The Recorder Names Kerry L. Armstrong “Attorney of the Year”

The San Diego criminal defense lawyer was among a small group of lawyers throughout the state of California to be recognized for his extraordinary legal achievements for the year of 2012.
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Feb. 26, 2013 - PRLog -- San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney Kerry L. Armstrong is among only 20 attorneys to receive the “Attorney of the Year” award for 2012 by The Recorder, a legal magazine based in San Francisco. The award winners were selected for their exceptional work handling challenging legal matters. By being chosen for this award, Attorney Armstrong had demonstrated that he is a strong legal advocate who is able to obtain positive results for very difficult cases.

The “Attorney of the Year” award winners were selected from over 200 nominees, who were reviewed by the magazine’s editors. The magazine only considered California attorneys who handled deals for clients within the state or cases in California courts. Attorney Armstrong was recognized for his successful defense in a number of cases that involved very serious criminal allegations. According to the magazine, the lawyer was not only chosen for the fact that he handled nine jury trial cases during 2012, but also for the fact that was able to achieve acquittals, both complete and partial. These were for cases that involved very serious charges, including murder, rape, premeditated attempted murder, and child molestation. As a result of Attorney Armstrong’s jury trial case outcomes, four clients were able to avoid life terms in prison. The lawyer’s last acquittal of the year, which was for a sex abuse case involving seven alleged victims, occurred on Christmas Eve.

The award winners will be profiled in the magazine’s March 25 issue.  The Recorder, which is geared toward California attorneys and legal professionals, provides its readers with news, profiles and other information about the “business of law.” It publishes a weekly newspaper and provides content online.

Attorney Armstrong has experience handling hundreds of cases—both felony and misdemeanor—in state and federal courts throughout the state of California. He opened his own law firm, the Law Offices of Kerry L. Armstrong, APLC, in 2007. Before starting his own firm, Attorney Armstrong worked as the senior associate attorney for a large San Diego criminal defense law firm for nine years. While working there, he was given the responsibility of overseeing the firm’s branch office.

Mr. Armstrong has been practicing law since 1998, and since that time, he has taken on many high-profile cases within San Diego County. The experienced lawyer occasionally appears as a legal analyst on local television news station, has served as a law school lecturer, and has even been featured in an episode of reality show “Law & Order: Crime & Punishment,” which featured a murder and attempted murder trial he handled.

The Law Offices of Kerry L. Armstrong, APLC handles all types of criminal cases, from cases involving more minor crimes to those involving some of the most serious offenses. Learn more about the law firm and its founder at
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