Best Lawyers® in Americahas highlighted the extraordinary legal accomplishments of lawyers throughout America for almost 40 years. It is the oldest and most respected guide within the legal profession and is highly coveted as it recognizes just the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.
Kaplan Law, L.L.C. is proud to announce that our founder and attorney Marc Kaplan was just listed as one of Colorado’s Best Lawyers® for both family law and legal malpractice in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers® of America within the Denver, CO metro area.
The Best Lawyers® in America History
Best Lawyers® in America was first published in 1983 with the mission to highlight and honor the very best legal talent across America. It is the first peer review publication within the legal profession and has garnered the respect of legal professionals, the media, and the public as what the publication itself calls “the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.”
The Scope of the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers® in America
The publication has grown since its inception and is now available in almost 75 countries around the world. The 26th edition of The Best Lawyers® in America covers:
- 62,426 lawyers
- 146 practice areas
- 50 states and the District of Columbia
- Almost 8.3 million detailed reviews conducted by lawyers
This edition recognizes the top five percent of practicing lawyers within the United States and is broken down into the following categories: state, city, and practice area. Recognition is given in the following categories: “Lawyer of the Year,” “Law Firm of the Year,” and “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.”
Over 1,200 lawyers were highlighted for their top legal talent in this edition and 94 of the “Lawyer of the Year” awards hailed from the state of Colorado.
Lawyer of the Year Honoree Factors
Best Lawyers® in America determines its award recipients based on unbiased, honest, and high-quality feedback from other lawyers within the legal profession. To uphold this promise, the publication is very transparent about how its Best Lawyers® peer review process works.
To make the peer review process easier, cities located outside major cities, have been broken down into single geographical locations called metro areas. In the state of Colorado, these metro areas have been organized into: Boulder, Denver, and Western Colorado.
How to Get a Copy of Best Lawyers® in America
The 2020 edition of Best Lawyers® of America will be mailed to recognized lawyers across the United States. The list can also be viewed online or within local, regional, and national publications across the world. These include: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, and the Denver Business Journal.
If you need help with your family law or legal malpractice issue, fill out our contact form online or give us a call at (303) 747-4748 to schedule a consultation with our team.