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Smith Hurst Receives Best Law Firm Honors

Smith Hurst, PLC is pleased to announce that the firm has received Tier 1 rankings in the 2013 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the areas of Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law, and that Jim Smith has been chosen as one of U.S. News's Best Lawyers in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates.

U.S. News's Best Law Firms rankings are determined through the firm's overall evaluations, which were derived from a combination of clients' feedback and the comments and rankings of lawyers in other firms in the same practice areas. The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.  The 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. 

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