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Meet the lawyer-‘Daderina’ who came to the aid of his panicked daughter in this viral video

The “Daderina” shown in this viral video helping his panicked ballerina daughter is Marc Daniels, a lawyer in Bermuda.

Daniels took to…

Kentucky Derby is a win for Frost Brown Todd and its chairman emeritus

Frost Brown Todd—the largest law firm in Louisville, Kentucky—entertained clients during a week of Kentucky Derby events, while its chairman emeritus had an even bigger stake in the Run for…

Sotomayor will have shoulder surgery Tuesday

Justice Sonia Sotomayor will have shoulder surgery Tuesday for a broken left shoulder suffered in a fall April 16.

Sotomayor, 63, will have a procedure known as reverse total…

Justice Sotomayor is expected to keep working despite breaking her shoulder

Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be wearing a sling for several weeks after breaking her shoulder on Monday.

The court’s information office said 63-year-old Sotomayor broke her shoulder in a morning…

Onetime high school dropout and single mom celebrates her law school graduation in viral photo
Ieshia Champs has come a long way since she dropped out of high school and had her first child at age 19. The 33-year-old Texas woman will be graduating magna cum laude from Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law in May.
7 Marathons, 7 Continents, 7 Days
Bret I. Parker, executive director of the New York City Bar Association, ran the World Marathon Challenge: seven marathons on seven continents in seven consecutive days.
Video of lawyer wearing his Elsa dress pushing police vehicle out of snow goes viral
Attorney Jonathan Triplett was saving his costume of Queen Elsa from Frozen for a snowy day. Boston provided one Tuesday, when a nor'easter dumped more than 14 inches of snow at Logan Airport.
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…

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