ABA Journal Weekly Newsletter, December 21, 2007

Personal Lives
How a Reed Smith Partner Learned Wealth, Power Were the Wrong Priorities Dec 17, 2007, 01:51 pm CST

A. Scott Bolden, a partner at Reed Smith in Washington, D.C., didn’t listen to his lawyers’ advice after an ex-girlfriend called him about his long-rumored daughter. The ex told Bolden shortly before Thanksgiving in 2001 that his daughter, Shayla, was turning 18 and needed him, Bolden recalls in a Washington Post article..


Terrorism At Least Four White House Lawyers Debated Videotape Destruction Dec 19, 2007, 05:37 am CST

‘Lowball’ Bonuses at Some BigLaw Firms?
Dec 18, 2007, 06:49 pm CST
Law Practice Cravath in 1952: No Billables Pressure, No Fancy Offices and No Women Dec 17, 2007, 06:47 am CST

Securities Law
Mayer Brown Partner Sued–and Charged–by SEC in Refco Case Dec 18, 2007, 12:36 pm CST
Family Law
Kinder, Gentler Collaborative Divorce Also Costs Less Dec 18, 2007, 02:48 pm CST
Legal Ethics Lawyer Had Duty to Return Opponent’s Notes, Court Rules Dec 17, 2007, 06:09 am CST
First Amendment 10-Rated Lawyer Wins Dismissal of Suit Against Lawyer-Ranking Website Dec 19, 2007, 11:09 am CST
Entertainment Law Julia Roberts Character Doesn’t Cuss So Much, Thanks to Houston Lawyer Dec 18, 2007, 01:07 pm CST
Legal News Legal Blog Picks Top Odd-But-True Stories Dec 18, 2007, 07:41 am CST


In The Magazine

Labor & Employment Law The Boss is Watching And employees are finding they have fewer places to hide.

Associates Building Your Dream Practice Want to specialize? Be patient, pull overtime.


Question of the Week

What’s the Best Way You’ve Found to Combat the Holiday Blues?

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