Family Law Attorney Richard D. West Obtains Orlando Lawyer of the Year Status

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Orlando attorney Richard D. West, founder of the West Family Law Group, named Family Law Lawyer of the Year.

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Attorney Richard D. West

Richard West is the consummate example of professionalism and integrity in the field of Marital and Family Law.

Attorney Richard D. West was recently named the 2018 Orlando Family Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America. This marks the third year that West has achieved this prestigious accolade. Best Lawyers in America, which cited West’s work in Family Law, Arbitration and Mediation, is a highly respected peer-review publication for the legal profession. Only one lawyer in each practice area in a community is honored as Lawyer of the Year.

“I am so grateful to my fellow lawyers who selected me as Orlando Family Law Lawyer of the Year for 2018, which is overwhelming,” said West. “Recognition as one of the Best Lawyers in America is a tremendous honor. Selection by my peers as Lawyer of the Year for the third time is overwhelming.”

No stranger to awards and recognitions, West was also named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Florida by Super Lawyers for 2012 and 2016. Furthermore, he has been recognized for more than a decade by his peers in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms in America, and Best Lawyers in Orlando magazine.

West, who is board certified in Marital and Family Law by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy, is a Fellow of the distinguished American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and a past president of the Florida Chapter of the AAML. He is also a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

“Richard West is the consummate example of professionalism and integrity in the field of Marital and Family Law,” said fellow attorney Allyson Hughes.

About Richard D. West, West Family Law Group
Although his practice is primarily in Central Florida, which encompasses Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard, Volusia and Lake Counties, Richard D. West handles cases nationwide. Richard is a past president and current Fellow of the prestigious Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers, and past Chairman of the Florida Bar Family Law Section. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is also a member of the Central Florida Family Inn of Court and the Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida. For more information, please call (407) 425-8878, or visit

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