Attorney Kristina L. J. McKennon has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Sep 30, 2013, 17:10 ET from American Registry

Kristina L. J. McKennon, a lawyer based in Kennewick, WA whose primary area of practice is Personal Injury, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

KENNEWICK, Wash., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Kristina L. J. McKennon still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 2013.


For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can make use of this trusted rating by looking up a lawyer's rating on or The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers - members of the bar and the judiciary. Congratulations go to Kristina L. J. McKennon who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Kristina L. J. McKennon commented on the recognition: "The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. Now, thanks to the Internet, the Rating is a great way for anyone – lawyers or lay people - to use to screen lawyers. I am thankful to my peers who nominated me for this distinction, and proud to have earned this, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating."

About Kristina L. J. McKennon: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Kristi McKennon is a partner in the firm Flynn Merriman McKennon in Kennewick, Washington, specializing in plaintiff personal injury. In 2009, the Washington State Association for Justice honored her statewide as the New Member of the Year. Kristi has tried numerous cases to verdict in her first 8 years of practice. She has been named a "Rising Star" in 2012 and 2013. Kristi is a member of the WSAJ Board of Governors.

The plaque shown here commemorates Kristina L. J. McKennon's recognition.

To find out more or to contact Kristina L. J. McKennon of Kennewick, WA, call 509-783-7326, or visit

As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Kristina L. J. McKennon to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC, with approval by Martindale-Hubbell as well as approval and/or contributions from Kristina L. J. McKennon; it was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.

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Kristina L. J. McKennon
Phone: 509-783-7326
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SOURCE American Registry