FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt and Mark Broughton, attorneys with the Fresno-based Hammerschmidt Broughton Law Corporation, have both been honored as 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers by Law & Politics, a publication of San Francisco Magazine. It is an honor that is limited to the top 5% of attorneys in Northern California.
Super Lawyers is a highly regarded resource which provides a listing of exceptional attorneys as an aid to individuals who are seeking legal counsel. Mr. Hammerschmidt and Mr. Broughton were among a limited number of attorneys from the central valley selected for the "Criminal Defense" practice area. As a result, the Hammerschmidt Broughton Law Corporation has the unique distinction of being the only criminal defense firm in Fresno to have two Super Lawyers.
Mr. Hammerschmidt, who has been a licensed attorney for the past 24 years and has practiced in criminal law for 19 years, represents men and women in criminal matters in state and federal courts. He is certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, and is recognized by the attorney rating firm Martindale-Hubbell as an AV rated attorney. The AV rating is established through peer review by attorneys as well as members of the judiciary, and is the highest rating available to any individual attorney. He has also been listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, an honor limited to the top five percent of attorneys nationwide. He has furthermore received a rating of 10.0 out of a possible 10.0 from AVVO, a respected attorney rating firm.
Mr. Hammerschmidt also serves as Adjunct Professor of Law at San Joaquin College of Law, where he teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure.
Mr. Broughton is an attorney with 33 years' experience, and is recognized by the attorney rating firm Martindale-Hubbell as an AV rated attorney. The AV rating is established through peer review by attorneys as well as members of the judiciary, and is the highest rating available to any individual attorney. Mr. Broughton has furthermore earned a 10.0 rating from Avvo.com, the highly acclaimed online attorney profile directory. Categorized by Avvo as "Superb", the 10.0 rating is the highest possible and most sought after rating to achieve.
Hammerschmidt Broughton Law Corporation
2445 Capital Street Suite 150
Fresno, CA 93721
Hammerschmidt Broughton Law Corporation is a Fresno -based law firm specializing in criminal defense matters with key practice areas in violent crimes, white collar crimes, drug crimes, and DUI. The firm can be reached at (559) 233-5333 and is also on the Web at http://www.jeffhammerschmidt.com/.
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