Arlington, VA — Bean, Kinney & Korman announced today that Best Lawyers has named firm Shareholder James Korman Washington D.C. Best Lawyers Family Law Lawyer of the Year for 2012. After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating Lawyers of the Year in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as Lawyer of the Year.
“We are extremely proud that Jim has received this prestigious recognition,” said Managing Shareholder Leo Fisher. “He has shown a passionate devotion to his clients, his field and the firm for more than 30 years and I can’t think of anyone more deserving.”
Best Lawyers, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The lawyers being honored as Lawyers of the Year have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers’ surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.
“We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession,” said Best Lawyers President Steven Naifeh. “We would like to congratulate James W. Korman on being selected as the ‘Washington DC Best Lawyers Family Law Lawyer of the Year’ for 2012.”
The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed peer evaluations of lawyers.