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2017 AV PREEMINENT RATED – JUDICIAL EDITION FROM MARTINDALE-HUBBELL

Attorneys Michelle J. Perkins and Max N. Hanson have been rated and recognized by their peers and by Judges for both their legal ability and high ethical standards. It is an elite group as only 8 percent of all attorneys hold an AV Preeminent Rating, a designation trusted worldwide by consumers needing legal services.

Successful Women Owners Network Lifetime Acheivement Award

Michelle J. Perkins has received the Successful Women Owners Network Lifetime Achievement Award by Republic Media. She has been featured in Republic Media Custom Publishing. Click on the link below to read the publication:

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"10 Best Family Law Attorneys"

Attorneys Brian Winter and Kris Leonhardt have been recognized as one of the "10 Best" Family Law Attorneys by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

"National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Ranking"

Attorney Brian Winter has been awarded the Top 10 Ranking award by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

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"Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated, Judicial Edition"

Attorneys Michelle Perkins and Max Hanson are AV Preeminent Rated, Judicial Edition, from Martindale-Hubbell, 2016.

"America's Most Honored Professionals"

Attorneys Michelle Perkins and Max Hanson have been recognized by The American Registry as the "Best of the Best." Only those who have been publicly awarded multiple times for their professional excellence can be considered for this award. Both Michelle and Max are in the top 1%.

"Ranking Arizona 2016"

Owens and Perkins has been ranked #2 out of 10 Family Law Firms by AZ Big Media Publication, "Ranking Arizona 2016". This is the second year the firm has ranked in this position.

“2016 Client Distinction Award”

Michelle J. Perkins was awarded with the 2016 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award for her communication ability, responsiveness, value of services, and quality of service.

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“2016 Client Distinction Award”

Kris Leonhardt was awarded the 2016 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award for his communication ability, responsiveness, value of services, and quality of service.

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“2016 Client Distinction Award”

CD Owens was awarded with the 2016 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award which recognizes his communication ability, responsiveness, value of services, and quality of service.

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“2016 Client Distinction Award”

Max N. Hanson was awarded with the 2016 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award. This in recognition for his communication ability, responsiveness, value of services, and quality of service.

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“2016 Arizona's Top Lawyers”

Michelle J. Perkins and Max N. Hanson received the Arizona Republic 2016 Top Lawyers of Arizona award recognizing their excellence and achievements.

“2016 AV Preeminent Rated”

Michelle J. Perkins and Max N. Hanson are AV Preeminent rated from Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating possible. This rating is a testament of their superior legal expertise and highest ethical standards.

"2016 AVVO Clients' Choice Award"

Brian G. Winter and Michelle J. Perkins received the 2016 AVVO Clients' Choice Award for Divorce.

“2015 Best Places to Work”

Owens and Perkins, P.C. has been selected as one of the Best Places to Work winners by the Phoenix Business Journal for the second year in a row.

"2015 America's Most Honored Professionals"

Michelle J. Perkins has been awarded for continuous professional recognition – an accomplishment realized by the Top 5% of American Professionals. This is the second year that Ms. Perkins has received this award.

“2015 Arizona's Top Lawyers”

Michelle J. Perkins and Max N. Hanson received the Arizona Republic 2015 Top Lawyers of Arizona award recognizing their excellence and achievements.

“2015 Client Distinction Award”

Michelle J. Perkins was awarded the 2015 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing her excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

“2015 Client Distinction Award”

Kris Leonhardt was awarded the 2015 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing her excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

“2015 Client Distinction Award”

CD Owens was awarded the 2015 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing his excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

“2015 Client Distinction Award”

Max N. Hanson was awarded the 2015 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing his excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

"2015 Top Rated Lawyer"

Michelle J. Perkins is 2015 Top Rated Lawyer in Family Law by Martindale-Hubbell. This award is a testament of Ms. Perkins' ethical standards and legal ability.

“Kudzu Best of 2014 for Arizona Attorneys Award”

We have received the Kudzu Best of 2014 for Arizona Attorneys award. This is our third year in a row.

“2015 Top 10 Family Law Attorneys In Arizona

Max N. Hanson and Michelle J. Perkins have both been selected as two of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in Arizona by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc.

“2015 Top One Percent”

Ms. Perkins has been named 2015 Top One Percent by National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

“2015 Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business″

Owens and Perkins received second place for Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business 2015 for Law Firms: Family Law.

"2014 Lead Counsel Rated"

Brian G. Winter has been lead counsel rated in Family Law.

"2015 AVVO Clients' Choice Award"

C.D. Owens received the 2015 AVVO Clients' Choice Award for DUI.

“2014 Excellence Award”

Owens and Perkins, PC received the 2014 Excellence Award in Legal Services by the United States Institute for Advancement of Trade and Commerce. This is in distinguished recognition of consistently demonstrating an exemplary level of excellence in serving clients and the business community at large with a targeted focus on delivering superlative customer service while adhering to a strong code of business ethics.

“2014 Top Valley Lawyers”

Ms. Perkins has been named 2014 Top Valley Lawyers by North Valley Magazine.

