For the sixth consecutive year, Jim Monaghan has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” in the state of Pennsylvania. Super Lawyers is a rating services of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The finalists represent no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in each state.
The Vetting Process
Super Lawyers assesses lawyers against the following criteria:
- Representative clients
- Special licenses/certifications
- Position within law firm
- Bar and/or professional activity
- Pro bono and community service
- Scholarly lectures/writings
- Education/employment background
- Other outstanding achievements
Jim Monaghan represents many clients who suffer from workplace injuries which affect all aspects of their lives. His clients often feel depressed, guilty and, of course, physically burdened. His expertise in workers’ compensation along with his compassion makes him a highly sought after attorney in the Philadelphia area.
In response to this high recognition, Mr. Monaghan said, “I am always pleased when I am recognized by my peers. It is one of the pillars of success in the legal field. I believe I was selected because of my years of experience in the field and an acknowledgment by my peers that I am among the leaders of my profession. It’s quite humbling.”
In addition to Super Lawyers, Mr. Monaghan has been recognized as a top attorney by Main Line Today, Suburban Life Magazine, Montco Happenings and Martindale-Hubbell. He is among the first attorneys in the state to obtain the credentials and pass the rigorous written exam to become a Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney. He lectures on the topics of workers’ compensation, personal injury and bankruptcy.
Super Lawyers’ 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.