Super Lawyers contributing authors
In addition to the Super Lawyers editorial staff, many professional journalists, legal writers and the top attorneys that have made our Super Lawyers lists have contributed stories and legal articles and resources content to SuperLawyers.com. Learn more by visiting our About Super Lawyers page.
Carole Moore is a former police officer who has worked in TV news and radio before concentrating solely as a freelance writer and book author. She writes about true crime, finance, criminal justice reform and humor. Her latest book is The Last Place You’d Look: True Stories of Missing Persons and the People Who Searched for Them.
Before becoming a Capitol reporter for Michigan Public Radio Network, Cheyna Roth was an assistant prosecuting attorney for Ionia County. Eventually, Cheyna took her investigative and interview skills and moved on to journalism. She got her masters at Michigan State University and was a documentary filmmaker, podcaster, and freelance writer before finding her home with NPR. For MPRN, Cheyna covered the 2016 presidential election, chasing after Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and all their surrogates as they duked it out for Michigan. Cheyna also focuses on the Legislature and criminal justice issues for MPRN. Cheyna is obsessively curious, a passionate storyteller, and an occasional backpacker.
Christine Schuster is a former Super Lawyers staffer, and holds a degree in journalism and theater arts from Bethel University. She has won multiple awards for her reporting on a variety of topics in Twin Cities suburban communities.
David S. De Jong
David De Jong is a tax attorney and nationally recognized tax authority who speaks to various industry groups throughout the country. Co-author of Year-Round Tax Strategies, he has been quoted in publications including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has also testified as an expert witness more than 50 times in tax, estate, business-valuation and economic-income matters.
Dawn Weinberger is a Portland-based freelance writer who has contributed to Glamour, The Oregonian, the Portland Business Journal, and many others. She currently writes about health, business, style and personal finance for several publications. Dawn has a bachelor's degree in journalism and is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
Doug Mentes, Esq.
Douglas Mentes is an alum of Drake University with a degree in journalism, who has covered news in Washington, D.C., Minneapolis and Salt Lake City. He has a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law and ran his own law firm for more than 10 years in St. Paul, Minnesota, earning designation as a Super Lawyers Rising Star. He practiced in the areas of family law, real estate and probate, handling several successful appeals. He currently covers bankruptcy law for Thomson Reuters.
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