Super Lawyers 2023 has selected Wallace B. Wason, Jr. among its ranks of top medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys in Virginia. The 2023 Virginia and West Virginia rankings in the Super Lawyers represents peer reviewed attorneys who rank above 95% of the other attorneys when compared to their peers practicing in the same field, in the same state and in the same size company.
This places Wallace Wason in the top 5% of private practice attorneys in Virginia (and West Virginia) practicing in Personal Injury Medical Malpractice for Plaintiffs as rated by the selection process patented by Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyers Selection Process
Super Lawyers, which is part of Thomson Reuters, has patented their selection process (U.S. Pat. No. 8,412,564) which has involves four distinct steps leading to the selection of the top 5% of attorneys in the United States across a variety of practice areas.
Super Lawyers describes their objective: “to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.”
Step 1 – Nomination
Nomination for Super Lawyers yearly consideration is limited to peer nomination, Super Lawyers’ own research team, third party feedback and managing partner surveys. No attorney can nominate him or her self, nor are attorneys allowed to campaign.
Step 2 – Independent Research
In the second step, candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of professional achievement and peer recognition. The factors include. among others: Verdicts/Settlements, Position Within Firm, Bar or Professional Activity, Experience, Honors/Awards, Education and Employment background, Special Licenses and Certifications.
Step 3 – Peer Evaluation
Those candidates with the highest scores serve on the Blue Ribbon Panel and evaluate other candidates within their primary practice area. Candidates are reviewed within their practice area, and are compared with lawyers from similarly sized law firms to determine the attorneys in the final selection.
Step 4 – Final Selection
Final candidates are contacted verify their published information and that there are no bar complaints, disciplinary matters or other issues that may cast the nominee in a negative light.
In the final selection process only 5% of attorneys in their practice area from each state are selected to Super Lawyers, ensuring that only the best attorneys are listed in Super Lawyers top attorney listings each year.
Wallace B. Wason, Jr. – 2023 Super Lawyer
Congratulations to Mr. Wallace B. Wason, Jr. on once again joining the ranks of Virginia’s Super Lawyers in 2023!