The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization comprised of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who has demonstrated exceptional qualifications in their area of the law, specifically criminal defense or civil plaintiff law. The National Trial Lawyers provides accreditation to these distinguished attorneys, and also aims to provide essential legal news, information, and education to trial lawyers across the United States.
With the selection of Richard Southard by The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, Southard has shown that he exemplifies superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third party research. As The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an essential source of networking and information for trial attorneys throughout the nation, the final result of the selection process is a credible and comprehensive list of the young lawyers chosen to represent their state.