Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC has been recognized by Fortune Magazine and American Lawyer Media as a “Top Ranked Law Firm” for 2015. The recognition is awarded to a select group of law firms in the United States who have ten or more attorneys, of which 33 percent or more are recognized by Martindale-Hubbell® as “AV Preeminent”-the highest peer review rating available. The attorneys at Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer recognized as AV Preeminent® are David L. Shuman, John F. McCuskey, William R. Slicer, Dwayne Cyrus, Lou Ann S. Cyrus, Karen [...]
SMS founding member David L. Shuman was once again nominated as a 2014 Super Lawyer® for the sixth year in a row! Mr. Shuman was also again nominated as a Best Lawyer® in West Virginia. Inclusion in Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers® employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit [...]
Member Natalie C. Schaefer recently published an article in the October 2014 issue of For The Defense, a national magazine published by the Defense Research Institute. The subject of the article is "Speak Psychology," which analyzes litigation techniques within the psychological paradigm. Click here to read the article. For more information regarding this publication, please contact Natalie C. Schaefer. You may also obtain information at http://www.dri.org.
SMS Member Roberta Green published an analysis of the issues surrounding the use of social media in defense litigation in the Fall 2013 Newsletter of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia. The article is titled "Facebook Face-Off: Discovery Conundrums in the Electronic Age." For more information, please visit http://www.dtcwv.org/.