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Ohio, Maryland Attorneys Named Rising Stars By Super Lawyers

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Super LawyersCordell & Cordell Ohio divorce lawyers Marcie Patton-Coffman and Melinda Kaufman and Maryland attorneys Maureen Beery, Kristine Rea, and Jessica Zadjura were recently named Rising Stars in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers. 

Ms. Patton-Coffman, a Lead Litigator in the firm’s Cincinnati office, was named to the list for the third consecutive year. Ms. Kaufman, a Litigation Manager in the firm’s Columbus office, received the distinction for the first time.

Ms. Rea, a Litigation Manager in the Baltimore office, and Ms. Zadjura, a Baltimore associate attorney, received the honor for the third time while Ms. Beery (Baltimore) made the list for the first time.

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.

Lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. They are instructed to nominate lawyers they have personally observed in action — whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel, or through other firsthand courtroom observation.

 

Frank Murphy

Written By Frank Murphy

Chief Compliance Officer
Frank Murphy

Frank Murphy is the Chief Compliance Officer and an Executive Partner at Cordell & Cordell. His responsibilities include oversight of the Firm’s compliance with Legal and Ethical obligations as well as contributing to the day-to-day operations of the Firm as an Executive Partner.

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