ABA Journal Weekly Newsletter. February 20, 2009.

Top Ten Stories of the Week ending February 20, 2009:

Law Practice Management Last Week’s Layoffs Saved Law Firms an Estimated $100M Feb 17, 2009, 06:52 am CST
Law Firms
A&O to Ax Up to 250 Lawyers and 200 Staff, Freeze Pay and Ask Partners for Capital Feb 19, 2009, 11:54 am CST
Layoffs Laid-Off Lawyer Competes with Other Attorneys for Paralegal Jobs
Feb 17, 2009, 09:22 am CST
Midyear Meeting 2009 76% of Young Lawyers Glad They’re Attorneys, Study Finds
Feb 14, 2009, 04:04 pm CST
Top ABA Midyear Meeting Headlines:

ABA House OKs Lateral Lawyer Ethics Rule Change ABA Pushes for 1,000-Lawyer Legal Corps Prof. Tribe Hints He’s Available for DC Gig Cuban-American Lawyer in Line to Head ABA Economy & Politics Threaten State Courts, ABA House Told

Legal Ethics
Burned-Out Lawyer Plans to Opt Out, One Among Many on ‘Dark Side’ of Law Feb 17, 2009, 03:05 pm CST
Bar Associations Perfectionism, ‘Psychic Battering’ Among Reasons for Lawyer Depression Feb 18, 2009, 09:40 am CST
Legal Ethics Sarbanes-Oxley Governed Lawyer’s ‘Noisy Withdrawal’ in Stanford Case Feb 19, 2009, 08:41 am CST
ABA How Pop Culture Defines Abe Lincoln Feb 19, 2009, 12:16 pm CST
Legal Malpractice Clients, Law Firms Get ‘Savage’ As Legal Malpractice Claims Increase Feb 17, 2009, 02:33 pm CST
White-Collar Crime Fla. Lawyer in $83M Real Estate Fraud: I Didn’t Think It Was Criminal
Feb 18, 2009, 02:09 pm CST

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