MIDLOTHIAN, VA (October 30, 2012) – The law firm ofOwen & Owens is proud to announce that one of its founding partners, Samuel J. Kaufman, recently received a Top 40 Under 40 award from both The National Trial Lawyers and Style Weekly. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 organization is by invitation only and is extended to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results and leadership as a young trial lawyer. Style Weekly’s Top 40 Under 40 class of 2012 includes extraordinary young leaders who are being recognized for their contributions to the Richmond community.
Sam Kaufman represents both businesses and individuals in general litigation and real estate matters. He is the president of the University of Richmond Alumni Association and former national co-chair of the University of Richmond’s Annual Fund. He is also past chairman of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce. Kaufman has achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV® Preeminent rating for legal ability and ethical standards. He has also been selected for “Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars” in the General Litigation, Business Litigation and Real Estate categories every year since 2009.
The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for trial lawyers.
Style Weekly’s Top 40 Under 40 is an annual award given to those under 40 who are successful professionals in the Richmond area who make service a part of their lives and enrich the Richmond community.