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Introducing the 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition Digital Magazine
The 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition is here! This annual publication includes exceptional attorneys from over 9,000 firms who have mastered their skills in five different business-related practice areas: Business & Transactions; Construction, Real Estate and Environmental; Employment; Intellectual Property;...

Defending People after the Worst Day of Their Life
Criminal defense attorney Margaret Sind Raben of Gurewitz & Raben shares stories of incorrect paperwork, double jeopardy and the legal definition of a dating relationship.  Q: Did you do criminal defense from the start? A: When I first started practicing,...

Tom Kline -- Bringing it All Back Home
Tom Kline has been our number one rated attorney in Pennsylvania every year since 2004, when we first started rating attorneys in the state. He was our first cover subject and is a founding and current member of the Super Lawyers...

Connect with Motivated Clients as the Expert in Your Field
Looking to highlight your expertise to a group of consumers at an affordable price? Our Ask Super Lawyers Answer Page allows you to showcase your knowledge in a specific area of law with a state-specific question and answer set. This...

Sharing Excellence at the Super Lawyers Advisory Board Retreat
Super Lawyers recently completed its 2014 Advisory Board Retreat, held October 17-19 in Rancho Mirage, California. Attendees included 18 members of the National Advisory Board along with Super Lawyers and FindLaw management. The Super Lawyers Advisory Board is composed of...

Super Lawyers Goes Mobile
As the Smartphone market continues to grow with no signs of slowing down, it is extremely important to ensure that mobile users are served content formatted for mobile devices giving them the best user experience possible. After all, mobile web...

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Rodeo Mentality
By Nancy Rommelmann
2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers

After a rodeo injury, Wyoming's J. Kent Rutledge decided to go to law school

A Damon Runyon Kind of Practice
By Beth Taylor
2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers

Judd Burstein is mum on Fox News, but not on the mob or Don King

Bearing His Name

Bearing His Name
By David Levine
2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers

How E. Stewart Jones Jr. deals with a powerful legacy

Essentially Allyson Ho

Essentially Allyson Ho
By Carlos Harrison
2014 Texas Super Lawyers

A harp performance at Sandra Day O’Connor’s request came early in a legal career that is hitting all the right notes

Defending the Mastros

Defending the Mastros
By Bob Geballe
2014 Washington Super Lawyers

Jim Frush has always lived for high stakes—and high peaks

Ask Super Lawyers

In Michigan, can I sue a doctor or hospital for medical malpractice or negligence, causing cerebral palsy or other injury in my child or baby?

Yes, in Michigan, you can sue for medical negligence causing injury, including cerebral palsy, to your child. This may occur in pregnancy …

Answered by Russell Gregory, 1 day ago

DUI in North Carolina on base at Ft. Bragg what do I do?

If you are charged with driving under the influence (”DUI”) on base at Fort Bragg, your first step should be to consult an attorney about …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts, 19 hours ago

Will I Go To Jail For A Felony In North Carolina?

Felony charges are much more serious than misdemeanor charges in North Carolina. Most misdemeanor charges have a maximum sentence of 120 days in …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts, 22 hours ago

What are the best qualities to look for in finding a criminal attorney in North Carolina?

When facing criminal charges and seeking defense representation, an individual will first want the attorney to be proficient in criminal law. A …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts, 22 hours ago

How to get a felony dropped or reduced to a misdemeanor in North Carolina?

A felony charge can be reduced to a misdemeanor by pleading to the lesser charge, or by disproving the felonious element of the crime. To begin with, …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts, 22 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 includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

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Advisory Board

The Super Lawyers Advisory Board

Laurel G. Bellows

Laurel G. Bellows

The Bellows Law Group, P.C.

Laurel Bellows, principal of The Bellows Law Group, P.C. is an internationally recognized business lawyer counseling senior executives and corporations in the United States and globally on employment matters, employment and severance agreements, executive compensation and workplace disputes. Her expertise in executive compensation matters also includes mid-level management compensation and human resource/talent management matters involving incentives, retirement and workforce restructuring.

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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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