James, McElroy & Diehl Announces 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A., announced that the firm has been ranked in the 2011-2012 U.S. News – Best Lawyers list of U.S. law firms.

JMD ranked in the following practice groups:

Tier 1 – Charlotte Metropolitan Rankings
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation
DUI/DWI Defense
Family Law
Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Tier 2 – Charlotte Metropolitan Rankings
Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Governmental Investigations
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Securities

U.S. News – Best Lawyers ranks U.S. law firms based on client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their respective practice areas and information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients’ feedback addresses the practice groups’ expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a client’s business and needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether a client would refer another client to the firm.

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