2006 Martindale AV Preeminent
John B. Whalen, Jr., JD., LL.M., Attorney and Counselor at Law, is AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent 5.0 and Avvo Rated 10.0 Superb (obtaining over 95 client reviews and peer endorsements).
What are the Peer Review Rating awards and what do they mean?
A lawyer who receives a minimum threshold of qualifying responses from fellow attorneys can qualify for one of three prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings:
- AV Preeminent®: The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
- Distinguished: An excellent rating for a lawyer with some experience. This rating indicates the attorney is widely respected by their peers for high professional achievement and ethical standards.
- Notable: This rating indicates that the lawyer has been recognized by a large number of their peers for strong ethical standards.