Posts tagged "Super Lawyers Selectees"

A Nod To Community Service On "Love Your Lawyer Day"

On last year's "Love Your Lawyer Day," we asked attorneys why they chose to become lawyers. After all, the legal realm can be a challenging field, and it certainly isn't for everyone. In the responses we received, we saw two significant trends emerge.

Getting The Most Out Of That Social Post

So, you've been selected to a Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list. Congratulations, at the end of the day only 5 percent of attorneys are selected to the Super Lawyers list with another 2.5 percent selected to the Rising Stars list in each state. Last week we talked about sharing your accomplishments on social media. Now, let's take it a step further and make sure your posts are getting in front of the largest audience possible. After the high fives and handshakes, here are four applicable steps to help spread the word.

Getting Social With Your Selection

Legal consumers, especially millennials, are searching for you on social media. According to a recent FindLaw study, 37 percent of millennials, and 20 percent of general legal consumers are incorporating social media into their search for a lawyer. If you aren't there, these clients will go to a firm that is.

Super Lawyers in the News: Top Listers, Pro Bono Work and Central Park

When it comes to being selected to a Super Lawyers list we evaluate attorneys based on 12 indicators of professional achievement and peer recognition. One of the ways our research team goes about finding information on nominated attorneys is sifting through press clippings in scholarly journals and industry-specific magazines. In September alone we had a number of our selected attorneys make headlines. We invite you to learn a bit more about them below.

From the Vault ― Courtroom Alchemy with Dick DeGuerin

Texas legal legend Dick DeGuerin is known nationwide for representing clients like Tom DeLay, David Koresh and Robert Durst. After first profiling DeGuerin in 2007, we caught up with him again in the 2015 issue of Texas Super Lawyers, as he was continuing to represent Durst in the wake of the HBO documentary series The Jinx. An excerpt:

Super Lawyers in the News: Uber, GoFundMe Campaign and Dean Strang

From community newspapers to The New York Times to television spots as legal analysts our Super Lawyers selectees stay busy outside of the courtroom. As an ongoing blog feature we wanted to keep you up-to-date on their happenings each month. Here is recap of what transpired in August.

How to Build a Pro Bono Effort From Scratch

In the past two posts (here and here), we've talked about the pros and cons of pro bono. The newest Super Lawyers Playbook, Doing Good While Doing Well: A Road Map to Success with Pro Bono, shows that the pros outweigh the cons-if you manage your practice right.

A Visual Take on the Super Lawyers Selection Process

At Super Lawyers we've heard it all before....."How many people did she have to petition to be selected?" or even "His advertising dollars got him in the magazine." But see for yourself below and separate fact from fiction.

Super Lawyers in the News: Volkswagen, Med Mal Damages and Quincy Jones

Super Lawyers selectees are often in the headlines for anything from big settlements to high profile criminal cases to awards and recognitions. 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.