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Jennifer Brunson
Legal Assistant & Communications Specialist
Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates
Tel: (248) 254-3462
Fax: (248) 928-9233
jbrunson@pekdadvocacy.com 
www.pekdadvocacy.com 
 

Farmington Hills Advocate for People with Disabilities and Elder Law Attorney Patricia E. Dudek to be included in 23rd edition of Best Lawyers in America.
 

Advocate for people with disabilities, elders, and their loved ones, Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek, principal of Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates, has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of Elder Law and Trusts and Estates. “Inclusion in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America is a great honor,” said Ms. Dudek, who has spent three decades protecting the rights of seniors, people with disabilities, and their families. “I am proud to be recognized by my peers”. 
A prolific writer and lecturer on topics related to Medicaid, alternatives to guardianship and estate planning for people with disabilities, elders and their right to control their long-term support services, Ms. Dudek was the author of the model contracts for Michigan’s Medicaid Self Determination Initiative.  These contracts facilitate control over Medicaid service budgets and allows for creative solutions for housing and supports.  She was the first attorney in Michigan to draft of a Pooled Account Trust for Medicaid planning and to secure approval for Medicaid by both the Social Security Administration and the State of Michigan.
Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” lists are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 50,000 leading attorneys cast over five and a half million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”  Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and extensiveness of legal expertise.
This marks the fourth consecutive year Ms. Dudek has been included in the Best Lawyers list, including 2014 where she was recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in Detroit. Additionally she made the Michigan Super Lawyers list as one of the top lawyers 2013, was named to the 2012 and 2013 list of Top Attorneys in Michigan by the New York Times, and has also received a tier 1 ranking from U.S. News – “Best Law Firms” for 2015 and 2016.
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Patricia E. Dudek & Associates is located at 30445 Northwestern Highway, Suite 310 in Farmington Hills, Michigan.  Ms. Dudek can be reached at 248-254-3462 or at pdudek@pekdadvocacy.com. Or check out her active blog and website: http://pattidudek.typepad.com and www.pekdadvocacy.com.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

CONTACT:

Jennifer Brunson

Social Media Communications Specialist

Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates

Tel: (248) 254-3462

Fax: (248) 928-9233

jbrunson@pekdadvocacy.com

www.pekdadvocacy.com

 

Local Attorney Recognized in the Field of Elder Law

 

We are proud to announce that Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek was recently selected for inclusion in the 2012 Michigan Super Lawyers list.  No more that 5 percent of the lawyers in the state were selected.  Ms. Dudek is proud to be honored in the limited elite group of attorneys who hold this title throughout the United States. 

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The multiphase selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. 

The objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource of attorneys can consumers searching for legal counsel.

To learn more about Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek, visit her website, www.pekdadvocacy.com and blog, http://pattidudek.typepad.com, become her friend on Facebook or a fan of Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates, or follow her on Twitter @PattiDudek.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

CONTACT:

Jennifer Brunson

Social Media Communications Specialist

Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates

Tel: (248) 254-3462

Fax: (248) 928-9233

jbrunson@pekdadvocacy.com

www.pekdadvocacy.com

 

Local Attorney Recognized as 2014 Lawyer of the Year” and Her Firm Recognized as 2014 “Best Law Firm”

 

We are proud to announce that Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek was recently selected as the 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” and her firm Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates (PEKDA) was recently selected for inclusion in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list.  Awards for the “Best Law Firm” were given in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan practice areas.  PEKDA is proud to be honored in the limited elite group of law firms that hold this title throughout the United States. Lawyers being honored as “Lawyer of the Year” are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments we conduct with thousands of leading lawyers each year. 

PEKDA is ranked number one in Elder Law and ranked number two in Trust & Estate Law by the regional ranking system. 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.  

Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.  Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and extensiveness of legal expertise.  Receiving this designation as “Lawyer of the Year” reflects the high level of respect she has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

To learn more about Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates, P.C., visit our website, www.pekdadvocacy.com and blog, http://pattidudek.typepad.com, become our friend on Facebook or a fan of Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates, or follow us on Twitter @PattiDudek.

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