Posts tagged "Super Lawyers selection process"

Examining our Selection Process - Independent Research

In a September blog post we explored the first step of the patented Super Lawyers selection process, the creation of the candidate pool. Today we are talking about the second step: Independent Research. And don't forget, we'll be back next month to culminate this three-part blog series by highlighting the role peer evaluation plays in selection.

Examining our Selection Process - Creation of the Candidate Pool

Last month we took a look at some of the myths associated with our selection process and we debunked many of their claims. Now we're taking a deeper approach to educate consumers and attorneys on the ins and outs of how we compile our lists in a three-part blog series. Today we are talking about the first part of our selection process: creation of the candidate pool and nominations.

SuperLawyers.com Search has Gotten Smarter

At Super Lawyers we've been busy looking for ways to maintain our competitive advantage and provide a better user-experience for our visitors. Recently, we made enhancements to the SuperLawyers.com attorney directory result pages to provide a more relevant search for consumers and referring attorneys using our online directory. These enhancements are based on internal and external feedback and the ongoing importance of local signals for improved Search Engine Optimization. Now, we need a little bit of your help to make the most of these search enhancements.

Debunking Super Lawyers Myths

You've heard it before....."He must have paid a lot of money to be on the front cover of the magazine", "How many people did she have to petition to be selected?" or even "His advertising dollars got him in the magazine." This blog post exposes some of the wide-ranging myths we hear about our selection process - and the facts that debunk them.

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.

Standing out in the Crowd: The Value of a Rising Stars List Selection

When it comes to the ever-changing legal landscape, youth isn't always associated with success. For some young lawyers, the industry is more exciting and dynamic than ever, with technology bringing about rapid change and new opportunities in the practice of law. For others, doubt has crept in when thinking about their path to success. Attorneys face extraordinary competition for a shrinking number of positions, record levels of law school debt and uncertainly about whether their ambitious career goals are realistic.