June 2017 Archives

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.

Pro Bono Work Nourishes the Soul

As long as the practice of law has been around, attorneys have been helping others. Legal services are valuable in our culture, but that value oftentimes makes them inaccessible to the underprivileged or to the organizations that may need them the most. The American Bar Association states that lawyers should aspire to render, without fee, at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services per year, with an emphasis that these services be provided to people of limited means or nonprofit organizations that serve the poor.

A Savvy Approach to Finding Quality Leads

For Hunt & Tuegel, PLLC out of Central Texas, free legal consultations were becoming an issue. While they were offering advice and sitting down face-to-face with prospects, they weren't seeing a return with regards to high quality clients. To remedy this issue, they decided to use their FindLaw website and Super Lawyers list selections to pursue the type of client they were interested in.