Howard County Criminal Lawyer Receives Highest in Lawyer Ratings

Columbia Criminal Defense Attorney Rated Highest in Lawyer Ratings
Columbia attorney Jonathan Scott Smith just received the highest rating a lawyer can receive from Martindale-Hubbell, the country’s oldest and most prestigious source of lawyer ratings and reviews. Mr. Smith was rated “AV Preeminent” by his peers. This means he was considered to have preeminent legal ability, and the highest ethical standards. Judges and lawyers who know Mr. Smith rated him 5.0 out of 5.0.

Oldest and Most Prestigious Rating Service Recognizes Howard County Lawyer.

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings were created in 1887 as an objective tool that attests to a lawyer’s ability and professional ethics, based on the confidential opinions of other lawyers and judges who have worked with the lawyers they are evaluating.

Only lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability receive a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating. Mr. Smith has received the highest rating consistently from the time he was first rated decades ago. Only a small and distinguished group of attorneys receive the highest peer rating.

Top RateHoward County Criminal Defense Attorney
Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience — and track record of successful results in criminal cases— has earned him the recognition of his peers, with an AV® Preeminent™* Peer Review Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process, and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating. These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition. Attorney Smith is considered to be one of the best criminal lawyers in Howard County.

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Attorney Jonathan Scott Smith represents clients in criminal defense matters, DUI / DWI, MVA Hearings, traffic offensesdomestic violence and child abuse charges throughout Maryland, including the cities of Columbia, Clarksville, Sykesville, Fulton, Elkridge, Frederick, Mt. Airy, Ellicott City, Laurel, Westminster, and Baltimore. Lawyer Smith also provides experienced legal representation for clients in Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Prince Georges (Prince George) County, Howard County and Montgomery County, MD.


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