Published On: February 28th, 2020Categories: Legal, Lucas Magazine

The Law Offices of Lucas & Magazine is proud to announce Attorneys James L. Magazine and Christopher C. Dyer have been awarded the title as a Super Lawyer for the year of 2020! Nominated peers who have personally observed them in action, Jim and Chris are proud to have been awarded the honor as a Super Lawyer for 2020. This is the 9th year for Jim of being award the Title of Super Lawyer.

The Super Lawyer Selection Process

Super Lawyers has a four-step selection process, to allow attorneys of all ages and experience an opportunity for the title of Super Lawyer. First, an attorney must receive a nomination from their legal peers. Mr. Magazine and Mr. Dyer greatly appreciates the recognition received from their fellow attorneys. Therefore they would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to each one of them. Super Lawyers performs thorough investigations on each qualified candidate in the following 12 categories:

  • Verdicts/Settlements
  • Transactions
  • Representative Clients
  • Experience
  • Honors/Awards
  • Special licenses/certifications
  • Position within the law firm
  • Bar and/or professional activity
  • Pro bono and community service
  • Scholarly lectures/writings
  • Education/employment background
  • Other outstanding achievements

Also, no disciplinary or criminal backgrounds are tolerated of any candidate. Online searches are then performed on the candidate. It is especially relevant to ensure Super Lawyers, nor the Attorney have any no disrespectful content is posted online to negatively reflect upon them.

Finally, the nominated attorney undergoes what is referred to as the “blue ribbon review.” Final candidates are evaluated by their peers for their specific practice area. The panel for this review consists of the best candidates from the first two reviews whom did not proceed forward. Furthermore, a selection is made from finalist based on firm size. Allowing equal opportunity for independent practicing attorneys to large firm lawyers. As a result, as many as five percent of attorneys from each state are titled as Super Lawyers for the year.

Jim and Chris would like to thank Super Lawyers for the time and consideration for their selection process. As well as the honor of being a Super Lawyer for 2020, they are both thoroughly appreciative of their very supportive legal community.