RICHMOND (2012) Setliff Law, P.C. is pleased to announce that three of its partners have been named by Virginia Super Lawyers as among the best attorneys in the state for 2012. C. Stephen Setliff, Gregory F. Holland and John K. Burke, Jr. have been selected for inclusion in this year’s edition of Super Lawyers. Only five percent of attorneys in Virginia are chosen for this honor.
Each year, Super Lawyers magazine publishes a list of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
Mr. Setliff practices in transportation law, tort liability, personal injury, products liability, landlord tenant and premises liability, and general litigation law in the Glen Allen (Richmond) office of Setliff Law. He has been repeatedly recognized in the Best Lawyers in America list (2008 – 2013) in Transportation Law, and in the 2013 edition was also recognized in the categories of Railroad Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, and, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants. Mr. Setliff also has been selected as a Virginia Super Lawyer in the field of transportation law (2009 – 2012).
Mr. Holland practices in transportation law, tort liability, personal injury, and insurance coverage. He was listed in Virginia Super Lawyers in 2006 – 2007 and 2009-2010. Mr. Holland was selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America in the the following fields: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendents, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Insurance Law. He was President of the Bar Association of the City of Richmond for the 2009 – 2010 term, and has been a member of the Association for more than 20 years.
Mr. Burke was selected as a 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America in the field of Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law in the Richmond metropolitan area. He has been repeatedly recognized in Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation (1999 – 2013) and Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law. He has also been repeatedly recognized as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Litigation by Chambers USA (2004-2012), and as a Virginia Super Lawyer in Business Litigation. Mr. Burke has also been named numerous times in Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite in Civil Litigation. He has extensive trial experience in Virginia state courts, as well as in the federal courts of Virginia and other states.