People with personal legal matters are far more likely to hire an attorney who is well respected by his/her peers. Peer review ratings are important because they confirm a lawyer’s professional ethics and legal ability in a specific practice area and reflects the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. Because its own members are directly involved in the process, the legal community respects the accuracy of most rating systems. Find out what our peers think of your legal team.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. It publishes its Super Lawyers Magazine in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. and reaches more than 13 million readers nationwide.
Super Lawyers bestows no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in any state to this title and no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.
AVVO rates 95% of the lawyers in the United States. It contains over 600,000 reviews from clients and peers. AVVO’s founders created the website to empower consumers to make smarter, more confident legal decisions.
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Dating back to its humble 1868 beginnings, one of Martindale-Hubbell’s goals was to provide consumers with the address of at least one reliable law firm in every city. Martindale-Hubbell periodically and randomly conduct reviews on all lawyers in its directory for the Martindale-Hubbell “Peer Rating” Review process, an invaluable service to the legal community that enables members to benefit from the candid and objective peer-to-peer feedback of other lawyers. Martindale-Hubbell facilitates peer reviews on a continuous basis in two key ways: conducting reviews on randomly selected attorneys/judges and by surveying names of legal professionals that lawyers nominate as references. Today, people rely on Martindale-Hubbell’s preeminent lawyer rating system to make decisions about who they choose to be their lawyer for their personal matters.