MAITLAND, FL (MMD Newswire) August 1, 2012 -- Katzman Garfinkel & Berger, the leader in community association law in the state of Florida, today proudly announced that Alan B. Garfinkel, a firm Founding Partner has been selected to the prestigious American Lawyer Media list of "2012 Top Rated Lawyers® in Insurance" nationwide.
A lifelong Florida resident who has practiced law continuously in Central Florida for the past 23 years, Alan B. Garfinkel leads the Mid-Florida practice of statewide community association law firm Katzman Garfinkel & Berger from the firm's Central Florida offices, located in Maitland, FL.
A leading practitioner of Insurance Law in the State of Florida and an authority on Natural Disaster Law nationwide, Mr. Garfinkel also serves as a moderator on Insurance Law topics for global research and business information provider LexisNexis, having hosted in excess of 100 national lectures/chats for LexisNexis in areas of natural disaster law and insurance.
"I'm very pleased to have been recognized by ALM as one of the '2012 Top Rated Lawyers® in Insurance' nationwide and humbled to have been deemed worthy by my peers of the AV® Preeminent™ Rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell," Mr. Garfinkel said.
The "2012 Top Rated Lawyers® in Insurance" distinguishes an elite list of insurance attorneys across the country who have also attained the AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, the highest lawyer Peer Review rating available selecting attorney's who achieved the pinnacle of professional excellence while maintaining lofty ethical standards.
The "2012 Top Rated Lawyers® in Insurance" list will be featured in the August issues of respected legal journals, including The National Law Journal and Corporate Counsel.
Mr. Garfinkel was recently named to Florida Trend magazine's prestigious "Florida Legal Elite" list, recognizing distinguished Florida attorneys selected by their peers across the State. Mr. Garfinkel is also a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum of Top Trial Lawyers in America, joining an elite group of less than 1 percent of U.S. attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for clients.
In addition to the 2012 Top Rated Lawyers® in Insurance distinction and AV® Preeminent™ Rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Garfinkel has been named repeatedly to Thomson-Reuters' peer-review rated Florida "Super Lawyers" list. Alan B. Garfinkel continues to receive the "Superb" rating from professional rating service AVVO, which considers an attorney's years in practice, professional achievements and industry recognition in determining the "Superb" rating.
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About Katzman Garfinkel & Berger (KG&B):
KG&B is a leader in community association law, "Committed to Community," the firm provides a comprehensive educational program for Board members and managers through the Katzman Garfinkel & Berger Law and Learning Center, including the popular Board Member Boot Camp®seminars and "We Speak Condo" course series. Dedicated to the best interests of Florida community associations, the firm does not represent developers, banks, insurance companies or other entities with interests adverse to its community association clientele.
For more information and contact details for Katzman Garfinkel & Berger's seven strategically located offices throughout Florida, visit: http://www.KGBLawFirm.com.