Laura Roach, Jeff Yates, Manuel “Mito” Gonzalez, and Sharon Corsentino Named 2014 Super Lawyers
Albin Roach Attorneys Recognized for Outstanding Achievement
PLANO, TEXAS (September 9, 2014) – Albin Yates Balius Roach is proud to announce that Partners Jeffrey Yates and Laura Roach, and Associates Manuel “Mito” Gonzalez and Sharon Corsentino have been named to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers List.
Laura Roach and Sharon Corsentino were honored based on achievements in family law. Both are recognized regularly in the Dallas-Fort Worth legal community for excellence. Ms. Roach was named 2013 Best Family Law Attorney by the Plano Star-Courier and selected for the 2013 and 2014 D Magazine list of “The Best Lawyers in Dallas.” Ms. Corsentino has been on faculty with El Centro College and is currently teaching family law mediation at the University of North Texas, in addition to her practice.
Ms. Roach has also been recognized in the past as “Rising Stars” by Texas Super Lawyers and was additionally recognized as a “Super Lawyer” in 2013. Ms. Corsentino was recognized as a “Rising Star” in 2012 and 2013.
Jeff Yates is being recognized for his achievements in corporate law, business litigation and estate planning. Prior to this award, Mr. Yates has been recognized four times as “Rising Star” by Texas Super Lawyers, as well as “Super Lawyer” in 2012 and 2014. He also received the “FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager” recognition for 2009 and 2012.
Mito Gonzalez, who served in the Collin County District Attorney’s office for a decade, including as chief felony prosecutor, has been recognized based on his achievements in criminal and family law. Mr. Gonzalez spent two years practicing appellate law and has presented cases before various Texas Courts of Appeals as well as the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. This is the third consecutive “Super Lawyer” honor for Mr. Gonzalez.
Each year, no more than five percent of all Texas attorneys are selected to receive this honor, by the research team at Super Lawyers, a division of Thomson Reuters. The rating service identifies outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
About Albin Yates Balius Roach, LLP
Albin Roach is a family and business practice serving clients in Collin, Denton and Dallas Counties. With top legal counsel across practice areas of divorce and family law, collaborative law, business transactions, litigation, estate planning, wills and probate, and criminal defense, Albin Roach is a full-service firm that can meet the complex legal needs of today’s North Texas client.