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Above the Law turns 3

 The gossipy, irreverent, and occasionally, newsbreaking blog Above the Law celebrates its third anniversary today. In looking over the debut post, Letter from the Editor, from three years ago, we have to say the blog has certainly remained true to its mission of having fun with the law. Happy anniversary to one of our favorite sites!

Washington state's top law schools

 The University of Washington has the most graduates on this year's Washington Super Lawyers list (248 graduates, or 23 percent of the list). Check out our list of the ten law schools that produced the most graduates on the 2009 list. 

Super Lawyers in the News: Minnesota legend Harry Sieben

Great article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Harry Sieben (Minnesota Super Lawyers 1991 to present), now stepping down as managing partner of Sieben, Grose, Von Holtum & Carey -- the "Know your rights" law firm.

Temple Grads Top Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List

 Temple University Beasley School of Law has the most graduates on the 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list (332 graduates, 15 percent of the list), followed by Villanova (294, 13 percent) and the University of Pennsylvania (250, 11 percent).

Super Lawyers in the News: Norm Pattis on Today Show

Norm Pattis (Connecticut Super Lawyers 2006-09) represents Nancy Tyler, the lawyer who was held hostage by her ex-husband in a12 hour stand-off with police. Pattis and Tyler appeared on the Today Show this morning. 

University of Florida Law School is Head of the Class in Sunshine State

The University of Florida Levin College of Law had the most graduates on the 2009 Florida Super Lawyers listwith 762 of its graduates or 26 percent of the Super Lawyers roster for Florida.    The University of Miami ranked second with 447 Super Lawyers graduates or 15 percent of the state’s total.  The University of Florida is also the top Florida school in the U.S. News & World Report rankings coming in at number 51 in the nation. The University of Miami was ranked number 71 in the nation by US News.

Super Lawyers in the News: A battle of wills over Michael Jackson's estate

We know there’s a shortage of Michael Jackson in your news, so we thought we’d dust off a couple of Jacko-related items for you. These are exclusive feature profiles we ran of two of the key players in the the unfolding Jackson estate drama. John Branca, co-executor of Michael Jackson’s will, was profiled in the 2006 Southern California Super Lawyers. Jackson’s parents, Joseph and Katherine Jackson, are represented by L. Londell McMillan, profiled in the 2007 New York Super Lawyers magazine.