In step two, the researchers evaluate all of these nominees. During evaluations, researchers look for 12 specific qualifiers, such as verdicts and settlements, position within law firm, pro bono and community service, and bar activity, with some indicators carrying more weight than others. Third, the researchers demarcate candidates based on their areas of practice, then break the list down further into four categories. From there, final selection occurs based on the highest point totals from the first three steps.
About: Ruben Law Firm is based in San Francisco. In 2005, San Francisco Magazine nominated the firm’s Managing Director, Stephen B. Ruben, as a Super Lawyer in family law.