The National Trial Lawyers:  Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers.  Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes nominations combined with third party research.  Membership is extended solely to the the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.