Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 04, 2013
Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney Timothy G. Hessinger—of The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger—has been honored with the LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® 2013 Client Distinction Award for his high client review ratings, which reflect the superb quality of his services. LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, a well-respected attorney rating organization, is the provider of the websites Martindale.com and Laywers.com. Attorney Hessinger is a strong legal advocate who fights tirelessly to help his clients defend themselves in court after they are charged with crimes.
The Client Distinction Award specifically recognizes Attorney Hessinger for demonstrating excellence in the following aspects: quality of service, overall value, responsiveness and communication ability. The process for selecting the winners of the Client Distinction Award starts with the Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Ratings. Through a survey, clients are asked to rate the lawyer in the previously mentioned areas using a five-point scale system, according to Lawyers.com. The individuals taking the survey are also asked to make overall recommendations and to note the areas of practice in which they worked with the lawyer. Furthermore, they have the opportunity to provide additional feedback as well. After the average rating is calculated using the review responses, the attorneys who received Client Review Ratings that fall between 4.5 and 5.0 are given the Client Distinction Award.
Attorney Hessinger has decades of legal experience, as he was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1990. (He was also admitted to the U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida in 2008.) Before entering his criminal defense practice, the lawyer spent 15 years of experience serving as an Assistant State Attorney in Pinellas County, Florida. While holding that position, he served as a member of an elite unit that was responsible for prosecuting major crimes. Mr. Hessinger is now a criminal defense attorney who uses his insight as a former prosecutor to create more cutting-edge defense plans for his clients.
Due to Attorney Hessinger’s experience in criminal law, he has handled thousands of cases and has handled more than 130 jury trials. He provided defense for even the most serious of criminal allegations, including capital murder charges. The lawyer’s depth of knowledge in his legal field has resulted in him providing training to law enforcement officers, law students, prosecutors and other attorneys in areas related to criminal law. In addition to receiving the 2013 Client Distinction Award, Attorney Hessinger was also named Prosecutor of the Year in 2004. He is a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also former Chairman and member of the Florida Sex Crimes Network.
The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger provides defense for all types of criminal charges, ranging from DUI to murder. The law firm’s attorneys, who have extensive experience in criminal law, are dedicated to helping their clients protect their rights and effectively fight conviction. Additional details about the firm are available at http://www.tampaflcriminaldefenselawyers.com.