Colorado Super Lawyers: By the Numbers

The latest issue of Colorado Super Lawyers is out this month. Here are some of the numbers we crunched from among the listees:

  1. We received more than 14,500 nominations and evaluations for the 2012 Colorado Super Lawyers list.
  2. Average years in practice for lawyers on the list: 30
  3. Percent of lawyers selected this year who have been on the list each of the last five years: 51

Four attorneys have been listed in the Top 10 each of the last five years. They are:

The earliest year of admittance for any lawyer on the list is 1952: Lawrence Litvak, of Litvak Litvak Mehrtens and Epstein, our Q&A last year.

Here are the top 10 practice areas:

PRACTICE AREA

COUNT

PCT.

Business Litigation

134

12.5%

Real Estate

91

8.5%

Family Law

58

5.4%

Employment & Labor

52

4.9%

Estate Planning & Probate

49

4.6%

Personal Injury Plaintiff: General

43

4.0%

Criminal Defense

40

3.7%

Civil Litigation Defense

32

3.0%

Construction Litigation

31

2.9%

Environmental

30

2.8%

 

Finally, the list by firm size:

  • 1-10: 37.5%
  • 11-100: 32.0%
  • 101-500: 21.7%
  • 501-1,000: 7.8%
  • 1,000+: 0/9%