The featured attorneys in Super Lawyers Magazines are often chosen not only because of their legal excellence, but because of the interesting lives they've led. The 2017 Texas Super Lawyers Magazine - Rising Stars and the 2017 Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine were both released in March and feature young attorneys who are respected across their state's legal industry.
Super Lawyers selectees are often in the headlines for anything from big settlements to high profile criminal cases to awards and profiles. 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.
In 2012 issue of Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, we published an award-winning oral history focusing on the legal fallout of the tragedy in Littleton. We spoke to six attorneys, including James A. Cederberg, who represented one of the victims; and John M. Richilano, who defended a friend of the shooters. An excerpt:
February saw the release of three new magazines: Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine, San Diego Super Lawyers Magazine and Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine. The new issues introduce the attorneys in Atlanta influenced by early civil rights leaders, the politest lawyer in Indiana and a man out of San Diego who understands the modern attention span. Super Lawyers selectees are nominated because of their success in the field which comes from unique and diverse backgrounds. As these Super Lawyers Magazines proves, each has a story to tell.
In the 2008 issue of Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine, we published one of Editor-in-Chief Erik Lundegaard's all-time favorite features: a profile of former Detroit undercover cop Bernard Taylor, now a class action and mass torts attorney at Alston & Bird in Atlanta. An excerpt:
As January comes to a close we wanted to recap some of the editorial features for the four magazines released this past month: 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine and the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine.
With the recent release of the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine we wanted to take a look back at the cover feature for our first ever magazine in that region. Legendary Los Angeles IP litigator Morgan Chu has been making headlines his entire career-including in the pages of Super Lawyers. Here we look back at Chu's journey to the law and his incredible career, as first written in the 2004 edition of Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine.
It seems that everywhere you turn unofficial holidays that highlight certain groups of people like authors, vegans or even Star Wars fans are fast becoming commonplace. Now lawyers have a holiday of their own: "Love Your Lawyer Day".
The conversation about great lawyers on film used to begin and end with Atticus Finch, with maybe Lt. Daniel Kaffee, Sir Wilfred Robarts or young Abe Lincoln tossed in for good measure.
Super Lawyers' editorial is paving the way in more ways than one. Its exceptional storytelling recently covered such topics as China's evolving legal system, police brutality, LGBT discrimination and civil rights in the past year, resulting in six new journalism awards!