Chuck Zauzig – Personal Injury-Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff. Also named a Virginia Top 10 Super Lawyer, regardless of practice area.
Paul Nichols – Family Law. Also named a Top 100 Super Lawyer, regardless of practice area.
Cassandra Chin – Family Law, for the fifth consecutive year, after four years as a Rising Star.
Melissa Ray – Personal Injury-Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff for the third year, after four years as a Rising Star.
Claire Keena – Personal Injury-General: Plaintiff, for the first time.
Michael Hollingsworth – Criminal Defense, named a Rising Star for the first time.
Ben Carafiol – Family Law, named a Rising Star for the fifth year.
Super Lawyers honors attorneys in 70 practice areas for its annual listing, which is limited to no more than 5% of the lawyers in Virginia.
Rising Stars are limited to just 2.5% of attorneys in practice 10 years or less in Virginia.
Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual award selections are made using a process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
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