J. Tooson, partner and attorney at Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP has been named to Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys: California’s 10 Best Attorneys. Each of these awards is an honor in itself and each require their own rigorous process of selection.
Super Lawyers® makes their selections on an annual, state-by-state basis, through a patented multiphase selection process that includes peer nominations combined with independent research. Evaluations are based on 12 indicators, though they are not all equally weighted. This includes verdicts and settlements, experience, position within a law firm, scholarly lectures and writings, and education. Only 2.5% of attorneys in the state are selected for Rising Stars℠, and must either be under the age of 40, or in practice for 10 years or less.
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only organization made up of the best trial lawyers from each state or region. Those selected must be nominated by their peers and possess exceptional skills, experience, and a wealth of knowledge.
The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys began in 2014. Those selected for this list must be nominated by an institute, client, or peer. They must also have a stellar client satisfaction rating.
Attorney J. Tooson attended Loyola Law School and is known for his ability to win any case, regardless of the circumstances or obstacles he may face. In addition to successfully defending some of the most complex felony cases, Tooson has secured several substantial verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.
Lessem, Newstat & Tooson, LLP is an aggressive criminal defense and personal injury law firm in Los Angeles. Our legal team has over 50 years of combined experience, effectively serving as defense counsel for individuals tangled in the criminal justice system. We have also vigilantly fought for and protected the rights of thousands of injured individuals.
Call us at (800) 462-7160 to have an experienced attorney on your side.