Attorney Joseph F. Gaar, Jr. has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Apr 18, 2013, 16:19 ET from American Registry

Joseph F. Gaar, Jr., a lawyer based in Lafayette, LA whose primary area of practice is Personal Injury, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

LAFAYETTE, La., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Joseph F. Gaar, 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 2010.


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 Joseph F. Gaar, Jr. who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Joseph F. Gaar, 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 Joseph F. Gaar, Jr.: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Joseph Gaar practices exclusively in the area of personal injury and wrongful death claims. He has negotiated settlements and litigated trials for bodily injury and wrongful death claims of various kinds and complexity, including car, trucking and auto collision accidents, defective product accidents, electrocution/burn injuries, brain injuries, amputations, industrial accidents, oil field accidents, maritime accidents, as well as crew boat, and offshore accidents. He has represented thousands of injured persons and their families seeking reasonable compensation.

The plaque shown here commemorates Joseph F. Gaar, Jr.'s recognition.

To find out more or to contact Joseph F. Gaar, Jr. of Lafayette, LA, call 337-233-3185, or visit

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SOURCE American Registry