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Robert A. Jones is AV rated by Martindale-Hubble and is listed in Martindale-Hubble’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

For over a century, lawyers and potential clients have relied on the Martindale- Hubbell Law Directory for authoritative information on the worldwide legal profession. The Martindale-Hubble peer review ratings play an integral role in this service.

Lawyers and potential clients consider Martindale-Hubble peer review ratings invaluable when evaluating a lawyer. Using the ratings, they can select counsel with superior ethics, as well as the desired level of professional experience. Martindale-Hubble peer review ratings attest to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics and reflect confidential opinions of members of the bar and judiciary.

Martindale-Hubble peer review ratings are established by lawyers. The legal community respects the accuracy of ratings because it knows that its own members – the people best suited to assess their peers – are directly involved in the process.

There are two components to Martindale-Hubble peer review ratings. The General Ethical Standards rating indicates adherence to professional standards, conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities. The highest recommendation rating is: “V” Very High.

Legal ability ratings take into consideration the standard of professional ability in the area where the lawyer practices, the lawyer’s expertise and other professional qualifications. The highest legal ability rating is: “A” Very High to Preeminent.

An AV certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. A lawyer must be admitted to the bar for ten (10) years or more to receive an AV rating.

Martindale-Hubble annually publishes the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. For over ninety (90) years, the Bar Register has been a unique guide to the legal community’s most eminent professionals and includes only those select lawyers that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubble Law Directory and have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their fields.