Inside Super Lawyers Blog

How to Build a Pro Bono Effort From Scratch

In the past two posts (here and here), we've talked about the pros and cons of pro bono. The newest Super Lawyers Playbook, Doing Good While Doing Well: A Road Map to Success with Pro Bono, shows that the pros outweigh the cons-if you manage your practice right.

From the Vault -- Nice Guy Robert Van Nest

In the cover story of the 2007 issue of Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine, we sat down with the man who once bested Al Davis, former owner of the Raiders: business litigator Robert A. Van Nest. He shared why "world-class litigator" and "decent guy" don't have to be mutually exclusive concepts. An excerpt:

A Visual Take on the Super Lawyers Selection Process

At Super Lawyers we've heard it all before....."How many people did she have to petition to be selected?" or even "His advertising dollars got him in the magazine." But see for yourself below and separate fact from fiction.

Super Lawyers in the News: Volkswagen, Med Mal Damages and Quincy Jones

Super Lawyers selectees are often in the headlines for anything from big settlements to high profile criminal cases to awards and recognitions. This happens when you're considered by your peers to be one of the best attorneys in your state. Below are just a few of their stories this month.

From the Vault -- Gerry Spence, "The Storyteller"

We were honored to sit down with Gerry Spence for the cover story of the 2010 issue of Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine. The legendary trial lawyer discussed everything from education to why he choose to focus on representing the marginalized. An excerpt:

June Editorial Showcases Both the Young and Tenured

Super Lawyers selectees are a diverse group of attorneys working for their communities in ways that inspire others, encourage participation in the law and advocate for justice no matter the client. Here are a few of their stories.

Super Lawyers in the News: Making A Murderer, Trump and the FBI

Super Lawyers listees are a diverse, uniquely talented group of individuals who thrive in a variety of practice areas. Because of their success, Super Lawyers selectees oftentimes make headlines for a number of reasons. This could be because of newsworthy cases or important causes they champion. Here are just a few headlines Super Lawyers selectees made in the month of June.

Super Lawyers Selectee Still Defending Rock Legends

It's almost eight minutes long, has been played over three million times on the radio and was one of the biggest songs of the 1970s. And for the past three years Super Lawyers selectee Peter Anderson successfully defended it from claims of copyright infringement.