(Houston, Texas) Oct. 1 – Partner Randy Sorrels, of the Houston law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner, was recognized as Best Lawyers’ 2013 Houston Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year.” He is the only lawyer handling medical malpractice cases in the Houston metro area who was selected for this distinction.
In addition to Mr. Sorrels being recognized, two other partners at the firm were also selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Attorneys Nick Nichols, Randall Sorrels and Benny Agosto Jr. were listed as Best Lawyers in the area of plaintiff personal injury litigation. Attorney Randy Sorrels was listed as a Best Lawyer for Plaintiff Medical Malpractice in Houston, Texas as well.
Mr. Sorrels was chosen based on feedback received during the peer-review assessment process used by Best Lawyers, and according to Best Lawyers’ website, “[r]eceiving 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.”
This is not the first time Mr. Sorrels has been recognized for excellence in the legal profession. Over the years, he has accumulated many accolades and much recognition for his service both to clients and to the community. He is consistently recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Texas by Texas Monthly, a Texas Super Lawyer, a Top Lawyer for the People by H Texas Magazine, and a Top 100 Trial Attorney by the American Trial Lawyers Association. He is the Vice-President of Finance for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, is a Past-President of the Houston Bar Association, serves as a trustee for the Texas Bar Foundation, and has served on the Board of Directors with the State Bar of Texas.
The attorneys at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner protect the rights of catastrophically injured people and represent families whose loved ones died because of the negligence of others. Founded in 1951, the firm is known as the oldest and one of the most well-respected plaintiff law firms in Houston, Texas. Lawyers at the firm have helped thousands of injured clients in cases involving motor vehicle and trucking accidents, workplace injuries, defective products, medical malpractice, plane crashes and other personal injury accidents.
Each year, Best Lawyers conducts a review of attorneys across the nation, soliciting peer reviews from thousands of lawyers. These reviews are tabulated to create lists of Best Lawyers in more than 126 practice areas. These lists are published in the annual guide, the Best Lawyers in America. In 2011, attorneys across the United States cast almost 3.9 million votes for the top 41,000 attorneys. Lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed in Best Lawyers. For more on Best Lawyers, visit www.bestlawyers.com.