Washingtonian magazine names five Blankingship & Keith attorneys to ‘Top Lawyers’ list

Five attorneys at Blankingship & Keith, P.C. have been named “Top Lawyers” by Washingtonian magazine. The list, compiled by the magazine’s editorial staff, identifies the top legal talent in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

Principals David Rust Clarke and Richard J. Colten are recognized in the practice area of divorce and family law. Principals Peter S. Everett and Chidi I. James are recognized for their work in personal injury law. Stanley P. Klein was listed as a “Top Lawyer” for mediation. Klein serves as a neutral for The McCammon Group conducting mediations and arbitrations.

Washingtonian’s “Top Lawyers” is a trusted attorney rating directory that recognizes local area attorneys who have demonstrated the highest standards of their profession, and who have cultivated the true respect and esteem of their colleagues. Earning a spot on the list is a significant accomplishment in the District, which has the highest concentration of people with law degrees in the nation, as well as Northern Virginia, a growing magnet for technology firms and corporate headquarters.

Washingtonian’s selection process consists of surveys from top-rated legal peers, independent research and reporting, and evaluations of notable successes by the local bar. The magazine provides a reliable resource that local residents can trust when looking for proven legal representation to assist them in their own cases.

Blankingship & Keith, P.C. (www.blankingshipandkeith.com) is a regional law firm serving clients throughout Northern Virginia and the Commonwealth, with 37 lawyers in offices in Fairfax and Manassas.