Joe Power, Larry R. Rogers, and Todd Smith, Founding Partners of Leading Chicago Injury Attorneys Law Firm Power, Rogers & Smith Voted Top Lawyers in Illinois

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The three founding partners were voted Illinois Super Lawyers by 47,000 of their peers.

I am very proud that my peers have given me the largest number of votes in this poll

Leading Chicago Personal Injury Attorney Firm Power, Rogers & Smith today announced that Joe Power, Larry R. Rogers, and Todd Smith, founding partners, have been voted Illinois Super Lawyers and three of the top Chicago injury attorneys by 47,000 of their peers. Joe Power was the top vote getter in the survey of Illinois lawyers for the second year straight. The results, featuring the top lawyers in Illinois, are posted in this month’s Chicago Magazine and Illinois Super Lawyer.

“I am very proud that my peers have given me the largest number of votes in this poll,” Power said.

Super Lawyers names the top lawyers as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. The list of 2006 Illinois Super Lawyers is based on surveys of more than 47,000 lawyers across the state. The goal was to select as Super Lawyers the top 5 percent of top lawyers in Illinois in various practice areas. The list of Illinois Super Lawyers is published annually in the February issues of Chicago magazine and Illinois Super Lawyers.

“We publish Super Lawyers lists in 14 states, and the feedback from the lawyers in each jurisdiction has been fabulous," said William White, publisher of Law & Politics.

Born and raised on Chicago's South Side, Power has been committed to fighting for the underdog for more than a quarter of a century. As a young Chicago personal injury attorney, at the age of 28, Power was the nation's youngest attorney to win a million-dollar verdict on behalf of an injured client.

Twenty-five years later, Power is still fighting for the underdog as one of the leading Chicago injury attorneys. Specializing in serious injury and wrongful death cases, he has consistently recovered multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements on his clients behalf. Recently, Power secured the largest personal injury, single-family settlement in Illinois-$100 million in the well publicized case that brought down Illinois' governor George Ryan.

Always committed to the community, Power has been honored with the Citizen of the Year award from the City Club of Chicago, he has received the Distinguished Award for Excellence from the Illinois Bar Foundation and he is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an exclusive group of 100 of the top personal injury and civil trial lawyers in the country.

About Power, Rogers & Smith:

A top Chicago injury attorneys law firm Power, Rogers & Smith has been fighting and winning the hard fight for more than a quarter of a century. Armed with the top lawyers in Illinois, Power, Rogers & Smith has recovered over $260 million on behalf of their injured clients in the past two years alone. With many of the law firm's medical malpractice, product liability and wrongful death cases featured in newspapers and on television screens across America, the lawyers at Power, Rogers & Smith have been winning some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the state and the nation. For more information, please visit

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