Five Attorneys Chosen as 2017 Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Fletcher W. Harkrader III and John C. Shea were named among Virginia Super Lawyers and Kevin T. HaddenJoanna L. Suyes and Ryan T. Walker were recognized as Rising Stars.

Each year, less than five percent of the lawyers in Virginia are selected as Super Lawyers and only 2.5 percent are named as Rising Stars. The complete list of honorees is available at

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a multiphase process that includes peer nominations and evaluations as well as independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.