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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...

The Dream Team
Bush v. Gore may have divided the country, but it brought together the two attorneys arguing it: Theodore B. Olson of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, an assistant attorney general in the Reagan administration and future solicitor general for President George...

Bring online life to your firm today!
It should come as no surprise that the most popular method of finding a lawyer today is via...you guessed it...the Internet. It has given prospective clients the ability to thoroughly evaluate any attorney or firm. A potential client is looking for...

Looking to reach that digital audience? Purchase a Recognition Video Plaque today
Being named to a Super Lawyers or Rising Stars list is no small feat. Those selected can maximize the attention that comes with these honors. Awards and recognitions are what the marketing world calls third-party validations, and they can be...

Announcing the 2013 Pro Bono Super Lawyers Digital Magazine
The 2013 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award recipients have been announced and now you can read their stories in a special pro bono digital edition! In this special pro bono edition, you can read the in-depth stories of the nine...

Maximize Your Visibility with New Attention-Grabbing TopSpots
Did you know that SuperLawyers.com received 6.4 million visits in 2013? That's a lot of people searching online for an attorney and landing on our website! What are you, as a selected attorney, going to do to capture their attention?...

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Ask Super Lawyers

Do I Need A Lawyer For A Divorce In Pennsylvania?

No, you do not always need to hire a lawyer for a Pennsylvania divorce. There are different legal options that may be available to you. However, …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 21 hours 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., 21 hours ago


How do I get custody of my child in Pennsylvania?

There may be no divorce issue that is more important, or more emotional, than child custody. In Pennsylvania, child custody is determined according …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 21 hours 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., 21 hours ago


How do you divide a business during a Pennsylvania divorce?

If you and your soon to be ex-spouse jointly own a Pennsylvania business then you have more than your personal property and interests to divide at …

Answered by Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr., 21 hours 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

Carter G. Phillips

Carter G. Phillips

Sidley Austin LLP

Carter G. Phillips is the Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office of Sidley Austin LLP, and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.  He served as a law clerk to both Judge Robert Sprecher on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Chief Justice Warren E. Burger on the United States Supreme Court.

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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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