Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) June 17, 2011
Baton Rouge, LA attorney Steve M. Marks of Marks & Lear has received the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R). The AV(R) Preeminent(TM) rating is the highest such peer review rating available to any individual lawyer.
Steve M. Marks has 30 years of experience and was admitted to practice in 1978 in Louisiana. Steve's legal career began with the study of law at the Louisiana State University Law School. Steve was inducted into the Louisiana Law Review and received an award for his published analysis of case law. He chaired the Moot Court Board while in Law School and received the highest academic honor awarded by the Louisiana State University Law School on his induction into the Order of the Coif. Steve financed his law school studies by working as a consulting engineer for Exxon. After 10 years practicing law, Steve was inducted into the Louisiana State University Law School Hall of Fame.
An AV(R) Preeminent(TM) rating is a significant accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of the peer review rating process. The ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell(R) Peer Review Ratings(TM) fall into two categories: Legal Ability and General Ethical Standards.
The Legal Ability Rating indicates professional ability in a specific area of practice and is based on five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
The General Ethical Standards Rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence, and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.
AV(R) Preeminent(TM) and BV(R) Distinguished(TM) are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.
About the Firm
The attorneys at Marks and Lear represent only the severely injured and those who have lost a loved one through the fault of another. Whether injury or death was caused by an accident on a roadway, on a waterway, or off the coast of Louisiana; whether caused by unsafe equipment or workplace -- the attorneys at Marks and Lear have the experience and skills needed to obtain just compensation for your loss. Marks and Lear focus primarily in the following areas:
- Personal Injury
- Auto Accidents
- Maritime Law
For more information about the firm please go to http://www.markslear.com/ or call 225-383-5678.