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Lawyer accused of staging his own shooting now faces allegations of stealing settlement payout

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 11:38

Troubles continue to mount for well-connected South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, who faces new charges alleging he stole settlement money intended for the sons of…

Journalist Katie Couric says she withheld part of Justice Ginsburg’s 2016 interview to protect her

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 10:48
Journalist and author Katie Couric has revealed in her new memoir that she edited out U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s most controversial comments…

What happens when lawyers make mistakes?

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 11:39
Mistakes. Also known as errors, blunders or, in my best legalese, boo-boos. They often keep us lawyers busy and sometimes even worried. What are they…

Why this BigLaw firm is embracing an ‘augmented automation solution’ for clients

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 09:54
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati announced last month that it had teamed up with Workiva Inc. to create an application that automates the S-1…

Following a 12% pay cut, UMass law professor challenges collective bargaining law for university staff

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 17:00
A University of Massachusetts School of Law professor is suing his union, his university and the state over a law that gives the union exclusive…

Lawyer accused of feeding answers to his client in Zoom deposition faces possible sanction

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 16:40
A Boston lawyer has been ordered to show cause why he shouldn’t face further sanctions for allegedly taking advantage of a Zoom deposition to secretly…

Top 5 most important judicial analytics metrics

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 15:00
The judge in your case has immense discretion to decide the pace and outcome of your case. Given this truism, what judicial qualities can you…

Transgender lawyer sues for declaration that bias based on gender identity violates attorney ethics rules

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 13:50
Transgender lawyer Sheryl Ring has filed a lawsuit seeking a declaration that attorney ethics rules in Illinois do not allow discrimination based on gender identity.

Lawyer sues Amazon for false imprisonment after delivery van blocks his car

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 12:15

A Massachusetts lawyer is suing Amazon for $150,000 because its delivery drivers allegedly blocked his car, causing “loss of freedom of mobility, anxiety, humiliation.”

20% of surveyed corporate lawyers were highly exhausted, and most in that group wanted to switch jobs

Mon, 10/11/2021 - 10:10

Burnout among corporate lawyers is a problem that affects retention and projects, according to survey findings.

Twenty percent of surveyed corporate lawyers were highly exhausted…