Super Lawyer Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state!
Elizabeth Howard and Eileen LaCivita share an expertise in Construction law, commercial law and civil litigation.
Kansas Gooden specializes in appellate practice, coverage & bad faith and global settlements.
Christopher Ritchie devotes his practice to civil litigation including, automobile, premises liability, products liability, property damage.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Alan Fertel has been nominated in Super Lawyers since 2006 and heads both our Sports & Entertainment Law group as well as our Family Law group.
This is Roger Slade's second year in a row being selected by Super Lawyers and is head of our Commercial litigation and Appellate practice groups.
Kristen Van der Linde has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2010 and is head of our Automobile Liability, Global Settlements and Mass tort litigation Groups.
Congratulations to the six attorneys that have been selected by Florida Super Lawyers in 2011. For Partners, William Stone and Bob Cole, it was their sixth and fifth selection in a row, respectively. Equity Partner Kristen Van der Linde earned her second selection in a row. Three others were selected as "Rising Stars". Linda Farrell, Chair of the Workers' Compensation Department earned her first selection. Elizabeth Howard, Construction Department Chair, received her third selection in a row. Associate, Kansas Gooden, received her first selection in 2011.
Each of these attorneys were nominated by their peers. Only five percent of the total lawyers in the state of Florida are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers. As for the "Rising Stars", who are required to be either 40 years of age or younger or practice ten years or less, only two and a half percent of attorneys in the state are given this honor.
Congratulations to all the attorneys who were selected in 2011!