PERSONNEL FILE: Jones receives highest rating

By Staff reports | Mar 20, 2014

MARTINSBURG -- Walter M. Jones III, managing shareholder of Martin & Seibert, recently received the prestigious AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell , the highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability.

Jones consistently has achieved this peer review rating since 2000.

Martindale-Hubbell is a trusted source for buyers of legal services. In the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, lawyers are recommended and evaluated by peers on the categories of general ethical standards and legal ability.

According to Martindale-Hubbell, “ 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.

Those lawyers who meet the "Very High" criteria of General Ethical Standards can proceed to the next step in the ratings process - Legal Ability. Legal Ability ratings are based on performance in five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.”

With offices in West Virginia, Maryland and Virginia, Martin & Seibert focuses its practice on litigation and business matters. For more information, visit

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