Posts tagged "selection"

From the Vault -- Nice Guy Robert Van Nest

In the cover story of the 2007 issue of Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine, we sat down with the man who once bested Al Davis, former owner of the Raiders: business litigator Robert A. Van Nest. He shared why "world-class litigator" and "decent guy" don't have to be mutually exclusive concepts. An excerpt:

Super Lawyers Selectee Argues Case in front of Supreme Court

The case, Howell versus Howell, started back in 1991 when Sandra Howell was awarded half of her husband John Howell's Air Force retirement pay. In May of 2017 it finally ended when Super Lawyers selectee Adam Unikowsky successfully argued that there was a difference between retirement pay and disability pay.

January Editorial Review

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.

How do you Celebrate Your Super Lawyers Selection?

For quite some time we've been intrigued to learn the ways our Super Lawyers and Rising Stars selectees promote and celebrate their accomplishments. Last month, we asked our Facebook community to let us know how they go about sharing the good news (and offered 4 Super Lawyers Pub Glasses as giveaway prize). Lawyers from all over the country sent various answers, each sharing their experiences (some more light-hearted than others). Let's look at what some of the Super Lawyers Facebook community members had to say.

Examining our Selection Process - Peer Evaluation by Practice Area

Last month we talked about the second step of the patented Super Lawyers selection process, independent research. Today we are back to culminate this blog series by examining the final phase of the process.

How to Participate in the Selection Process

In April 2013, the Super Lawyers selection process received a patent (U.S. Pat. No. 8,412,564) from The United States Patent and Trademark Office. This distinction is relevant to both attorneys and consumers, as it further demonstrates credibility as an impartial third-party rating system.