AV Preeminent

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AV Preeminent

AV Preeminent (4.5-5.0 Rating)- 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.

A Martindale-Hubbell® AV PEER REVIEW RATING™ reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and the highest rating (5 out of 5) in Legal Ability based on performance in five key areas, which are:


Legal Knowledge - Lawyer's familiarity with the laws governing his/her specific area of practice(s)


Analytical Capabilities - Lawyer's creativity in analyzing legal issues and applying technical knowledge


Judgment - Lawyer's demonstration of the salient factors that drive the outcome of a given case or issue.


Communication Ability - Lawyer's capability to communicate persuasively and credibly


Legal Experience - Lawyer's degree of experience in his/her specific area of practice(s)