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Awards & Accolades
JTB Law Group has established a solid reputation as one of the leading law firms in complex litigation such as mass torts and class actions. We are dedicated to provide the best possible representation for our clients. Besides our relentless pursuit of justice and non-stop work ethic, and emphasis on litigation strategy, our senior attorney Jason T. Brown has received very prestigious awards and accolades. Here is a partial list of some of the honors received and an explanation what these high distinctions mean.
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings : AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Rating
LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell has long set the standard for lawyer ratings. The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. Legal Ability ratings are based on performance in various key areas, rated on a scale of 1 to 5 (with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest). AV Preeminent (4.5-5.0) is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Mr. Jason T. Brown has achieved of a 5.0 out of 5.0 rating, the highest possible rating on the scale. This is a testament to his legal abilities and dedication to clients.
The National Trial Lawyers : Top 100 Trial Lawyers
This is an invitation-only award that only recognizes the most instrumental trial attorneys throughout the United States. There is a rigorous selection process in order to be included in the list of "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" which includes peer nominations and third-party research. This distinction from The National Trial Lawyers is like a badge of approval for quality, professionalism and effectiveness.
AVVO : Superb 10 out of 10 Rating
Avvo ratings are determined by both legal experts and non-experts alike, therefore the ratings are comprehensive and from the perspective of consumers, clients, experts and fellow attorneys. Receiving a 10 out of 10 rating is considered "Superb" and the highest possible rating of its kind. There is also a rigorous process for rating attorneys on AVVO that includes the compilation of public records such as case results and state bar information as well as an attorney's experience in the field and any other notable professional accomplishments.
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys : Top 10 Attorney Award
The NAOPIA's primary goal is to recognize the top 10 personal injury attorneys in each state for their hard work. Out of millions of attorneys nationwide, fifty nominated attorneys are chosen to advance to the final selection stage by a Selection Committee, and then the Board of Governors officially selects the TOP 10.
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Call Centers in which workers have to appear 15 minutes early pre-shift and are not paid for set up time
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