Posts tagged "Super Lawyers Magazine"

From the Vault -- "The Lawyer Who Can Save Your Soul"

Emile Banks has come a long way. Arrested while growing up in Chicago for trying to scare neighborhood bullies with his mother's handgun, he spent a night in jail at 12 years old. "I had to sleep with a bunch of criminals," Banks told us in the 2006 issue of Wisconsin Super Lawyers Magazine. "I knew one thing: I was never going to end up in that place again."

Caring About Your Clients

Client relationships used to be confined to in-person conversations and word-of-mouth referrals. A legal consumer showed up at your door with an issue, you solved it and then they told their friends and family about you. Rinse and repeat.

From the Vault -- "The Mississippi Advocate"

Microsoft. 3M. Progressive Insurance. Wayne Drinkwater's corporate clients--which he tends to defend in multimillion-dollar lawsuits--are household names. But the partner with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Jackson, Mississippi, may be best known for the long string of cases he's tried with the goal of enacting change in the public interest. "I think that one of a lawyer's obligations is not simply to do well, but to do good," he told us in the 2007 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers Magazine.

Case Study: Leveraging a Selection to Expand a Niche Practice

Claudia Lagos is a four-time Super Lawyers Rising Stars selectee specializing in criminal defense and representing clients in Boston and throughout Massachusetts. Early in her career, Lagos relied solely on referrals, but recently she invested in an upgraded SuperLawyers.com profile and advertising opportunities through the SuperLawyers.com directory.

Super Lawyers Selectees Come in Many Forms

The journey to become a Super Lawyers selectee has many paths. In the most recent issues of Super Lawyers Magazine, the passion, determination and persistence of the Super Lawyers selectees jumps off the page. Read each article to get a better look at the hard work necessary to make the Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers Selectees Reflect on Making a Murderer Case

Steven Avery's case is back in the national spotlight as Netflix debuted the second season of Making a Murderer, nearly three years after the first season created a furor across the country.

From the Vault -- "His Excellency"

The New York City skyline is a collection of greatest hits for Jonathan Mechanic. The celebrated real estate lawyer with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson has been involved in the sale, lease or purchase of some of the most recognizable buildings in NYC, including Radio City Music Hall, the MetLife Building and the Time Warner Center. And then there's the $5.4 billion sale of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village to developer Tishman Speyer Properties. In the 2007 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine, Mechanic let us in on his love of real estate.

When a Top Lawyer Meets Super Lawyers: Varghese & Associates, P.C.

When Vinoo Varghese was selected to the Super Lawyers list for the first time in 2015, he'd already developed a reputation as one of New York's top white-collar criminal defense attorneys.

Top Notch Attorneys Deserve Top Notch Headshots

More people have greater access to good photography equipment, but the art of photography remains elusive for the average person holding a camera. As a top-rated lawyer, it's as critical as ever to entrust the initial impressions of your law firm to a professional.