Van Pelt Voted as 2014 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America

Richard Van Pelt of the Law Firm of Van Pelt & Van Pelt, PC has been voted, by his peers, as Lawyer of the Year, by Best Lawyers in America, for Springfield, MO, Family Law 2014.

Van Pelt represents individuals in dissolution of marriage cases and related family law matters in Springfield, Missouri.

“Our goal is to provide quality legal service and counsel to you,” said Van Pelt. “We strive to provide individual attention and service to our clients, and work toward a settlement, if possible.”

"We strive to provide individual attention and service to our clients, and work toward a settlement, if possible."

Richard Van Pelt, Attorney at Law

Only a single lawyer, in each practice area, in each community is honored as "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based on an exhaustive peer review search done annually in the jurisdiction where lawyers practice. The process of choosing candidates is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about their colleagues’ professional abilities.

Lawyers can be nominated by anyone but themselves and then must go through a peer review where nominees are given feedback about their work. Results are calculated and feedback is reviewed. Once nominees are confirmed to be in good standing, firms are informed and the list is published. 

Best Lawyers self-publishes a suite of more than 30 U.S. based excerpts in some of the country’s most recognized publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. ​


Categories: Divorce, Awards, Family Law

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