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Houston Attorney Mark Thiessen Given Super Lawyers Award Honor

Criminal Defense Attorney Mark Thiessen Becomes One of the Youngest Attorneys to Win the Thomson Reuters Award

(September 9, 2013) Attorney Mark Thiessen of Thiessen Law Firm, LLC has become one of the youngest
lawyers to ever receive Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers award. Typically awarded to legal professionals over
the age of 40 or in practice for more than 10 years, the award is a result of Thiessen’s victories as well as peer

Super Lawyers employs an intensive process to select its honorees. Blending rigorously-monitored peer
nominations and third-party research on each candidate’s credentials, the patented approach analyzes a total of
12 different factors before making a final decision. Awards are handed out annually and on a state-by-state
basis. The award covers more than 70 practice areas and no more than five percent of a state’s attorneys are
named Super Lawyers, making it one of the most competitive and significant achievements in the industry.

Mark Thiessen is a criminal trial lawyer who founded Thiessen Law Firm in Houston, Texas in 2011. He is a
frequent legal seminar lecturer, author of numerous published legal articles, and the current DWI Committee
chair for Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA), in addition to numerous other accomplishments. Mark has won DWI cases from total refusals up to a 0.24 breath test, 0.23 GC blood test and a 0.28 hospital enzymatic assay blood test.

“I am deeply honored and humbled to be counted among some of the finest professionals in the legal field,”
said Mark Thiessen. “As we continue working toward justice for our clients, my team and I will continue to
uphold the Super Lawyers standards with work that is fair, honorable and inexhaustible.”

Mark Thiessen is no stranger to Thomson Reuters honors, having previously received their Rising Star Award
for attorneys under the age of 40. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in each state are given the Rising Star
title, and Mark Thiessen has received the honor every year since 2010.

About Thiessen Law Firm:

Thiessen Law Firm has represented hundreds of DWI clients, achieved numerous dismissals and won 10 jury
trials. Thiessen Law Firm has grown to include an associate, an attorney waiting on his bar results, two
paralegals, a marketing director, a process server and an investigator. Thiessen Law Firm is located on the top
floor of 1221 Studewood, in Houston, Texas. Additionally, Mark Thiessen has joined forces with attorney Chris
Samuelson to create Samuelson Thiessen, L.L.P., which handles cases in Colorado.

About Super Lawyers:

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from over 70 practice
areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Super Lawyers
lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across
the country. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to

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