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J. Michael Burman, Partner at BCLC Law Firm, Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers
Four Attorneys From the Law Firm, Including J. Michael Burman, Robert Critton, Mark Luttier and Greg Coleman Are Named to 2012 Best Lawyers List; Law Firm of Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman named to U.S. News’ Best Law Firms for 2012 and 2013
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As the “Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions in West Palm Beach,” Burman is the only lawyer from West Palm Beach to be honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. He is also the sole winner from the Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions category. A total of 225 lawyers nationwide were selected for the prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” award.
Burman, who has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading lawyers for more than four decades, was selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect Burman has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for his abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
“I am truly honored to have been recognized by my peers with the Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year Award,” Burman said. “Having been in the industry for more than 40 years, there is nothing more gratifying than being chosen as the Best Lawyer in West Palm Beach as well as in my area of focus - litigation.”
Burman has been profiled in The Best Lawyers in America over the last twenty years, is AV-Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (the highest rating possible), and is included in their Bar Register of preeminent lawyers. He has earned Florida Bar Board Certification, the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.A. 1968, J.D. 1971), Burman prosecuted capital crimes as a Criminal Division Chief for the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office before entering private practice.
He co-founded the Law Firm of Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman in 1980 and today specializes in complex commercial litigation, personal injury and insurance litigation. Burman was admitted to practice law through the State of Florida in 1971; he is also admitted to practice in the State of Colorado. More information on Burman can be found here.
Best Lawyers began designating “Lawyers of the Year” in the United States in high-profile legal practice areas. Since then, the organization has extended the “Lawyer of the Year” honor to many other countries where the Best Lawyers peer-review process is conducted as well. Lawyers being honored as “Lawyer of the Year” are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments we conduct with thousands of leading lawyers each year. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.
“We continue to believe — as we have believed for 30 years — that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession,”
More information on the Law Firm of Burman, Critton, Luttier and Coleman can be found at http://www.bclclaw.com.
About Best Lawyers®
The Best Lawyers in America was first published in 1983 and is the oldest and most respected legal referral guide in the United States. Best Lawyers surveys thousands of top attorneys in the United States, who confidentially evaluate the legal abilities of their professional peers. Best Lawyers® peer-reviewed listings are now published in almost 70 countries around the world, and our presence has grown substantially in the international legal community. The eighteenth edition of The Best Lawyers In America (2012) includes 43,629 attorneys in 135 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Learn more at http://www.bestlawyers.com.
About Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman
BCLC is a West Palm Beach Litigation Law Firm focusing on Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury, Auto Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith, Marital & Family Law, Sexual Battery & Assault, RICO, Employment Litigation and Legal Malpractice throughout the state of Florida within Palm Beach, Broward, Dade and Martin Counties including West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Boca Raton, Lake Worth, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Stuart, Port St. Lucie, and the Treasure Coast. The lawyers at Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman, prides themselves on being trusted advocates to their clients and accomplishes this by building relationships with clients, educating them and representing them with their best interests in mind.
For more information on BCLC Law and/or to contact a lawyer, please visit http://www.bclclaw.com/