Law Firms Don't Need to Spend A Lot of Money to Prevent Burnout, Says Perkins Coie's Jennifer Bluestein
In this week's episode, Jennifer Bluestein shared that law firms don't need to spend a bunch of money on amenities such as an in-house therapist to prevent attorney burnout. "It's about allowing people time and space to actually turn off work and focus on other things in their lives," Bluestein said.
"The odds are high that [students] will graduate, pass the bar, and get a job—the statistics confirm this." Erwin Chemerinsky, dean, and Jesse H. Choper distinguished professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, told Law.com Wednesday, adding that "My advice is to enjoy the experience. Some of that is keeping it all in perspective."
A special set of playing cards featuring information about unsolved homicides will be distributed to inmates at the Richmond City Justice Center for recreational use as part of a new project by the Virginia Attorney General's Office, the Commonwealth Attorney's Office, Crime Stoppers, and local police.
Bench Report: Political Backlash Against Judge Who Signed Mar-A-Lago Warrant Breeds Security Concerns + Another Judge Puts Conditions On Retirement
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'You Can't Use This Court to Perpetrate a Fraud': Judge Probes 3M's Actions Prior to Earplug Bankruptcy
At a Thursday hearing, U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers continued to focus on an indemnity agreement 3M reached on July 25 to transfer liability to its subsidiary, Aearo Technologies, which, one day later, filed for bankruptcy. "You can't use this court to perpetrate a fraud on a bankruptcy," she told one of 3M's lawyers.
Higher Law: A New Recreational Marijuana Proposal in Florida | Covington & Burling's Work on a California Cannabis Civil Rights Case | Marijuana Sales Slump in Colorado
"Legalization in Florida through the adult-use ballot initiative will create one of the largest state-legal marijuana markets in the country and, at least in the beginning stages, will be a windfall for existing [medical marijuana treatment centers] that are conducting sales at that time," said Matthew Ginder, a partner in the cannabis law practice at Greenspoon Marder.