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Super Lawyers Magazine Reins in Prestigious Journalism Award

The Super Lawyers Editorial team was back at it this past Thursday, garnering a Silver Award in the Feature Story category from the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association (MMPA) at their annual gala held at Aria in Minneapolis.

Morris Dees Receives ABA's Highest Honor

The American Bar Association (ABA) today bestowed its highest honor, the ABA Medal, on the civil rights legend, who heads the Southern Poverty Law Center. To read our Q&A with him, from 2009 in Alabama Super Lawyers, go here. A remarkable career.

From the Vault: Jere Beasley's tractor safety victory

In the inaugural issue of Alabama Super Lawyers, back in 2008, we featured Jere Beasley, senior member of the firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles. Beasley is credited for ensuring a major tractor manufacturer incorporated rollover protection into its vehicles, thanks to a case he took to trial in September 1993. From the piece:

In the 2011 Issue of Alabama Super Lawyers

ALSLRS11_SMCover.jpgIn the latest issue of Alabama Super Lawyers (available online, digitally, via app, and in magazine form), our cover story is about Mike Atchison of Birmingham's Burr & Forman. Atchison, who has been practicing law for 40 years, started working as a reporter, covering issues involving the Ku Klux Klan and experiencing sermons by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., before attending law school. Over his career, Atchison learned the important lessons of treating everyone with respect and always doing the right thing. Says his Burr & Forman colleague Ed Hardin, "If there ever was a true gentleman, it's Mike Atchison. In spite of the personal consequences or obstacles or risk of personal ridicule or social pressures, Mike always does what is right under the circumstances."