SOURCE American Registry
Stephen H. Galton, a lawyer based in Pasadena, CA whose primary area of practice is civil litigation and intellectual property law, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
PASADENA, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Stephen H. Galton still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 1986.
For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can make use of this trusted rating by looking up a lawyer's rating on Lawyers.com or martindale.com. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This 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. Congratulations go to Stephen H. Galton who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.
Stephen H. Galton commented on the recognition: "The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. Now, thanks to the Internet, the Rating is a great way for anyone – lawyers or lay people - to use to screen lawyers. I am thankful to my peers who nominated me for this distinction, and proud to have earned this, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating."
About Stephen H. Galton: a short profile by and about the honoree:
Mr. Galton was formerly a senior partner of Galton & Helm, a Los Angeles law firm specializing in civil trials and litigation. That firm merged with Burke, Williams & Sorensen, in Los Angeles, where Mr. Galton was Of Counsel until his retirement from the firm in 2010. He is now semi-retired and practices in the area of intellectual property law.
The plaque shown here commemorates Stephen H. Galton's recognition.
To find out more or to contact Stephen H. Galton of Pasadena, CA, call 626-529-5540.
As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Stephen H. Galton to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at http://www.americanregistry.com.
This press release was written by American Registry, LLC, with approval by Martindale-Hubbell as well as approval and/or contributions from Stephen H. Galton; it was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.
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