Super Lawyers identifies the top 5% of lawyers in each state as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. In selecting lawyers to be included in this top 5%, Super Lawyers identifies the “top” lawyers in each jurisdiction and ultimately identifies the top ten practitioners. Bob Michael was named as one of the “Top 10” lawyers in Washington, D.C. These lawyers, like all lawyers on the “Super Lawyer” list are chosen by their peers. This “Top 10” list is not limited to medical awards/personal community lawyers, but includes lawyers from all areas pf practice.