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Be Immersed in Legal Pop Culture with "Word for Word"
When paging through the latest Super Lawyers Magazine, don't forget to stop by the "Word for Word" highlight at the beginning of each issue. "Word for Word" showcases three attorneys and asks them a question ranging from "Which television or...

Standing out in the Crowd: The Value of a Rising Stars List Selection
When it comes to the ever-changing legal landscape, youth isn't always associated with success. For some young lawyers, the industry is more exciting and dynamic than ever, with technology bringing about rapid change and new opportunities in the practice of...

Check out the January Super Lawyers Digital Magazine Releases
January is a busy month for Super Lawyers with the release of four magazines: 2015 Ohio & Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine and the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Going forward,...

Super Lawyers Presents New Website Dedicated to Law Schools
It seems like everywhere you turn someone has an opinion on law school: is it worth the investment? What type of law should you study? Where should you go? Our new website helps prospective students begin their research by targeting...

Hugging It Out with Teresa Wynn Roseborough
The self-described Brown v. Board of Education baby embraces The Home Depot "One of my primary role models as a student-and now-is Thurgood Marshall," she says, as shorthand for her sociopolitical ideals. She calls herself "basically a nerd lawyer, interested...

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;...

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A Separation
By Jim Walsh
2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers

Nooshin Namazi’s journey from Iran to Long Island


The Big Guy

The Big Guy
By RJ Smith
2015 Ohio Super Lawyers

Pierce Hamblin’s tactical weapons include humor, listening skills and powers of persuasion. Plus an Elvis shrine


Hatzalah

Hatzalah
By Ray Phillips
2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers

How Marshall Huebner helped rescue the economy


Appealing Appellate

Appealing Appellate
By Timothy Harper
2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers

How Kathleen M. Sullivan went from academia to the only female name partner among the 100 largest firms in the country


‘You’re Just Here to Find a Husband’

‘You’re Just Here to Find a Husband’
By Kenna Simmons
2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers

An oral history of the first group of female attorneys in North Carolina in the 1970s


Ask Super Lawyers

What are the best qualities to look for in finding a criminal defense lawyer 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, 3 days ago


What is first degree forcible sex offense in North Carolina?

A first degree forcible sex offense is when a person engages in a sexual act with another by force and against the will of the other person with one …

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What is second degree rape in North Carolina?

Second degree rape in North Carolina is a Class C felony which is punishable by up to 19 years in prison and requires registration with the sex …

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What is first degree sex offense in North Carolina?

There are generally two types of first degree sex offense. A first degree forcible sex offense is when a person engages in a sexual act with another …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts, 3 days ago


DUI in North Carolina on base at Ft. Bragg what do I do?

If you are charged with driving under the influence (”DUI”) on base at Fort Bragg, your first step should be to consult an attorney about …

Answered by A. Patrick Roberts, 3 days 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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Bettina B. Plevan

Bettina B. Plevan

Proskauer Rose LLP

Betsy Plevan is a senior partner of Proskauer Rose LLP where she specializes in employment litigation and has served as a member of its Executive Committee. She served as President of the New York City Bar Association 2004 – 2006 and is currently the Chair of the Council on International Affairs of the New York City Bar. 

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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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