Martin Pierce Again Named As Mid-South Super Lawyer

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Martin Pierce
Martin Pierce

Attorney Martin L. Pierce, a certified estate planning specialist in Chattanooga, has again been selected for inclusion as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate.  
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.  Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers are selected to receive this honor. 

Other law practice areas in which Mr. Pierce appears in the 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyer listings include:  Elder Law; Wills; Trusts; Business & Corporate; Contracts; and Tax.

A member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a certified estate planning specialist, Mr. Pierce practices law in Tennessee and Georgia.

Mr. Pierce qualified for inclusion as a 2017 Super Lawyer through a multifaceted selection process including independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com.

Mr. Pierce may be reached at Pierce Law Firm, PLLC, 4513 Hixson Pike, Suite 109, mpierce@martinpiercelaw.com, 648-4303.




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