Attorney, Jack R. Hilgeman, Partner at Cowan & Hilgeman, was again given the “AV Preeminent®” by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
The AV Rating is the highest possible rating given by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review for a lawyer and is established wholly on a peer-review basis. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary.
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards. The AV Preeminent designation signifies that Jack Hilgeman has been rated by Judges and fellow attorneys as having the highest possible rating for legal abilities and ethical standards. Attorney Jack Hilgeman has received the honor in 2016, 2017 and 2018.
The AV Preeminent® rating is awarded to less than 5% of all attorneys across the United States, and is the highest rating offered by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. The Legal Ability Rating indicates professional ability in a specific area of practice and is based on five key areas:
legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
The General Ethical Standards Rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence, and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities. Mr. Hilgeman focuses his practice on the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, product liability and wrongful death. He has recovered millions in compensation on behalf of his clients throughout Ohio.