LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Szaferman Lakind announced that Robert E. Lytle, a partner in the firm's litigation department, has received the Mercer County Bar Association's 2012 Professional Lawyer of the Year award. This award recognizes those who exemplify the highest standards of conduct in the legal profession. Mr. Lytle joins Arnold C. Lakind and Barry D. Szaferman, founding partners of the firm, who are both past recipients of the award. Mr. Lytle will receive his award at the annual professionalism awards luncheon of the New Jersey Commission on the Law on Thursday, November 1st, 2012 at the Pines Manor in Edison, New Jersey. "Bob is an exceptional attorney and an exceptional person and we are very pleased that he has received this well deserved recognition," said Barry Szaferman, Managing Partner of the firm.
According to the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, the recipient of a Professional Lawyer of the Year award is recognized for character and competence, universally respected within the legal community and regarded as a model of professional behavior.
Mr. Lytle specializes in complex litigation and criminal defense. His civil practice includes business and commercial litigation, consumer class actions, representing victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, the prosecution of civil rights claims, the defense of professionals at administrative hearings and environmental litigation. Mr. Lytle's criminal practice focuses on the representation of individuals, corporate officers and corporations who are subject to both traditional and white-collar prosecutions, as well as defending those charged with DWI offenses.
Szaferman Lakind is a Mercer County based law firm with a broad range of practice areas that include Litigation, Business, Environmental, Matrimonial and Personal Injury. The firm has offered its clients exceptional legal guidance and representation for over 30 years.
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