Nicole Hessen, a partner with Wender, Hedler & Hessen P.A., has been selected to join the Florida Association of Women Lawyer’s (FAWL) 2014 class of Leaders in the Law.
For this award, FAWL solicited chapter nominations of women who had earned the respect of others professionally, been involved in activities for the betterment of the local community, exemplified the qualities of a positive role model and advanced the cause of women in the community. The chapter nominated Hessen, and the FAWL board of directors approved the nomination.
“This is a wonderful honor,” said Hessen, who was elected president of the Palm Beach County Chapter of FAWL, has previously held committee positions with FAWL and served on its board of directors. “FAWL promotes the advancement of women and supports many organizations throughout our community. Knowing this recognition came from my peers makes this doubly gratifying.”
Hessen has dedicated her career to representing injured workers in Palm Beach County. She is a passionate advocate for her clients and is known for her compassionate approach to the practice of law.
In addition to her association with FAWL, Hessen was elected to serve on the voluntary Bar Liaison Committee for the Florida Bar. She is also co-chair of the Events Committee for Diversity and Inclusion for the Palm Beach County Bar, is a Florida Bar SCOPE Mentor and is a volunteer with the Pace Center for Girls of Palm Beach County. She is also on the board of directors for the Palm Beach County Hispanic Bar Association, a member of the Palm Beach County Bar Association and the Workers’ Compensation Section, Florida Bar, Florida Workers’ Advocates.
For more information on Wender, Hedler & Hessen P.A., visit www.injuredworkersonly.com or call (561) 246-6666.
ABOVE: Nicole Hessen