Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 12.11.14

lottery* A registered sex offender wins the lottery. $3 million buys a lot of windowless vans. [Orlando Sentinel]

* Judge to federal prosecutor: “You’re branded as a liar and you’ll remain a liar for the rest of your life.” [New York Observer]

* A New York lawyer has been arrested and charged with running down 5 people in Herald Square. Alcohol and crack pipes are involved. And topless selfies. Look, you’re going to see more on this from Staci in the morning, so just sit tight. [Inquisitr]

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33 Comments / / Dec 11, 2014 at 5:04 PM

Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 12.11.14

merger law firm merger* According to the results of the latest Citi Private Bank Law Firm Group survey, law firm managing partners are slowly but surely growing more confident with how the legal industry is turning out as time goes by. Hooray! [Am Law Daily]

* For what it’s worth, Ben Edelman’s threatening emails to Sichuan Garden weren’t his first time at the rodeo of douchebaggery. A few years back, the Harvard-educated lawyer sent similar emails to a sushi restaurant. Fun times. [Boston.com]

* The American Bar Association would like to know what you think the most successful law firm merger in history is. There are so many fantastic failures to rule out, but so few true triumphs in comparison. What’re your thoughts? [ABA Journal]

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32 Comments / / Dec 11, 2014 at 9:14 AM

Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 12.10.14

1024px-Flag_of_Alaska.svg* An Assistant DA in Barrow, Alaska, was shot and killed the other day, allegedly by a man jealous that his ex-girlfriend had started dating the ADA. [KTUU]

* Legislature amends law “to protect quacks.” That sounds like a good use of their time. [Slate]

* David appeared on Today’s Verdict to discuss his new book, Supreme Ambitions. Also on the show was the creator of Lawsuit — The Game, featured in our holiday gift guide for lawyers. [BronxNet]

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1 Comment / / Dec 10, 2014 at 5:31 PM

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