Author Archives: BRM

Supervillains Offer Attorneys Job Satisfaction, Perks

Sylvia Hutton enjoys the perks of a top-notch general counsel: She flies on the corporate jet, mingles with industry heads, consults government officials, and makes innumerable legal decisions on behalf of her employer.  There’s only one major difference: Her client is a … Continue reading

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Glamorous Work Eludes ‘Hollywood’ Lawyer

LOS ANGELES – The phone rang at three in the morning.  The panicked, celebrity client called out to the one person she goes to for emergencies: her attorney. Picking the phone up from his bedside, entertainment lawyer Jerry Britman gathers … Continue reading

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Disgruntled Law Professor Takes Frustration Out on Class

SAN FRANCISCO – Whenever law professor Myron Atwood teaches first year torts, two things remain constant: the students look progressively younger and he continues to deeply loathe each and every one of them.  Disgruntled and professionally frustrated in his nineteenth year … Continue reading

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Trial Attorney’s Life a Rich Tapestry of Tortious Conduct

LUBBOCK – In the pantheon of Texas trial attorneys, Larry Foster is a giant among men.  Not only has he spent decades serving plaintiffs across the Lone Star State, but he has managed to commit or inflict an incredible variety … Continue reading

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1Ls Beginning to Notice Ominous Signs Regarding Their Job Prospects

JACKSONVILLE – Justin Medlock is a typical first year student, or 1L, at Florida Coastal School of Law.  After finishing his bachelor’s degree in biology and deciding his grades were not medical school material, Medlock opted to take the LSAT and … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Announces Definition of “Reasonable Person”

WASHINGTON — In the midst of an opinion on the Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable searches and seizures, the Supreme Court of the United States surprised the legal world by laying down a sweeping, definitive answer to the classic legal … Continue reading

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Law Grads Follow Jobs, Move to India

MUMBAI — Adventurous or desperate?  That’s the question for a growing number of American law school graduates looking for work in India.  For Sally Nicholson, a recent arrival, the answer lies somewhere in between. “I’d say I’m desperately adventurous,” shrugged Nicholson, “I’ve been … Continue reading

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Montana Appoints Grizzly Bear to State Supreme Court

HELENA — In a historic moment for the animal kingdom, a grizzly bear was appointed to the Montana Supreme Court. Baxter, chosen by Governor Brian Schweitzer to fill in an interim position left open by a recent vacancy, previously made his home in … Continue reading

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Law Firm Partner Prides Self in Total Lack of Computer Savvy

ATLANTA — With a large, established book of business generating a steady flow of billable hours, litigator Byron Arnold is a valued partner at mega-firm Prince & Easton.  Yet somehow, more than ten years into the 21st century, he remains proud of the fact he possesses … Continue reading

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Corporate HR Still Has No Idea How To Read a Lawyer Resume

BOSTON — Denise Jackson is Human Resources Director at a Fortune 500 company and considered one of the best in her field.  Having worked at several corporations across the United States, her experiences makes her a popular guru at meetings of … Continue reading

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