Awards & Recognition

Clark & Stevens’ attorneys have attained the following recognition and awards as family lawyers.

Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

The honor of receiving a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ is exclusive to lawyers who achieve a Very High General Ethical Standards rating, a Legal Ability rating, and a qualifying number of peer reviews.

Clark & Stevens’ attainment of the General Ethical Standards rating reflects our attorneys’ adherence to the highest professional standards of ethics and conduct. Only lawyers who rank “Very Highly” in General Ethical Standards may be considered for evaluation at the level of Legal Ability. Ratings for Legal Ability are determined by performance in five fundamental areas of practice: knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication, and experience.


William C. Clark
Robert E. Stevens

President of the South Carolina Chapter of the AAML, December 2016

The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers recognizes a select number of attorneys across the country who demonstrate exceptional knowledge, ability, and integrity as leading practitioners in the field of family law.

Fellows of the AAML / AAML – South Carolina Chapter

As Fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, our attorneys are talented in both the negotiation and litigation of family law matters, including divorce, child custody, visitation, and property division.


Robert E. Stevens

Highly Rated by Avvo

Designed to assess the value of each lawyer’s background and experience, an Avvo Rating is calculated based on public information as well as data provided in a lawyer’s profile regarding years of practice, credentials, professional achievements, and recognition within the legal community.

William C. Clark
Robert E. Stevens

Selected as Super Lawyers®

Being chosen as a Super Lawyer requires excelling in all aspects of a multistage selection process. Candidates are top lawyers who receive peer nomination and undergo an in-depth evaluation conducted by a panel of qualified attorneys. Each Super Lawyer must possess impressive credentials indicating a high level of professional accomplishment and respect within the industry. There are 12 specific indicators on which a candidate’s professional achievement and peer recognition are based.

Recognized by the American Institute of Family Lawyers

The attorneys of Clark & Stevens are ranked among the top family law practitioners in South Carolina by the American Institute’s Family Law Division. Inclusion on the exclusive list of the “10 Best” attorneys in the state recognizes our lawyers for having reached the top of their profession, demonstrating excellence in their field, and delivering impeccable client service.

Membership to this prestigious group is reserved only for attorneys who meet the American Institute’s rigorous criteria and receive a formal nomination by the Institute, a fellow attorney, or a client.

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