Daniel, Medley & Kirby, P.C. has been named one of the 2020 "Best Law Firms" by U. S. News & World Report & Best Lawyers® in its 9th Edition of the "Best Law Firm" Rankings. Daniel, Medley & Kirby, P.C. was ranked in Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants in the firm's geographical practice area. The firm was also ranked in Tier 2 for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers in the firm's geographical practice area.
Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. “For more than 30 years, U.S. News has ranked a wide range of institutions,” says Tim Smart, Executive Editor at U.S. News. “Law firms perform a vital role in American life, and ranking them is a key extension of our overall mission to help individuals and companies alike make important decisions.” - U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®, November 1, 2018 press release.
The U.S. News "Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
Clients were asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility and whether they would refer another client to the firm.
Lawyers also voted on expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness, whether they would refer a matter to a firm and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor.
Firms that received a tier designation reflect the high level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and practice areas.
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