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James Korman and Timothy Hughes named among Virginia Business’ Legal Elite

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December 2, 2011

Arlington, VA — Bean, Kinney & Korman announced today that Shareholders James (Jim) Korman and Timothy (Tim) Hughes have been listed among Virginia Business’ Legal Elite for 2011. Virginia Business’ Legal Elite recognizes the top lawyers in Virginia in a variety of practice areas. Lawyers are invited to vote for other lawyers, and then the magazine makes their selection based on the highest scores received.

“We are extremely proud of Jim and Tim for this well-deserved, prestigious recognition,” said Managing Shareholder Leo Fisher. “They and their efforts are a true asset to the firm and to their clients.”

Jim, listed in the Legal Elite Family/Domestic Relations category, is a widely recognized trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience representing clients in all aspects of family law. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is “AV” rated by Martindale Hubbell, as well as consistently featured in both Virginia and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers and as a Washingtonian “Top Lawyer.” He was also named 2012 Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year in Family Law for the Washington, D.C. area.

Tim, listed in the Legal Elite Construction category, is the former Chair of the Construction Law and Public Contracts Section of the Virginia State Bar. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and is involved with numerous industry-related organizations. Tim is a frequent speaker and writer on construction legal issues and is the lead editor of the Virginia Real Estate, Land Use and Construction Law Blog. Tim was recognized as a "Leader in the Law" for 2010 by Virginia Lawyer's Weekly and among Virginia Business’ "Legal Elite" for 2010.