President and CEO, Charles Robert BoneBone McAllester Norton PLLC is pleased to announce that seven of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers and two have been named Rising Stars.
“We are honored to receive this recognition from Super Lawyers,” said President and CEO, Charles Robert Bone. “Our firm is rooted in the commitment and expertise our attorneys bring to their work every day. We know that our colleagues are passionate about their clients and the greater Nashville community, and it’s really special when they are also recognized by such a prestigious organization for their hard work.”
Super Lawyers is a rating service that for more than 25 years has selected the nation’s premier attorneys from more than 70 practice areas. The comprehensive multiphase selection process involves statewide surveys, independent research, peer evaluations and independent research. Only 5% of attorneys from each state are recognized on the Super Lawyers list and only 2.5% of attorneys from each state are recognized on the Rising Stars list.
This year’s super lawyers include:
Charles Robert Bone, the firm’s president and CEO who is known for providing his clients with good judgment, strategic counsel and practical advice. He also serves as general counsel for the Convention Center Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
Sam J. McAllester III is the founder and vice chairman of the firm and has represented banks, financial institutions and other lenders for over 40 years. He has been listed in Super Lawyers since 2008.
John P. Branham is a civil trial lawyer whose practice areas include business litigation and personal injury litigation. His trial practice also includes legal malpractice defense.
David M. Anthony is a skilled attorney who represents banks, businesses, and individuals in the areas of commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and lien litigation.
Sharon O. Jacobs is an experienced environmental lawyer and litigator who represents companies, local governments, and not-for-profit organizations in administrative, regulatory, environmental, zoning, land use and municipal law. She has been listed in Super Lawyers since 2008.
Edward M. Yarbrough former U.S. Attorney for Middle Tennessee has provided quality legal representation and counsel to clients in the Middle Tennessee area for over 45 years. His experience includes government investigations, dispute resolution and civil and criminal litigation. He has been listed in Super Lawyers since 2008.
Stephen J. Zralek is a commercial litigator who focuses on intellectual property, business and entertainment disputes. Stephen has spent over two decades helping clients resolve complex legal disputes.
This year’s rising stars include:
Raquel L. Bellamy is a dedicated advocate who has defended and advanced immigrant rights for individuals from over 60 countries. She has a wide range of experience in civil and criminal litigation and advises clients concerning business, entertainment, and employment disputes.
I’Ashea Myles-Dihigo is a practiced attorney who regularly handles matters related to the construction and development of both commercial and residential property. She is committed to building a better future for her community through advocacy and the promotion of equal justice.