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Don't Overlook the Power of Print
Power is defined by Merriam-Webster as "the ability to act or produce an effect; control, authority and influence". In contemplating what this applies to, print advertising most likely doesn't bubble to top of mind. But when it comes to your...

Marketing Partner Forum Recap: Junior Partner Investment Takes a Delicate Touch & Psychological Understanding
How law firms invest in junior partners and associates is a balance of planning, coaching, monitoring and handling the different psychological make-up of lawyers at the firms. A panel, entitled "Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been? Investing in...

Positioning Your Firm to Attract Referrals - Part 3
As mentioned in a recent Super Lawyers survey, expertise and reputation is the number one factor when a referring attorney sends a case.* Building a name for yourself in the community or doing self promotion relevant to your practice can...

Building Your Referral Network With Super Lawyers
In July 2015, we sent out a attorney referral survey to all recently selected Super Lawyers attorneys. The survey included 18 questions that focused on the importance of referrals when practicing law. Did you know 85% of attorneys selected to...

Free Webcast: 6 Ways to Put Your Legal Accolades to Work
Recognitions and honors are what the marketing world calls third-party validations, and they can be extremely valuable marketing tools for attorneys. They make you stand out in an increasingly competitive legal market. However, these benefits mean more when you promote...

Extending Holiday Cheer from Super Lawyers
Our Super Lawyers staff would like to wish you all a happy holiday with your family and friends. As a memento of our appreciation over the past year we invite you to view the video below. What's in store for...

Hot Off The Press

By Amy Kates
2016 Maryland Super Lawyers

McGuireWoods’ Ava Lias-Booker on why she’s tired of ‘first’ but not ‘more’

The Accidental Lawyer
By Beth Taylor
2015 Texas Super Lawyers

Carl Roth has racked up $2.4 billion worth of patent cases—and championed a heroic burn victim along the way

Half a Century and Counting
By Nancy Henderson
2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers

An oral history of attorneys who have been practicing since the 1950s

Family Ties

Family Ties
By RJ Smith
2016 Ohio Super Lawyers

How Craig Bashein helped the Chardon High victims’ families

The Man From Luck

The Man From Luck
By Jim Walsh
2015 Wisconsin Super Lawyers

Ardell Skow has spent 50 years taking personal injury cases in northwestern Wisconsin

Ask Super Lawyers

Can I Sue for Lost Wages Resulting from a Truck Accident in West Virginia?

Truck accidents can leave victims with lifelong injuries, lost wages, medical expenses and other personal losses: past, present and future. These are …

Answered by Jeffery L. Robinette, 2 weeks ago

Where do I find the source of my asbestos exposure in Illinois?

Asbestos was once widely used in construction and other industries for insulation and fire-proofing. However, all new uses of the material were …

Answered by Randy L. Gori, 2 weeks ago

What is the Importance of Carrying an Underinsured/Uninsured Motorist's Policy if You've Been Involved in a Car Accident in Texas?

Maybe you frequently drive on the Ronald Regan Memorial Highway in the Dallas-Fort Worth area or even through downtown San Antonio during rush hour. …

Answered by Ervin A. (Trey) Apffel, III, 3 days ago

Do I have a valid medical malpractice case in Maryland?

Do I Have a Valid Medical Malpractice Case in Maryland? Two years ago, you had a routine operation with one of the best surgeons in Baltimore. You …

Answered by Paul D. Bekman, 3 days ago

In Texas, How Do Motorcycle Accidents Differ from Motor Vehicle Accidents, and Why Should I Hire an Attorney Who Specializes in This Area?

While motorcycles are a lot of fun, they’re also dangerous. In fact, you are 26 times more likely to die in a motorcycle accident than a car …

Answered by Ervin A. (Trey) Apffel, III, 3 days 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

Leopold Z. Sher

Leopold Z. Sher

Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.

Co-managing member at Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, Leopold (“Lee”) Z. Sher is involved in major business, finance and commercial real estate transactions. His client list has included life insurance companies, asset based lenders, landlords and developers of hotels, industrial properties and office buildings. 

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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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