|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Top Rated Lawyers||Legal Leaders||2013|
|Partner||Abrams and West,P.C.||1984 - Present|
|Associate to Partner||Levitan, Ezrin,Cramer, West and Weinstein||1973 - 1984|
|Attorney||D.C. Corporation Counsel's Office||1970 - 1972|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||1969 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||1969 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Officer||N/A|
|Montgomery County Executive Board||Officer||N/A|
|Montgomery County Bar Foundation||Board Member||N/A|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||Officer||1993 - 1995|
|George Washington University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1969|
|George Washington University||N/A||BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration||1966|
|Lititgation Skills||Trial Practice||2005|
Posted by Sandra Foote
The attorney Kenneth West is an excellent professional with broad experience and profound knowledge in Estate Litigation. The legal advice that I receive from Kenneth West is exemplary, given the solemnity, efficiency, and professionalism with which he manages my case. For this reason, I recommend his legal services with absolute confidence to whomever may require high-end legal representation in proceedings.
I thank Kenneth West for his efficient counsel and absolute dedication, as well as for his vast spirit for support and collaboration.
Posted by anonymous
We hired Ken to assist with a personal injury situation that involved numerous complexities and required skills and insight that we simply didn't have. Throughout the entire process he was knowledgeable, principled, compassionate, and effective. His guidance was truly essential and greatly appreciated.
Posted by anonymous
While Mr. West did not handle settlement of my late husband's estate, he was consulted and retained to assist resolving distribution of assets where an ex-spouse was beneficiary on an IRA account . The former spouse had, as part of a divorce settlement decree, relinquished all rights to any assets and this agreement was in writing.
Even with this documentation, the financial institution would not distribute the assets to the estate without a release from the former spouse or a court order directing them to do so. The court ruled on two occasions that this was a family court matter and not a probate/orphan's court matter and thus not in their jurisdiction. As a result a court order was not an option.
Mr. West located and communicated with the former spouse out of state, obtained a disclaimer form and did so with professionalism, compassion, and expertise. He has surrounded himself with an exemplary staff and was extremely responsive to questions, concerns, emails, phone calls and rep