ST. JOHN | A veteran lawyer with the St. John law firm of Sachs & Hess has been honored for his work in the field of family law, the firm announced Thursday.
Thomas Rucinski was named Best Lawyers' 2014 South Bend Family Law lawyer of the year following a selection process by his peers.
The designation encompasses the South Bend/Northwest Indiana area.
The recognition is among other recent honors, which include being selected into the Bar Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers in 2013 and receiving the highest standard achievable with Martindale-Hubbell for professionalism and high ethics.
Named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the state by the American Trial Lawyers Association, Rucinski also scored a Superb rating by AVVO, a national lawyer rating service.
The Sachs & Hess firm is itself one of three law firms designated a Tier 1 Law Firm in the area for family law as published in U.S. News and World Report.