Kimberly Leach Johnson Named Among Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers06/13/13
NAPLES, FLA. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Kimberly Leach Johnson, a partner in the firm's Naples office, has been named among the Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers® for 2013.
Super Lawyers' Top 50 Women list includes attorneys who received the highest point totals in the 2013 Florida Super Lawyers® nomination, research, and review process. Super Lawyers comprises of the top five percent of lawyers in each state based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement: verdicts and settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications, position within law firm, bar and other professional activity, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, education and employment background, and other outstanding achievements. This is the third consecutive year Johnson has been named to the Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers® list.
"I am truly honored to have my name included among such exceptional attorneys," said Kim Johnson. "All of these women are making significant contributions to the State of Florida and the legal profession, to be recognized as one of them is very humbling."
Johnson practices in the area of trusts & estates. She has extensive experience representing numerous families in the planning of their estate and handling their affairs after their demise. Johnson holds various positions within the firm, including chair of the Finance Committee and as an elected member of the firm's Executive Committee. Previously, she served as managing partner of the firm's Naples and Tampa offices and chair of the firm's trusts & estates practice group. Johnson was named a Southwest Florida Top Lawyer in 2012 by Gulfshore Life, a Florida Legal Elite™ by Florida Trend magazine for the past several years, is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2008.
She earned her LL.M. from the University of Miami, her law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and her bachelor's degree from Anderson College.
About Super Lawyers
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Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; Shanghai, China; and Washington, D.C. The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the Firm may be found at www.quarles.com, and on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.