UWWM Mediators Selected for Super Lawyers® List

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Eight Upchurch Watson White & Max dispute resolution professionals have been chosen multiple times.

Florida Mediator Lawrence M. "Larry" Watson

Florida Mediator Lawrence M. "Larry" Watson

(Super Lawyers) is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

Lawrence M. “Larry” Watson, a founder and principal of Upchurch Watson White & Max, was the first UWWM mediator ever to be recognized by Super Lawyers®. He has been selected for the list every year since 2006. For 2015, he is joined by seven other dispute resolution professionals at the Florida- and Alabama-based mediation group.

Other Florida-based mediators included on this year’s list (along with the years each has been selected) are:

-- John J. Upchurch, Firm Principal, CEO and Founder, 2007 – 2015
-- Terrence M. “Terry” White, Firm Principal and Founder, 2007 – 2015
-- Rodney A. Max, Firm Principal, 2007 – 2009, 2011 – 2012, 2015
-- Robert A. Cole, Shareholder, 2007 – 2013, 2015
-- A. Michelle Jernigan, Shareholder, 2006, 2014 – 2015

Honorees based at the firm’s Birmingham, Ala., office and the years they have been selected are:

-- Arthur J. “Art” Hanes Jr., ADR Counsel, 2011-2015
-- George M. “Marty” Van Tassel Jr., Mediator, 2008 – 2015

No more than five percent of the lawyers in any state are selected by Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, fines itself as a rating service for outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area, according to SuperLawyers.com: “The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.”

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

A nationally leading mediation specialty firm, Upchurch Watson White & Max is known for facilitating reasonable agreements to resolve complex issues. From eight offices in Florida and Alabama, Supreme Court certified attorney mediators with wide-ranging specialties serve as court-appointed and privately employed mediators, arbitrators and third-party neutral case managers, implementing innovative methods of alternative dispute resolution across the country. On the Web: uww-adr.com

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