.

Contact our Washington, D.C. office to speak with Attorney Chapman.

About the Author
Peter DePaolis joined the firm in 1980 and has since represented a large number of individuals involved in automobile collisions, truck accidents, bus crashes, defective products, and medical malpractice cases. A significant portion of Mr. DePaolis’ practice is devoted to working on behalf of people suffering from asbestosis, mesothelioma, and other asbestos-related cancers. He has led his firm’s fight against the asbestos industry and has recovered over $30 million in damages for asbestos victims and their families.