7.17.2009

Announcing Another Regent Law “Rising Star”

In this July’s edition of Virginia Super Lawyers published by Law & Politics magazine, Shawn A. Voyles (’98) was recognized for the third time as a “Rising Star,” an award given to the best attorneys in Virginia under the age of forty.

“[Being selected as a “Rising Star”] is a rewarding recognition because the selections are made solely on the basis of your peers’ votes,” said Voyles.

Voyles has been practicing a broad range of civil litigation matters for 11 years and is currently partner at Crenshaw, Ware & Martin in Norfolk. “The most rewarding part of my job is solving problems for clients, which could mean litigating a matter through to judgment or negotiating a resolution which is acceptable to all parties,” he said.

Also an adjunct professor of Admiralty Law at Regent University School of Law, Voyles enjoys giving back to the school that prepared him for his career. “Regent Law is top notch. My professors were friendly and accessible and modeled the character traits that Regent Law graduates should demonstrate in the community,” he said. “If students put in the necessary work, they will receive a rewarding legal education that will be the foundation of a successful legal career.”

Each year, Law & Politics magazine sends surveys to licensed attorneys with five or more years of practice. “Rising Stars” recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state -- those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

You can read more about this “Rising Star’s” professional accomplishments here.