Attorneys invited to be a Member of the Local Counsel Directory must be eligible and meet our initial criteria for membership. Not all Attorneys who apply will be approved. It may be possible to require additional or supporting information for approval, and applicants who do not clearly qualify are denied membership. If membership is denied, fees paid by the applicant are refunded.
Attorneys invited to be a Charter Member of the Local Counsel Directory must meet our initial criteria for membership. This includes being recognized for attaining certain honors or awards, achievement in trial results, or credentials as an attorney in good standing. This also includes being recognized with a high degree of peer recognition and/or professional competence or success. This could include certification as a state bar recognized specialist in a particular practice area, or admission to prestigious trial lawyer groups, colleges or academies, such as SuperLawyers®, Million Dollar Advocates Forum©, or The American College of Trial Lawyers. This could also include elements of successful attorney trial experience, education, attorney work background, special certificates earned, pro-bono work performed, and published materials by the nominated attorney.