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Introducing the 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition Digital Magazine
The 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition is here! This annual publication includes exceptional attorneys from over 9,000 firms who have mastered their skills in five different business-related practice areas: Business & Transactions; Construction, Real Estate and Environmental; Employment; Intellectual Property;...

Defending People after the Worst Day of Their Life
Criminal defense attorney Margaret Sind Raben of Gurewitz & Raben shares stories of incorrect paperwork, double jeopardy and the legal definition of a dating relationship.  Q: Did you do criminal defense from the start? A: When I first started practicing,...

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...

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Life After Life Without Parole

Life After Life Without Parole
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2014 Southern California Rising Stars

Marshall Camp successfully argued the first case under the Fair Sentencing for Youth Act

How Theodore Babbitt Turned His Life Around

How Theodore Babbitt Turned His Life Around
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2014 Florida Super Lawyers

A stint in the Marines lit a fire under the onetime underachiever

The Natural

The Natural
By RJ Smith
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Litigator E. Powell Miller loves the national pastime and has one of his own: winning multimillion-dollar cases

A Separation
By Jim Walsh
2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers

Nooshin Namazi’s journey from Iran to Long Island

Mission: Control

Mission: Control
By Nancy Rommelmann
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Aviation attorney Michael L. Slack, a former NASA engineer, shoots for industry reform as well as client compensation

Ask Super Lawyers

I have been sexually harassed. What can a Minnesota sexual harassment lawyer do to help?

Sexual harassment continues to be a pervasive problem in the workplace for employees and employers. A sexual harassment lawyer can help you …

Answered by Frances E. Baillon, 1 day ago

I work as a server in a restaurant in New York, can I be forced to share my tips and what am I owed if I am not getting the proper tips to being me up to the minimum wage?

In New York, the minimum wage is currently $8 per hour. In 2015, it will be $8.75 per hour and on or after 2/31/2015 it will be $9 per hour. In a …

Answered by Larry Cary, 10 hours ago

How do I drop domestic violence charges in Massachusetts?

Domestic violence cases are treated differently from most other criminal cases in Massachusetts. Having started my career as a prosecutor in …

Answered by David R. Yannetti, 10 hours ago

Is it legal for a restaurant in New York to have a shared tip pool for waiters, waitresses and other servers?

Yes, so long as the other workers are in positions that customarily receive tips for such work. Employers that employ tipped workers may create a …

Answered by Larry Cary, 10 hours ago

In Michigan, can I sue a doctor or hospital for medical malpractice or negligence, causing cerebral palsy or other injury in my child or baby?

Yes, in Michigan, you can sue for medical negligence causing injury, including cerebral palsy, to your child. This may occur in pregnancy …

Answered by Russell Gregory, 2 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

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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