Eight ELPO Law Attorneys Named 2021 Super Lawyers; One Named Rising Star

by Mandy Hicks

Eight attorneys at English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP (ELPO Law) have been named 2021 Super Lawyers, and one named as a Rising Star.

Super Lawyers is a professional recognition organization that annually awards the nation’s top attorneys. Super Lawyers candidates are nominated and chosen based on an evaluation of 12 eligibility requirements which includes verdicts and settlements, experience, certifications, and pro bono service. All attorneys are recognized for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement and undergo a rigorous selection process. Super Lawyers selections comprise the top 5% of attorneys and are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

The following ELPO Law attorneys have been named as 2021 Super Lawyers: Charles E. English (15th consecutive year) for the areas of Business Litigation, Business/ Corporate, and Insurance Coverage; Charles E. “Buzz” English, Jr. (14th consecutive year) for the areas of Business Litigation, Civil Litigation (defense), and Eminent Domain; E. Kenly Ames (9th consecutive year) for Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation; Kurt W. Maier (12th consecutive year) for Personal Injury – General and Personal Injury – Products; Michael S. Vitale (2nd year) for Business Litigation, Banking, and Employment Litigation; Park L. Priest (10th consecutive year) for General Litigation and Civil Litigation (defense); W. Cravens Priest, III (5th consecutive year) for Workers’ Compensation, Employment & Labor, and Schools & Education; and Robert A. Young (1st year) for Personal Injury.

Sarah P. Jarboe (Environmental Law) was named to the Rising Stars list for the second time for 2021. The Rising Stars list is comprised of the top up-and-coming attorneys under the age of 40 who have been in practice ten years or less. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in each state receive this honor. Jarboe is the only Environmental Law attorney in the state of Kentucky to be named to the Rising Star list for both 2020 and 2021.