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Magazine Publishes: Jan 8, 2016   Data Verifications Due: Oct 23, 2015
Nominations Open: Jan 12, 2015   Standard Profile Due: Oct 23, 2015
Nominations Closed: Jun 23, 2015   Display Ad Closed: Oct 30, 2015
Notifications Mailed: Jul 22, 2015   Ad Materials Due: Nov 6, 2015
    Embargo Date: Jan 8, 2016
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Does an agreement have to be made in writing in order to be enforceable in Illinois?

In general, verbal and written contracts are both enforceable in Illinois. However, Illinois law requires certain contracts to be in writing to …

Answered by Louis D. Bernstein, 1 month ago

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

It depends on how the injury occurred and the severity of that injury. In any event, you should always speak to a lawyer as soon as possible after an …

Answered by Joseph G. Klest, 7 months ago

If I was in a car accident in Illinois, what should I do?

At the scene of the accident, it's helpful if you gather details, including the other party's name, insurance company name and policy number. Take …

Answered by Clifford W. Horwitz, 11 months ago

Articles from Illinois Super Lawyers
Collective Conscience

Collective Conscience
By Nancy Shepherdson
2015 Illinois Super Lawyers

Jim Franczek is a management-side bargainer, but he never forgets what life is like for working men and women

Don’t Tell Karen McNulty Enright She Can’t Do Something

Don’t Tell Karen McNulty Enright She Can’t Do Something
By William Wagner
2015 Illinois Super Lawyers

Unless you want it done

A More Inclusive Way

A More Inclusive Way
By Harris Meyer
2015 Illinois Super Lawyers

Maurice Grant makes it his business to boost diversity

‘DUI Don’
By Lauren Peck
2015 Illinois Super Lawyers

Donald Ramsell is the authority on Illinois’ drinking and driving laws

An Effective Voice
By Kevin Davis
2015 Illinois Super Lawyers

Appellate lawyer Linda Coberly fights for immigrants’ rights

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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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