Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2011
Beverly Hills, CA attorney Steven Knowles of Knowles Collum LLP has received the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R). The AV(R) Preeminent(TM) rating is the highest such peer review rating available to any individual lawyer.
Steven Knowles has 29 years of experience and was admitted to practice in Harvard Law School. Steven Knowles is widely recognized as one of the preeminent Family Law practitioners in Southern California. Steven graduated with honors from Harvard Law School, and is certified as a specialist in Family Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Steven is respected by both judges and fellow attorneys for his courtroom skills, his persuasive style of argument, his negotiation prowess, and his experience with handling complex legal issues involving estates with value in excess of $ 1 Billion.
An AV Preeminent rating is a significant accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyers peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of the peer review rating process. The ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories: Legal Ability and General Ethical Standards.
The Legal Ability Rating indicates professional ability in a specific area of practice and is based on five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
The General Ethical Standards Rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence, and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.
AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.
About the Firm
Knowles Collum was founded to accomplish the following three goals: Provide the highest quality legal services available in Southern California through the most respected and recognized Family Law attorneys. Be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. Offer the expertise and experience that is available through large Family Law firms at reasonable rates. These goals have been realized and the clients at Knowles and Collum LLP have experienced the difference.
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