Attorney John A. Messina, Jr. has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Jan 31, 2013, 15:15 ET from American Registry

John A. Messina, Jr., a lawyer based in Murrieta, CA whose primary area of practice is General Practice, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

MURRIETA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney John A. Messina, Jr. 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 .


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 John A. Messina, Jr. who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

John A. Messina, Jr. 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 John A. Messina, Jr.: a short profile by and about the honoree:

A founding partner of the Firm, Lytton Williams & Messina LLP, Mr. Messina is the head of the Firm's Temecula Valley Office. Prior to law school, Mr. Messina had extensive experience in the real estate field, both as a licensed real estate broker (which he still is) and as the head of a mortgage banking firm in the San Gabriel Valley. Mr. Messina represents business entities, government agencies and individuals in civil litigation. In addition to his work as a practicing lawyer, Mr. Messina has been appointed a Judge of the Intertribal Court of Southern California (ICSC).

The plaque shown here commemorates John A. Messina, Jr.'s recognition.

To find out more or to contact John A. Messina, Jr. of Murrieta, CA, call (951) 894-7332 Ext. 108, or visit

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

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SOURCE American Registry