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International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Membership in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers is by invitation only. Trial lawyers become Fellows only after an extremely rigorous vetting process, which includes both peer and judicial review. The Academy seeks out Fellows who have achieved a career of excellence as shown by their skills in trial, and as demonstrated by their integrity and professionalism. Members are often heavily involved in pro bono efforts and generously contribute time and resources to their local communities.

Crain Brogdon, LLP Partner, Quentin Brogdon is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

International Society of Barristers

Membership in The International Society of Barristers is by invitation only. The International Society of Barristers was formed to recognize each era’s best advocates. Membership is by invitation only which is proceeded by a rigorous screening process that considers the lawyer’s ability, experience, accomplishments and ethical standards as assessed by trial lawyers and judges.

Crain Brogdon, LLP Partner, Quentin Brogdon is a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers.

National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Membership in The National Association of Distinguished Counsel is by invitation only. This organization is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. The mission of the NADC is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. The recipients of this prestigious award have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession. Less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are members of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys”.

National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys

The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA) is an organization devoted to recognizing the top Personal Injury attorneys in the nation. With over a million attorneys in the United States, choosing the best lawyer is difficult. However, through a stringent selection process, the NAOPIA awards the best Personal Injury attorneys in each state. The very few attorneys (less than 1%) that are good enough to make our list have demonstrated an extraordinary amount of knowledge, skill, experience, expertise and success in their practice of Personal Injury. The NAOPIA’s rigorous, independent selection process resolves the challenge of attorneys claiming to be “the best” without basis for such claims.

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

The Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums are groups of attorneys with one of the clearest and simplest qualifications possible: all members are required to have been the lead attorney in a trial or arbitration that won their client $1 million or more. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a sibling group to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The qualifications are nearly identical, with one major difference: all members are required to have been the principal attorney on a case that won their client $2 million or more. Having an attorney on the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a simple and clear statement about the quality of your representation. Commanding large verdicts is part of what makes our firm an effective negotiator—insurance companies know they stand to risk a great deal of money facing us in the courtroom. This accolade and the skill it represents compels our opponents to settle with our clients quickly, and settle for the fair amount they deserve.

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

The Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums are groups of attorneys with one of the clearest and simplest qualifications possible: all members are required to have been the lead attorney in a trial or arbitration that won their client $1 million or more. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a sibling group to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The qualifications are nearly identical, with one major difference: all members are required to have been the principal attorney on a case that won their client $2 million or more. Having an attorney on the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a simple and clear statement about the quality of your representation. Commanding large verdicts is part of what makes our firm an effective negotiator—insurance companies know they stand to risk a great deal of money facing us in the courtroom. This accolade and the skill it represents compels our opponents to settle with our clients quickly, and settle for the fair amount they deserve.

Lawdragon

Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America” recognizes the leadership and actions of attorneys who are shaping the practice of law in their respective areas. Lawdragon’s acclaimed publications combine original reporting with the best photojournalism in the legal industry, presenting the “who’s who” of the law in each region as never captured before. The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers is the most elite distinction in the profession covering all practices, while our employment lawyer guides and new “Insights” series highlight attorneys in specialty areas.The award represents one of the most prestigious honors in the legal industry, recognizing lawyers who are more than skilled—they’re fighting on the frontier of the law itself. 

The National Trial Lawyers

Membership in The National Trial Lawyers is by invitation only. Selection of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet precise qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers, is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations as well as third-party research. Membership is extended only to a select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile measured by equitable and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and model rule.”

U.S. News- Best Lawyers: Best Law Firms

Membership into this organtization is by invitation only. U.S. News – Best Lawyers, the only purely peer review™ guide to the legal profession, have ranked more than 15000 firms in 127 specialties in 188 metro. Once a year, U.S. News and Best Lawyers® publish a comprehensive list of the best law firms in the nation. Their months-long investigation process utilizes client/lawyer evaluations and reviews from leading attorneys in each practice area. Each firm is graded on a variety of practice aspects: expertise, integrity, responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, professionalism, and the likelihood that an attorney would trust the firm with a referral or consider them a worthy competitor. The process incorporates 7.3 million evaluations in addition to yearly reviews. 

Best Lawyers’ Best Lawyers 2023

The Best Lawyers in America is an annually published list of the most skilled attorneys in the nation. The months-long robust selection process requires attorneys to nominate and review fellow lawyers based on their ethics, skill, knowledge, and ability to obtain results for their clients. After a thorough vetting, the highest-scoring attorneys are featured in The Best Lawyers in America publication. The Best Lawyers in America list is a way for plaintiffs to identify the leading attorneys in their region, known for their ability to get results with honesty, strength, and skill.

Top 50 US Verdicts

Top US Verdicts recognizes U.S. law firms and attorneys who have obtained one of the highest jury verdicts, settlements, or bench awards in the Nation or an individual State, in a particular area of law, and year. Crain Brogdon, LLP. is proud to have achieved this standing with our catasrophic injury work.

Martindale-Hubbell: AV Preeminent, Distinguished and Notable Peer Review Rating

AV Preeminent®: The highest peer rating standard. Only attorneys who consistently demonstrate extraordinary legal ability and the highest ethical standards receive an AV Preeminent rating. This is an elite group, with only an estimated 5 percent of all attorneys receiving such recognition.

Texas Super Lawyers

Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Texas via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. The Texas lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Texas Super Lawyers Top Lists. Browse the Texas Top Lists below to ensure you are selecting the “best of the best” attorney!

Super Lawyers: Top 100 in Dallas/Fort Worth

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Our patented attorney selection process is peer influenced and research driven, selecting the top 5% of attorneys to the Super Lawyers list each year.

D Magazine: Best Lawyers in Dallas

Each year, D Magazine asks all the attorneys in Dallas with a valid Texas Bar to nominate two lawyers outside their firm and one within. From there, a panel of eminent local lawyers meet with our editing team to evaluate the list. The panel is anonymous, allowing the attorneys to give their impartional opnion on who truly is the Best in Dallas.

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