Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP is pleased to announce that nine of our attorneys have been selected to the 2021 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list: Bob Kirkland, Dick Woods, Scott Martinsen, Dan Wheeler, Emily Kembell, John Challis, Alice Haseltine, Andrew Mitchell, and Aaron Kirkland.
All nine KWM attorneys were recognized by their peers for being in the top five percent of lawyers in Missouri and Kansas. Additionally, several KWM attorneys received special recognition: Bob Kirkland, Dick Woods, and Scott Martinsen have all now been recognized by Super Lawyers for more than fifteen consecutive years, while Dan Wheeler and John Challis have been recognized for more than five straight years. Alice Haseltine was recognized as a “Rising Star,” while John Challis was also named to the Top 50 Attorneys in St. Louis and the Top 100 Attorneys in Missouri and Kansas lists.
"We are thrilled with the recognition of our attorneys by this esteemed publication," says KWM founding partner Bob Kirkland. "These honors are a testament to our firm and our attorneys' continued commitment to client and community service." Those attorneys recognized, and the areas in which they were named, were as follows:
Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in their practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to SuperLawyers.com
To learn more about any of the KWM attorneys referenced above, please click on their names to be taken to their bio pages. To learn more about any of our professionals, click here. If you need to contact us by telephone or visit us in person, please see information about our offices here.
Kirkland Woods & Martinsen partner Dan Wheeler and attorney Michelle Burge will presenting at the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's Probate and Trust Litigation CLE on Friday, November 12. Dan will be co-presenting with with Anne-Linton Pond Hendrickson of Complete Estate & Probate Law on the topic of "Accounting Statutes in Kansas and Missouri, Powers of Attorney and Trust Accountings." Michelle will be co-presenting with Rochelle Falk of Poslinelli and Amy DeGraeve of The Counts Law Firm on the topic of "Marriage, Divorce and Death: Impacts to Beneficiary Designations and Inheritance Rights"
To learn more about KCMBA's Probate and Trust Litigation CLE, including how to register and watch Dan and Michelle's presentations, please visit their website or review the meeting brochure.
To learn more about Dan's practice, please visit his bio or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-792-8300
To learn more about Michelle's practice, please visit her bio or contact her at email@example.com or 913-469-0900.
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