The American Jurist Institute (AJI), is a third party consumer driven organization that identify and promote the nation’s best attorneys, to allow the consumer to make the wisest decisions when choosing the most appropriate lawyer for their legal issue. The mission of the American Jurist Institute is to promote and encourage excellence in the legal profession and to provide attorneys with information, professional support and a nationwide network to offer the highest level of professional service.
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The Top 10 Attorneys award is an exclusive honor is conferred to the top 10 attorneys in five different practice areas for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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When you see our trusted Seal of Excellence you can rest assured that an attorney has meet AJI’s A Rated standards and committed to providing ethical, professional and  high quality legal services.


In an effort to assist potential clients to connect with the most qualified attorneys the American Jurist Institute created  ESQ.500 (www.esq.500.com) an online lawyer directory and legal resource center. ESQ.500’s Featured and Premium members can display ESQ.500 badge on their website. Badges like these have been known to help increase consumer confidence and increase sales online.ESQ500 Seal of Excellence

AJI members get a free Premium listing in ESQ.500 and can display the AJI Seal of Excellence and  potential clients can be assured that the attorney has meet AJI’s A Rated standards and committed to providing ethical, professional and  high quality legal services.

ESQ.500’s  Internet Legal Marketing solution provides a complement to any law firm’s marketing needs . Whether you’re a prospective client or an attorney looking for clients, ESQ.500 is here to help you with solutions.

Mega Lawyers



MEGA LAWYERS is an evaluation and rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 60 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of personal and professional achievement. 


Candidates are identified either by our in-house research team, peer Nominations or client nomination. Once candidates are nominated, a Mega Lawyers research team use a lengthy and thorough vetting process to select the top candidates. The Selection Council studies the results provided by the research team. The Selection Council which is composed of both attorney and non-attorney members carefully consider the information presented to them and determine which attorneys possess the knowledge, skill, experience, expertise and success in their practice area to be a Mega Lawyer.  Magalawyers.com features the list and profiles of selected attorneys.

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