Peer-nominated and independently vetted, these legal eagles rise to the top of their specialties in Palm Springs Life’s Top Lawyers for 2022.
“I don’t think that I chose family law. I think family law chose me,” says Carolyn Martino, who chairs the family law department at SBEMP.
After graduating from Duke University School of Law and practicing in North Carolina for 10 years, Lena Wade was ready to come home in 2006.
Attorney Tom Slovak mostly handled real estate transactions when he relocated to the Coachella Valley from Riverside in the late 1970s. But then he got involved with the agricultural labor strikes, representing local growers, and broadened his areas of interest. At his 25-year-old firm, Slovak, Baron, Empey, Murphy & Pinkney LLP — which specializes in commercial litigation, land use, and