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Hispanic Bar Association of New JerseySelection Criteria

Latino Leaders Magazine – Selection Criteria

Chambers And Partners
Often referred to as ‘the gold-standard’, Chambers delivers insight and analysis on the global legal profession that is unrivalled in its reach and depth. Our independent research collects information about organizations, individuals and the marketplace. Selection Criteria

Bergen Magazine
Only licensed attorneys practicing within Bergen County are eligible to log on and cast their votes. Clients, office legal staff, family and friends are not eligible to participate. Selection Criteria

201 Magazine – Bergen’s Top LawyersSelection Criteria

Best Lawyers®️
Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Our methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Selection Criteria

U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
Best Lawyers works with U.S. News & World Report to rank U.S. law firms. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers as part of the annual peer review assessment. Selection Criteria

Certified Civil Trial Attorneys
The Board on Attorney Certification was established by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 1980 for the purpose of helping consumers find attorneys who have a recognized level of competence in particular fields of law. Attorneys may be designated by the Supreme Court as “certified attorneys” if they: are able to demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge and skill in a specific area of law or practice; have passed a rigorous examination; and have been recognized by their peers as having sufficient skills and reputation in the designated specialty. Selection Criteria

Chambers And Partners Award
Chambers USA ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across the USA. Our legal rankings are based on in-depth market analysis and independent research, conducted by our experienced team of researchers. Selection Criteria

Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Peer Ratings and Client Reviews
For more than 130 years, Martindale-Hubbell has been evaluating attorneys for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards through a Peer Review Rating system. Prior to the 1887 edition of Martindale’s American Law Directory, which was the first publication to provide such ratings to attorneys, there was no way of truly knowing if the lawyer you were considering to do business with was trustworthy, ethical, or skilled in the legal field. Selection Criteria

Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce – Member of the Month
The Meadowlands Chamber is a dynamic forward thinking business service organization whose sole purpose is dedicated to the success and business growth of our members. Selection Criteria

National Law Journal – Trailblazer Award
The National Law Journal business arm recognizes professionals who have moved the needle in the legal industry – professionals who are truly Trailblazers. Since 2013, we have published pieces on Trailblazers in a number of different sectors, from Governance, Risk and Compliance to Intellectual Property. Please see below for upcoming nominations for the Trailblazers series. Selection Criteria

New Media Institute Award
The New Media Institute (NMI) is a research and fact finding organization whose mission is to improve public understanding of issues surrounding the Internet and other forms new media communications. NMI works directly with the news media, researchers, academics, government and industry professionals and serves as a primary resource of facts, statistics and analysis. Selection Criteria

New Jersey Law JournalSelection Criteria

  • Deal Maker of the Year
  • New Leaders of the Bar
  • Professional Excellence Awards

NJADClub – Jersey’s Best 40 Under 40
One of the primary missions of the NJ Ad Club is recognizing creative excellence across the spectrum of marketing communications, including public relations, advertising, graphic design, and more. It is all on display at the annual Jersey Awards. Each year, we’ll also induct leading professionals into the prestigious Advertising Hall of Fame of New Jersey; while our Best Under 40 event recognizes those who are already starting to guide the future of our industry. Selection Criteria

New Jersey’s leading business journal, providing 24/7 business news coverage, a weekly print edition, and multiple daily e-newsletters. Selection Criteria

  • “Forty Under 40”
  • Best Places to Work in New Jersey
  • Power 50: Law


ROI-NJ aims to honor the lawyers in New Jersey that have the most influence on business issues and transactions — and/or running the business of a firm. Only attorneys for whom legal work at a law firm is their primary focus or source of income were considered. The list was selected by the editorial board of ROI-NJ based its opinions of business and government leaders, nominations and editorial judgment Selection Criteria

Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selection Criteria

The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
The Fellows comprise a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. Selection Criteria