Legal Writing for Legal Reading!


Check out Faye Cohen’s post to her blog Toughlawyerlady!


I AM A SUPERLAWYER! What does that mean? Our society likes to assign labels. For example, young designers are labeled wunderkinds; financial analysts who work for large equity funds are labeled financial geniuses (at least until they are indicted); people who give certain amounts to charity are often labeled philanthropists (a much overused term unless we are talking about very large amounts of giving); and people who start businesses are labeled entrepreneurs.

So it goes with the law. But the reason I can call myself a Super Lawyer is because a company that provides services to lawyers engages in a process which labels 5% of the lawyers in each state with this title. This selection process apparently involves nominations made by peers, candidates independently researched, and evaluation by a panel of lawyers. Super Lawyers receive the opportunity to spend up to thousands of dollars advertising their selections to the general…

View original post 356 more words

Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: