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News from Shoup, Evers and Green – Lawyers Serving Burlington, Vermont

August 2017

John Evers was selected by peers for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America © for work in Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.
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He was also acknowledged by Best Lawyers of America © for being recognized by his peers as the 2018 Burlington Personal Injury Litigation “Lawyer of the Year.”

Tina Shoup was selected by peers for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America © for work in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs.
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Michael Green recently acknowledged by Best Lawyers of America © for being recognized by his peers as the 2018 Burlington Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants “Lawyer of the Year.”

He was also selected by peers for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America © for work in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants
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March 2017

John Evers moderated a panel discussion among three Vermont Superior judges for a program entitled “Evidence Disputes I Practice” at the Vermont Bar Association Annual Meeting.


SEG LAWYERS IN BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA © 2016 Tina Shoup, John Evers and Michael Green were each selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016.

Tina Shoup was selected for Medical Malpractice Law–Plaintiffs
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John Evers was selected for Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs.
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Michael Green was selected for Personal Injury Litigation–Plaintiffs and Workers’ Compensation Law–Claimants
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Shoup Evers & Green Announces A Searchable Vermont Worker’s Compensation Hearing Decision Database

 August 2015

Burlington, VT- Shoup Evers & Green, A Burlington Vermont law firm, announces today a keyword searchable database of Vermont Workers’ Compensation Hearing Decisions. The database, available on the Shoup Evers & Green website, exclusively searches Vermont Workers’ Compensation Hearing Decisions, making it easier for the public to research Vermont Workers’ Compensation topics.

Shoup Evers & Green offers this service free of charge to encourage public education and better inform injured workers in Vermont.

May 2015

John Evers was a co-presenter at AAJ’s “Focus Groups 101 Webinar.”

SEG Claims Analyst John Schraven was a moderator and presenter at a continuing legal education seminar sponsored by the Vermont Association for Justice entitled “Navigating Medicare and Medicaid for Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.” A personal injury or workers’ compensation settlement can affect your eligibility for Medicare or Medicaid. John has had a lot of experience helping our clients deal with Medicare and Medicaid when their cases settle. If you are facing this issue, contact John Schraven for a free consultation.

SEG 2.0 in Vermont City Marathon.

John Evers, Michael Green, Renee Atkins (niece of Lori Baker), and Vanessa Kittell were members of the SEG relay team.  We covered the course in a not so blistering 4:10.57.  A great day and a great team effort!   

March 2015

John Evers was a faculty member at AAJ Case Workshop Program in Reno, a three day program where lawyers came from all over the country to work with lawyers, trial consultants and focus groups to better improve the presentation of their cases.

February 2015

John Evers was elected by the Vermont Bar Association to a 2 year term as the at large representative on the Judicial Nominating Board.  The board consists of 11 members is charged with reviewing applications for positions for state court judgeships.

2014

John Evers was co-counsel in a three week trial in Burlington resulting in a substantial verdict against a large utility company on behalf of a lineman who was severely injured due to the company’s unsafe practices.  It is one of the largest verdicts in the history of Vermont.

John Evers was a faculty member at the AAJ Case Plus Workshop Program in Nashville, a three day program where lawyers came from all over the country to work with lawyers, trial consultants and focus groups to better improve the presentation of their cases.

John Schraven was a guest instructor in the Mediation Advocacy course at Vermont Law School John covered subjects such as persuasion, negotiation tactics and client preparation. In addition to presenting, John also acted as mediator in mock meditations in which the students role played the parties in dispute.

John Evers was a faculty member at AAJ Case Workshop Program in Chicago, a three day program where lawyers came from all over the country to work with lawyers, trial consultants and focus groups to better improve the presentation of their cases. 

John Schraven moderated the 4th Annual VTAJ Medicare Update Seminar.  For four years, John has either moderated or presented on Medicare or related subjects at what has become an annual event. This year presentations included Social Security Offsets with Toni Harrington of the SSA office in Rutland, the annual CMS update provided by April Pettengill and  Truthiness In Workers Compensation Psychological Evaluations presented by William Nash PhD.  

John Evers moderated the VTAJ program, “What Do Jurors Think?”  The program addressed the use of focus groups to help lawyers better understand how jurors might respond to their case.

John Evers  concluded his 14th year teaching advanced trial advocacy at Vermont Law School.

John Schraven and John Evers presented at VTAJ annual meeting on the subject of negotiation. John and John discussed the difference between participating in a negotiation and controlling the negotiation. Using video clips and examples from recent studies in the field, they examined the psychology and tactics that separate the average from the expert in negotiation.

 

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All SEG Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America We are pleased to announce that all of our lawyers have been selected by Best Lawyers to be included in the upcoming edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The selection in Best Lawyers was based on a peer-review survey of other practicing lawyers. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. Our Lawyers were recognized for their work in the following practice areas: Tina Shoup—Medical Malpractice-Plaintiffs John Evers—Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation Michael Green— Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs, and Workers’ Compensation Law-Claimants

SEG 1.0 in Vermont City Marathon.  John Evers, Michael Green, Donny Baker (spouse of Lori Baker), Gabe Metzger (spouse of Jennifer Metzger) and Vanessa Kittell were members of the SEG relay team.  We covered the course in a not so blistering 4:03.04.  A great day and a great team effort!   

 

 

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