Step 1 – Nominations
How a Lawyer enters the candidate pool:
- Nominated by peers or completion of online application
- Third party feedback
- Identified by Lawyers of Distinction selection committee
Step 2 – Independent Research
Evaluation on indicators of professional achievement & peer recognition:
Step 3 – Ethics Review & Background Check
Candidates must not have any ethics violations in the past 10 years.
Step 4 – Final Selection
All attorneys who have met our standard are then accepted for membership. Lawyers of Distinction shall not confirm membership to more than 10% of attorneys in any given state.