Cantrell PLLC is pleased to announce that William J. Cantrell has been selected as a “Rising Star” in the 2017 edition of Florida Super Lawyers. This is the third year in a row that Mr. Cantrell is selected to the “Rising Stars” list. Super Lawyers, a registered trademark of Thomson Reuters, publishes a list of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than 2.5% of attorneys from each state earn this distinction. Super Lawyers employs a stringent selection strategy, including peer nominations, third-party research, panel reviews, and a final selection process. The goal is simple: to recognize attorneys who have earned high-level professional achievements and peer recognition. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The resulting selections create a comprehensive and reputable list of top-tier lawyers from across the nation. In order to qualify for the “Rising Stars” list, nominees must be no more than 40 years old and have practiced law for 10 years or less. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.