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2014 Pro Bono Awards Recipients Give a Voice to the Underrepresented
In our latest magazine devoted to the stories of the 2014 Super Lawyers Pro Bono Award recipients, you will read about lawyers giving back and making a difference with their exceptional pro bono efforts. This is the fourth year that...

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Selectees Mingle in Dallas
Last evening, Super Lawyers and Texas Monthly teamed up to honor the attorneys selected to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers & Rising Stars lists. The exclusive networking reception was hosted at the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, where guests were...

An Oral History of Alabama Civil Rights and the African-American bar
For our 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers Magazine, we delved into civil rights and the African-American bar 60 years after the Montgomery bus boycott and 50 years after the marches from Selma. Be sure to check out our oral history about...

April Super Lawyers Magazine Editorial Review
April is a busy month for Super Lawyers with the release of four magazines: 2015 New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Washington DC Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Virginia and West Virginia Super Lawyers Magazine and 2015 South Carolina Super Lawyers...

Latham & Watkins and Doucet & Associates Named Pro Bono Recipients
One firm helps low income families in foreclosure defense cases, the other works to secure reparations for Holocaust survivors. Read below to learn more about the firm recipients of our 2014 Pro Bono Awards. DOUCET & ASSOCIATES CO., L.P.A. Doucet...

Future of Content: The Power of Video
Did you know nearly 86% of the U.S. Internet audience watches online video? What are you doing to engage visitors on your firm's online properties? About 52 million American adults tune in to original video content each month*. This is...

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The King of Uphill Battles

The King of Uphill Battles
By Steph Weber
2015 Indiana Super Lawyers

Unlikely causes don’t faze personal injury attorney Terry Noffsinger


Princeton’s Pioneer
By Eileen Smith Dallabrida
2015 Virginia Super Lawyers

Teacher-turned-attorney Kathryn Bayless was the first female attorney to set up shop in her West Virginia town


An Effective Voice
By Kevin Davis
2015 Illinois Super Lawyers

Appellate lawyer Linda Coberly fights for immigrants’ rights


Not The Secretary, The Assistant, The Typist, The Helpmate

Not The Secretary, The Assistant, The Typist, The Helpmate
By Joan Hennessy
2015 Maryland Super Lawyers

Even though lawyering is in her blood, in the male-dominated legal world of the 1970s, M. Natalie McSherry had to prove all the things she wasn’t before she could prove what she was


From the Barre to the Bar
By Beth Taylor
2015 Maryland Super Lawyers

Rebecca A. Nitkin traded in her pointe shoes for a criminal defense practice


Ask Super Lawyers

How does the Rhode Island Family Court value or divide a business or an interest in a business in a divorce?

Often, one of the most significant assets the parties have is a business, or an interest in a business, sometimes one that was either started by the …

Answered by Timothy J. Conlon, 1 week ago


Can I Sue An Uninsured Driver In Ohio?

MANY MOTORISTS ARE UNINSURED OR UNDERINSURED  Most States, like Ohio, require motorists to have insurance. But not everyone obeys the law. The …

Answered by Michael S. Miller, 1 week ago


Why might I use an attorney in an uncontested divorce as opposed to contested divorce in Rhode Island?

The short answer is to get it done, and done right.  Divorces can be stressful and emotional.  Taking on the added stress of doing something you …

Answered by Timothy J. Conlon, 1 week ago


How does the Rhode Island Family Court divide assets (such as a pension, real estate or a bank account or an investment account) in a divorce?

Rhode Island law on the division of assets is set forth in §15-5-16.1. That statute does several things: first it gives the Family Court the …

Answered by Timothy J. Conlon, 1 week ago


Can I Sue A Company For Wrongful Termination In California?

"At-will" employment does not trump the wrongful termination of an employee While "at will" employment is the norm under California law, wrongful …

Answered by Howard Rutten, 1 week ago



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Roy Black

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