• Deaths, Howrey LLP, Kids, Murder, Suicide

    Howrey Associate Dead in Family Tragedy

    Tragedy struck the Irvine, CA, and Houston offices of Howrey earlier this week. The ABA Journal reports: A Howrey intellectual property lawyer was found dead along with her daughters and mother Monday in an apparent murder-suicide. Associate Elizabeth Fontaine, her two daughters and her mother were killed on the same day that a California judge […]

    140 Comments / / Dec 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM
  • Deaths, Law Schools, Suicide

    Casey McGinnis, RIP
    Missing Michigan 1L Took His Own Life

    This afternoon brings tragic news. Casey McGinnis, a first-year law student at the University of Michigan who was previously reported missing, has passed away. From A University of Michigan Law School student reported missing last month hanged himself, Washtenaw County sheriff’s deputies said. The body of 35-year-old Casey Neil McGinnis was found Wednesday afternoon […]

    168 Comments / / Dec 3, 2009 at 3:31 PM
  • Deaths, Guns / Firearms, Layoffs, Suicide

    Breaking: A Sad Day at Kilpatrick Stockton

    We’re not entirely sure of all the details, but there appears to be a very sad situation developing at Kilpatrick Stockton in D.C. today. Everybody in Kilpatrick’s building received this email this morning: Good morning, Please remain in our space until further notice. Metropolitan Police Department are currently responding to an unconscious male with a […]

    / Apr 30, 2009 at 10:44 AM
  • Asians, Crime, Deaths, Education / Schools, Guns / Firearms, Murder, Suicide, Violence

    More About the Virginia Tech Shootings

    We’ve learned more about the tragic killings at Virginia Tech since our brief post from yesterday. We’re guessing you’re following the case as closely as we are. But in case you’re not, here are some new facts: 1. The final death toll — at the time of our last post, it was over 20 — […]

    50 Comments / / Apr 17, 2007 at 11:45 AM
  • Deaths, Plaintiffs Firms, Suicide

    Lawyer Jumps To His Death From Empire State Building

    This is tragic rather than funny. But it’s the subject of much gossip right now, and several of you have written to us about it. So here’s a quick post. On Friday, Moshe Kanovsky, a 31-year-old lawyer from Brooklyn, jumped to his death, from the 69th floor of the Empire State Building. From the New […]

    13 Comments / / Apr 16, 2007 at 10:18 AM

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