AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
Recognized for Excellence
The majority of New Orleans attorneys at Montgomery Barnett are rated AV
Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®. They have earned the highest
ratings in legal knowledge and ethics in practice and have been designated
by their colleagues as having the highest level of professional excellence.
Clients can have confidence in the ability of Montgomery Barnett attorneys
to achieve outstanding results in their matters. The firm of Montgomery
Barnett offers a depth of talent and level of skill that places them among
the best in the legal profession.
About the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
Martindale-Hubbell®, a subsidiary of legal research service provider
LexisNexis, publishes the
Law Directory as well as maintaining an online directory, which assists members of the
general public with finding the finest legal representation available
to meet their needs. The directory has been in publication for more than
140 years and is among the most highly respected resources in the legal
A key service that the company provides is the Martindale-Hubbell®
Peer Review Ratings™. The result of an extensive survey of members
of the bar and the judiciary throughout the nation, the Martindale-Hubbell®
ratings are among the most sought-after professional recognitions in the
field of legal practice.
Attorneys who are reviewed are scored on a scale from one to five on different
- Legal knowledge
- Analytical capabilities
- Legal experience
Provided that he or she receives a score that is above a certain threshold,
the attorney is then assigned one of three ratings:
AV Preeminent® (4.5 - 5.0)
The highest available peer review rating, it signifies that the attorney
has earned the respect and esteem of others in the legal profession who
recognize his or her skill and ethics to be at the top of the field.
BV Distinguished® (3.0 - 4.4)
Reserved for attorneys who have demonstrated through their experience
and a track record of success that they are well above the average in
their chosen area of practice.
Rated (1.0 - 2.9)
Indicates that the lawyer has achieved the criteria of general ethical
standing and can be trusted to perform according to standards of integrity
Speak with an AV® Rated Attorney in New Orleans and Baton Rouge
The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating is reserved for no
more than 5 percent of attorneys nationwide, and only a select few law
firms can boast that they have such an attorney on their team. Montgomery
Barnett is distinguished by the fact that no fewer than
17 of the firm's attorneys have achieved this significant accomplishment. To learn more about what
this means in terms of getting results in your case, contact the firm now!