Laurel P. Hook Best Lawyers 2017. Stahancyk, Kent & Hook shareholder Laurel P. Hook has been recognized in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for her work in the practice area of family law. The ranking is based on a peer-review survey conducted by attorneys across the country, and is among the most longstanding, credible and prestigious short lists in the nation. Laurel has been practicing family law at Stahancyk, Kent & Hook since 1999, the same year she passed the bar exam. She was named a shareholder in 2004 and will now appear in the 2017 publication of The Best Lawyers in America.