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A new nonprofit group looks to address the problems of harassment and discrimination against law clerks by judges and to provide support to those clerks who are ill-treated in chambers, one of the group's co-founders told Law360 on Thursday.
A senior policy consultant for Akerman LLP has left New York to continue his career at the firm's bustling Miami shop.
The American Bar Association this August will honor a lawyer from Baker Botts LLP, a partner from Holland & Knight LLP and the law firms Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC for pro bono work ranging from tenant advocacy to refugee assistance, the organization announced Wednesday.
A former Florida state attorney awaiting sentencing for bribery and extortion charges has lost his law license, the Florida Bar announced Tuesday.
As the pay gap between male and female attorneys persists despite industry pledges to do better, the power of judges to potentially bridge the divide is coming into sharper focus.
Two Texas-based legal aid organizations have teamed up to help victims of last week's mass shooting in Uvalde, and they're asking for attorneys to volunteer their time in the coming weeks and months to sort out immigration and financial matters for grieving families.
An Eleventh Circuit panel on Tuesday said prominent conservative attorney L. Lin Wood Jr. can't reinstate his case against the State Bar of Georgia's disciplinary board over its request that he undergo a mental health examination.
A consumer who won a $4.25 million class action settlement from TD Bank is asking a Florida federal court to award a third of that settlement to the attorneys on the case.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis elevated a DeSoto County Court judge to fill a vacancy on the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court bench.
Employment firm Jackson Lewis PC has hired a principal from Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP to its Jacksonville, Florida, office.
For Boston corporate attorney Dan Janis, running began as a hobby to relieve stress during law school and developed into a 15-year endeavor to cross a marathon finish line in every state. He talked with Law360 Pulse about his goal, which he started as a 33-year-old lawyer in 2007 and accomplished a month ago at 48.
Law360 is pleased to announce the Rising Stars of 2022, our list of 176 attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age.
Greenberg Traurig LLP has added seven real estate laterals to its ranks amid a surge in demand in that practice area, including the seventh and eighth attorneys it has brought aboard from Winston & Strawn LLP in the past two months.
BakerHostetler has told its staff that starting salaries for associates in major markets will increase to $215,000 effective July 1, Law360 Pulse confirmed on Friday, making it the latest firm this year to boost its pay scale to compete in the competitive hiring market.
A contract software company adding four executives tops this roundup of recent legal tech news.
Reed Smith LLP has added a career Hogan Lovells attorney, who worked as a partner in the firm's transactional practice, and he will join Reed Smith's practice in Miami, the firm announced Wednesday.
The legal industry this week saw yet another law firm announce it was opening up a new office in Miami, and President Biden nominated three women to fill circuit court vacancies. Test how closely you've been reading Law360 Pulse's coverage of the week's biggest news in our five-question quiz, Voir Dire.
Angel Cortiñas has had a front row seat to Florida's evolving legal landscape over the course of his career as a federal prosecutor, appellate court judge and now a private practice attorney and new managing partner of Dentons' office in Miami.
U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton said Thursday that he's endured threats and racist attacks while adjudicating cases involving the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, remarking that while that won't stop him from carrying out the law, he worries other jurists may be deterred.
Disinformation created by Russian operatives and spread by an unsuspecting public threatens not just election integrity, but also trust in the court system, experts warned Thursday, during a National Judicial College symposium on the courts' role in preserving democracy.
The fallout from this week's massacre in a Texas elementary school, the contentious U.S. Supreme Court confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson and political comments by Justice Clarence Thomas are evidence "our partisan politics have become so divisive, so threatening that it is infecting the judiciary," former Alabama U.S. Sen. Doug Jones told a room full of judges on Thursday.
Following this week's massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school, the state's Attorney General Ken Paxton offered victims' families prayers and access to a compensation fund with a $50,000 cap. But experts say families may have a difficult time recovering much more through civil claims thanks to the state's permissive gun laws and broad governmental immunity.
Robinson & Cole LLP has joined more than a dozen law firms in offering humanitarian and legal aid in support of the people of Ukraine amid Russia's monthslong military invasion.
Trenam Law has taken on the founder of a boutique law firm focused on serving entrepreneurs, venture capital funds investing startups and angel investors, the firm recently announced.
An Eleventh Circuit panel on Wednesday affirmed the Florida Bar and the state Supreme Court's win in a lawsuit by an attorney who challenged her conditional bar admission based on mental health issues and ultimate disbarment for failure to comply with those conditions.