AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell Law DirectoryNeJame Law - Attorneys are ranked AV rated... the highest rating a Law Firm can receive…. by the prestigious Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. NeJame Law, located in the heart of downtown Orlando in Central Florida, is also recognized in the esteemed publication Preeminent Lawyers in the United States. The Martindale Hubbell lawyer rating evaluates the legal ability and the general ethical standard of the company. Ratings are established by lawyers for lawyers and reflects the confidential opinions of members of both the Bar and Judiciary.

"An AV Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. " - Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

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In 1930, the publishing rights to Hubbell's Legal Directory were purchased by the Martindale Company and ever since the directory has been known as the Martindale-Hubbell© Law Directory.

Each Martindale-Hubbell Rating has two components:

  • Legal Ability Ratings
  • General Ethical Standards Rating

Legal Ability and General Ethical Standards Ratings have appeared in the Directory for over 100 years, with a company imperative to publish fair and accurate ratings for as many lawyers as possible. While the vast majority of rating reviews are initiated by the company, an inquiry will be undertaken upon request. Lawyers, both private and corporate, refer to ratings when forwarding legal matters with confidence in the accuracy of the information presented.

Legal Ability Ratings

This component takes into consideration the attorney's standard of professional ability in legal area where he practices, the lawyer's expertise, and other professional qualifications.

"A" - from very high to preeminent
"B" - from high to very high
"C" - from fair to high

General Ethical Standards Rating

This component denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.

"V" - Very High.

No rating will be published unless rating is established in both categories.