A courtroom fracas between two ERISA attorneys in Indianapolis erupted into a near riot as ERISA plan administrators in the court’s gallery began throwing punches, chairs, and bottles, apparently in reaction to harsh defense cross-examination about fiduciary duties.
Prior to this morning, most lawyers were three degrees from Rex Gradeless, a recent unemployed law school graduate with a massive Twitter following and apparently not much else.
The law firm of Kenneth “Half Decaf” Williams, based in Hoboken, New Jersey, has reportedly been retained to represent 45 of the 103 defendants recently arrested in a FBI mob sweep against alleged organized crime syndicates.
Backers of the bills, introduced in Texas, Nevada, and Idaho, say it is a welcome change to the inconvenience and hassle many clients complain about in arranging to sign their own Wills.
Bracing for the U.S. News & World Report deadline for reporting law school placement statistics, dozens of law schools have now resorted to counting the category of “looking for work” as full-time employment for their 2010 graduates.
An Oregon attorney barely escaped death yesterday after committing two of the “10 Deadly Mistakes Attorneys Make When Using Social Media.”