According to their website, “Super Lawyers is a rating service of attorneys from over 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Our mission is to provide visibility to attorneys who exhibit excellence in the practice of law.”
John has been selected as a Rising Star in 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 and now a Super Lawyer in 2017 and 2018. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in any state are named to Rising Stars. For Super Lawyers, the critique is tougher and the final published list represents no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state.