Admission into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is limited to lawyers that have obtained a jury verdict of $1,000,000.00 or more. This prestigious award is presented to less than 1% of all practicing trial lawyers in the United States.
The Super Lawyers rating includes more than 70 areas of practice and is awarded to lawyers in recognition of professional achievement. The rating system is based on opinions acquired from peer nominations, peer evaluations and also independent research.
Issued by Martindale-Hubbell, the AV Preeminent rating is a general ethical standards rating that is based on both peer and client reviews.
A detailed and strict nomination process is associated with this award, which includes performance ratings based on legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, legal experience, communication ability and judgment.
The AVVO rating is a one to ten scale rating (with 10 being the peak), based on a combination of client reviews, peer reviews and a unique mathematical model of the lawyers profile that takes into account disciplinary history, industry recognition and professional accomplishments.
Known for its credibility and being the oldest peer-review publication service in the legal industry, the Best Lawyers award is based on peer-reviews that are confidentially submitted by tens of thousands of leading lawyers.
U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes peer review, client evaluations and assessment of additional information about the firm and its accomplishments.
National Board of Trial Advocacy
The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) was founded in 1977 and provides board certification to attorneys. Its goal is to help consumers find highly qualified and experienced trial lawyers.