The Sylvester Law Firm has earned a niche in the Vermont legal community and throughout New England as leaders in the field of personal injury and medical malpractice litigation, as is evidenced by the firm’s lawyers consistent inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® , the New England Super Lawyers list, a distinction achieved by only 5% of the lawyers in New England, and our AV Preeminent Rankings.
In addition, the following Honors and Awards have been conferred upon the trial lawyers at The Sylvester Law Firm.
Attorney Alan F. Sylvester
Recognized as one of the top 100 trial attorneys in New England by Super Lawyer’s® magazine following a multi-step nomination process including peer review and independent evaluation.
One of less then 1000 lawyers in the United States continually listed in Best Lawyers in America®, the oldest peer review publication in the legal profession, since its 1st publication in 1983.
Listed as Medical Malpractice Best Lawyer Year 2011 Burlington, Vermont in Best Lawyers in America®.
Highest rating in the nationally recognized peer review publication, Martindale-Hubbell, since 1979.
Listed as Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year – Plaintiffs, Burlington, Vermont 2012 by Best Lawyers in America®.
Listed in Vermont Business Magazine’s Top Lawyers of 2013 in the areas of Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation.
Attorney Amy Sylvester Averill
2014 Received the highest rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability. Lawyers who receive the AV Preeminent status have been awarded the highest peer review rating in Martindale-Hubbell for professional excellence.
Served on the Board of Governors of the Vermont Trial Lawyers’ Association, 1997-2000.
Listed in Peer Review rated New England’s Women Leaders in the Law.
Attorney Mark A. Sylvester
During his 17 year legal career in Miami, Florida, Mark was consistently recognized as one of the top lawyers in the State by numerous legal publications including, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend Magazine, and the South Florida Legal Guide.
Mark achieved the highest rating of “Superb: 10 out of 10,” from the lawyer rating service AVVO.com.
Among his many activities in the professional community, Mark was elected by his peers in 2004, to the Board of Directors for the Miami-Dade County Bar Association, one of the largest bar associations in the country with over 4,000 members.