Selection Process

Peritum Attorneys draws many of it’s nominations from Martindale-Hubbell® Reviews and Ratings, as well as from Avvo® Reviews and Ratings. During the review process, an attorneys individual profile is reviewed to be sure they have the necessary experience to be considered a viable candidate. Peritum Attorneys are experts in every sense of the word, not just in case knowledge and skill as an attorney, they are also experts with customer service and client communication. 

Peritum American Attorneys is an invitation only elite group of attorneys. No lists are purchased for mailings. Rather, they are compiled from hours upon hours of online searches, review, and verification of attorney status and experience. The review process includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Board certified Specialization as designated by the State Bar or other leading organization
  • Notable verdicts, achievements or settlements
  • The attorney’s commitment to ethics and professionalism
  • Nominations from other Peritum Attorneys or leading industry leading attorneys.
  • Any current ratings or ranking profiles as identified by reputable and credible online or local evaluations.

If you know of an attorney you feel is qualified to be a Peritum Attorney, please Nominate them for membership. They will be reviewed and notified typically within 1-2 weeks after completion of the nomination form.

Martindale-Hubbell® Attorney Reviews and Ratings

This is what they have to say on their site. “Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold standard in attorney ratings, have recognized lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards for more than a century. Attorneys looking to refer a client, as well as individuals researching lawyers for their own legal needs, use these ratings to identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for their legal issue.

Martindale-Hubbell Client Review Ratings provide the perspective of the client: Who better to describe the services and counsel that lawyers or law firms offer than those who previously retained them?

Taken together, peer review ratings and client review ratings deliver a comprehensive view of a lawyer’s legal abilities and service and benefit the entire legal community.”


Peritum Attorneys uses Avvo® because we agree with what they have to say about attorneys and themselves. “Why Avvo®? We believe that more information helps you make better decisions. At Avvo, we provide you with detailed information on lawyers and legal issues so that you can make the choices that are right for you.”

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions:

  • No Attorney lists are purchased.

  • Unlike other associations, all attorneys are reviewed on an individual basis.

  • Attorneys found in the directory are only added once they have been reviewed across a compilation of reputable sites online including Avvo®, Martindale-Hubbel®, the attorney’s local State Bar site, the attorney profiles on personal sites, and other online profiles and reviews.

  • Dues paid are tax deductible as a business expense (consult your accountant for further guidance).

  • Membership is good for 12 months from the date of acceptance.

  • After membership is accepted, a team will compile the attorney’s profile and add it to the directory within 24-72 hours. After which a Welcome Email will contain the membership seal and additional member only information.

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