Federal judge scolds BigLaw lawyers for 'behemoth pleadings' and 'prolixity'

A federal judge in Manhattan is ordering lawyers in a United Parcel Service lawsuit to file new pleadings that are short and plain, in keeping with Rule 8 of the…

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How can attorneys get help without harming their careers? (podcast with transcript)

With such a stressful profession, many attorneys face addiction and other mental health issues. If you find yourself struggling–or know another lawyer who is–what resources are out there? Does admitting a problem have to harm your career? What are your ethical duties if you do know that a colleague is…

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