Richardson + Burgess LLP is pleased to announce that partners Jim Richardson and Karen Burgess are recognized in Thomson Reuter’s 2016 Top List of Texas Super Lawyers.
Burgess is recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers and Top 50 Central/West Texas Super Lawyers for 2016. She was previously named to the Top 50 Women Super Lawyers and Top 50 Central/West Texas Lists in 2014.
Richardson is recognized as one of the Top 50 Central/West Texas Super Lawyers for 2016. He was previously named to the Top 50 Central/West Texas List in 2013 and 2014.
The Super Lawyers annual Top List is reserved for those few lawyers who receive the highest point totals in the Texas nomination, research and blue ribbon selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research with candidates evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
The National Board of Trial Advocacy is dedicated to bettering the quality of trial advocacy in our nation’s courtrooms and helping consumers find experienced and highly qualified trial lawyers. Richardson serves as President of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Austin Chapter. He has been a Member the national Board of Directors since 2015.
Jim Richardson and Karen Burgess have both been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017® (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc.). Richardson and Burgess are both recognized in the practice area of Commercial Litigation.
Selection is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 55,000 leading attorneys cast 7.3 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.
On May 19, Karen Burgess presented on Responsible Third Parties and Discovery to lawyers across the state at TexasBarCLE’s Advanced Evidence and Discovery at the Hill Country Hyatt in San Antonio.
Jim Richardson is slated to attend the National Board of Trial Advocacy’s summer Board Meeting in San Francisco in August 2016. The meeting is to be held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association. Richardson serves as President of the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Austin Chapter, and is a Member of NBTA’s national Board of Directors.
On Thursday, Karen Burgess addressed the David Hockema Civil Trial Conference in Hidalgo County on Responsible Third Parties and Discovery.