Celebrating Excellence: Patrick A. Cruise and Annette Kelley Named 2023 Mid-South Super Lawyers

We are thrilled to announce and extend our heartfelt congratulations to Patrick A. Cruise and Annette Kelley for their exceptional achievement in being selected as 2023 Mid-South Super Lawyers. This recognition reflects their unwavering dedication to legal excellence and their tireless efforts in advocating for justice.

Patrick A. Cruise: A Decade of Distinction

For Patrick A. Cruise, this marks an extraordinary milestone as it is his 10th consecutive year receiving the prestigious title of Mid-South Super Lawyer. Board Certified in Truck Accident Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Patrick has consistently demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to his clients and the legal profession.

With a career spanning nearly 22 years as a trial lawyer, Patrick has become a formidable force in advocating for plaintiff’s personal injury cases in Tennessee. His track record speaks volumes, having secured millions of dollars in compensation for injury victims and their families. Patrick's success is not only measured in financial terms but also in the trust and respect he has earned from both clients and peers.

An unwavering commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards has been the hallmark of Patrick's career. His dedication to seeking justice for his clients sets a standard that inspires others in the legal community.

Annette Kelley: A Champion for Fairness and Justice

Since joining The Hamilton Firm in 2012, Annette Kelley has consistently demonstrated her commitment to fairness and justice in every case she handles. Her applied legal expertise, exceptional work ethic, and unwavering persistence have resulted in millions of dollars in settlements for clients she represents.

Licensed to practice in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama, Annette has shown that geographical boundaries are no limit to her dedication to client success. She firmly believes in cultivating lasting attorney-client relationships, a principle that has contributed significantly to her success and the satisfaction of those she serves.

Super Lawyers Recognition: A Distinction Earned

The Mid-South Super Lawyers recognition is a significant accolade, with no more than 5% of lawyers in each state being selected each year. Additionally, no more than 2.5% are chosen as Rising Stars. This recognition is a testament to the outstanding legal skill, peer recognition, and professional achievement demonstrated by Patrick and Annette.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, employs a patented multiphase process for the annual selections. This process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. It is a rigorous and thorough approach that ensures only the most deserving attorneys receive this prestigious honor.

Patrick A. Cruise and Annette Kelley's selection as 2023 Mid-South Super Lawyers is a momentous achievement that reflects not only their legal prowess but also their commitment to the principles of justice, fairness, and client advocacy. We congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition and look forward to their continued success in the legal field.