A commendation is a professional recommendation.
Any attorney can receive a commendation. To review and promote a commendation to your profile, you must activate your premium profile on Lawyer Directory.
To request a commendation, you must first have a premium profile on Lawyer Directory, (please view our "For Lawyers" page here to review details and purchase your premium profile). From there, you can access a list of eligible attorneys to request they provide a commendation on your work.
Attorneys listed in Best Lawyers will get an email notification informing them they’ve been asked to provide a commendation. Also, recipients of commendations will be notified through email that they have received a commendation. You can opt out of these notifications at any time by accessing your admin portal.
You can review pending commendations before they are published to your profile. You can also remove commendations from your profile at any time.
No. If you would like the substance of your commendation changed, please request the lawyer who wrote the commendation to submit a new version of the professional recommendation.
At this time, all commendations will be tied to the submitter’s name.
Yes. Anyone who appears on the Lawyer Directory site may receive a commendation.
No, commendations do not impact recognition in Best Lawyers. To learn more about Best Lawyers, visit www.bestlawyers.com.
No, providing a commendation does not nominate an attorney for consideration in Best Lawyers. To nominate an attorney for Best Lawyers please visit www.bestlawyers.com/nominate.