SUPER LAWYERS / FLORIDA 2012
TABLE OF CONTENTS
12 THE RESCUER
Bankruptcy lawyer Roberta Colton is always
there for clients. Even if they need an
airplane moved in the dead of night.
BY STAN SINBERG
16 AGAINST THE ODDS
J. Cheney Mason wasn’t looking to
represent arguably the most reviled
woman in the U.S., but once on Casey
Anthony’s case, he wouldn’t back down.
BY G.K. SHARMAN
20 THE INCREDIBLE
JOURNEY OF STEPHEN
From privileged boyhood to impoverished
youth to a year as the ABA’s first Hispanic
BY HARRIS MEYER
6 WORD FOR WORD
Caryn Bellus, Erin Smith Aebel, Ralph
DeMeo offer advice to young lawyers.
AS TOLD TO ADRIENNE SCHOFHAUSER
Rocket scientist Michael Corso; elderly advocate
Scott Fischer. Also: Jaime Vining, Stephen
Milbrath, Melanie Damian lend a hand.
BY ADRIENNE SCHOFHAUSER, AMY KATES,
THE ANNUAL LIST
25 SELECTION PROCESS
26 THE TOP LISTS
28 LISTED ALPHABETICALLY
36 LISTED BY AREA OF PRACTICE
87 LISTED BY AREA OF PRACTICE
10 Q&A: STUART Z.
Bank of America, BP, and possibly the
Netherlands are also on notice from the
Coral Gables personal injury attorney.
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107 BY THE NUMBERS
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(COLTON), SCOTT COOK (MASON) AND SCO TT WISEMAN (ZACK)