LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher D. Carico, partner of Carico Johnson Toomey LLP, has been selected to the 2013 California Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. 2013 marks the fifth consecutive year that Carico has been named to Super Lawyers.
A partner in Carico Johnson Toomey LLP, Mr. Carico provides estate planning for high net worth clients, trust and estate administration, trust and estate litigation, representation of fiduciaries, and serves as a court-appointed expert and guardian ad litem in complex trust proceedings. He is a certified specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law by the California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization, and is frequently appointed by the Los Angeles County Superior Court to provide opinions and recommendations to the Court on complex trust, estate and related tax issues.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.
The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law.
The first Super Lawyers list was published in 1991 and by 2009 the rating service had expanded nationwide. In February 2010 Super Lawyers was acquired by Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals.
About Carico Johnson Toomey LLP: Carico Johnson Toomey LLP (www.cjtllp.com) is a boutique law firm based in Los Angeles' South Bay that offers a broad range of legal services for high net-worth individuals and businesses, including general business/corporate law, estate planning and probate law, business and civil litigation, employment litigation, trust and estate litigation, and employment and labor law. Carico Johnson Toomey's Trusts & Estates lawyers have been recognized as among the top in their field by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America®, and in the Los Angeles Times.
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