Martindale Awards

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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.

Client Client Champion

Client Champion Platinum is awarded to lawyers/firms with at least 10 reviews, with an average score of 4.5 or higher.

Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
4.3/5.0
Average Client Rating
Client Recommended
100% client recommended

Reviews (106)

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5.0/5.0

Mr. Dekle patiently, and without judgement guided me through re-establishing my license. {newline}From the first phone call, to a favorable...

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Client 2017/01/09

5.0/5.0

Mr Painter has represented my organization on multiple occasions. His performance has consistently met my highest expectations. He does in depth...

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Client 2016/06/06

5.0/5.0

Excellent, thorough, meticulous, experienced lawyer. I appreciate all of his hard work!

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Client 2016/06/03

5.0/5.0

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Client 2016/06/02

5.0/5.0

Jim was very supportive and understanding from the beginning. Going through my first med malpractice case was very distressing but he made the...

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Client 2016/06/02

5.0/5.0

Excellent lawyer.

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Client 2016/05/31

5.0/5.0

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Client 2016/05/29

5.0/5.0

Very professional and seems to love his work and profession.

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Client 2016/05/26

5.0/5.0

Jim is very smart and excellent at his job. He is thorough in all of his interviewing and research and makes sure he understands the case from front...

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Client 2016/05/25

5.0/5.0

Jim Painter has done an outstanding job in handling all our Medical Malpractice cases. He adheres to the highest standards of professionalism and...

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Client 2016/05/24

5.0/5.0

I have worked with Jim Painter on medical malpractices cases for many years. Jim is always professional and available to his clients. His vast depth...

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Client 2016/05/24

5.0/5.0

Mr. Dekle treats his clients like family! He is an excellent attorney and did a fantastic job for me. I would highly recommend Mr. Dekle to all of...

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Client 2015/07/29

5.0/5.0

Richard has a good understanding of the stressors and special circumstances associated with the practice of Medicine and was able to address those...

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Client 2015/07/29

5.0/5.0

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Associate 2014/05/12

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/05/10

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/05/10

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/05/10

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/05/10

5.0/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2014/05/02

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2014/04/24

5.0/5.0

No description provided

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Partner 2013/03/26

5.0/5.0

No description provided

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Managing Partner 2013/03/19

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/18

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/14

5.0/5.0

Mr. Taylor is a credit to our profession and deserves the highest possible rating.

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Managing Partner 2013/03/12

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2013/03/11

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/11

5.0/5.0

Mike is a top notch lawyer and does an excellent job for his clients.

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Partner 2013/03/11

5.0/5.0

Mike is an excellent lawyer, and I give him my highest endorsement.

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Partner 2013/03/11

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/11

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/11

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/10

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/10

5.0/5.0

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Of Counsel 2013/03/10

5.0/5.0

Excellent lawyer

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Partner 2013/01/24

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/03/19

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/03/05

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/03/03

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/01/30

5.0/5.0

Always prepared with a good Courtroom presentation.

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Judge 2012/01/14

5.0/5.0

Richard possesses both outstanding legal ability and the highest ethical standards. He is well respected by his peers and is a tremendous asset to...

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General Counsel 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

Richard possesses both outstanding legal ability and the highest ethical standards. He is well respected by his peers and is a tremendous asset to...

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General Counsel 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

Richard possesses both outstanding legal ability and the highest ethical standards. He is well respected by his peers and is a tremendous asset to...

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General Counsel 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

Richard possesses both outstanding legal ability and the highest ethical standards. He is well respected by his peers and is a tremendous asset to...

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General Counsel 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

SUPER atty!

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Partner 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/01/13

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/05/25

5.0/5.0

excellent attorney with the highest of ethical standards

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Partner 2011/05/17

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/05/17

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2010/05/24

5.0/5.0

i know her personally and professionally as a judge and mediator. she meets the highest of the professional and ethical standards and i certainly...

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Other Law Firm Position 2009/05/09

5.0/5.0

i have personally tried cases with jim painter and he is an outstanding attorney! he is very competent and extremely ethical!

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Member 2009/05/01

5.0/5.0

outstading lawyer. professional, intelligent and very pleasurable to deal with on a case.

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Member 2009/05/01

5.0/5.0

excellent attorney....they kind of attorney you would want to practice with.

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Member 2009/05/01

5.0/5.0

excellent lawyer -- would recommend him highly.

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Member 2009/05/01

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2009/05/01

5.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/01

4.8/5.0

Good lawyer. Should be rated AV.

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Partner 2013/03/26

4.8/5.0

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Partner 2011/06/02

4.8/5.0

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Partner 2010/05/24

4.8/5.0

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Partner 2009/05/17

4.8/5.0

mr. painter is a tremendous trial lawyer. he has the ability to take complex medical information and present it in a way that jurors with no...

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Member 2009/05/06

4.6/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2014/05/02

4.6/5.0

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Member 2013/03/02

4.6/5.0

very ethical, experienced defense attorney

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Member 2009/05/01

4.6/5.0

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Member 2009/05/01

4.4/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/12

4.4/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/09

4.4/5.0

Mike is a very good lawyer, experienced, and should be AV rated.

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Partner 2010/05/31

4.4/5.0

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Member 2009/05/17

4.2/5.0

Travis is a very fine young lawyer. He is always well prepared for the task he is handling. His manners are impecable.

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Sole Practitioner 2013/02/18

4.2/5.0

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Partner 2013/01/24

4.2/5.0

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Of Counsel 2012/08/20

4.2/5.0

No description provided

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Member 2009/05/01

4.0/5.0

No description provided

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Partner 2014/05/02

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/26

4.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2013/03/18

4.0/5.0

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Principal 2013/03/10

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/03/10

4.0/5.0

No description provided

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Private Practice Lawyer 2013/02/22

4.0/5.0

Travis is a very competent and professional lawyer deserving of high rating.

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Partner 2013/01/24

4.0/5.0

Always well prepared-good legal presentations of his client's case-

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Judge 2013/01/24

4.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2013/01/24

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/01/24

4.0/5.0

No description provided

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Private Practice Lawyer 2012/03/19

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/03/19

4.0/5.0

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Judge 2012/02/11

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/06/02

4.0/5.0

Richard is a hardworking attorney with great ethical standards.

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Partner 2011/05/17

4.0/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2010/05/23

4.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/18

4.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/11

4.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/11

4.0/5.0

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Member 2009/05/01

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2009/05/01

3.8/5.0

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Partner 2013/02/10

3.6/5.0

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Associate 2014/05/12

3.6/5.0

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Managing Partner 2013/03/18

3.2/5.0

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Managing Partner 2014/04/24

3.2/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2013/03/04

3.2/5.0

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Partner 2012/03/19

3.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/06/02

2.8/5.0

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Managing Partner 2015/09/16

1.4/5.0

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Member 2012/03/19