Peer Review Recognition
Mr. Heller is and has been for more than twenty-five years rated AV (the highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory a trustworthy source for a peer review assessments of a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics based on confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell lists Mr. Heller as one a Preeminent Lawyer in the United States.
Mr. Heller is listed in Best Lawyers in America in the specialties of Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense and White-Collar Criminal Defense.
“Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 2 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Best Lawyers annual, advertisement-free publication has been described in The American Lawyer as ‘the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.’”
Mr. Heller is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Sacramento Valley Chapter, a distinguished national organization comprised of the most skilled and experienced trial lawyers in the United States. ABOTA is an organization that invites its members to join after an internal nominating process and vote of the local chapter and requires at a minimum twenty trials to verdict in the state and/or federal courts and a proven reputation for competence, civility and ethics.
Mr. Heller is listed in SuperLawyers of Northern California in White Collar and Non-White Collar Criminal lawyer.
Mr. Heller has been recognized in San Francisco Magazine as one of the best criminal lawyers in Northern California.
Mr. Heller has been recognized in the Sacramento Business Journal as one of the Top Lawyers in the Sacramento Region defending criminal cases.