Taking a page from a Florida judge's playbook, an Atlanta federal judge told squabbling lawyers they might need to resolve future petty differences with a game of "Rock, Paper, Scissors." Judge Marvin H. Shoob warned attorneys in a consumer debt collection case that before asking him to settle any more disputes, they should consult a 2006 order by Florida federal judge Gregory A. Presnell, in which he settled an argument between opposing counsel by fashioning "a new form of alternative dispute resolution."
Judge May Let Playground Rules Settle Lawyers' Squabble
January 22, 2007
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