Does Membership Require Recommendations From Other Attorneys?No, members are evaluated based upon peer recognition, reputation, and past results.
How will I be able to use trademarked materials? During your annual membership term, you may freely use the Lawyers of Distinction logo on your letterhead, law firm pamphlets, and mailing materials as well as print media and other forms of advertising. Members may also use the logo and other trademarked materials on their website.
How does Lawyers of Distinction determine if a lawyer is within the top 10%? Lawyers of Distinction uses it own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors in determining if an attorney can be recognized as being within the top 10% of attorneys in the United States, in their respective field. This designation is based upon the proprietary analysis of the Lawyers of Distinction organization alone and is not intended to be endorsed by any of the 50 United States Bar Associations.
How long is membership valid?Membership is valid 1 year from acceptance of an application.
How long will it take to receive my plaque and welcome materials? Materials will be received in 4-6 weeks.
What is the Lawyers of Distinction selection process? Lawyers may become members by invitation, nomination, or direct application.
Does Lawyers of Distinction accept all types of lawyers?Yes, Lawyers of Distinction accepts lawyers from the following practice areas: Bankruptcy, Corporate and Transactional, Criminal Defense, Disability and Workers Comp, Employment & Labor Law, Estate Planning – Wills & Trust, Family & Divorce, Immigration, Intellectual Property – Patents, Trademarks, Copyright & Licensing, Mediation, Personal Injury, Real Estate & Property, Civil Litigation. Lawyers of Distinction may add additional practice areas upon request.
How can I change the information displayed in my online profile?Please e-mail us directly at [email protected] to change the information on your profile.
How can I add or update my profile information or add a photo to my profile? Please use this form
How do I nominate a lawyer?Simple click here and fill out the required information.
How do I order additional plaques? Please e-mail [email protected] to request an additional plaque.
What is a featured attorney? Featured attorneys have an upgraded level of membership. “Featured Attorney” membership includes exclusive & prominent placement on website, member e-mails & advertisement.
How do I cancel my membership? To cancel your membership please email [email protected] 30 days prior to your renewal.