SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Readers of Detroit's largest alt weekly magazine, Detroit Metro Times, voted prominent Michigan Accident attorney Joumana Kayrouz as the Best Female Attorney for 2016 in an annual survey that lists the most respected individuals in 10 industry areas from Sports to Law.
The Best of Detroit 2016 was produced by a 10-member editorial team at Metro Times weekly magazine which dominates Detroit's young adult market. This is the first year that a female attorney was selected.
Kayrouz was profiled in 2014 by the magazine's award winning feature writer Drew Philps. The magazine describes Kayrouz as "a woman who struggled against the odds to become an attorney who ensures her clients' access to justice."
"I am very honored to be favored by the vast majority of readers in the Greater Detroit region in the pages of Metro Times magazine, a publication that has its finger on the pulse of this region, especially among younger readers, Millennials, Gen X, Gen Y and even Baby Boomers," Kayrouz said.
"My commitment is to give the public my full attention and to fight for their rights in every aspect of the circumstances that they bring to me. I truly believe in our slogan, Your Rights, because it is your rights as a citizen that I fight to defend."
The honor was published in the Magazine's April 27 – May 3, 2016 editions.
Kayrouz has received many honors and distinctions over the years both for her professional legal work and for her philanthropic endeavors.
Last month, Kayrouz was named by the readers of Detroit Metro Times in the magazine's annual survey as the "Best Female Attorney" for 2016.
She has been featured on the cover of the Metro Times and was named by Crain's Detroit Business in 2014 as the "American Dreamer." In 2012 she was named "Top Lawyer of the Year" in a survey of more than 1,800 Michigan lawyers.
In 2014, Ms. Kayrouz was the keynote speaker for the University of Michigan Arab Student Association Gala benefiting St. Jude Children's Hospital, and Guest Lecturer at Wayne State University Law School along with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kelly.
As a thought leader in American politics, Kayrouz has hosted numerous fundraisers at her home for various local, statewide and national candidates including for US Congress. Kayrouz serves on the re-election campaign committees of several judges as well as supporting many judicial candidates.
As a leading champion for Lebanon, Kayrouz has hosted the former Minister of Tourism, Fadi Abboud, as well as the current Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Gebran Bassil. Her philanthropic work through the Joumana Kayrouz & Daughters Foundation has worked to provide support to the people of Lebanon.
For more information on Joumana Kayrouz, visit her website at www.YourRights.com.
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SOURCE The Law Offices of Joumana Kayrouz