Illinois Super Lawyers® is a magazine published by attorneys exclusively for attorneys and adheres to a rigorous selection process. The only way a lawyer can be listed in Illinois Super Lawyers magazine is through this selection process. The Top 100 Super Lawyers selection process consists of a statewide survey of lawyers, peer nominations, a blue ribbon panel review, and independent research of candidates. Only 100 lawyers in the state were selected to the Top 100 list. There are approximately 82,000 registered attorneys in the State of Illinois as of January, 2009.