Birmingham Michigan DUI lawyer Patrick T. Barone was recently appointed to the Leading Lawyers Magazine Advisory Board. Mr. Barone has additionally been named by the magazine as among Michigan’s upper 5% of all lawyers. In fact, less than 5% of Michigan’s lawyers are awarded this distinction.
There are four phases to the selection process, which begins with peer nominations. Specifically, lawyers throughout Michigan were asked this question: “If a family member or friend needs legal help and you can’t take the case, which lawyers would you recommend within your area of law or geographic region?” On this criteria Mr. Barone was frequently nominated by his peers for DUI defense.
Next, in phase two, Leading Lawyers Magazine calls the lawyers who are nominated and conducts extensive interviews. It is believed that no other lawyer rating service conducts such extensive personal interviews.
For lawyers that make it past the first two phases, the third phase involves assuring that the nominated lawyers are maintaining a high level of ethical practice within their practice area, and that they are in good standing with the state’s bar association.
The four and final phase of the selection process involves having members of the state’s advisory board vote reviews and assesses the accuracy of the list of potential leading lawyers previously compiled byLeading Lawyers. Birmingham, Michigan DUI lawyer Patrick Barone is a member of this advisory board.
This sort of redundancy and completeness assures that the lawyers ultimately selected for inclusion in Leading Lawyers Magazine are in fact, among the very best in the State in the practice areas.
If you have been arrested for drunk driving in Birmingham Michigan, or throughout the state of Michigan, contact Birmingham, Michigan DUI lawyer Patrick T. Barone at the Barone Defense Firm. With offices in Birmingham and Grand Rapids, our lawyers can help assure you the best possible result.
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