Attorney Jeffrey M. Zabner has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Jan 30, 2013, 16:10 ET from American Registry

Jeffrey M. Zabner, a lawyer based in Westlake Village, CA whose primary area of practice is General Practice, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Jeffrey M. Zabner 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 1999.


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 Jeffrey M. Zabner who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Jeffrey M. Zabner 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 Jeffrey M. Zabner: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Mr. Zabner is recognized as a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law by the State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization. His private law practice focuses on estates, trusts, post-mortem trust administration and probate, as well, as estate, gift and charitable tax planning. Mr. Zabner first began practicing law in Michigan in 1975, was admitted to practice in California in 1988, and in Florida in 1993. He remains an active member of the Bar in all three states.

The plaque shown here commemorates Jeffrey M. Zabner's recognition.

To find out more or to contact Jeffrey M. Zabner of Westlake Village, CA, call 805-374-2777, or visit

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SOURCE American Registry