Columbus, OH (PRWEB) February 04, 2014
For the year of 2014, Columbus Criminal Attorney Jon J. Saia has again been bestowed with an AV Preeminent® Rating, which is the highest of the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™. According to the website of Martindale-Hubbell®, attorneys must receive a score of 4.5-5.0 in order to receive the AV Preeminent® Rating. Attorney Saia’s profile on Martindale.com shows that he received the maximum score of 5.0. He was granted the AV® Rating for the categories of Criminal Law, General Practice and Aged and Aging. Attorney Saia is a founding member of The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc.
There are only three rating options that are provided by Martindale-Hubbell®: AV Preeminent® (4.5-5.0), BV Distinguished® (3.0-4.4) and Rated® (1.0-2.9), according to the Martindale-Hubbell® website. Mr. Saia’s online profile shows that he received his overall score of 5.0 based on his 5.0 scores in each the five “Legal Ability” evaluation areas, which are legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.
As explained online by Martindale-Hubbell®, other members of the bar and judiciary evaluate the attorneys who up for review. The ratings are meant to serve as an indicator of the attorney’s professional ability and ethical standards. Only lawyers who are determined as having “very high” ethical standards can move onto to the next phase, which involves providing the attorney with numerical ratings for the Legal Ability categories.
As a repeat recipient of the AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, Attorney Saia has demonstrated a high level of respect that he has earned within his legal career. Mr. Saia is no stranger to being recognized for his professional excellence. He has been selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list for eight years in a row and was featured on the cover of the 2014 Ohio & Kentucky issue of Super Lawyers® Magazine. Attorney Saia, who has been practicing law for more than 23 years, concentrates his practice on OVI defense, though he also handles many other types of criminal defense and traffic offense cases. He has offices in Columbus and Delaware, Ohio.
The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc. is a Columbus law firm that provides clients with reliable legal representation in the areas of criminal defense, OVI defense, family law, estate planning and liquor permits and compliance. The firm has been serving clients throughout Ohio since 1996, and its attorneys bring more than 100 years of combined legal experience to the table. Free consultations are available to individuals who would like to obtain initial feedback from a Columbus lawyer at The Law offices of Saia & Piatt. Additional information about the firm can be obtained at http://www.splaws.com.