Oakland, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 18, 2011
Oakland, California attorney Steven Kazan of Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, PLC 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 Kazan has 43 years of experience and was admitted to practice in California in 1967. Mr. Kazan filed his first case on behalf of an asbestos victim in 1974, and since then has represented thousands of injured workers and their family members in court cases, service on creditors’ committees for asbestos disease victims and has lobbied and testified in Congress on behalf of asbestos victims. He has devoted almost all of his time to asbestos law for many years, but also has extensive experience in medical malpractice and other toxic tort lawsuits. Mr. Kazan is a graduate of Harvard University and is the founding, senior and managing partner of the firm.
An AV(R) Preeminent(TM) 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(R) Preeminent(TM) and BV(R) Distinguished(TM) are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.
About the Firm
Since its founding in 1974, Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley, A Professional Law Corporation, has represented many hundreds of people with cancer, especially people suffering from mesothelioma, a cancer whose only known cause is exposure to asbestos. Some of the principals in this law firm are pioneers in asbestos litigation and among the most experienced mesothelioma lawyers in California.
The Firm has a nationwide practice and reputation in asbestos litigation. They have represented clients across the United States, and in Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. They are large enough to have extensive resources and many years of experience, yet small enough to ensure that every client receives individual and outstanding representation.
For more information about the firm, please go to http://www.kazanlaw.net/ or call 510-302-1000.
Kazan Mcclain Lyons Greenwood & Harley
55 Harrison Street #400, Oakland, CA 94607-4900
(510) 302-1000 (877) 995-6372 (510) 835-4913 (Fax)
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