The Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers is an exclusive invitation-only group comprised of the most highly-qualified trial attorneys in each state. Qualified attorneys must meet the highest standards regarding reputation, influence, and leadership.
The Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers is a group comprised of the nation’s best trial attorneys under the age of 40. These exceptional attorneys must demonstrate extensive trial skill, legal leadership, and the ability to secure results for clients.
Super Lawyers®, by Thompson Reuters, is an annual publication that lists every state’s best attorneys in various practice areas. The yearly list of attorneys is determined through a months-long research process that takes into account an attorney’s professional reputation, contribution to the legal field, dedication to clients, and their history of results.
Super Lawyers® Rising Stars™, by Thompson Reuters, is part of the same family of publications as Super Lawyers, and in fact they have the same process for determination. However, inclusion in Rising Stars™ adds two other requirements: lawyers must be under 40 years old or have been in practice for less than 10 years.
Board Certification is a unique and difficult honor that is achieved by very few attorneys in the field. Certification means the State recognizes that an attorney has the requisite experience and skill in order to be truly considered a legal specialist—in our case, J. Kyle Beale is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
The Top Trial Lawyers in America® by the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Less than 1 percent of U.S. attorneys are members of this exclusive group.
Avvo is a ratings service, and high Avvo ratings are an objective way to evaluating an attorney’s reputation among colleagues and past clients. It is accurate in that the Avvo rating cannot be affected by “membership dues” or biases. The rating takes into account past client satisfaction as well as recent results.
The Texas Young Lawyers Association is affiliated with the Texas State Bar, and serves as the “public service arm” of the organization. This group of lawyers works together in order to serve the people of Texas by empowering the administration of justice and encouraging respect for legal authority.
The Houston Trial Lawyers Association is a professional network of attorneys who contribute to the practice of civil trial law locally and on a state and national level. Members donate their time and resources to serving clients and furthering the field of plaintiff representation, serving clients throughout Texas.
The Texas Trial Lawyers Association is dedicated to protecting the rights of Texas families through legislation and continuing education and training for practicing attorneys. Members volunteer their time and effort to ensure that plaintiffs continue to have their voices heard in court in a changing legal landscape.
The Houston Bar Association is a non-profit organization devoted to the bettering the legal field by developing an ever-higher standard of representation. The organization is committed to education for both plaintiffs and lawyers. Members volunteer for community projects for more than 45,000 hours a year.
American Association for Justice membership allows attorneys to represent clients effectively nationwide. Membership includes attorneys from across the United States. Members’ efforts help ensure that plaintiffs will continue to have quality representation throughout the nation.
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is an invitation-only award reserved for the most exceptional trial attorneys in the nation handling high value, high stakes legal matters. In order to be considered for this award, attorneys must have litigated a matter with at least $2 million at stake.
The Environmental Trial Lawyers Association – Top 10 is a Specialty Association managed by The National Trial Lawyers, and is only awarded to the top 10 lawyers in a state who meet the membership criteria, which includes: reputation among the public, judges, and fellow attorneys; achievements as an Environmental specialist; board certification in Environmental law; nomination from other members and the Executive Committee of the Environmental Association, as well as leading lawyers.
The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLAmerica®) is an organization created by a number of lawyers from across the United States who are committed to eliminating illegal and unsafe interstate trucking practices. Members of this organization are among the most widely-recognized and highly regarded names in the legal community handling interstate trucking litigation.