Only the top 5% of each state’s lawyers are selected as Super Lawyers. These chosen lawyers appear on a listing for Ask Super Lawyers to answer questions about the legal issues that matter to the people in their state.
“Avvo” is short for “avvocato,” the Italian word for lawyer. Avvo calculates ratings using criteria from a lawyer’s experience, reviews, publications, discipline and so on to find their rating number.
Lawyers of Distinction
The Lawyers of Distinction Award is given to only the top 10% of lawyers in a state. The candidates must go above and beyond to meet the criteria and maintain a high degree of peer recognition and professional competence.