Attorney Robert L. Maines has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Robert L. Maines, a lawyer based in Menlo Park, CA whose primary area of practice is Business and Corporate Counseling and Litigation, and Mediation, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Jun 07, 2013, 17:30 ET from American Registry

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Robert L. Maines 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 1986.

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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 Robert L. Maines who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Robert L. Maines 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 Robert L. Maines: a short profile by and about the honoree:

For twenty years, Mr. Maines was a senior partner of the Pettit & Martin law firm in its San Francisco office and managing partner of its Silicon Valley office in San Jose. Mr. Maines presently has his own select law practice in Menlo Park, providing exceptional counsel and litigation in a wide variety of business and corporate law matters. Mr. Maines is well recognized for his wise and cost-effective representation of clients, and for providing seasoned advocacy in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, as well as neutral services as an experienced and skilled mediator.

The plaque shown here commemorates Robert L. Maines's recognition.

To find out more or to contact Robert L. Maines of Menlo Park, CA, call 650-321-3355, or visit

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

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SOURCE American Registry