Best Lawyers Names Errol Copilevitz 2014 Kansas City First Amendment Law “Lawyer of the Year”

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Copilevitz & Canter is pleased to announce that senior partner and founder Errol Copilevitz was named Best Lawyers’ 2014 Kansas City First Amendment Law “Lawyer of the Year”.  The firm also earned recognition in 2014 Best Law Firms for its work in First Amendment law.

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Copilevitz & Canter is pleased to announce that senior partner and founder Errol Copilevitz was named Best Lawyers’ 2014 Kansas City First Amendment Law “Lawyer of the Year”.  Only one lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year”. 

With more than 40 years of experience, his national practice focuses on representing tax exempt organizations, charitable fundraising and First Amendment issues. He has twice represented his clients before the United States Supreme Court, both times securing important rights to all charities and fundraising organizations. Copilevitz has received numerous awards throughout his distinguished career.

The firm also earned recognition in 2014 Best Law Firms for its work in First Amendment law.  For Kansas City, Copilevitz & Canter received a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking for its work in Litigation – First Amendment. The firm also received a Metropolitan Tier 2 ranking in First Amendment Law.  Nationally, the firm received a National Tier 3 in Litigation – First Amendment.

The 2014 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the US. Over 12,000 attorneys provided over 330,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,000 clients provided close to 20,000 evaluations.

The 2014 Best Law Firms rankings can be seen in their entirety at bestlawfirms.usnews.com.