David Starks Named Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” For the Second Time

Posted on August 22, 2023 10:26am
David Starks Named Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” For the Second Time

We are proud to announce that Best Lawyers® has named David Starks the 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” for family law in the Seattle Metro Area. This is David’s second time receiving this designation, with the first time in 2022.

Best Lawyers selects only one “Lawyer of the Year” for each practice area and geographic location, making this accolade particularly significant. This honor is given to the attorney who received the highest overall peer feedback.

David continues to carve out an impressive legal career: Diplomate, American College of Family Trial Lawyers; Fellow, International Academy of Family Lawyers; Top 100 Attorneys in Washington State, Washington Super Lawyers; and recently, he received top ranking in the prestigious Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide.

This recognition is a tribute to David’s leadership and dedication in family law. We are proud to have David as our partner and congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.

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