2019 Super Lawyers
Five Klenda Austerman attorneys have been selected by their legal community peers for inclusion in the 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for Missouri and Kansas. This is Gary Austerman’s 14th consecutive year recognized as a top-rated attorney in medical malpractice defense. Mike Morris has been selected as a top-rated bankruptcy attorney 12 times since 2006. Dave Steed has been selected as a top-rated professional liability defense attorney for the 5th consecutive year.
Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This recognition is earned only by the top 5% of attorneys in the state. The selection process for Super Lawyers has many steps and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
The SuperLawyer’s Rising Stars™ list recognizes top, up-and-coming attorneys in Missouri and Kansas who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Chasity Helm is receiving the Rising Star designation for creditor debtor rights for the 8th consecutive year. Eric Lomas is recognized as a Rising Star for his 5th consecutive year in business bankruptcy.
The 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are issued by Thomson Reuters. For a full description of the methodology, please visit their website.