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Did you know that received 6.4 million visits in 2013? That's a lot of people searching online for an attorney and landing on our website! What are you, as a selected attorney, going to do to capture their attention?...

Super Lawyers Picks the Winners of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship
What better predictor of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Championship than by number of attorneys selected to the 2013 Super Lawyers list who graduated from the participating colleges' law schools? After crunching the numbers, Super Lawyers predicts that on the evening...

Upcoming FindLaw Webcast on Reputation Management Features Selected Attorney Patrick J. Beirne
The Internet can be tricky to navigate for attorneys. On one hand, it's an incredibly powerful tool for marketing your firm and its services. On the other, it's akin to the Wild Wild West, where anything can be posted, Tweeted...

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If you've been thinking about purchasing an Ask Super Lawyers Answer Page, now is a great time to do so: this already affordable marketing solution is only $85 per month when you purchase by the end of February! Keep reading...

Announcing the Recipients of the 2013 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Awards
Super Lawyers is excited to announce the nine recipients of the 2013 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Awards. The Awards honor legal professionals, students, schools and institutions that exemplify excellence in the practice of law through offering volunteer legal services to...

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Consumers expect to have access to the information they want anytime and anywhere. Many of them spend an extensive amount of time researching online before they decide on a product or service, and the legal industry is no exception (recent...

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If I was injured by a defective product, who can I sue in Pennsylvania?

Everyday, consumers purchase products with expectations that they will receive satisfactory results from them. When this doesn’t happen and a …

Answered by William F. Goodrich, 21 hours ago

Can I get sole custody of my children in California?

  If you are going through a divorce, custody of your children is perhaps the most emotionally difficult issue for parents to address. First of all, …

Answered by Courtney L. Shepard, 1 hour ago

What type of lawyer do I need after an injury in Pennsylvania?

If you’ve been injured, you may be dealing with the stress of medical appointments and physical therapy. You may no longer be able to drive, so …

Answered by William F. Goodrich, 21 hours ago

How do I protect my family heirlooms during a divorce in California?

Division of property can be a tricky and emotional step in the divorce process. California is considered a “community property” state, which …

Answered by Courtney L. Shepard, 1 hour ago

How do you divide a business in a divorce in Minnesota?

  When spouses seek a divorce and one or both of them owns a business, the division of property and distribution of assets can be a bit complicated. …

Answered by Laurie Mack-Wagner, 19 hours ago

Super Lawyers Magazine
What is Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

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Advisory Board

The Super Lawyers Advisory Board

Thomas R. Kline

Thomas R. Kline

Kline & Specter, P.C.

Thomas R. Kline is a founding partner with Shanin Specter in the Philadelphia law firm of Kline & Specter, P.C., practicing in the area of catastrophic personal injury and mass tort litigation. Kline is the immediate past president of the Inner Circle of Advocates, described by The Washington Post as "a select group of 100 of the nation's most celebrated trial lawyers.”

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The Selection Process

Super Lawyers Selection Process Patented by The United States Patent and Trademark Office 

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. 

“We are honored to have a recently granted U.S. patent relating to lawyer-ratings. We take our credibility very seriously, and having a patent assures our customers that we strive to be innovation leaders in our area,” says Julie Gleason, the Director of Research at Super Lawyers. 


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