Awards & Memberships

U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Firms – Construction Law

Rhine Law Firm, P.C., has been ranked a Tier 1 2019 Best Law Firm in Construction Law for U.S. News & World Report in partnership with Best Lawyers®. These firms are recognized for professional excellence and being top performers in their metropolitan areas; and are ranked according to client and peer reviews. To be eligible, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4% of attorneys in the U.S. Joel Rhine is a recipient of this honor.

Featured on Super Lawyers®

Attorney Joel R. Rhine is featured on Super Lawyer®, a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Bar associations and courts across the country have recognized the legitimacy of the Super Lawyers selection process.

Rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell

Attorney Joel R. Rhine has received an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating a legal professional can attain for ethical standards and professional ability. Ratings include Legal Knowledge, Analytical Capabilities, Judgment, Communication Ability and Legal Experience.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers®

Rhine Law Firm, P.C. has achieved inclusion in Best Lawyers® For decades, the top lawyers in the U.S. have helped make The Best Lawyers In America the leading legal referral guide by candidly evaluating the work of other top lawyers in the same practice areas and geographic areas.

Listed in Business North Carolina’s “Legal Elite”

Rhine Law Firm, P.C. is listed on Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite. Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories.

Member of the National Trial Lawyers

Attorney Joel R. Rhine has been selected as one of the Top 100 lawyers in North Carolina. The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as plaintiff or defense trial lawyers.

Named as Top 100 Super Lawyers®

Attorney Joel R. Rhine has been selected as a Top 100 North Carolina Super Lawyer. Every year, Super Lawyers® evaluates lawyers across the country for its annual list of top attorneys. Each candidate is measured against 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Verified by Lead Counsel

Attorney Joel R. Rhine has been verified by Lead Counsel, an organization that offers consumers and businesses an objective and comprehensive evaluation tool to use when selecting legal representation.

Business Partner of Community Associations Institute

Rhine Law Firm, P.C., has partnered with theCommunity Associations Institute (CAI), a national nonprofit which provides advocacy, education, and support for America’s community associations, including homeowner, condominium, and cooperative associations.

Named “Top 40 Under 40”

Attorney Chris Barbour has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, an invitation-only organization restricted to attorneys younger than 40 in each state or region. Members have shown superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership.

Super Lawyers Top 100
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Legal Elite Award
Martindale-Hubbell Award
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National Trial Lawyers Top 100
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Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers
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Meet Your Legal Team

Working with our firm means your needs will be met and your questions answered by someone who knows your name and the details of your case — every time you call.

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Real People. Real Stories.

“Joel Rhine and his staff did everything possible to help us in a very dark period of our lives.”

“I couldn’t have asked for a better firm to handle my injury claim. If you do not have confidence with your attorney, you need to contact Rhine Law Firm immediately.”

“Rhine Law Firm went out of their way to make sure that my mother-in-law obtains everything she is entitled to in an injury case.”

“It was a long, arduous process and we cannot thank Joel and the rest of the team at Rhine Law Firm enough.”

“Joel will make sure you are well taken care of. He will fight for you and what you deserve and go to all measures to make sure you get it.”

Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Won

Our Past Victories

Pella Windows Class Action Case

$25.7 Million

Chinese Drywall Settlement Case

$24 Million

Marriott Vacation Club Class Action

$13.3 Million

Rhine Law Firm Difference

Why Choose Us?

  • National Practice with a Local Presence

  • Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Won

  • Over 30 Years of Experience

  • Experienced, Thorough & Dedicated Attorneys

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