PRLog - July 27, 2012 - NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Newport Beach, California – Attorney Scott D. Hughes has been included in the selection of California’s Rising Stars for 2012. While the annual published list of Super Lawyers represents no more than 5% of top rated attorneys in a state, the list of Rising Stars is made up of no more than 2.5% of top attorneys in a state.
The Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes
Super Lawyers is an attorney rating service of outstanding lawyers from over 70 different practice areas who have achieved a high level of peer recognition for their professional achievements. The rigorous selection process is multi-phased and consists of independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Candidates for Rising Stars go through the same process as candidates for Super Lawyers; however, they do not go through peer evaluation by practice area.
Today, the Super Lawyers magazine features the list and profiles of the selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys, ABA-accredited law school libraries, and the magazine is published in the leading city and regional magazines across the country. Super Lawyers is published in all 50 states, reaching more than 13 million readers.
The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars selection process is a comprehensive, detailed attempt to produce a list of credible lawyers that have obtained a high degree of peer recognition, that have met ethical standards and that have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field of practice. The research department evaluates candidates based on their achievements;
In the end, the objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible and comprehensive listing of remarkable attorneys that can be used as a reliable resource for consumers and other attorneys who are searching for legal counsel. Newport Beach attorney Scott D. Hughes is honored to be included in Super Lawyer’s list of 2012 Rising Stars. His inclusion in the list is another testament to the fact that he has dedicated his time, energy and effort into providing high quality legal representation to Southern Californians who really need it. In addition to Super Lawyers, Scott was also named as one of the top attorneys of 2012 by Los Angeles Magazine for his contributions to the legal field.
Scott D. Hughes is the founder of The Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes, which is located in sunny Newport Beach, California. Scott represents individuals in both the state and federal courts in all facets of criminal defense and personal injury law. He has a significant amount of trial experience, especially as it pertains to DUI and criminal charges. In 2011, Mr. Hughes authored the California DUI Handbook, which was created to help the reader defend their DUI charges. To contact Newport Beach Personal Injury and criminal defense attorney Scott D. Hughes, call (714) 723-6928 or visit his website at http://www.ScottHughesLaw.com.