Six Partners included in Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List
The firm is pleased to announce that six of its partners have been singled out by Law & Politics and KC Magazine for inclusion in the 2009 Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. The selection process for membership includes a statewide nomination process, independent research on each candidate and peer evaluation by practice area. As part of its final selection process, Law & Politics divides candidates according to their firm size and selects those with the highest point totals from each category. Only 5 percent of the total lawyers in Missouri and Kansas are included in the Super Lawyers list and 2.5 percent are listed as Rising Stars. The firm's three principal partners, John Franke, John Schultz and John Mullen, along with Wendell Koerner were listed among the Super Lawyers. John Schultz was additionally recognized in the top 100 list for Missouri lawyers statewide and the top 50 list for Kansas City area lawyers. Nikki Cannezzaro and Chris Gaughan were both recognized as Rising Stars.