Most people have no idea that there is a rating system for lawyers. If more people knew, they would narrow down the “list of lawyers near me” to only include those with the highest ratings. 

Let us teach you about this rating system so that you can hire the best Kansas City attorney for your situation.

The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are the industry standard when determining the skill and ethics of a lawyer. The rating system goes back to 1868 when Attorney James B. Martindale published a directory that provided the background information for lawyers in the U.S.

In 1931, the directory joined forces with Hubbell’s Legal Directory, and the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review was born. This directory has been used for more than 90 years to recognize outstanding attorneys in their profession. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review categories include AV Preeminent, Distinguished, and Notable, with AV Preeminent being the highest honor.

If you are looking for an AV Preeminent Lawyer in the greater Kansas City area, please consider Woods Law KC. Our firm has received the highest designation from the Martindale-Hubbell directory, which means we only hire the best. 

We are led by Attorney Aaron Woods, who has been named one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the country. Wood’s ideology comes from this passage from Proverbs 31:8, which reads, “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; defend the rights of all those who have nothing.”

Contact Woods Law KC at 816-398-7877.

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