AV® Preeminent 5.0 RatedTM by Martindale-Hubbell®
The Martindale-Hubbell rating system was established to measure a lawyer’s peer recognition, legal ability, and ethical standards. An AV Preeminent 5.0 is the highest rating offered and is a clear indication that the attorney demonstrates the highest professional and ethical standards and preeminent legal ability. It is a reflection of the attorney’s experience, integrity, and overall professional excellence. Charles W. Gerdes has been AV Preeminent Rated since 2017.
Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Charles W. Gerdes has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyers rising star.