Kirkland Woods & Martinsen LLP is honored to again be recognized by the elite Chambers and Partners ranking service in its High Net Worth Guide for 2023. This year, KWM was the only law firm that received the top "Band One" ranking in both Missouri and Kansas for Private Wealth Law. It is one of only four law firms in Missouri to achieve this rating and one of only three in Kansas. Chambers identifies and ranks firms and individuals based on the independent efforts of its over 200 research professionals that discuss KWM and other firms with references from across the country. In all, five KWM partners were also individually rated. About KWM, those references stated things such as:
In addition to being ranked as a firm in the top tier, five KWM partners were individually recognized. This total too exceeds any other firm's ranked attorneys in Missouri and Kansas. They are:
Scott Martinsen was ranked in Band One in Kansas for Private Wealth Law for the seventh straight year. About Scott, the references remarked that "Scott is a superior technician and has amazing client relationship management." And also that "When you have a client with sophisticated needs, you go to Scott."
Robert Selsor was ranked in Band One in Missouri for Private Wealth Disputes for the fourth straight year. In discussing Bob, one reference stated: "I can't say enough good things about Bob Selsor. His level of intelligence and professionalism is extraordinary."
John Challis was also ranked in Band One in Missouri for Private Wealth Disputes for the third straight year. "John Challis is smart, analytical and is always thinking a step ahead. He is aware of trending issues in this area of the law and how it may impact a particular matter."
Bob Kirkland was the only attorney ranked in Kansas City Missouri for Private Wealth Law. In discussing Bob, one market commentator stated: "I think the world of him. He is extremely sharp, has such a good bedside manner, keeps great client relations, and is very thorough and responsive."
Emily Kembell was the only attorney ranked in Springfield Missouri for Private Wealth Law. References stated that "Emily is very professional and very respected in our estate planning community," and that "Emily is one of my go-to referrals for complex estate planning situations."
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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