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A Look Back at September Super Lawyers Magazine Releases
As September passes we wanted to recap some of the editorial subjects for the two magazines released this past month: 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine and 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine. We are also thrilled to announce that...

Examining our Selection Process - Creation of the Candidate Pool
Last month we took a look at some of the myths associated with our selection process and we debunked many of their claims. Now we're taking a deeper approach to educate consumers and attorneys on the ins and outs of... Search has Gotten Smarter
At Super Lawyers we've been busy looking for ways to maintain our competitive advantage and provide a better user-experience for our visitors. Recently, we made enhancements to the attorney directory result pages to provide a more relevant search for...

Be Your Own Legal Marketer - Part 2
Last month we discussed the value of self-promotion in our blog titled Be Your Own Legal Marketer - Part 1. Today we're coming back with five more marketing tactics that will be sure to offer you and your firm an...

August Super Lawyers Magazine Review
With August ending we wanted to take a look back at the two magazines released this month: 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine and 2015 Upstate New York Super Lawyers Magazine. 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine This issue's cover...

Be Your Own Legal Marketer - Part 1
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...

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Ask Super Lawyers

What is the time limit for bringing a lawsuit for sex abuse or sex assault in California?

California has a complicated set of rules for the filing deadline for a child sex abuse or molestation case.  The best advice possible is for the …

Answered by David M. Ring, 3 days ago

What is the best way to find a car accident lawyer in Georgia?

Personal Injury Lawyer for Tough Injury and Death cases Traumatic brain injury - TBI - after a car accident? If you are seeking a personal injury …

Answered by William C. Head, 6 days ago

What is second degree rape in North Carolina?

When facing criminal charges and seeking defense representation, an individual will first want the lawyer to be proficient in criminal law. A …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts, 1 week ago

Do I need to hire a lawyer if my child was the victim of sex abuse committed by a school teacher or coach in California?

There are few things worse for a parent than learning that their child was victimized by a teacher or coach at school.  Child sex abuse is a major …

Answered by David M. Ring, 3 days ago

Can I sue a school, church, youth league, day care, or some other entity that employed the teacher, coach, priest, or employee that molested my child in California?

California allows victims of sex abuse, sex harassment, rape, or sex assault to file suit not only against the perpetrator of the crime, but also the …

Answered by David M. Ring, 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

Stacy D. Phillips

Stacy D. Phillips

Phillips Lerner, A Law Corporation

Stacy D. Phillips is a Certified Family Law Specialist and founder and Managing Principal of Phillips Lerner, A Law Corporation, a full-service family law firm in Los Angeles. Phillips represents business executives, entrepreneurs, sports, entertainment, political and religious figures and other high net worth individuals. 

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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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