Additional Ratings and Rankings


Super Lawyer

 Bob Massey has also been named a Super Lawyer in the area of general practice for the years of 2006 and 2007 and in the area of criminal defense in Tennessee each year since 2008 by Mid South Super Lawyers Law and Politics which covers the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi...

The Super Lawyers selection process is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated a considerable degree of achievement in their field.

In selecting attorneys for Super Lawyers, Law & Politics employs a rigorous, multiphase process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The final published list of Super Lawyers represents no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state. The lists are published annually in state and regional editions of Super Layers magazine and in inserts and special advertising sections in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers. All attorneys selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, regardless of year, can be found on

Bob Massey has been included in Mid South Super Lawyers since its inception in 2006 and to be recognized in that manner is “quite an honor” according to Bob.

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Additionally, Bob Massey has been rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell which is a national publication which first provided legal services in 1887 and consists of multiple volumes listing attorney’s names, firm profiles, and ratings for attorneys across the United States. The publication also provides a rating system so as to aid people seeking legal services in choosing the right attorney for their legal issues(s). An “AV” rating is the highest rating given to attorneys and is only awarded to attorneys who have practiced for more than 10 years and who have been found to have the highest level of ability and ethics. This rating is known as the pinnacle of professional excellence. The sole basis for the rating is the review of the attorney’s abilities and ethics by other attorneys whose votes and opinions are confidential.

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National Trial Lawyers Association

Also, Bob Massey has been chosen for membership in the National Trial Lawyers Association. He is one of only 100 trial lawyers to be chosen for membership in that organization and is, as a result, listed as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the State of Tennessee.

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National Academy Of Criminal Defense Attorneys

The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys is an organization devoted to recognizing the top criminal defense attorneys in the nation. With over a million attorneys in the United States, choosing the best lawyer is difficult. However, through a stringent selection process, the NACDA awards the best criminal defense attorneys in each state with our most prestigious honor of being named "TOP 10". The very few attorneys (less than 1%) that are good enough to make our list have demonstrated an extraordinary amount of knowledge, skill, experience, expertise and success in their practice of criminal defense.

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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) is the preeminent organization in the United States advancing the mission of the nation's criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or other misconduct.

The Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is one of the nation’s oldest state criminal bar associations. Since 1973, our members have worked tirelessly to support the work of the criminal defense bar, educate lawyers and act as a voice for the bar and the citizen accused in the judicial, legislative and executive branches of government.

National Board Legal Specialty Certification

Lawyer Legion is the only online resource where you can find virtually every board certified lawyer in the country. Our directory includes attorneys in both national and state certification programs. We believe that lawyers should be recognized for specialized training and dedication to specific areas of the law.

National Board Legal Specialty Certification

National Board of Trial Advocacy

NBLSC is an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited organization providing Board Certification for lawyers. Board Certification is a rigorous testing and approval process that officially recognizes the extensive education and courtroom experience of our attorneys. NBLSC provides Board Certification for Trial Lawyers & Trial Attorneys, Civil Lawyers, Criminal Lawyers, Family Lawyers and Social Security Disability Lawyers.

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Robert D Massey is certified in the area of criminal trial but is not certified in the other areas although he does practice in many of those areas regularly.

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Robert D. Massey and Associates
PO Box 409
211 W. Madison St.
Pulaski, Tn. 38478
Phone: 931-424-8655
Fax: 931-424-8991