All five attorneys at Hammerschmidt Broughton Law Corporation have individually scored a rating of 10.0 on Avvo.com, the highest rating possible. Attorneys Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt, Mark A. Broughton, Rachel W. Hill, William A. Parry, and Christina A. Widner Roberson have each scored a 10.0 rating, which is an uncommon accomplishment for all attorneys in one firm to obtain this rating. The attorneys at Hammerschmidt Broughton are conveniently located at offices in Fresno and Hanford. William A. Parry, the attorney in the Hanford office, has the only perfect 10.0 rating in the legal field of criminal defense in Hanford. The Fresno office attorneys represent a majority of the 10.0 ratings in Fresno County for the criminal defense legal field.
The attorneys at Hammerschmidt Broughton are rated at 10.0 because of their involvement and reputation, not only in the legal field, but in the community as well. A majority of the attorneys at Hammerschmidt Broughton are members of the Fresno County Bar Association and Kings County Bar Association. Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt and Mark A. Broughton are Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Criminal Law Specialist. Christina A. Widner Roberson currently serves as President of the Fresno County Women Lawyers. Rachel W. Hill serves on the Board of Directors for the Victim Offender Reconciliation Program and William A. Parry is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. These various community organizations represent only a few of the credentials that Avvo evaluated and awarded points to in order to achieve a superb attorney rating.
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