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Formal Attorney Nominations

Our Organization invites lawyers in each state to nominate outstanding attorneys that they have personally observed in the legal profession. Attorneys are welcome to nominate attorneys in their own law firm or attorneys practicing in as a sole practitioner or in another law firm.

Attorneys cannot nominate themselves. Nominations should be of lawyers in the same state as the nominee practices law.

There is absolutely no guarantee of selection and acceptance.

Peer Review

Peer review process includes, not is not necessarily limited to the following: The Nominated Attorneys’ nomination form, Statements of Nominee’s Qualifications, Bar and Professional Activities, Nominee’s Honors and Awards, Organizations that the Nominee is affiliated with, Special Licenses and Certificates, Judgments, Verdicts and Settlements, Lectures and Writings, Representative Clients, Pro Bono Activities, Education, Legal Employment Experience, and any other Extraordinary Achievements.

Less than one percent of the total lawyers in each state are accepted for membership inclusion in Best Attorneys of America.

Initial Invitations and/or Subsequent Nominations

Best Attorneys of America does not disclose the reasons for specific invitations to join our private organization. Our initial invitation decisions on a variety of factors which may be based on a variety of factors which may include an attorney’s experience, reputation, honors, legal activities, involvement in State Bar Associations, published articles and/or other insightful information.

Of course, our invitations are ultimately made on a subjective basis. We have invited talented lawyers from a variety of legal fields. Likewise, we have invited attorneys with various years of practice as we seek a diversified charter membership base, which despite many differences, is composed of attorneys who excel at what they do. Congratulations to those invited.

Of course, please note that use of logos and other information regarding membership is subject to any limitations of your particular state rules of professional conduct and responsibility. These rules do change.

Nominated Attorney Peer Review Process

Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America® (Best Attorneys of America, LLC) also invites for membership attorneys who are nominated for membership using a several step process. This organization reserves the right to invite which attorneys it chooses and also accepts nominations for a peer review process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each nominated attorney is evaluated in the peer review process using various indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America (Best Attorneys of America, LLC) selection process involves three areas of inquiry:

  • Determination of nominated attorney candidates
  • Evaluation of the nominated attorneys by our organization’s research personnel
  • Peer evaluation by fellow attorney members of organization who have agreed to assist in the peer review process.

Potential Member Attorneys may enter eligibility for membership by being formally nominated by a peer or if identified by our research team during the research process.