ABA Journal Weekly Newsletter May 9, 2008

Top Ten Stories:

Careers How Rookie Lawyers Can Avoid Big Mistakes
May 8, 2008, 06:48 am CDT
“Most new lawyers make some mistakes, but some are worse than others, such as throwing huge tantrums, hiding errors and sending flaming e-mails. Steven Bennett, a partner at Jones Day and the author of The Path to Partnership, offers advice”

Personal Lives ‘Totally Driven’ Lawyer’s Suicide a Wake-Up Call for Others
May 5, 2008, 03:45 pm CDT

Legal Ethics Accused of Padding Timesheets, N.Y. Lawyer Quits Part-Time Job & Law Firm
May 5, 2008, 02:35 pm CDT
Legal Ethics
‘Pants Suit’ Judge Back in Court, Now Suing for Job and $1 Million
May 6, 2008, 06:51 pm CDT
Criminal Justice Prominent London Lawyer Killed in Police Shootout
May 7, 2008, 11:26 am CDT

Law Firms Firms Err When They Treat Pregnant Lawyers ‘as Bellies,’ Lawyer Says
May 7, 2008, 06:55 am CDT
Legal Ethics
Phila. Judge Booted from Bench Over 24-Year-Old Use of Bogus SS#
May 6, 2008, 06:00 pm CDT

Intellectual Property Law Magazine Compiles Top 50 List of Young IP Lawyers
May 6, 2008, 07:12 am CDT

Law Firms Cadwalader Shrinks Summer Associate Program
May 5, 2008, 07:25 am CDT

Labor & Employment
Lawyers Drugged at Bingham Events, Ex-Associate Says
May 8, 2008, 12:08 pm CDT

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