“AV Preeminent Rated”

Ms. Perkins is AV Preeminent rated from Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating possible. This rating is a testament of Michelle's superior legal expertise and highest ethical standards.

“2014 Best Places to Work”

Owens and Perkins, P.C. has been selected as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work winners by the Phoenix Business Journal.

"Top 40 Under 40"

Kris Leonhardt has been named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers. Members of this award strive to encompass the knowledge, skill, experience and success held by only the best lawyers in America.

"Arizona's Finest Lawyers"

Max N. Hanson has been named one of Arizona's Finest Lawyers. This accomplishment demonstrates high skills, integrity and full commitment to the rule of law.

"2014 America's Most Honored Professionals"

Michelle J. Perkins has been awarded for continuous professional recognition – an accomplishment realized by the Top 5% of American Professionals.

"2014 AVVO Clients' Choice Award"

Michelle Perkins & Kris Leonhardt received the 2014 AVVO Clients' Choice Award for Divorce.

"2014 Lead Counsel Rated"

Kris Leonhardt has been lead counsel rated in Family Law.

“Arizona’s Top Attorney 2014″

Michelle J. Perkins has been named one of Arizona’s Top 2014 Attorneys for Family Law.

“Probate Mediation Training Program”

Michelle J. Perkins completed the Probate Mediation Training Program. Ms. Perkins is now approved by the Maricopa County Superior Court to handle private mediations for Probate, Guardianship and Conservatorship matters.

“2014 Client Distinction Award”

Michelle J. Perkins was awarded the 2014 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing her excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

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“2014 Client Distinction Award”

CD Owens was awarded the 2014 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing his excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

“2014 Client Distinction Award”

Kris Leonhardt was awarded the 2014 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing her excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

“2014 Client Distinction Award”

Max N. Hanson was awarded the 2014 Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing his excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

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“Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business 2014″

Owens and Perkins received sixth place for Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Business 2014 for Family Law Attorneys.

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“AZ Family 2014 Mojo Pages Award for #1 Family Law Attorneys in the Phoenix Area”

We have received the AZ Family 2014 Mojo Pages Award for #1 Family Law Attorneys in the Phoenix area. Owens and Perkins has also received the AZ Family 2014 Mojo Pages Award for #1 DUI Lawyer, #1 Trust Lawyer and #1 Will Lawyer in the Phoenix area.

“Kudzu Best of 2013 for Arizona Attorneys Award”

We have received the Kudzu Best of 2013 for Arizona Attorneys award. This is our second year in a row.

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“AV Preeminent Rated”

Mr. Hanson is AV Preeminent rated from Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating possible. This rating is a testament of Max's superior legal expertise and highest ethical standards.

“50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business 2013″

Michelle Perkins has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2013 by AZ Business magazine.

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“2013 Lead Counsel Rated”

Max Hanson has been lead counsel rated in Criminal Law for both felony and misdemeanors.

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“2013 Lead Counsel Rated”

Michelle Perkins has been lead counsel rated in Family Law.

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“2013 Client Distinction Award”

CD Owens was awarded the 2013 Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing his excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

“2013 Client Distinction Award”

Max N. Hanson was awarded the 2013 Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing his excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

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“2013 Client Distinction Award”

Michelle J. Perkins was awarded the 2013 Martindale Hubbell Client Distinction Award, recognizing her excellence in quality of service, responsiveness, overall value and communication ability.

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“2012 Million Dollar Club Member”

Michelle Perkins, once again, was recognized as a resilient business owner as she continues to join the highest ranking women owned businesses in Arizona.

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“Ranking Arizona — 2012 Best of Arizona Businesses — Attorneys”

Michelle J. Perkins, 2012 Best of Arizona Attorneys, by Ranking Arizona

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“Arizona’s TOP Lawyers 2012″

Michelle Perkins, Arizona’s Top Lawyers 2012, AZ Business Magazine.

“2012 Ranking Arizona”

Michelle Perkins, Best of Arizona Business 2012: Attorneys.

“2011 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers”

Kris Leonhardt was accepted into the 95th Anniversary Edition.

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“2011 Directory of Distinguished Attorneys”

Martindale-Hubbell Directory of Distinguished Attorneys includes only firms with Very High Ratings in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.

“2010 Directory of Distinguished Attorneys”

Martindale-Hubbell Directory of Distinguished Attorneys includes only firms with Very High Ratings in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.

“C.D. Owens Day” for the City of Scottsdale, Arizona

Jim Lane, the Mayor of Scottsdale, Arizona, proclaimed August 14, 2009 as C.D. Owens Day in recognition of C.D.’s commitment to hard work and dedication to his profession.

“Scottsdale Bar Association Award of Excellence”

Presented to Michelle Perkins in recognition of her outstanding service to the legal community, August 13, 2009.

“Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007″

The top 5% Lawyers in Arizona and New Mexico.

“Maricopa County Bar; Family Law Section CHAIR 2005 and 2006″

For distinguished leadership of the Family Law Section, Maricopa County.

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