American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellowship in the American College of Trial Lawyers is limited to only those trial lawyers who are unquestionably and eminently qualified, in addition to being regarded as the best in their state. Qualifications must include high ethical and moral standards, as well as excellent character. Fellowship is extended by invitation only and is limited to no more than 1% of the total lawyer population of any state. Consideration for Fellowship also requires lawyers must be actively engaged in trial work as their principal activity for a minimum of 15 years.
The following Bass Law attorneys are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers:
American College of Trust & Estate Counsel
The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) is a national organization of elite lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors. Membership in ACTEC is by election of the regents of the College following a careful review by both state and national membership selection committees. Less than 40 lawyers in Oklahoma have been accepted as ACTEC Fellows, including the following Bass Law attorneys:
Best Lawyers in America
Inclusion in Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer review. Lawyers are nominated for inclusion and voted on by their peers.
The Following Bass Law attorneys are listed in the leading referral guide The Best Lawyers in America®:
Best Law Firms
Bass Law was named to the inaugural edition of “Best Law Firms” rankings by U.S News and World Report, receiving top-tier rankings in the area of Trusts and Estates Law. Bass Law's ranking was based on surveys of clients and leading lawyers.
Martindale-Hubbell ratings reflect a combination of general ethical standards and legal ability. The ethical standards component of the rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities. The legal ability component of the ratings indicates professional ability within specific areas of practice: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.
Bass Law's Martindale-Hubbell rating is AV® Preeminent™, the highest rating that can be obtained. In addition, the following individual Bass Law attorneys have also obtained the highest rating possible of AV® Preeminent™:
An AV® Preeminent certification mark is a significant accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.