Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP has once again been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list. The firm was awarded a "Tier 1" metropolitan ranking in each of its four offices - the highest designation given. In addition, the firm was recognized nationally.
Firms included in the 2023 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise and recognizes the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. To be eligible for a “Best Law Firms” ranking, a firm must have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, which honors only 5% of lawyers practicing in the United States. KWM's "Best Law Firms" ranking is supported by eight attorneys who are individually recognized as “Best Lawyers in America," and one attorney recognized on the Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" list.
Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP received the following rankings in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms":
Trusts & Estates Law
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
ABOUT KIRKLAND WOODS & MARTINSEN LLP
Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP focuses its practice on estate planning, administration, litigation, and related matters. The firm has four offices in Liberty, Missouri; Overland Park, Kansas; Springfield, Missouri; and St. Louis, Missouri. The firm has twenty attorneys across these offices and assists individual and business clients in all matters relates to trusts and estates. More information is available at www.kwm-law.com.
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