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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...

The Dream Team
Bush v. Gore may have divided the country, but it brought together the two attorneys arguing it: Theodore B. Olson of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, an assistant attorney general in the Reagan administration and future solicitor general for President George...

Bring online life to your firm today!
It should come as no surprise that the most popular method of finding a lawyer today is via...you guessed it...the Internet. It has given prospective clients the ability to thoroughly evaluate any attorney or firm. A potential client is looking for...

Looking to reach that digital audience? Purchase a Recognition Video Plaque today
Being named to a Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list is no small feat. Those selected can maximize the attention that comes with these honors. Awards and recognitions are what the marketing world calls third-party validations, and they can be...

Announcing the 2013 Pro Bono Super Lawyers Digital Magazine
The 2013 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award recipients have been announced and now you can read their stories in a special pro bono digital edition! In this special pro bono edition, you can read the in-depth stories of the nine...

Maximize Your Visibility with New Attention-Grabbing TopSpots
Did you know that SuperLawyers.com 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?...

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Firm Values

Firm Values
By Joe Mullich
2014 Northern California Super Lawyers

For Morrison & Foerster, pro bono work is more than just a priority


The Good Foot Soldier
By Beth Taylor
2014 Washington Super Lawyers

David Goodnight’s client list ranges from Amazon to Monsanto to a Napa Valley vineyard—and in his spare time, the Stoel Rives litigator helps Burundian widows rebuild their lives


Comfortable in Sacramento

Comfortable in Sacramento
By Larry Rosen
2014 Northern California Super Lawyers

Gary L. Bradus brokers 9-figure deals, but at heart he’s a ‘small-town’ kind of guy


The Rock Star

The Rock Star
By Ross Anderson
2014 Washington Super Lawyers

High-profile trials and links to headline-grabbers like Amanda Knox and Mary Kay Letourneau have garnered the spotlight for Anne Bremner, bringing celebrity and sprezzatura


At Your Service

At Your Service
By Marc Ramirez
2014 Texas Rising Stars

Lessons learned as an Air Force captain have inspired Jeff Whitfield’s litigation practice—and his commitment to helping veterans


Ask Super Lawyers

Can a Connecticut court enforce or modify my divorce judgment if it was issued in another state?

Under Connecticut law, any party to a matrimonial action brought in another state can file a certified copy of such a “foreign” state’s divorce …

Answered by H. Daniel Murphy, 2 days ago


How is child custody determined in Connecticut?

Connecticut follows in the footsteps of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) when determining child custody …

Answered by H. Daniel Murphy, 1 day ago


How will the Court determine the validity of a prenuptial agreement in Maryland?

Because a prenuptial agreement is a contract, a Maryland court reviews it under the objective law of contract interpretation.  To establish the …

Answered by Brian K. Pearlstein, 4 days ago


Do I Need A Lawyer For A Personal Injury Case In Florida?

Dealing with a serious injury on your own without an understanding of the complexities of the law, insurance companies' desire to limit or have you …

Answered by David S. Farber, 2 weeks ago


What is the deadline for a state or federal habeas petition in Virginia?

Calculating habeas petition deadlines is a tricky business and trips up many lawyers who do not regularly handle habeas petitions. There are many …

Answered by Jonathan P. Sheldon, 1 week ago



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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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Mark Lanier

Mark Lanier

The Lanier Law Firm

W. Mark Lanier founded The Lanier Law Firm in 1990. Since then, Lanier has earned widespread recognition as one of the top trial lawyers in the United States. His work for clients across the country is supported by firm offices in Houston, New York, Los Angeles and Palo Alto, Calif.

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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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