In the NRA's motion to dismiss, NRA counsel William A. Brewer III of Brewer, Attorneys & Counselors repeatedly referenced a May ruling from a Texas bankruptcy judge, who dismissed the NRA's Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on the grounds that it was not filed in good faith.
It's too soon to draw conclusions from individual states' exam results, since only nine of the 53 jurisdictions that gave the test in July have reported results. But the mean scores over the past few years show a rather flat line.
In this Lawyer Wellness column, Priscilla Lundin provides an update on the ABA Wellness Pledge, a two-phase public affirmation about attorney wellness, mental health issues and substance abuse. Three years in, there are 213 Pledge signatories and counting. Most are global Big Law firms, but other legal employers are joining too.
This article proposes language to include in retainer agreements to enable the monetization of non-monetary victories and compensate attorneys for all their work on behalf of their contingency clients.
May a judge contact their legislators in order to ascertain what steps are necessary to initiate legislation in order to create an additional judgeship in the judge's court to handle the increased caseload and enlist their support in obtaining such legislation?