How to Find a Good Lawyer Using Martindale.com
The 140+ year old independent company, Martindale-Hubbell, offers consumers an easy way to find top-rated lawyers in their local city and state. Among other services, Martindale uses “peer review” ratings (interviews local lawyers and judges) to obtain independent and objective lawyer ratings. In most instances, the lawyers Martindale are researching do not know they are under review.
According to Martindale.com, it’s ratings are established by attorneys for attorneys and “clearly indicates a demonstration of the highest professional and ethical standards.” The very best rating given by Mardindale is called an “AV” 5.0 out of 5.0 rating (our senior partner ratings). It’s the highest rating awarded by Martindale.com According to the company, it identifies a lawyer and firm as having achieved very high to preeminent legal ability and ethics.
So, if you’re looking for a good lawyer and are not sure how to go about it, we respectfully suggest visiting the Martindale.com website. To help get you started, below is a short video that will show you how to correctly use the site. If you like, you may click here for a slightly larger version.