Trademark Policy & Terms of Service

Premier Lawyers of America Trademark Policy

Premier Lawyers of America™ is the trademark of Premier Lawyers of America, LLC. Premier Lawyers of America, LLC has the sole and exclusive right to reproduce, manufacture, copy, sell, display images of, and publish the Premier Lawyers of America seal (“the seal”), in any size or medium, whether in two or three dimensions, and to distribute or exploit the seal or reproductions of same by gift, sale, license or otherwise. No reproduction, replica, drawing, photograph, derivative work or other copy of the Premier Lawyers of America™ seal may be made or used by any manufacturer, advertiser, organization or individual except as outlined herein.

Premier Lawyers of America™ members may use the Premier Lawyers of America™ emblems and graphics which are available according to membership level. Paid members may download the seal from the Premier Lawyers of America™ website for use on the member's website, e-mail signature, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google, Yelp, Avvo or other webpage, social or digital media, letterhead, business cards, other marketing or advertising materials, and in any other manner which is permitted by the rules of professional conduct applicable to such member.

Premier Lawyers of America™ grants its paying members a non-exclusive, non-assignable and nontransferable license to advertise their Premier Lawyers of America™ membership and use Premier Lawyers of America™ trademarks as set out in this Terms of Use. Use of the Premier Lawyers of America™ seal indicates acceptance of this agreement and acknowledgment that Premier Lawyers of America™ trademarks may not be otherwise used, copied, reproduced, or altered in any manner.

Premier Lawyers of America™ members have no rights whatsoever in the copyright or goodwill in the Premier Lawyers of America™ seal or its trademark and service marks. Members must comply with these rules and regulations.

Use of Premier Lawyers of America™ marks is restricted solely to current Premier Lawyers of America™ members. Any use by attorneys or law firms who/which are not members shall be considered a violation of the rules of professional conduct and will be referred to the state bar association(s) or other applicable regulatory agencies regulating the practice of law. This expressly includes attorneys who were nominated but did not become paid members.

Paying members may display Premier Lawyers of America™ membership plaques, statues, certificates, and decals in any manner consistent with the rules of professional conduct applicable to such members. Members may, within the scope of permission granted herein, and are encouraged to, advertise their Premier Lawyers of America™ membership by using the Premier Lawyers of America™ seal as it may be modified by Premier Lawyers of America™. Premier Lawyers of America™ will provide the seal in various sizes and designs on this website. Nothing in this agreement or in use of the seal or Premier Lawyers of America™ name will give any right whatsoever to the Premier Lawyers of America™ name or seal, or in similar names or seals, beyond the right granted in this agreement.

Paying members may state that they are a member of Premier Lawyers of America™ or may display the seal in the following media: websites, digital press release, social and digital media, newspapers, periodicals, billboards, posters, direct mail, flyers, directory advertising, telephone, TV or radio spots, business cards, stationery, invoices, facsimile cover sheets and any other marketing, advertising, and business documents.

Members are not and will not represent themselves as being an agent, representative, partner, subsidiary, joint venture, or employee of Premier Lawyers of America™, nor can members represent that they have any authority to bind or obligate Premier Lawyers of America™ in any manner or in any thing.

Members shall not challenge the rights of Premier Lawyers of America™ in and to its trademarks, or take any action inconsistent with such rights.

Nothing in this agreement or members' use of Premier Lawyers of America™ trademarks shall confer any endorsement of members' services. Members' use of these marks is intended only to convey Premier Lawyers of America™ membership, and members agree only to use Premier Lawyers of America™ marks in such a manner.

Each Member of Premier Lawyers of America™ acknowledges that the Rules or Codes of Professional Conduct of the jurisdictions in which the member is licensed apply to all aspects of the member's Premier Lawyers of America™ membership and that the member must abide by such Rules. Premier Lawyers of America™ disclaims all responsibility for members' compliance with these Rules.

Premier Lawyers of America Terms of Service

Upon successful completion of registration, members will immediately receive an e-mail confirming membership and payment information as well as instructions regarding access to membership areas of the website, reviewing and editing profile information, how to download digital files, etc.

Member profile and member area on the website

Premier Lawyers of America will upload profile photos, firm logos, and other information obtained from available sources. Members may also contact us to provide profile information. Alternatively, members may directly edit their profile area by visiting the login page, entering their login credentials, and clicking the Edit Profile button at the top right of the page.

Reviews: Google, Yelp, Facebook, Avvo & Lawyers.com/Martindale-Hubbell

Any requested reviews are transferred within 48 hours. The default setting is to display reviews with 4-star ratings or higher.

Digital Press Release Template and Hard Copy

Digital press release templates announcing membership are immediately available for download by clicking on the Downloads tab and selecting Member Downloads. Please note that members must be registered and logged in to download the files.

Members receive their hard copy press releases suitable for print publication or framing no later than 4-8 weeks after registering.

Logo and Digital Badges

Logo and badge files are available for download immediately upon registration by clicking on the Downloads tab and selecting Member Downloads. For Lifetime Achievement Award recipients and Gold Premier members, customized logo badges with the selected practice areas will additionally be available for download in the Member Downloads area within seven (7) days of registering. Members may also request that copies of their general or custom badges be sent via e-mail.

Member Certificate, Crystal Statue, and/or Plaque

Members receive their certificate, crystal statue, and/or plaque within 4-8 weeks of registering.