Only 5% of of Colorado Attorneys Named Super Lawyers
Bachus & Schanker, LLC founders, Kyle Bachus and Darin Schanker, earned designation as Super Lawyers for 2012. It is recognition achieved by only 5 percent of Colorado’s lawyers, and an honor that Mr. Bachus and Mr. Schanker have received on numerous occasions in recent years.
It is no small achievement to be recognized as a Super Lawyer by one’s peers. The selection process, itself, is rigorous and begins by being nominated by one’s lawyer peers from across the state. Each nomination a lawyer receives counts as one point. The process is closely monitored to ensure fairness and to eliminate the possibility of “gaming” the system.
Nominees for the Super Lawyer designation are evaluated in 12 key areas including:
- Representative clients
- Honors and awards
- Special licenses and certifications
- Position with the law firm
- Bar and or other professional activities
- Pro bono and community service as a lawyer
- Scholarly lectures and writings
- Education and employment background
- Other outstanding achievements
A final stage of the selection process includes reviews and ratings from the attorney’s peers from the legal field. Only lawyers who receive the highest points through the selection process earn the designation of Super Lawyer. It is a distinction recognized and valued by bar associations and courts throughout the country.