CARROLLTON, Texas, March 9, 2023 (Newswire.com) - The Hartley Law Firm would like to congratulate Founding Attorney Austin F. Hartley for being named to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. This prestigious membership, which only 1% of U.S. lawyers receive, is a great example of Austin's dedication to his clients and their well-being.
What Is the Million Dollar Advocates Forum?
Founded in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a group of trial lawyers in the United States where every member has received a settlement, verdict, or judgment of $1 million dollars or more. Currently, there are over 5,000 members in the country, which equates to less than 1% of all barred attorneys. In 2007, the group added another level, referred to as the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, for attorneys who win more than $2 million dollars.
The Selection Process
Invitations for membership are sent only to candidates who appear to be qualified and who have been nominated by a current member. However, any attorney who qualifies may apply as well. To be considered, the applicant must:
- Be in good standing with the American Bar Association; and
- Have acted as principal counsel in a court or jury trial where the client(s) received a verdict or judgment of $1 million or more; OR
- Negotiated a final settlement where the client(s) received a sum of $1 million or more.
The application is then reviewed by experienced counsel. They request additional or supporting information. Review lasts approximately two weeks after receiving all necessary documentation. Once accepted, the attorney is a member for life.
About Attorney Austin F. Hartley
Attorney Austin Hartley is a fourth-generation Dallas native. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from Saint Edward's University in Austin, TX, and his Juris Doctor from the Texas Tech University School of Law.
Austin has significant trial experience in personal injury, both with large and small law firms. Since founding his own practice, he has received recognition from The American Institute of Trial Lawyers as Litigator of the Year in 2021 and was listed as one of D Magazine's Best Lawyers Under 40 in 2022. During his free time, he likes exploring remote parts of Texas with his bird dog Charlie and contributes his time to several nonprofit organizations.
About The Hartley Law Firm:
Austin F. Hartley founded the practice in 2018, primarily focusing on personal injury cases. Since then, the Hartley Law Firm has helped clients throughout Texas fight for compensation after being injured due to negligence. This includes championing victims of workplace injuries, auto accidents, slip and falls, and more. From day one, clients' cases are handled personally by an attorney who is dedicated to their recovery.
Hartley Law Firm
2340 E. Trinity Mills Road, #100
Carrollton, TX 75006
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