Joseph Awad and Joseph Miklos as well as the firm are rated AV by Martindale Hubbell. This rating represents the highest possible achievement attainable from Martindale Hubbell. An AV rating by Martindale Hubbell reflects the greatest degree of ability and integrity as recognized by the legal community including judges and attorneys. The confidential opinions of members of the bar and judiciary are solicited by Martindale Hubbell representatives in personal interviews.
Furthermore, additional questionnaires which are confidential are also used in the evaluation process. A candid, confidential review by members of the legal community insurers that the rating system accurately reflects the ability and ethics of the law firm and its members.
Legal ability and general ethical standards form the basis for each Martindale Hubbell rating. A typical rating for legal ability can be anywhere from “good” to “very highly/preeminent”. Silberstein Awad& Miklos and it’s two partners have achieved an AV rating which means they are very highly\preeminent. Likewise we have achieved the best rating of very high or AV regarding general ethical standards. That means our professional responsibilities are accomplished adhering to standards of conduct and ethics, reliability and diligence.
It is an honor for a law firm to be rated AV By Martindale Hubbell. The law directory has been in business for more than 90 years and does not allow a lawyer to pay a fee to be included. The lawyer must have earned the recognition and respect of his legal colleagues to be included.