Attorney Charlton B. Ogden III has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Feb 01, 2013, 16:50 ET from American Registry

Charlton B. Ogden III, a lawyer based in New Orleans, LA whose primary area of practice is Litigation, Toxic Torts and General Practice, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Charlton B. Ogden III 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 2011.


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 or 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 Charlton B. Ogden III who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Charlton B. Ogden III 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 Charlton B. Ogden III: a short profile by and about the honoree:

He is a Managing Member of Taggart Morton, LLC and the General Manager of the Covington, Louisiana offices. He has over 31 years' experience in personal injury, property damage and premises liability defense, extensively in the areas of transportation, electric and gas utilities, toxic tort and environmental claims. He is the Coordinator of Taggart Morton's Asbestos Defense Litigation Practice and has been practicing in this arena for over 12 years, with experience in high-end casualty litigation spanning three decades.

The plaque shown here commemorates Charlton B. Ogden III's recognition.

To find out more or to contact Charlton B. Ogden III of New Orleans, LA, call 504-599-8500, or visit

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SOURCE American Registry