Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 30, 2017
Berkowitz & Myer, a St. Petersburg law firm, is honored to announce that partner Jesse D. Berkowitz had received a perfect AV Preeminent 5.0 rating by Martindale-Hubbell. According to the organization, a rating of 4.5 or higher is a “testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.”
Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review ratings are based on evaluations by other attorneys and judges in the United States and Canada. These ratings are facilitated by LexisNexis’ secure online surveys of attorneys in various jurisdictions and areas within those jurisdictions who practice in the same or similar areas of law as the attorney being evaluated. The lawyers who are providing the evaluations are asked to review their colleagues’ legal ability in their area of practice and their general ethical standards.
In order for an attorney to receive a rating, an attorney must be judged to have very high general ethical standards and also a number rating in legal ability. Legal ability is rated on a scale of 1 to 5 across five factors, which are as follows:
Ability to communicate
Jesse D. Berkowitz attended the Stetson University College of Law and was admitted to practice law in the state of Florida in 2002. Prior to his work with Berkowitz & Myer, Jesse worked with the Jodat Law Group, handling Personal Injury Protection (PIP) disputes with insurance companies and later joined Joan Berkowitz, P.A. where he practiced in the areas of personal injury, criminal defense, bankruptcy, and creditor harassment.
Berkowitz & Myer is a St. Petersburg, Florida law firm that represents individuals and businesses in a variety of legal matters, including bankruptcy, foreclosure, creditor harassment, and personal injury, and business litigation. Prospective clients can schedule a free consultation with one of the firm’s attorneys’ by calling them at 727-344-0123 or send them an email through their online contact form.
Jesse D. Berkowitz, Esq.
Berkowitz & Myer
4900 Central Ave, St.
Petersburg, FL 33707