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2021 Martindale AV Judicial – Intro
The Judges have Spoken- Special Edition Judicial Award. John B. Whalen, Jr., Esq. was given the rating from the judiciary, which means that he was deemed to have very high professional ethics and legal ability. Only lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability receive a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating.
2021 Martindale AV Judicial – Peer Review Ratings
The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings evaluates lawyers based on the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary, including both those who are rated and those who are not. The first review to establish a lawyer’s rating usually occurs three years after his/her first admission to the Bar.
In this highly competitive environment for legal services, the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating is often one of the only means to differentiate lawyers who are otherwise very comparable in their credentials. This is important on a variety of levels – from the in-house counsel trying to determine which one of his outside law firms should be assigned a new matter to the private practice attorney seeking to refer a case to another lawyer with the appropriate expertise in a specific area of practice.
2021 Martindale AV Judicial – Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings Surveys
Martindale-Hubbell conducts secure online Peer Review Ratings surveys of lawyers across multiple jurisdictions and geographic locations, in similar areas of practice as the lawyer being rated. Reviewers are instructed to assess their colleagues’ general ethical standards and legal ability in a specific area of practice.
We’re very proud of this recognition from our peers. Please let me know if you have any questions about the services we provide to our clients.
The Special Edition Judicial Award of the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ is especially noteworthy because it is based on the confidential opinions and recommendation of members of the judiciary familiar with Mr. Cohen. The Judicial Edition award indicates perfect ratings from the judiciary on the attorney’s legal ability and ethical standards.
For over 130 years, the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating has distinguished the country’s elite attorneys. The Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the U.S. and Canada. The rating is only awarded to approximately 10% of all attorneys across the United States, and is the highest rating offered by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.