San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2011
San Jose, CA attorney Craig Needham of Needham, Kepner & Fish, LLP has received the prestigious AV(R) Preeminent(TM) Peer Review Rating(SM) from Martindale-Hubbell(R). The AV(R) Preeminent(TM) rating is the highest such peer review rating available to any individual lawyer.
Craig Needham has nearly 40 years of experience and was admitted to practice in California in 1972. He has been representing injured plaintiffs and their families throughout the Bay Area for nearly 40 years. Craig has tried more than 50 cases to verdict and has obtained numerous million-dollar results through trials and settlements for his clients over the years. One of the most famous cases in his career was representing the families of the victims of the Jonestown Massacre orchestrated by Jim Jones in 1978. In addition, Craig is often retained to serve as a mediator or arbitrator to help parties resolve difficult and complicated actions that involve personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and business disputes.
An AV(R) Preeminent(TM) rating is a significant accomplishment and a testament to the fact that a lawyers peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of the peer review rating process. The ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories: Legal Ability and General Ethical Standards.
The Legal Ability Rating indicates professional ability in a specific area of practice and is based on five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
The General Ethical Standards Rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence, and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities.
AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.
About the Firm
With more than 75 years of collective legal experience with clients in San Francisco, Monterey, and San Jose, the firms attorneys enjoy numerous honors, including being AV(R) Peer Review Rated(SM) by Martindale-Hubbell(R) for legal and ethical excellence. Attorney Craig Needham has been included in Super Lawyers for six years, and routinely serves as local counsel for out-of-area law firms and attorneys.
Combining big California law firm resources and experience in the personalized setting of a smaller, local law firm, the attorneys of Needham, Kepner & Fish, LLP understand the emotional, physical, and financial damage wrought by personal injury. Dedicated to achieving the best possible result for you and your family, the firm’s successful track record of verdicts and settlement bears testimony to its commitments.
Attorneys at the law firm of Needham, Kepner & Fish, LLP offer legal counsel primarily in the following areas:
Founded in 2001, the lawyers at Needham, Kepner & Fish, LLP have more than 100 years of combined experience. For more information about the firm please go to http://www.nkf-law.com or call 408-261-4272.