MichieHamlett attorney Lee Livingston was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in the Charlottesville area. This is Lee’s third time receiving this prestigious title (2015; 2017).
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.
Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.
In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Lee Livingston was also listed in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas:
Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
About Lee Livingston
LEE LIVINGSTON has a 20-year, powerful history of success helping people who have been harmed by the negligence of others. This has resulted in a long list of peer review awards including Best Lawyers, US News and World Report medical malpractice lawyer of the year in 2012 and personal injury lawyer of the year in 2014, in Charlottesville.
Lee has achieved multiple seven-figure verdicts and settlements by pursuing full justice for deserving people.
Lee’s record of leadership and teaching responsibilities among lawyers highlights the priority he places on providing exceptional advocacy to his clients and his passion for justice. He has chaired the Virginia State Bar litigation section and the mandatory continuing legal education board for the Virginia State Bar. He was selected by The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia to work on a committee which writes and edits jury instructions for all Virginia cases. Likewise, he chairs an evidence committeewhich publishes a guide to evidence distributed to all judges in Virginia.
Most of Lee’s clients come to him on the recommendation of other lawyers who have referred their clients to him because they recognize his expertise and record of success. He is careful to limit cases so that he can attend to each client individually and develop a close relationship as an advocate with each person. With each case he accepts, he brings practical assistance to those traveling through difficult seasons of life.