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A Look Back at June Super Lawyers Magazine Releases
2015 Florida Super Lawyers Magazine Our inaugural issue of Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Magazine, back in 2006, featured Pedro Martinez-Fraga on the cover. A decade later, we're still going strong. The front cover features Jeffrey Warren who doesn't...

Is Your Firm Equipped to Reach the Hispanic Community?
Are you aware of the growth opportunities among Hispanic Americans but haven't taken the steps to reach the market? Hispanics are now the fastest growing demographic in the U.S. It's predicted that by 2060, Hispanics will make up approximately one-third...

A Q&A with Lani Guinier
Rosa Parks is helped by Lani Guinier (R) down the steps on the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1993, on the 30th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington. The Harvard law professor and civil rights...

You've Earned the Legal Accolade. Now What?
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...

Super Lawyers returns to the Waldorf Astoria in New York City
On Wednesday, June 3, Super Lawyers revisited the Waldorf Astoria Hotel to honor the attorneys that are newly selected to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers & Rising Stars lists. A former annual stop on the Super Lawyers event...

2014 Pro Bono Awards Recipients Give a Voice to the Underrepresented
In our latest magazine devoted to the stories of the 2014 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award recipients, you will read about lawyers giving back and making a difference with their exceptional pro bono efforts. This is the fourth year that...

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Cynthia Ciancio Speaks Her Mind

Cynthia Ciancio Speaks Her Mind
By Jessica Centers Glynn
2015 Colorado Super Lawyers

The family law lawyer fights escalation before seeking annihilation

Stuart M. Grant’s Double Secret Probation

Stuart M. Grant’s Double Secret Probation
By Matt Amis
2015 Delaware Super Lawyers

Inside the record-setting corporate litigation practice of Delaware’s most well-rounded man

The Best Lawyer Bobby Lee Cook Has Seen

The Best Lawyer Bobby Lee Cook Has Seen
By Jerry Grillo
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What criminal defense attorney Steve Sadow knows can acquit you

Moving Walls

Moving Walls
By Michael Corcoran
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The hard hats in personal injury lawyer Matt Matheny’s office are not for decoration

The Adjusters

The Adjusters
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2015 Colorado Super Lawyers

Roberts Levin Rosenberg is the insurance when insurance isn’t

Ask Super Lawyers

What is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust in Pennsylvania?

Everybody needs a will. A will is a legal document that determines what happens to your property and possessions when you die. It allows you to leave …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 3 weeks ago

What rights do I have as a pregnant employee in California?

Many women are concerned about what their rights are when they become pregnant. This is intended to be a practical guide about what rights pregnant …

Answered by Christopher R. LeClerc, 1 week ago

Do You Always Need A Lawyer For A Divorce In Colorado?

Although many court forms are available online to assist parties in obtaining a divorce without attorneys, representing yourself in a divorce is not …

Answered by Alexandra M. White, 1 week ago

Do I need an attorney to adopt a child in Pennsylvania?

Some websites will tell you that there are two ways to adopt, through an attorney and through an agency. However, hiring a Philadelphia family law …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 3 weeks ago

How can I determine if there are hidden assets to consider during my Pennsylvania divorce?

During a Pennsylvania divorce, the property that you had as a married couple must be divided into two separate parts. In order to accomplish this …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 3 weeks ago

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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

Kenzo Kawanabe

Kenzo Kawanabe

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Partner Kenzo Kawanabe represents clients dealing with commercial disputes, intellectual property issues, mass torts and products liability. In facing hundreds of plaintiffs as part of nationwide mass tort litigation against a pharmaceutical company, Kawanabe has been a leader of the defense team.

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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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