|By PR Newswire||
|April 3, 2013 03:42 PM EDT||
BEAUMONT, Texas, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell® has recognized Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P. as one of the 2013 U.S. Top-Ranked Law Firms, with 11 Provost Umphrey attorneys having earned the AV® Preeminent™ rating this year. This rating is Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability.
The goal of the special "Top-Ranked Law Firms" section is to help buyers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate firm for specific case needs. To be eligible as a 2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firm, a firm must have a minimum of 10 attorneys and at least one in three of these attorneys must have achieved an AV® Preeminent™ rating.
The AV rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers - members of the bar and the judiciary. Listed in this year's publication for excellence in their practice areas are Provost Umphrey attorneys Walter Umphrey, Bryan O. Blevins, Jr., Paul "Chip" Ferguson, Edward Fisher, J. Keith Hyde, Matthew C. Matheny, Colin David Moore, James E. Payne and Mark Sparks from the firm's Beaumont Law Office, W. Michael Hamilton from the firm's Nashville, Tennessee Law Office and Thomas H. McGowan from the firm's Little Rock, Arkansas Law Office.
A letter sent to Provost Umphrey from Carlton Dyce, Vice President of Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Ratings™ said, "Having a significant percentage of attorneys with this peer review rating is a reflection of your firm's expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. Your firm's lawyers are part of a select group recognized for exceptional legal abilities and professional ethical standards."
For more than forty years, Provost Umphrey's mission has remained to seek justice for those suffering from a personal injury, wrongful death or other legal wrong across Texas and nationwide through their lawyers in Beaumont and Houston, Little Rock, Arkansas and Nashville, Tennessee.
SOURCE Provost Umphrey Law Firm