Attorney Henry Baskin has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Feb 04, 2013, 16:03 ET from American Registry

Henry Baskin, a lawyer based in Birmingham, MI whose primary area of practice is Family Law, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Henry Baskin 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 1979.


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 Henry Baskin who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Henry Baskin 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 Henry Baskin: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Henry Baskin is a recipient of the Champion of Justice award, named by Lawyers Weekly as one of the "Ten Most Influential Lawyers in Michigan", a founder of the Michigan Chapter of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, recognized by Detroit and local media as well as Newsweek and the New York Times. Mr. Baskin authored key legislation pertaining to child custody and domestic violence, has written extensively on divorce law, and received the Department of Justice Outstanding Service Award. He has represented the rich and famous as well as pro-bono clients in matrimonial matters.

The plaque shown here commemorates Henry Baskin's recognition.

To find out more or to contact Henry Baskin of Birmingham, MI, call (248) 646-3300.

As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Henry Baskin to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC, with approval by Martindale-Hubbell as well as approval and/or contributions from Henry Baskin; it was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.

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SOURCE American Registry