Ball Janik LLP Attorneys Selected to 2017 Super Lawyers List


Super Lawyers Magazine announced today that eight lawyers from Ball Janik LLP’s Portland, Oregon office have been selected to the 2017 Oregon Super Lawyers list. In addition, four lawyers were selected to the Rising Stars list, two each from Ball Janik’s Portland, Oregon and Orlando, Florida offices.

Selected attorneys from Ball Janik LLP’s Portland office are as follows:

Ciaran P. A. Connelly (Rising Star)
David W. Criswell
Stephen T. Janik
Kevin S. Mapes
James T. McDermott
James C. Prichard
Adele J. Ridenour
Brad T. (Tony) Summers
Nels J. Vulin (Rising Star)
Robert W. Wilkinson

Selected attorneys from Ball Janik LLP’s Orlando office are as follows:

Kelly M. Corcoran (Rising Star)
Evan J. Small (Rising Star)

The selection process for the Super Lawyers list is based on peer nominations and evaluations combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this recognition. The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.

About Ball Janik LLP

Ball Janik LLP is a Pacific Northwest law firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with an office in Orlando, Florida. For over thirty years, Ball Janik LLP has been providing outstanding legal services in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor rights, commercial litigation, construction and design, construction litigation, employment, real estate and land use, insurance recovery for policyholders, and securities litigation.

Ball Janik LLP represents large and small businesses; state, municipal and local governments; associations; schools and universities; and individuals. Ball Janik LLP provides clients an aggressive, skilled, team approach to solve problems and achieve results. Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law.