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The following section features attorneys who have demonstrated leadership qualities and have achieved the AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell®.
Martindale-Hubbell®, the company that has long set the standard for lawyer ratings, has supplied ALM
with a list of Top Rated Lawyers who have achieved an AV® Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, the highest
rating in legal ability and ethical standards. To create this section, Martindale-Hubbell® tapped its comprehensive database of Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ to identify lawyers who have been
rated by their peers to be AV® Preeminent™.
Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are driven by the confidential opinions of lawyers and
members of the judiciary who receive invitations from Martindale-Hubbell®, via an online survey or by
mail, to provide reviews of lawyers of whom they have professional knowledge.
A complete directory of all AV® Preeminent™ lawyers can be found online at Lawyers.com® and
Martindale.com, in the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory in print and CD-ROM formats, and online
through the LexisNexis® services and at lexis.com. Attorneys shown do not constitute the full list of
“Top Rated Lawyers”
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STUART KNOTTS SKOK
2275 Research Blvd., Suite 500, Rockville, MD 20850
firstname.lastname@example.org | www.stuartskoklaw.com
Stuart Skok is owner and principal of Stuart Skok Law, LLC, a matrimonial and family law firm in Maryland and Washington D.C.
She was President of Collaborative Divorce Association, Inc. (CDA), President of
the Montgomery County Women’s Bar Association (WBA), and she twice served as
Co-Chair of the Family Law Section for Montgomery County Bar Association. She
recently published her Handbook on Separation & Divorce, Fourth Edition, available
She is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbel. SuperLawyers names her
Top Lawyer, including Top 25 Family Law Attorneys in Maryland and Top 50 Family
Law Attorneys in D.C. Bethesda Magazine named her Top Family Law Attorney.
Baltimore Magazine named her Top 50 Women Attorneys in Maryland and Top 100
Attorneys in Maryland. Washington Lawyer named her Top 50 Women Attorneys in
D.C. Ten Leaders Cooperative named her Top 10 Leaders in Collaborative Divorce.
The National Advocate Top 100 Lawyers named her Top 100 Matrimonial Attorneys in
Maryland. Marquis Whose Who awarded her the Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement
Award. Stuart is a Fellow in Litigation Counsel of America. She is a Lifetime Charter
Member of the Best Attorneys of America, limited to 100 attorneys per state. The
American Bar Association (ABA) named her among its Lawyers of Distinction in family
law. BestLawyers has named her Best Family Law Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America
and Top 100 Lawyers in Maryland. The 2019 Best Lawyers-US News Best Law Firms
ranked her firm, Stuart Skok Law LLC, as one of the Best Law Firms.
Her inspiration for the law comes from her late father, L. Manning Muntzing,
former international nuclear energy lawyer in D.C. He always encouraged her to do
“something that matters” to her and to others in a way that makes a difference, wise
words she strives to live by. Innovative approaches to the challenges that matter most.