- Lawyers of Distinction selection committee considers verdicts, settlements, experience, reputation, honors, awards, special licenses, bar certifications, professional activities, community service, pro bono, scholarly writings, lectures, educational background, public service, and other outstanding achievements.
Nominations & Invitations
- Candidates are identified either by nomination or by the Lawyers of Distinction organization directly. Nominations are accepted from members of Lawyers of Distinction, fellow attorneys, and current or former clients.
Review Application & Background Check
- Lawyers of Distinction conducts independent research and background checks to ensure all potential candidates meet Lawyers of Distinction standards. The attorney must have no ethical violations within the past five years. The attorney must be in private practice.
Confirmation of Membership
- All attorneys who meet the criteria of our screening process have demonstrated a high degree of peer recognition and professional competence, placing them in the top 10% of all attorneys in the United States.