Several Whatcom County attorneys have been recognized as 2011 Super Lawyers by Washington Super Lawyers Magazine.
Lawyers were selected based on a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law and Politic’s research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
Local 2011 “Super Lawyers” are:
Dean Brett of Brett Murphy Coats Knapp McCandlis and Brown, who focuses on major personal injury and wrongful death law.
Philip Buri of Buri Funston Mumford, who focuses on business, contract, land use, employment and personal injury law.
Frank Chmelik of Chmelik Sitkin & Davis, who practices law in the areas of business, municipal government, probate and estate planning, and the environment.
Jeffrey Lustick, Lustick Law Firm, who focuses on criminal defense, family, aviation, military and real estate law.
Barry Meyers, Elder Law Offices of Meyers & Avery, who practices law in the areas of estate planning, advocating, counseling and education for client disability, aging, illness, incapacity and death.
John Murphy of Brett Murphy Coats Knapp McCandlis and Brown, who focuses on major personal injury and wrongful death law.
Jon Sitkin of Chmelik Sitkin & Davis, who specializes in zoning, land-use planning, real estate, municipal government and water law.
J. Bruce Smith of Barron Smith Daugert, who practices law in the areas of estate planning law and estate and trust administration.