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AV Preeminent®: The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.

Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
4.6/5.0

Reviews (171)

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5.0/5.0

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Partner 2018/03/26

5.0/5.0

Oustanding attorney

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Attorney 2018/03/26

5.0/5.0

Clearly an A rated attorney.

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Member 2018/03/23

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2018/03/15

5.0/5.0

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Counsel 2018/03/09

5.0/5.0

Jennifer is always very well prepared, and she tries a good case.

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Managing Partner 2018/03/09

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2018/03/09

5.0/5.0

Bright, hard working lawyer. Her word is fully accepted. Courteous and understanding. A fine example of what a lawyer should do and be. I recommend her highly for an AV rating.

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Senior Partner 2018/03/09

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2018/03/09

5.0/5.0

Jamie is a fantastic lawyer. With only 12 years of experience, he already has a reputation of one of the best trial lawyers in the state.

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Member 2014/12/17

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/15

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/15

5.0/5.0

Jamie is one of the best products liability litigators I have run across. He deserves the highest Martindale rating.

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Partner 2014/12/15

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/15

5.0/5.0

Professional, experienced, skilled.

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Partner 2014/12/15

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2014/12/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/07

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/07

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/07

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/07

5.0/5.0

Excellent attorney to work with and against

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Managing Partner 2013/03/07

5.0/5.0

I had the pleasure of working on a case in which Bill was defending a codefendant. He was civil towards all counsel while simultaneously providing excellent representation to his client - His good judgment was...

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Sole Practitioner 2013/03/04

5.0/5.0

I have litigated against Bill for seven years. Bill is very methodical, well prepared and always does a good job for his clients. As a lawyer that has only been out of law school for about 7 years now, he commands...

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Managing Partner 2013/03/04

5.0/5.0

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Senior Associate 2013/03/04

5.0/5.0

Mr. O'Neil is a lawyer who I have handled several cases with and whose consistent approach and detailed preparation allow him to provide great service and defense to his clients.

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Partner 2013/02/27

5.0/5.0

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Member 2013/02/22

5.0/5.0

I have known Mr. O'Neil since we were in law school together. He is intelligent; he has a strong work ethic; and he is a person of moral integrity.

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Partner 2013/02/15

5.0/5.0

smart courteous hard working

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Managing Partner 2013/02/15

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/11

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/08

5.0/5.0

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Member 2013/02/07

5.0/5.0

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Member 2013/02/07

5.0/5.0

Bill is a good lawyer and a good man. Good for legal profession to show a kind, competent person to the community.

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Partner 2013/02/07

5.0/5.0

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Member 2013/02/07

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/07

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2012/07/19

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/07/09

5.0/5.0

Elloree possesses the highest character and competence one could hope to possess at her stage in her career. As a plaintiff's lawyer, I find Elloree on the other side of cases. I find her to be extremely competent...

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Managing Partner 2012/06/22

5.0/5.0

Elloree is an excellent trial attorney and a ferocious adversary. She has defended several professional negligence cases that I have brought and, while a pleasure to work with, is as tough as they come.

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Partner 2012/06/22

5.0/5.0

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Member 2012/06/22

5.0/5.0

Elloree is an outstanding lawyer

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Chief Legal Officer 2012/06/22

5.0/5.0

Excellent lawyer

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Partner 2012/05/20

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/05/06

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/05/04

5.0/5.0

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Associate 2012/03/10

5.0/5.0

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Member 2012/02/27

5.0/5.0

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Senior Associate 2012/02/10

5.0/5.0

Jennifer is a young, but exceptional attorney.

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Managing Partner 2012/02/10

5.0/5.0

Bobby Hood is an experienced and skilled lawyer. His integrity is beyond question. He deserves highest ratings.

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Managing Partner 2011/11/18

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/11/07

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/11/07

5.0/5.0

Bobby has tremendous skills as a trial lawyer. He can analyze the legal and factual issues and can convincingly represent his client in court. He deserves the highest possible rating.

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Marketing Partner 2011/10/31

5.0/5.0

Attorney that posses skill, ethnics and professional conduct - second to none.

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Partner 2011/10/29

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/10/27

5.0/5.0

Robert 'Bobby' Hood is an outstanding attorney who is effective in the courtroom. His clients are lucky to have him.

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Partner 2011/10/21

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/10/20

5.0/5.0

Bobby is one of the most professional attorneys I know. He is an excellent attorney and I have the utmost respect for him.

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Principal 2011/10/20

5.0/5.0

Mr. Hood is one of the most outstanding trial lawyers practicing today. And that is no exaggeration.

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General Counsel 2011/10/20

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2011/10/20

5.0/5.0

Mr. Hood is well known to me as one of the finest young lawyers in America. His passion and drive for his client is unrivaled and I have no difficulty giving him the highest possible rating.

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Managing Partner 2011/10/20

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/08/26

5.0/5.0

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Member 2011/08/18

5.0/5.0

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Member 2011/08/18

5.0/5.0

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Member 2011/08/18

5.0/5.0

I have worked with Blanton both as a young associate while in the same firm and on both sides of the table as co- and opposing counsel in a number of other cases now that I'm at another firm. His ability to grasp...

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Senior Associate 2011/04/15

5.0/5.0

I have litigated against John Blanton O'Neal for more than a decade and had approximately 25 cases with him. He is always well prepared and always has a very good understanding of all legal issues. He does an...

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Managing Partner 2011/04/13

5.0/5.0

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Associate 2011/04/11

5.0/5.0

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Member 2011/04/05

5.0/5.0

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Member 2011/04/05

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/04/05

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/04/04

5.0/5.0

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Senior Associate 2011/04/04

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2011/03/31

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/03/29

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/03/28

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/03/26

5.0/5.0

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Principal 2011/03/26

5.0/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2010/06/17

5.0/5.0

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Member 2010/06/14

5.0/5.0

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Principal 2010/06/11

5.0/5.0

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Associate 2010/05/26

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2010/04/26

5.0/5.0

I have litigated a case against her and she was an excellent litigator who performed well throught the case.

