New Jersey Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a multiphase selection process that combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research. Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. Additional information is available at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. Per the Committee on Attorney Advertising Ethics Opinion 42, this advertising is not approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court. The National Advocates: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.