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. […]
Most everyone knows what an elevator speech is: it’s a short, pithy, memorable description of a company’s services. Lawyers have always built their reputations on their expertise, such that the creation of an elevator pitch should be one of the easiest things for an attorney to do; however, many lawyers still stumble over the basic question: “What do you do?”