, a lawyer based in
whose primary area of practice is Litigation Practice, has earned the AV Preeminent
rating from Martindale-Hubbell
March 6, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis
, has confirmed that attorney
still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 2004.
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who has achieved the AV Preeminent
Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
commented on the recognition: "The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. Now, thanks to the Internet, the Rating is a great way for anyone – lawyers or lay people - to use to screen lawyers. I am thankful to my peers who nominated me for this distinction, and proud to have earned this, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating."
a short profile by and about the honoree:
H. Brent Fortson
specializes in Civil Litigation and has practiced in the areas of Workers' Compensation and Insurance defense for over 35 years. Mr. Fortson is a Certified Civil Court Mediator. Fortson & Stephenson, LLC has combined litigation practice experience of over 75 years. The experience and expertise of this firm allow its members to provide quality legal work in an efficient and effective manner to its clients. The AV preeminent rating, which Mr. Fortson has held for many years is a testament to the success and the high quality of work of the firm of Fortson & Stephenson, LLC.
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