Awards & Memberships
American Association of Attorneys Advocates™
2021 Top Ranking Attorney
The American Association of Attorney Advocates is an invitation-only organization that evaluates and awards the top attorneys from across the United States. Allen, Flatt, Ballidis & Leslie is honored to be selected as a 2021 Top Ranking Law Firm as chosen by the AAAA. The American Association of Attorneys Advocates finds its winners through peer nominations, then third-party research, then rigorously reviews their case results, reviews, peer feedback, experience, and publications before making a final decision. Only 0.04% of all attorneys in the U.S. achieve this award.
Best Car Accident Lawyers in Newport Beach
Expertise.com is dedicated to connecting consumers with the best local experts across the country and annually ranks the top experts in their areas. Our team at Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie is honored to be chosen as a Top 11 Car Accident Lawyer serving Newport Beach by Expertise. Expertise bases this decision on reputation, credibility, experience, availability, and professionalism through an in-depth selection process.
Best Car Accident Lawyers in Costa Mesa
The goal of Expertise.com is to connect consumers with the best local experts in their area. Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie is honored to be chosen as a Top 21 Car Accident Lawyer serving Costa Mesa. Expertise bases this decision on reputation, credibility, experience, availability, and professionalism.
America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®
For Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Litigation
James Ballidis was selected to America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys®, a third-party organization celebrating the nation’s most exceptional trial lawyers. Members practice high-value catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice matters. After being invited to join, candidates are considered using Advanced Data Analytics.
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys™
10 Best Client Satisfaction 2016
Suzanne Leslie has won a place on the American Institute of Legal Counsel’s exclusive list of the “10 Best” attorney for each region in the field of personal injury. To win this award, each attorney must be formally nominated, achieve the highest degree of professional excellence, and have an “impeccable” client satisfaction rating.
Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie has earned an AV Preeminent Rating. James Ballidis has earned an AV Preeminent Rating for more than 10 years, the highest rating possible.
Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ have been around for more than a century and are considered the gold standard in attorney ratings.
Top-Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Newport Beach, California
James Ballidis has been selected to Super Lawyers from 2013 – 2018. This peer designation is awarded to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state, taking into account the lawyer’s recognition in the legal field and other professional achievements.
Top 10 Personal Injury Verdicts California 2018
James E. Ballidis of Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie took #9 on the list of the top 10 personal injury verdicts and also appears in the top 10 car accident verdicts in the State of California in 2018, as compiled by TopVerdict.com. Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie took a case involving a car accident with an underinsured motorist along with insurance bad faith to court against a major insurance carrier and won a $22.9 million jury verdict.
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You were wonderful throughout my case. Thank you so much for taking the time to explain the process so that I could feel comfortable. When I was hurt, I really did not know where to turn and Suzanne was comforting and knowledgable. Thanks again for all you did.