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Magazine Advertising Doesn't Take a Vacation
It seems like everywhere you turn someone has an opinion on magazine advertising. Some say it's too expensive, outdated or difficult to track return on investment. Did you know magazines rank #1 out of 16 mediums for consumers having a...

Get to Know the 2014 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award Recipients
From now until early May, we'll be highlighting all the 2014 Pro Bono Award recipients on what inspires them to help those in need. Today we invite you to meet attorneys Kathleen Gasparian and Gary Udashen. KATHLEEN C. GASPARIAN Gasparian...

Super Lawyers Selectees Pick Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as Their #1 Choice for Lunch Date
The dream of noshing with a Supreme Court justice would seem to be the ultimate lunch date. But which justice? And where would you take them? Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, surveyed 99 of the top lawyers in the...

Recapping February's Super Lawyers Magazine Releases
February is coming to a close and we wanted to share with you a bit about the editorial subjects for the four magazines released this month: 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 San Diego Super...

Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2014 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Awards
Super Lawyers is excited to announce the eight recipients of the 2014 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Awards. The Awards honor legal professionals, students, schools and institutions that exemplify excellence in the practice of law through offering volunteer legal services to...

How to Participate in the Selection Process
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...

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‘Hey Chick, Want to Go to Court?’

‘Hey Chick, Want to Go to Court?’
By Steve Knopper
2015 Southern California Super Lawyers

An oral history of the good, the bad and the ugly experiences of the first wave of female attorneys


How Dondi West Was Won
By Ross Pfund
2015 Maryland Super Lawyers

The Baltimore lawyer keeps his eyes on the frontiers of technology while helping fellow service members


“Why Are You Competing With Me?”

“Why Are You Competing With Me?”
By Steve Knopper
2015 Indiana Super Lawyers

An oral history of the first wave of female attorneys


Encountering Mrs. Smith
By Eileen Smith Dallabrida
2015 New Jersey Super Lawyers

It would take more than a doubting guidance counselor to keep Miguel Alexander Pozo from his dream


On the Variety of Things

On the Variety of Things
By Angela McManaman
2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers

To general litigator Dean Laing, it’s a new day every day


Ask Super Lawyers

What Can I Do If I Have a Dispute About The Purchase Or Sale Of A California Business?

The purchase or sale of a business entity can be both very exciting and stressful at the same time. For business sellers, it may be hard to let go of …

Answered by Steve Coopersmith, 12 hours ago


What happens in New York if I am in an accident with a car and I have no medical insurance?

If you are injured in an auto accident, the first $50,000 of medical bills will be paid for by the no-fault insurance company for the vehicle that …

Answered by Stephan H. Peskin, 1 week ago


Who pays my medical bills if I am injured in an accident in New York?

If you are injured in an auto (truck, bus) accident in New York, you may be covered by "no-faut" insurance.  If you are a driver and are involved in …

Answered by Stephan H. Peskin, 1 week ago


Can I sue my lawyer in California?

Most people don't realize they have every right to seek damages against their lawyer if he or she causes them harm. It's called "legal malpractice" …

Answered by Dan L. Stanford, 6 days ago


Can I sue my landlord in New York for injuries inside the building?

In some cases, yes, whether you are the tenant or a guest of a tenant. In general, a landlord must keep the building in good repair and prevent a …

Answered by Stephan H. Peskin, 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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Advisory Board

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Thomas R. Kline

Thomas R. Kline

Kline & Specter, P.C.

Thomas R. Kline is a founding partner with Shanin Specter in the Philadelphia law firm of Kline & Specter, P.C., practicing in the area of catastrophic personal injury and mass tort litigation. Kline is the immediate past president of the Inner Circle of Advocates, described by The Washington Post as "a select group of 100 of the nation's most celebrated trial lawyers.”

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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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