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Congratulations to David Guin, Dawn Evans and David Donaldson for Best Lawyers® Listing! Monday, 22 September, 2014

Listed_In_Best_Lawyers_Web Congratulations to David Guin (Securities Litigation), Dawn Stith Evans (Real Estate Litigation), and David Donaldson (Commercial Litigation) for being selected by their peers for listing in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 52,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

David Guin Comments on Jefferson County Bankruptcy Friday, 21 March, 2014

guin-office_002B-Metro Magazine asked GSE partner David Guin to explain the history and significance of Jefferson County, Alabama’s bankruptcy. This is what he said.

B-Metro Magazine Highlights Partner Tammy Stokes Friday, 21 March, 2014

Tammy B-MetroB-Metro Magazine this month spotlights GSE partner Tammy Stokes as one of Birmingham’s “Top Flight” attorneys. Read more about her here.

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC Awarded “Tier 1″ “Best Law Firms” Ranking by US News/Best Lawyers Monday, 11 November, 2013

Guin, Stokes & Evans, LLC is pleased to announce that it has earned a Tier 1 ranking for the Birmingham metro area in the field of Commercial Litigation by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.  The firm’s Securities Litigation practice was also recognized in the “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The 2014 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas.
The U.S. News –Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

David Donaldson Included in Best Lawyers in America (2014) Thursday, 22 August, 2013

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC is pleased to announce that David Donaldson has again been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Commercial Litigation (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

David Guin Selected for Best Lawyers Listing Thursday, 15 August, 2013

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC is pleased to announce that partner David Guin has again been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Securities Litigation (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Attorneys Guin & Donaldson Named to 2013 Alabama “Super Lawyers” List Thursday, 09 May, 2013

David Guin

David Guin

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC is please to announce that David Guin and David Donaldson have been selected to the 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

David Donaldson

David Donaldson

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com.

Dawn Evans Speaks on FINRA Stock Fraud Arbitrations Wednesday, 19 December, 2012

Donaldson & Guin law firm | Securities Arbitration | Dawn Stith EvansGuin Stokes & Evans partner Dawn Evans recently spoke at a continuing legal education seminar for attorneys on the topic, “Introduction to FINRA Arbitrations – A View From Both Sides of the Bar.” Her materials are available here. For more information about stock broker-dealer arbitrations, contact Dawn Evans..

Food Truck Wars Thursday, 06 December, 2012

559934_480941531965989_1661774533_nThe City of Birmingham, Alabama has proposed an ordinance that would effectively prevent food trucks and pushcarts from operating within the city center. Read our letter to the City of Birmingham on behalf of a coalition of Birmingham area food truck and pushcart operators here. Learn more about the Greater Birmingham Street Food Coalition here.

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC Receives “Tier 1″ Ranking by US News Thursday, 29 November, 2012

Guin Stokes & Evans, LLC is honored to have received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms.”

The Tier 1 Ranking in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Eminent Domain Litigation was determined through the firm’s overall evaluation by U.S. News and Best Lawyers, including feedback from the firm’s clients, peer reviews by other firms in our practice areas, and information provided to U.S. News at their request.