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Lakin Spears has Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

September 22, 2021

Lakin Spears, LLP is proud to announce that twelve of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers or Rising Stars, honoring the leading attorneys in the State.

Only the top five percent of all attorneys in Northern California are named each year as Super Lawyers. They are selected through peer nominations and evaluations along with third-party research, with a similar process for the selection of Rising Stars. No more than 2.5% of all Northern California lawyers are named to the list of Rising Stars, who must be under age 40 and have been in practice for 10 or fewer years.

The Lakin Spears’ 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars and their practice areas are:

Jessica F. Arner
Family Law
18th Year Selected for Super Lawyers

Alma Soongi Beck
Estate Planning & Probate
5th Year Selected for Super Lawyers

Lydia E. Crandall
Family Law
2nd Year Selected for Super Lawyers; Selected for Super Lawyers Rising Stars from 2009 – 2019

Victoria Kaempf
Estate Planning & Probate
7th Year Selected for Super Lawyers

Jean M. Kohler
Estate Planning & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation
5th Year Selected for Super Lawyers; Selected for Super Lawyers Rising Stars from 2009 – 2016

Joan A. LeBlanc
Estate Planning & Probate
16th Year Selected for Super Lawyers

Samantha M. Leschek
Family Law
2nd Year Selected for Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Rita A. Patterson
Family Law
12th Year Selected for Super Lawyers

Tanya E. Prioste
Family Law
18th Year Selected for Super Lawyers

Geniveve J. Ruskus
Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution
16th Year Selected for Super Lawyers
Named to the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Northern California list
Named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Northern California list

Philip S. Sousa
Estate Planning & Probate
1st Year Selected for Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Jennifer F. Wald
Family Law
17th Year Selected for Super Lawyers