Fort Pierce, FL (PRWEB) April 23, 2013
T. Charles Shafer is the founder of T. Charles Shafer, Attorney at Law, a Fort Pierce law firm. At his firm, attorney Shafer handles criminal defense matters as well as traffic crimes and family law cases. Attorney T. Charles Shafer recently had the honor of receiving the AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, one of the most respected attorney rating services in the nation.
The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are designed to help consumers identify, evaluate and select the most qualified lawyer for their legal issue. The Peer Review Ratings™ identify attorneys who have demonstrated the highest degree of ethical standards and professional ability. The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of an attorney’s high level of ethics and professional competence, and attorneys receive their Peer Review Ratings™ based on evaluations by members of the bar and the United States judiciary.
The Peer Review Ratings™ reflect an attorney’s legal ability, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication skills and legal experience. The ratings range from 1.0 to 5.0, with AV® Preeminent™ (4.5-5.0) being the highest rating given to an attorney. The AV® rating is considered a significant rating accomplishment and a testament to the fact that an attorney’s peers rank him or her at having the highest degree ethical conduct and professional competence.
After years of hard work and dedication to his clients, attorney T. Charles Shafer has earned the honor of receiving Martindale-Hubbell’s® AV® rating, the highest possible rating a lawyer can receive for their ethical conduct and professional abilities. This rating is something that attorney Shafer is humbled by, as he believes it is indicative of his commitment to client satisfaction. He strongly believes that the best indicator for success is the success of his clients and he is therefore extremely proud of those he has been able to help throughout the years.
T. Charles Shafer is a seasoned criminal defense lawyer who earned his juris doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1986. Prior to earning is J.D., he represented federal inmates before parole boards while serving as a member of the UNC Prisoners’ Rights Project. From 1986 to 1989 he served as an Assistant Public Defender for the 19th Judicial Circuit of Florida, and from 1993 to 1997 he served as a Program Attorney for the Guardian Ad-Litem Program, for the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit where he represented guardian’s ad-litem in their representation of children who were involved in dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings. Over his 27 years in practice, he has successfully tried over 75 jury trials and hundreds of non-jury trials to conclusion.
Attorney Shafer is a member of the St. Lucie County Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Florida Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, the St. Lucie County Bar Association, and he was a past president for the St. Lucie County Bar Association. If you or someone you love needs assistance with a criminal matter relating to DUI, drug crimes, juvenile crimes, violent crimes, or any other crime, or if you need assistance with a traffic crime or a family law matter, you are urged to call (888) 617-7654 or go online at http://www.tcharleslaw.com to schedule a free case evaluation with attorney Shafer. He will carefully assess your situation and begin tailoring a workable solution that will give you the greatest chance of achieving a favorable case result, one that you can feel confident about.