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Frei, Mims and Perushek has been named “Most Trusted Personal Injury Law Firm – Virginia” by US Business Magazine, in their 2020 Legal Elite Awards program.https://www.virginia-injury-lawyer-blog.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/144/2020/05/Screen-Shot-2020-05-13-at-2.53.21-PM.png

Winners for the awards are the result of months of research and analysis by US Business and are chosen on the basis of merit, according to the magazine, which is described as “the definitive magazine for CEOs, top tier management and key decision-makers across the U.S.

“We are proud to have earned the trust of Virginians for medical malpractice and personal injury representation and we are committed to maintaining that trust and achieving justice for our clients,” said Gary Brooks Mims, managing partner.

Big-smile_DSF3203-Web-225x300It is with great pleasure that we announce an exciting new chapter for our firm. Effective, January 1, 2020, Sickels, Frei and Mims becomes Frei, Mims and Perushek.

This change marks the addition of Matthew Perushek as partner and the retirement from the firm of our friend and partner Charles Sickels, after 45 years in law. Gary Brooks Mims is the new managing partner of the firm.

As a team of personal injury trial lawyers, we are entering 2020 with both a renewed determination and passion to achieve just results for our clients. We will continue to serve clients in our key practice areas of medical malpractice, serious accidents, products liability, wrongful death and all other areas of personal injury law. There is no greater reward in our practice than to fight for our clients’ rights and to win just compensation.

Perushek_TWZ9245-Final-4-Web-200x300 The personal injury law firm of Sickels, Frei and Mims announced that Matthew Perushek has been elevated to partner, effective January 2020.

“Matt is a smart lawyer who has been dogged in pursuing the right results for our clients. He shares our commitment to meticulous preparation and passionate representation of our clients. We are proud to now call him partner,” said Gary B. Mims.

Since joining the firm in 2013, Perushek has successfully tried and settled personal injury cases throughout Virginia.  He has also successfully argued before the Supreme Court of Virginia, including the 2019 case of Supen vs. Gross in which the Court affirmed the Mims-Perushek trial victory in a botched plastic surgery case.

photo__2220877_matt_profile001Sickels, Frei and Mims, LLP associate Matthew Perushek was named to the “Top 40 under 40” roster by the National Trial Lawyers Association. The honor is by invitation only and is awarded exclusively to civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense attorney.

The Top 40 membership is extended to a select few from each state who exemplify “superior qualifications, trial results and leadership as a young lawyer under 40.” Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.

A graduate of the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason, Perushek clerked for the Honorable Michael F. Devine of the Fairfax Circuit Court.  He joined Sickels, Frei and Mims in 2013. He is active in the Fairfax and Virginia bar associations and will serve as district representative of the Young Lawyers Conference. He was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015-17.

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