Continued success in and out of the courtroom has brought numerous awards and recognitions for the attorneys at Cullan & Cullan. A few of the accolades are outlined for your review. The courtroom achievements and recognition from other lawyers is important but what truly matters to the Cullan’s is what their former clients say. We also welcome you to call our offices at any time for a free consultation with a Kansas City personal injury lawyer who can advise you of your rights and options after a serious injury.
American Board of Legal Medicine
Dr. Sam Cullan is Board-Certified in Legal Medicine by the American Board of Legal Medicine, a prominent professional society committed to addressing issues that arise at the intersection of law and medicine.
Inner Circle of Advocates
Dr. Pat Cullan and Dr. Joe Cullan are both members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, an invitation-only group that limits its member to the best plaintiff lawyers in the country. Members are recognized as having exceptional qualifications are respected and recognized by their peers and who are experienced and skillful in the handling of courtroom litigation.
The Irish Legal 100
Dr. Pat Cullan and Dr. Joe Cullan were both named “Top 100 Most Distinguished Attorneys in America with Irish Roots” by the Irish Legal 100, an annually compiled list of the most distinguished legal professionals in the United States who share Irish roots. Other distinguished members of the Irish Legal 100 include United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Cullan & Cullan are members of the Million and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States that limits its membership to attorneys who have won multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. Less than 1% of U.S. attorneys are members of the forum.
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Dr. Sam Cullan is a National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) Board-Certified Trial Lawyer, a credential that provides reliable evidence of his specialized knowledge and proficiency.
The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
Dr. Pat Cullan and Dr. Joe Cullan were named "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers. Award recipients are lawyers under the age of 40 who exemplify superior qualifications, leadership, and notable trial results. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers
Dr. Gene Cullan, Dr. Pat Cullan and Dr. Joe Cullan are members of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only national organization that selects the most qualified attorneys from across the country based on their leadership, professional stature and influence and their profile as either a civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyer.
Cullan & Cullan was named “Best Personal Injury Attorneys in 2017” by Newsweek Magazine. In addition, Dr. Pat Cullan and Dr. Joe Cullan were also featured in Newsweek magazine’s “Rising Legal Stars” feature which recognized their exceptional legal and medical background.
Super Lawyers® magazine honors leading attorneys who have been recognized by their peers for a high level of professional achievement. We are proud to have several attorneys selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list.
Best of Bar
The Kansas City Business Journal’s annual Best of the Bar list recognizes local attorneys who have at least 10 years of professional experience. Attorneys are selected by a panel of judges for considerable achievements, reputation, civic involvement, and more.
The Best Lawyers of America
The Best Lawyers in America® seeks to recognize the top attorneys in the United States via a peer-review process. We are honored to have several of our attorneys included in this prestigious list.
AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
A number of our attorneys have earned AV Preeminent® Ratings from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible rating offered by the prestigious organizations. Ratings are determined based on peer reviews, legal ability, ethical standards, and other factors.
We are proud to have several attorneys who have earned an Avvo Rating of 10.0 Superb. Attorneys earn ratings based on a number of factors, including experience, recognition, and professional conduct.