SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney-Mediator Don Philbin was recently selected as the 2016 "Lawyer of the Year" for Mediation in the San Antonio area. He also received the designation in 2014.
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year." Attorneys are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. This honor reflects the high level of respect an attorney has earned among his or her peers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
In addition to the Lawyer of the Year award for Mediation, Donald R. Philbin, Jr. was also listed in the 2016 Best Lawyers in America for Arbitration. His law firm, Donald R. Philbin, Jr., P.C., was awarded Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings for both Arbitration and Mediation.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence and is the oldest lawyer-rating publication in the U.S.
Don Philbin, J.D., M.B.A., LL.M., is an AV-rated attorney-mediator, president of Picture It Settled®, adjunct professor of law, and curator of www.ADRtoolbox.com. Don was named "Lawyer of the Year" for mediation in San Antonio by Best Lawyers® (2014, 2016), was recognized as the 2011 Outstanding Lawyer in Mediation by the San Antonio Business Journal, is one of eight Texas lawyers listed in The International Who's Who of Commercial Mediation, and is listed in Texas Super Lawyers. He is an elected fellow of the International Academy of Mediators, the American Academy of Civil Trial Mediators, and the Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. Picture It Settled® is Moneyball for negotiation.
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