Three WCJ lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which tens of thousands of leading attorneys cast almost 5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular, and significant, honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
Paul Waddell, principal at Waddell, Cole & Jones, PLLC, has been elected to the Federal Practice Committee for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. The Federal Practice Committee works with the Court to improve the administration of justice in the Eastern District of Arkansas. Mr. Waddell will serve on the Commiitte from January 2013 to December 2015.
Paul Waddell, principal at Waddell, Cole & Jones, PLLC, has been named one of the Top 50 attorneys in the State of Arkansas by Mid-South Super Lawyers. The publication recognizes up to 5 percent of attorneys per jurisdiction as Super Lawyers after months of in-depth, measurable research that combines peer nominations, detailed peer evaluations, and third-party research. Only a fraction of those attorneys selected as Super Lawyers is then recognized as one of the Top 50 attorneys in the jurisdiction.
Waddell, Cole & Jones, PLLC, City Water & Light of Jonesboro, and Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development announced today that the headquarters of Waddell, Cole & Jones will soon anchor the former U.S. Postal facility redevelopment located in downtown Jonesboro, Arkansas. The firm will occupy 13,000 square feet of the available 30,000 square foot facility owned by City Water & Light of Jonesboro.
Raising its profile as providing the highest quality legal representation accross multiple practice areas, WCJ is honored to once against be recognized in U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers 2011-2012 list of Best Law Firms. The rankings were created as a guide for referring lawyers and clients, who need an especially high level of legal work because of the particularly difficult legal issues presented. WCJ is honored to be recognized among the Best Law Firms in the following practice areas within the Jonesboro Metropolitan Area: