Local attorneys named to 2018 Super Lawyers, Legal Elite lists


Several First Coast attorneys have been recognized as Florida’s leading lawyers by Super Lawyers and Florida Trend magazine in 2018.

With offices up and down the First Coast, Rogers Towers announced that 11 of the law firm’s local attorneys were named to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list and an additional six were named to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers – Rising Stars list. Those on the Super Lawyers list include: A. Graham Allen, Kevin B. Cook, René M. Fix, Fred D. Franklin, Jr., Theodore R. Hainline Jr., Christopher C. Hazelip, Edward McCarthy III, Joseph Clay Meux Jr., G. Kenneth Norrie, Cristine M. Russell and Cheryl L. Worman. Those on the Rising Stars list include: Adam B. Brandon, Gabriel Crafton, Timothy D. Hedrick, Samuel J. Horovitz, Scott J. Kennelly and Scott A. Padgett. Allen, Hazelip, McCarthy and Charles “Trey” Mills, III were also recognized in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite issue. Hedrick and Crafton were recognized as Up and Comers by Florida Trend.

Marks Gray, P.A., also based in Jacksonville, had the following lawyers recognized by Super Lawyers: Jeptha F. Barbour (Top 100 Super Lawyer), Edward L. Birk, Crystal T. Broughan, Giselle Carson, William M. Corley, John R. Crawford, Susan S. Erdelyi, Frederick H. Kent, III, Nicholas V. Pulignano, Jr., Gerald W. Weedon and Meagan L. Logan (named to Rising Stars list). Barbour was also named to Florida Trend’s Legal Elite listing.

In addition, Wayne Flowers of Lewis, Longman & Walker was recognized as a Super Lawyer, and John Wallace of the same firm was named a Florida Legal Elite Up and Comer.

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. The final published list represents no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. For more information, visit www.superlawyers.com.

Now in its 15th year, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. This year’s list of Legal Elite attorneys represent the top 2 percent of attorneys in the state of Florida as judged by their peers For more information, visit http://www.floridatrend.com/legal-elite.

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