Awards, Achievements and Honors
Florida Bar Board Certified
Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of attorneys in the 26 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida. Only 7% of eligible Florida Bar members, approximately 4,800 lawyers, are board certified. Partners, Richard J. Roselli and Lisa A. McNelis, are both Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyers.
Selected to Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Law Offices of Roselli & McNelis are proud to have their Founding Partners, Richard J. Roselli and Lisa McNelis featured on Super Lawyers over the years.
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Lisa McNelis and Richard J. Roselli have been named Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and profile as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers.
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region who are under the age of 40. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law. In 2016, Nicholas J. Roselli was selected for the Top 40 under 40 for Civil Trial Lawyers in the State of Florida.
Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America
Membership to Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America is extremely selective, carefully screened and limited to the most qualified and accomplished attorneys in the United States. With these high standards, less than one percent (1%) of the attorneys of America have been invited to be a member of Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America. Founding Partner, Richard J. Roselli has been listed in Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America.
Richard Roselli is Avvo rated 10.0/10.0 Superb Attorney. He is widely recognized by the legal community for his exceptional professional conduct and experience. The Avvo directory uses an unbiased mathematical model to help assess a lawyer’s qualifications.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DISTINGUISHED COUNSEL
The mission of the NADC is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. By virtue of the incredible selectivity of our research process, only the elite few are invited to join the ranks of the NADC. Specifically, less than 1% of practicing attorneys in the United States are members of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys”. The recipients of this prestigious award have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession.
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS
The American Institute’s Personal Injury Division compiles an exclusive list of the “10 Best” Attorneys for each State. Some States depending on size and population density may be broken up into City or Region to be more applicable to potential new clients who utilize this site when looking for an Attorney. The “10 Best” is a prestigious honor for the Attorney as each Attorney must: Be formally nominated by the Institute, client, and/or fellow Attorney, Have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; an Having done so with an impeccable Client Satisfaction rating.
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are the gold standard in attorney ratings, and have been for more than a century. These ratings indicate attorneys who are widely respected by their peers for their ethical standards and legal expertise in a specific area of practice. 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.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT BEST LAW FIRMS 2017
The U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.
MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM
Established in 1993, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. There are over 4000 members throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
AMERICA’S TOP 100 ATTORNEY’S
Membership among America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is meant to identify and highlight the accomplishments of the nation’s most esteemed and skilled attorneys in all areas of practice. Only 100 attorneys in each state* will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®.
AMERICA’S TOP 100 HIGH STAKES LITIGATORS
Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is comprised of the nation’s most exceptional trial lawyers for high stakes legal matters. For initial consideration, an attorney must have successfully litigated (for either plaintiff or defendant) a matter (1) with at least $2,000,000 in alleged damages at stake or (2) with the fate of a business worth at least $2,000,000 at stake. Thereafter, qualifying candidates are ranked based on a broad array of criteria, including the candidate’s professional experience, legal achievements, significant case results, peer reputation, and community impact to determine the Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in each state*.
The National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25
Membership in The National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25 is limited to the Top 25 lawyers in each state. The criteria for membership include:
- Reputation among peers, the judiciary and the public in the specialty area of practice
- Achievements as a specialist in the above area of focus
- Board certification ( if available by State Bar recognition) as a lawyer in the specialty area
- Nominations from leading lawyers, current members and Executive Committee members of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 or Executive Committee of the Specialty Association
Memberships are reviewed annually to assure that the membership of The National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association is made up of only the finest and best Brain Injury attorneys from each state or region.