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"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...

"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...

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Ask Super Lawyers

What are my options when I have been seriously injured and have no income so I can’t pay my bills in California?

The first step someone should take of they have been seriously injured in an accident is to find a lawyer who will be able to answer your …

Answered by Douglas F. Welebir, 12 hours ago

What to look for in a lawyer when a loved one has sustained a serious brain injury in California?

The first steps someone should take if a loved one has sustained a serious brain injury is to find a lawyer immediately.  It’s important to find …

Answered by James F. Tierney, III, 12 hours ago

Do I Need A Lawyer For A DUI In Ohio?

Hire a Lawyer if You Have Been Charged With an OVI in Ohio If you have been charged with an OVI in Ohio, you should hire a competent DUI lawyer. A …

Answered by Charles H. Rittgers, 12 hours ago

Do I need an attorney for a motorcycle accident in Ohio?

Hire a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer  Motorcycle accident cases are different from car accident cases. Motorcycle riders face an uphill battle with …

Answered by Charles H. Rittgers, 12 hours ago

What to do if a loved one has suffered a burn injury in California?

The first step someone should take is to find a lawyer right away. You need a lawyer who has experience in the particular injury and are experts in …

Answered by Cory R. Weck, 12 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

Bettina B. Plevan

Bettina B. Plevan

Proskauer Rose LLP

Betsy Plevan is a senior partner of Proskauer Rose LLP where she specializes in employment litigation and has served as a member of its Executive Committee. She served as President of the New York City Bar Association 2004 – 2006 and is currently the Chair of the Council on International Affairs of the New York City Bar. 

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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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