Orlando, FL – (June 15, 2009) – Henry N. Didier, founding and managing partner of the Didier Law Firm, and P. Alexander Gillen, partner, were named as 2009 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine. The national list includes the top 5% of lawyers in each state, of which those under 40 year of age are considered Rising Stars.
Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Lawyers are nominated by their peers and narrowed through a a multi-step research, review, and selection process performed by the legal magazine publisher, Law & Politics.
There are approximately 61,500 active Florida Bar members practicing in Florida. To ensure a diverse and well-balanced list, the research staff considers factors such as firm size, practice area and geographic location. The list includes both private practice attorneys and attorneys in non-private practice areas such as prosecutors, in-house counsel, judges and public service lawyers.
Mr. Didier graduated Summa Cum Laude with Honors from Florida State University, and earned his law degree with Honors from the Duke University School of Law. He has earned many distinctions including being named one of the Top 100 Florida Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association, one of the 2008 Florida Legal Elite byFlorida Trend Magazine, and “Best of the Bar” and one of “40 under 40” by the Orlando Business Journal. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a member of the Florida Justice Association (FJA) and the American Association for Justice (AAJ), and serves on the board of directors of the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association (CFTLA).
Mr. Gillen graduated with Honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association (CFTLA). He also serves as a board member of the Young Lawyers Section of the Florida Justice Association (FJA).
The Didier Law Firm, P.A. specializes in automotive defect cases including unsafe airbags, tire failures, seatback and seatbelt failures, and rollover stability cases. The firm also handles a multitude of cases relating to defective designs of industrial products and heavy equipment. Often, product defects cause catastrophic injuries or wrongful death, and the firm is committed to seeking justice for injured people and their families.