Our lawyers share a passion for helping people who have suffered tragedy or injustice. Our clients are often families who have suffered a death or severe injury at someone else’s hands, employees who have been victimized by discrimination and victims of insurer- or corporate-excess. We specialize in major litigation.
The lawyers of Thompson, O’Neil & VanderVeen have more than 70 years experience. Members are Board Certified, consistently identified as “super lawyers”; and ranked among the top lawyers in the State for professionalism and ethics. They are listed in the “Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers” and the “Million Dollar Advocates” forum in recognition of their success in large, complex litigation. They are regularly asked to teach trial, insurance and liability law to lawyers and other professionals.
In addition to their reputation for professionalism and ethics, the firm has demonstrated a deep commitment to the community. The partners have played a significant role in community efforts including Munson’s Hospitality House, the TART Trail, Father Fred Foundation, Goodwill, Community Mental Health, Traverse City Planning entities and the Third Level Legal Clinic.