Wender, Hedler & Hessen P.A. is proud to announce that partner and shareholder Nicole Hessen has been selected as a “Leader in Law” by Lifestyle Media Group. Hessen took home the prize in the Labor and Employment Attorney of the Year category for her work on behalf of injured workers.
Hessen, a Wellington resident, was also a finalist in the personal injury field, and Wender, Hedler & Hessen was a finalist for law firm of the year in the category of firms with fewer than 25 attorneys.
The award was judged based on outstanding litigation, advocacy, counseling and advancements to the legal profession.
Hessen, an active member of her community, has been representing injured workers in Palm Beach County since 2004. In addition to her professional work, she spends countless hours supporting a number of philanthropic organizations across Palm Beach County. Additionally, she serves as event co-chair of the Committee for Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity Committee chair for the Bench Bar Conference and a member of the Workers’ Compensation Practice Committee for the Palm Beach County Bar. She is also a Florida Bar SCOPE Mentor and is a volunteer with the Pace Center for Girls of Palm Beach County, among other affiliations.
Hessen is the incoming president of the Florida Association of Women’s Lawyers for the 2014-15 term.
For more information about Wender, Hedler & Hessen P.A., visit www.injuredworkersonly.com or call (561) 246-6666.
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