With over a 100 year history in the legal arena Martindale-Hubbell® is the go-to-source for information on choosing an attorney, legal topics, and more for both attorneys and consumers. Martidale-Hubbell contains profiles for over one million lawyers and firms in the United States, Canada and 160 other countries.
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ help the consumer looking for legal services, better identify, evaluate, and select an appropriate attorney. Peer Review Ratings™ rate lawyers on ethical standards and professional ability. Lawyers who have attained an AV Preeminent status steroids have been rated by their legal peers as having achieved and demonstrated outstanding legal ability in their field and the highest of professional ethical standards.
Attorneys and their firms value the AV Preeminent rating as it signifies that new clients can proceed with confidence.
Other criteria used to select legal representation as suggested by Martindale-Hubbell can be found in Top Factors in Choosing an Attorney.
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