FAIRFAX, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2014 list of top rated attorneys in Virginia as published in the May, 2014 issue of Washington Post Magazine includes Law Offices of Richard L. Downey of Fairfax, Virginia. This distinction is given to only a very small percentage of Fairfax's attorneys each year.
Attorneys are only considered for inclusion in the list of top rated attorneys if they have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement across 12 indicators. Lawyers cannot buy their way onto the list. The selection process, recognized as legitimate by bar associations and courts across the United States, is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only attorneys who can be retained by the general public are considered. Honorees are selected annually for each state and practice area.
Richard L. Downey commented on the recognition: "Virginia has so many excellent lawyers, it is an honor to be included in Washington Post Magazine's list of top rated attorneys for 2014. I am grateful to my peers for their nomination."
About Law Offices of Richard L. Downey: a short profile by and about the honoree:
Attorney Richard L. Downey is one of only a handful of Board Certified Civil Trial Advocates in Northern Virginia certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and selected as a Fellow of the American College of Board Certified Attorneys. He also is a retired Brigadier General, Virginia National Guard.
The plaque shown here commemorates Richard L. Downey's recognition.
To find out more or to contact attorney Law Offices of Richard L. Downey of Fairfax, Virginia please call 703-273 8800, or visit www.lawyerdowney.com.
Following the announcement of Richard L. Downey's selection for Washington Post Magazine's list of top attorneys in Virginia, American Registry seconded the honor and added Law Offices of Richard L. Downey to The Registry™ of Business Excellence. American Registry, LLC, recognizes excellence in top businesses and professionals. For more information, search The Registry™ at http://www.americanregistry.com.
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Law Offices of Richard L. Downey
Phone: 703-273 8800
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SOURCE American Registry