Attorney John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M. has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Oct 28, 2013, 16:48 ET from American Registry

John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M., a lawyer based in Wayne, PA whose primary area of practice is General Practice, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell® has confirmed that attorney John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M. 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 2006.


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 B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M. who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M. 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 B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M.: a short profile by and about the honoree:

John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D., LL.M., an Attorney and Counselor at Law, is AV Peer Review Rated 5.0 Preeminent (by Martindale-Hubbell®). Mr. Whalen is Avvo Rated 10.0 Superb (obtaining over 55 client reviews and peer endorsements), and has been selected as one of the Philadelphia area's most skilled, seasoned, and respected attorneys, (for the fourth straight year) by Suburban Life Magazine (a series of monthly magazines in the Philadelphia Suburban Counties). Mr. Whalen focuses his legal practice solely in the areas of Probate, Wills, Estate Law, Estate Planning, and Estate Administration

The plaque shown here commemorates John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M's recognition.

To find out more or to contact John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M. of Wayne, PA, call 888-845-0823, or visit

As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added John B. Whalen, Jr., J.D. LL.M. to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at

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