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Posted on: Apr 17, 2019

Judge John Murphy was presiding over a criminal calendar in Brevard County, Florida, when he grew incensed with public defender Andrew Weinstock, who had refused to waive a client’s right to a speedy trial.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2019

In this article, we look at what U.S. law schools are doing to prepare the next generation of lawyers for the ethical and professional landscapes that await them beyond graduation. 

Posted on: Mar 27, 2019

Professionalism, as it relates to lawyers, means being a competent, effective, respectful advocate for your client and the justice system. Professionalism “calls us to be mindful of the lawyer’s roles as officer of the legal system, advocate, counselor, negotiator, and problem solver.” That involves respect, civility, proficiency and a recognition that the life of a lawyer is a life of continuous learning.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2019

In a profession that prides itself on helping others, attorneys often forget to help themselves. We hope you'll join us on March 27.

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