We got a huge response to our call for nominations this year. We got more than 150 nominations, and from those we narrowed the field down to the ten best. There were many good websites among the nominees, but this year’s top ten may be the strongest we have seen.

This year, we saw a lot of new websites, and unlike last year, the vast majority of the nominations we received were responsive. We also saw a lot of personality. The top ten include some strikingly simple design, a website for victims of sexual abuse with a nondescript “fast exit” button, an upbeat bankruptcy firm, emoji, and more.

We saw so many interesting websites, in fact, that 2016 may turn out to be the year that bad law-firm websites start to stick out like a sore thumb.

A word on the judging. This year we got help from Sam, Aaron, Holden, and Andy. We didn’t use any set criteria other than eliminating non-responsive websites. Feel free to weigh in with your own criteria in the comments.

Without further ado, here are the top ten of 2016 …

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