Professional Memberships & Associations
Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyers™ Program
LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®, the company that has long set the standard for lawyer ratings, has published a list of local Martindale-Hubbell Top Rated Lawyers who have achieved an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards (4.5-5.0).
To create this list, LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® tapped its comprehensive database of Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ to identify local lawyers who have been rated by their peers to be AV Preeminent.
A BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rating is an excellent rating for a lawyer with some experience. The numeric ratings range (3.0-4.4) may coincide with the appropriate Certification Mark. A widely respected mark of achievement, it differentiates a lawyer from his or her competition.
Super Lawyers Peer Review
Momkus LLC has been recognized by this organization and our peers as one of the top Law Firms in the state. "These are the finest attorneys in Illinois as Selected by their Peers, based upon Ethics, Experience and Reputation. These Lawyers Represent the Top 5% of their Profession."
Avvo Rating System
The Avvo Rating is our effort to evaluate a lawyer's background, based on the information we know about the lawyer. The rating is calculated using a mathematical model that considers the information shown in a lawyer's profile, including a lawyer's years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition - all factors that, in our opinion, are relevant to assessing a lawyer's qualifications.
97% of US lawyers are rated by Avvo.com. At Avvo, they provide you with detailed information on lawyers and legal issues so that the people can make the choices that are right for them.
Leading Lawyers Nomination
Leading Lawyers provides extensive profiles of the most dependable, respected and experienced lawyers to assist you in your search for a highly certified lawyer. Leading Lawyers surveys attorneys, questioning them which of their peers or competitors, they would recommend to family or friend if they could not take on their case. To preserve the credibility and quality of the survey, lawyers cannot appoint themselves or anyone at their own law firm. Based upon survey nominations and approval the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board, only the top lawyers are nominated and eligible for membership in Leading Lawyers.
Each year DRI’s Annual Professional Achievements and Service Awards celebrate and honor outstanding performance by state and local and local defense organizations (SLDO’s), DRI law firms, and individuals. The Awards are presented at DRI’s Annual Meetings. DRI is the international membership organization of lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation. DRI is the largest international membership organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation.
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
The mission of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel is an exceptional community of defense attorneys, dedicated to improving the judicial system and the practice of law. Membership is essential for every trial attorney who makes a living representing defense interests in Illinois.
Being recognized by one’s peers is the ultimate compliment. Who but your peers know better the effort that has been expended to ensure a job well done? IDC’s Awards of Excellence recognizes the outstanding accomplishment of their members like the attorneys at Momkus LLC.
Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys
A.M. Best Company is a global credit rating agency with a unique focus on the insurance industry. Insurance professionals, attorneys, brokers, regulators and consumers refer to Best's Credit Ratings as an opinion of the financial strength and creditworthiness of risk-bearing entities and investment vehicles.
BLN Chicago Business Law Network
Business Law Network (BLN) provides administrative support for network lawyers. BLN was formed to provide middle market and small businesses a single, trusted source that combines the flexibility and efficiency of small firm practices with the breadth of service found in larger firms.
American Association For Justice
The mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system - and to support the work of the attorneys at Momkus LLC in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America's courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.
Chicago Bar Association
Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the United States. The Association's voluntary membership of 22,000 consists largely of lawyers and judges from Cook County and the State of Illinois. The attorneys at Momkus LLC are all members of the Chicago Bar Association.
Illinois Bar Association
The attorneys at Momkus LLC are all active members and leaders of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Founded in 1877, the Illinois State Bar Association is the premier legal association in the state. As a voluntary organization, the Association's primary focus is to help Illinois lawyers practice more effectively and efficiently by providing time and money-saving services.
The ISBA also engages in many important activities on behalf of the profession - among them proposing and shaping legislation, educating the public, and supporting the courts and the rule of law.
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
The attorneys at Momkus LLC are all active members and have been leaders of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, a statewide organization whose members specialize in representing injured consumers and workers. Founded in 1952, the organization currently has over 2,000 members. The objectives of ITLA are to:
- Strive to achieve and maintain high standards of professional ethics, competency and demeanor in the bench and bar;
- Uphold the Constitution of the United States of America and the State of Illinois;
- Secure and protect the rights of those injured in their persons or civil rights;
- Defend trial by jury and the adversarial system of justice;
- Promote fair, prompt and efficient administration of justice;
- Educate and train in the art of advocacy.
American Bar Association
The attorneys at Momkus LLC are all active members of the American Bar Association, which provides resources to help our members become better lawyers. The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities.