Back in May, we wrote about stalking and assault charges leveled against UVA law student Daniel Paul Watkins. An ex-girlfriend and female classmate claimed that Watkins assaulted and threatened her. At the time, we quoted a friend of Watkins who counseled caution in reacting to the charges. As it turns out, these words were prescient. A judge just dismissed all of the charges against Watkins….
Just out of curiosity, I took a look at the academic calendar for UVA Law School. It turns out that they’re right in the middle of spring exams (which started on Monday, May 2, and finish on Friday, May 13). I can’t imagine trying to study for or take exams amidst this kind of upheaval. […]
Some lawyers are best-served beavering away in the firm where they have worked since law school. For most legal careers, though, there come inflection points where a change of job can open a whole new world of opportunity. Recognizing whether your career has reached such an inflection point, and then knowing whom to trust to help […]