Nominate

The National Advocates allows only members to nominate other attorneys who have exhibited outstanding leadership for the following practice areas

  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Social Security Disability Law
  • Employment Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates

Nominees must be lawyers actively practicing in the areas of law listed above. Memberships are reviewed annually to assure that the membership of The National Advocates is made up of only the top attorneys from each state or region. All members are automatically reconsidered for membership.

Eligibility for Top 100:

Membership in The National Advocates: Top 100 is limited to the Top 100 Lawyers in each state or region. Members of The National Advocates: Top 100 are encouraged to nominate their peers for membership. Prospective members are then carefully screened before being invited to join. The criteria for membership include:

  • Reputation among peers, the judiciary and the public
  • Achievements as a specialist in the above practice areas
  • Board certification as a lawyer in a specialty area
  • Nominations from leading lawyers, current members and Executive Committee members of The National Advocates: Top 100
  • Leadership and membership in other national and state specialty organizations
  • Rankings and ratings by leading national evaluation organizations

Eligibility for Top 40 Under 40:

To encourage and recognize distinguished young attorneys under the age of 40, The National Advocates: Top 40 Under 40 invites its members to submit nominations of outstanding attorneys younger than the age of 40 for inclusion in our National Advocates: Top 40 Under 40 section. Only 40 attorneys from each state or region will be selected for membership each year. Nominees should demonstrate superior leadership, reputation, influence, stature and profile as young attorney. The membership committee will consider:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a lawyer
  • Reputation among peers, the judiciary and the public
  • Achievements as specialty lawyers
  • Board certification in their areas of specialty
  • Nominations from leading lawyers, current members and Executive Committee members
  • Leadership and membership in other national and state specialty lawyer organizations
  • Rankings and ratings by leading national evaluation organizations and associations

Nominees must be lawyers actively practicing in the areas of law listed above. Memberships are reviewed annually to assure that the membership of The National Advocates: Top 40 Under 40 is made up of only the top attorneys from each state or region. All members are automatically reconsidered for membership but not guaranteed acceptance.

Note: The nomination is confidential.