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Member 2010/04/18

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2010/04/12

5.0/5.0

Excels in all areas. Is an exceptional trial lawyer

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Partner 2010/04/10

5.0/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2010/03/16

5.0/5.0

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Government Counsel 2010/03/08

5.0/5.0

she ranks among the best lawyers that I know.

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Member 2010/02/22

5.0/5.0

Mrs. Craig possesses a leadership quality most strive for and few attain. She manages a thriving litigation practice that requires management skills and the skills to successfully try cases to favorable verdict. ...

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Of Counsel 2010/02/05

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2010/02/05

5.0/5.0

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Member 2010/02/05

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2010/02/05

5.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/18

5.0/5.0

i had the privilege of working with jamie in a week-long trial several years ago in bamberg, south carolina, and was impressed with his intellect; knowledge of the law; demeanor with the jury and respect and...

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Member 2009/05/17

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2009/05/10

5.0/5.0

an excellent trial attorney

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Other Corporate/Company position 2009/05/01

5.0/5.0

an excellent trial attorney

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Other Corporate/Company position 2009/05/01

5.0/5.0

bobby is one of the best lawyers i know and very respected in the legal community.

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Other Law Firm Position 2009/05/01

5.0/5.0

bobby is an excellent lawyer. an av rating is appropriate.

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Other Law Firm Position 2009/05/01

4.8/5.0

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Attorney 2018/03/23

4.8/5.0

I have known and worked with James B. Hood for many years. He is an exceptionally talented lawyer, especially in the courtroom. James is light years ahead of most of his peers. He is a credit to the legal...

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Partner 2014/12/08

4.8/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/07

4.8/5.0

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Member 2011/03/28

4.8/5.0

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Member 2009/05/11

4.6/5.0

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Senior Associate 2013/03/04

4.6/5.0

I have been involved in several construction defect cases with William O'Neill. I know from my firsthand knowledge of him in depositions, motions hearings, mediations and pre-trial hearings that he is an excellent...

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Partner 2013/02/07

4.6/5.0

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Managing Partner 2012/05/04

4.6/5.0

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Partner 2011/03/31

4.6/5.0

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Partner 2011/03/28

4.6/5.0

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Partner 2011/03/27

4.6/5.0

Molly Craig is one of the truly-fine lawyers in our area. She is an excellent trial attorney who practices with her father. She is a member of American Board of Trial Advocates and, in my view, is an AV quality...

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Partner 2010/02/14

4.6/5.0

jamie is a sound and extremely competent lawyer.

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Member 2009/05/11

4.6/5.0

jamie is an excellent, smart, young attorney who has an excellent future.

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Member 2009/05/04

4.4/5.0

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Partner 2014/12/08

4.4/5.0

Bill is a good lawyer sure to zero in on the crucial issues and to effectively develop his client's case.

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Partner 2013/02/24

4.4/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/08

4.4/5.0

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Associate 2013/02/07

4.4/5.0

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Member 2011/04/03

4.4/5.0

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Senior Associate 2010/06/21

4.4/5.0

Very competent and impressive.

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Partner 2010/02/05

4.2/5.0

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Junior Partner 2018/03/23

4.2/5.0

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Member 2010/02/05

4.2/5.0

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Judge 2009/05/01

4.0/5.0

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Member 2014/12/07

4.0/5.0

Bill is a great attorney, and I have enjoyed working with him on several cases, where our interests and representations were both opposite and similar to each other

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Associate 2013/03/07

4.0/5.0

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Member 2013/02/15

4.0/5.0

bright and a pleasure to work with

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Associate 2013/02/07

4.0/5.0

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Government Counsel 2012/07/07

4.0/5.0

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Of Counsel 2012/07/02

4.0/5.0

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Associate 2012/05/04

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/09/06

4.0/5.0

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Associate 2011/09/06

4.0/5.0

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Associate 2011/09/06

4.0/5.0

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Senior Associate 2011/08/18

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/03/29

4.0/5.0

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Associate 2010/04/18

4.0/5.0

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Associate 2010/03/24

4.0/5.0

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Member 2010/03/04

4.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/20

4.0/5.0

great, hardworking, responsive lawyer

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Member 2009/05/17

4.0/5.0

jamie is an outstanding young lawyer, and will be preeminent in due time. i know him personally, professionally through his work in court and legal education presentations, and by reputation. he is truly one of...

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Judge 2009/05/10

3.8/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/07

3.8/5.0

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Judge 2012/03/03

3.8/5.0

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Principal 2012/02/10

3.8/5.0

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Principal 2011/03/28

3.6/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/07

3.6/5.0

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Member 2012/02/18

3.6/5.0

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Partner 2012/02/10

3.6/5.0

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Partner 2011/03/30

3.4/5.0

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Principal 2014/10/02

3.4/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2012/03/10

3.4/5.0

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Senior Associate 2010/05/10

3.4/5.0

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Partner 2010/04/12

3.4/5.0

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Member 2010/02/21

3.4/5.0

jamie is a fine young lawyer with much potential.

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Member 2009/05/11

3.2/5.0

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Member 2013/02/17

3.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2012/02/10

3.0/5.0

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Partner 2010/02/08

3.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/10

3.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/10

2.0/5.0

No description provided

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Member 2010/03/23

2.0/5.0

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Partner 2009/05/04

2.0/5.0

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Partner 2009/05/04

2.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/01

1.6/5.0

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Other Law Firm Position 2009/05/01

1.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2011/08/26