Four Capell & Howard P.C. attorneys have been listed in the 2016 edition of Super Lawyers® while two of the firm’s attorneys have been listed among the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars.” A Thomson Reuters business, Super Lawyers is an esteemed rating service of outstanding U.S. lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Listed in the 2016 edition of Super Lawyers are Capell & Howard shareholders Richard H. Allen (construction litigation); William “Bill” D. Coleman (alternative dispute resolution); J. Lister Hubbard (construction litigation); and James “Jimmy” N. Walter Jr. (alternative dispute resolution). Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in Alabama are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this mark of distinction.
Attorneys named to the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list, which recognizes up-and-coming lawyers, are Capell & Howard shareholders Chad W. Bryan (civil litigation defense) and Patricia “Trisha” R. Osuch (employment and labor law). To be eligible for inclusion in the “Rising Stars” list, an attorney must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of Alabama attorneys receive this honor.
Super Lawyers selections are made annually using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.