Chandler Admitted as a Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Ann Arbor, Mich., August 22, 2012 – Cheryl L. Chandler, an attorney and shareholder with Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, was nominated and elected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Membership is by invitation only. Members must possess high personal character and an honorable reputation. ABOTA’s mission is to improve the ethical and technical standards of practice in the field of advocacy to the end that individual litigants may receive more effective representation and the general public be benefited by more efficient administration of justice. Members work to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession.

Cheryl defends physicians and health care entities in medical malpractice cases involving all areas of medicine. She has tried cases and appeals before judges and juries in all county Circuit Courts in the Detroit tri-county area, Washtenaw County, Traverse City, Monroe, Adrian, as well as in Federal Court, the American Arbitration Association and the Michigan Supreme Court. In her 31 year career as a successful litigator, she has handled hundreds of cases and become a seasoned and highly regarded Michigan trial lawyer.