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Consumers Overwhelmingly Trust Online Reviews, Says New FindLaw and Super Lawyers Survey

For the past year both Super Lawyers and FindLaw have been advocating about the value of being proactive when it comes to managing your reputation online. Now there's more proof to that claim.

Capturing the Trustworthiness of Online Reviews

As a Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list selectee, you are among a unique group of attorneys who withstood the rigor of our patented selection process to earn a prestigious honor. That doesn't mean your reputation is perpetually perfect, especially in the world of online reviews.

Pro Bono Work is One Reason to "Love Your Lawyer"

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".

Super Lawyers Summer Giveaway Recap

Earlier this July Super Lawyers held its first ever social media giveaway. We asked our Facebook community to comment what they believed are the top three traits that exemplify outstanding lawyers, then selected one community member at random and sent them four Super Lawyers pub glasses. Lawyers from all over the country sent various answers, each sharing their opinion on what it takes to be an outstanding lawyer. Let's look at what some of the Super Lawyers Facebook community members had to say.

Check out the January Super Lawyers Digital Magazine Releases

January is a busy month for Super Lawyers with the release of four magazines: 2015 Ohio & Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine and the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Going forward, we'll be posting a blog each month to give you a preview of each magazine at the time of release. These posts will feature front cover stories, briefs and question & answer highlights. 

Super Lawyers Presents New Website Dedicated to Law Schools

It seems like everywhere you turn someone has an opinion on law school: is it worth the investment? What type of law should you study? Where should you go? Our new website helps prospective students begin their research by targeting the top five things they should consider when selecting a law school:

Ted Olson's Going Rate: $1,800 an Hour

Olson-2.jpgIn recently disclosed court filings in the bankruptcy case of LightSquare Inc., a wireless-networking venture, it was revealed that Ted Olson of Gibson Dunn, whom we featured in our most recent edition of Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, billed $1,800 an hour for his services. That's the highest rate ever to be publicly disclosed, according to Valeo Partners, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm that maintains a database of legal rates pulled from court filings and other public information.

Dorsey & Whitney Turns 100

Venerable Minneapolis-based law firm Dorsey & Whitney turned 100 over the weekend with a panoply of festivities, including a walleye-and-steak dinner for 1,000 Saturday night at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Gives us occasion to look back at our wide-ranging discussion last year with the managing partner of the firm, Marianne Short, which you can find here.