The award process encompasses a four-part selection process and begins with a nomination from a peer or research team. In Step 2, there are 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. A few notable criteria include: verdicts/settlements, representative clients, honors/awards, special licenses/certifications, and pro bono and community service, Step 3 involves peer evaluation by practice area. The final step involves selecting the top 5%.
The lists are published annually in state and regional editions of Super Lawyers Magazines. All attorneys selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, regardless of year, can be found on SuperLawyers.com.