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E. Stewart Jones Named 2014 “Lawyer of the Year”


Troy-based attorney E. Stewart Jones, Jr. was again selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition of the U.S News & World Report Best Lawyers in America publication. Mr. Jones is recognized in the specialties of “Criminal Defense: Non-White Collar,” “Criminal Defense: White-Collar,” “DUI/DWI Defense,” “Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs” and “Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.”

The 2014 edition marked an impressive accomplishment as Mr. Jones has now been recognized in Best Lawyers every year since the publication’s very first edition, 30 years ago.

In addition, for the third time in five years, Mr. Jones has been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” by the Best Lawyers in America publication. For the 2014 edition, he was honored as the Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year. He was previously recognized as Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation in 2009 and DUI/DWI Defense in 2012.

The Hacker Murphy itself was also recognized as a 2014 “Tier I” Law Firm in the Best Lawyers report. The highest possible honor, the Tier I ranking is determined by the firm’s overall evaluation, derived from a combination of surveys, client feedback, and opinions of attorneys in the same practice areas of other law firms.

Best Lawyers continues to partner with U.S. News & World Report, the leading rankings publication in the U.S., to rank law firms throughout the country. Best Lawyers has been regarded – both by the legal industry and the public – as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 3.1 million evaluations by fellow attorneys. Considering no fee or purchase is required to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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