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Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 Includes 8 Kazan Law Attorneys

Northern California Super Lawyers 2015

From top left, Steven Kazan, David McClain, Joseph Satterley, Gordon Greenwood, Justin Bosl, Michael Stewart, William Ruiz, Autumn Mesa

Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 has chosen 8 Kazan Law attorneys for its highly selective list of top attorneys. What’s more, we are very proud that this is the12th consecutive year that Kazan Law mesothelioma attorneys were selected for inclusion in the prestigious Northern California Super Lawyers list. Considering that this exclusive peer-driven list is limited to only about 5 percent of the lawyers in the state of California and that we are a firm with 22 attorneys, the selection of eight of our attorneys for Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 is an accolade we are proud of.

Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 Includes All Kazan Law Partners

The Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 list includes each and every one of our firm’s partners. Our firm’s full name is Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood. We are very proud that each of these pillars of our firm has been recognized by the legal community as a Northern California Super Lawyer.

Steven Kazan -2004 – 2015

David McClain – 2004-2015

Gordon Greenwood – 2004, 2006 -2015

Joseph Satterley – 2013(Kentucky), 2014 – 2015

Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 Rising Stars

In 1998, Super Lawyers launched its Rising Stars list to recognize the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state. Rising Stars are considered by their peers as the best attorneys under the age of 40, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to this list. We are very proud that four of Kazan Law’s attorneys have been chosen for this important distinction:

Justin Bosl – 2011 – 2015

Autumn Mesa – 2015

William Ruiz – 2012 – 2015

Michael Stewart – 2013 – 2015

Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 Selection Process

The Super Lawyers list is developed as a resource to be used by attorneys and consumers searching for the best possible legal counsel. Unlike many listings in the legal profession and other professions, a listing in Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 can’t be bought by purchasing advertising space. Super Lawyers attorneys are chosen through a rigorous, multiphase rating process which includes peer nominations and evaluations combined with third party research.

Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

To put it simply, the Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 list is a list of lawyers that other lawyers recommend. That’s the only way to get on the list. To be held in high esteem by our colleagues in this way is very gratifying for us.

Super Lawyers National Significance

Super Lawyers annually selects lawyers from top law firms from more than 70 practice areas who are admired by their peers and who have reached levels of success in their field of law. The list is published in Super Lawyers Magazine which is distributed to attorneys and accredited law school libraries. The magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers. Super Lawyers also publishes the list as a supplemental special section professional city and regional magazines across the country. Of course, there are also digital editions available online.

It is interesting to note that the Super Lawyers selection process received a patent from The United States Patent and Trademark Office in April 2013. The patent is a distinction which demonstrates credibility as an impartial third-party rating system.

Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 Accolade’s Positive Message

Northern California Super Lawyers 2015 inclusion of 8 of our attorneys provides us with a positive message. It offers us a great tribute from our colleagues that our asbestos law firm continues to be on the right track. After more than 40 years of fighting for justice for our clients, it is nice to know that our professional colleagues continue to respect and admire our work. But for us, winning for our clients is what truly matters. We don’t represent big businesses with fancy software patents or contract negotiations. We represent hard-working everyday people many of whom die prematurely because of the asbestos exposure they suffered on their jobs. Achieving justice for them always has been and continues to be the most important accolade for us.

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