Three attorneys at our law firm possess an "AV" preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, one of the most prestigious and recognized lawyer rating services in the country.
No lawyer can pay to obtain this rating. It is bestowed upon a lawyer through a rigorous and analytical peer review.
Here is what a best "AV" preeminent rating means:
AV Preeminent (4.5-5.0)- AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
The lawyers who possess this prestigious rating include Richard Shapiro, Jim Lewis, and Kevin Duffan. All of these attorneys possess sterling reputations for their legal work and client-first representation. In addition to having multiple top-rated "AV" lawyers, the firm is recognized as a Tier 1 "Best Law Firm" for medical malpractice, railroad worker injury, and personal injury law U.S. News & World Report (2014).