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Justice Sotomayor resumes her schedule after paramedics are called to her home on Friday

Updated: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomoyor showed up at work on Friday after paramedics were called to her home to treat low blood sugar.

Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said…

Lawyer is a $1M ‘genius’ finalist for his plan to add cars to NYC subway lines

A New York lawyer who proposed adding cars to subway trains is among 19 finalists in a Metropolitan Transportation Authority “genius challenge” that will award $1 million for the best…

Woman accused of damaging lawyer’s Warhol paintings could get life sentence if convicted

A Dallas woman accused of damaging a lawyer’s paintings by Andy Warhol and other artwork could be sentenced to life in prison if she is convicted of the charges.


Need a helping hand? Here’s what a lawyers assistance program can do for you
Confronting someone about a substance abuse problem—or owning that you have one—is not easy, but lawyers assistance programs can help.
Personal injury lawyer reportedly spends $4M on son’s birthday party

Texas personal injury lawyer Thomas J. Henry reportedly spent $4 million last weekend on a birthday party for his 18-year-old son.

The party for Thomas Henry Jr., included performances by…

CBS fires lawyer over Facebook posts calling Vegas shooting victims likely ‘Republican gun toters’
Updated: CBS has fired vice president and senior counsel Hayley Geftman-Gold because of Facebook comments under her name that said she had no sympathy for the victims of late Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed dozens and injured hundreds at a country music festival.
The time to help lawyers with mental health services is now, new report says
The stigma of attorneys seeking help for mental health disorders needs to be eliminated, according to a report released Monday by various groups, including the American Bar Association’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs.
F. Lee Bailey: Where is he now?

F. Lee Bailey is broke and working as a consultant above the hair salon of his girlfriend.

The Washington Post has that summary of Bailey’s life, gleaned from a…

BigLaw partner managed to dial in to work conference call before his drug-related death
An intellectual property partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati continued to obsess over his work even as drug addiction took over his life.
BigLaw tackles mental health issues with on-site programs; is its business model at fault?

Hogan Lovells offers on-site psychologists at two of its offices. Norton Rose Fulbright has trained 20 employees to spot and offer help to co-workers with signs of addiction and mental-health…

This Florida attorney will run 6 marathons in 6 days to raise money for legal aid

Starting this Sunday, a Florida lawyer will run six marathons in six days to raise funds for legal aid.

Mike Freed, a business attorney with the law firm Gunster, will…

BigLaw partner meets the law student who intervened to stop his attackers

Baker McKenzie partner John Rowley says there was just one person who intervened when a group of teens attacked him on May 12 at a Metro station in Washington, D.C.

5 tips from a BigLaw partner on ‘making it work’ in real life
Making it Work is a new column in partnership with the Working Mother Best Law Firms for Women initiative in which lawyers share how they manage both life’s challenges and work’s demands.

Joanna Horsnail, being a single parent for 10 years and partner at Mayer Brown for 13 years, offers tips for “making it work” while real life goes on around you.
Holland & Knight associate to perform at SXSW

Holland & Knight associate Andrew Choi hasn’t settled on just one career path.

He is a Julliard-trained violinist who decided not to pursue a classical music career because of the…

Surprise Sisters: Lawyer co-workers learn they’ve led parallel lives just a few miles apart

Could a love of the law run as deep as your genes? The case of Julie Hansen and Kelly Mahoney Steenbock makes a compelling argument that it might be so. Born five years apart, both women were raised in Bellevue, Nebraska, and lived less than 5 miles apart, although they never knew each other.

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