Judge Tonya Parker
Last month, we saw some wacky antics from judges and former Biglaw associates, and some lawyering that has the potential to rock the world of legal education for the rest of time. Let’s check out our Lawyer of the Month nominees for February….
Sometimes we get news that makes us think, “maybe it will all be ok.” Like the Texas judge turning the tables on the folks who use religion to curtail the rights and health of other people. This judge has an ax to grind about the inability of gays to get married. If you will, please imagine a world where straight people could not get married either…
It has long been the case in Hong Kong that most UK law firms and a very small minority of US law firms have three month notice periods for their US associates built into their employment contracts. But until about 18 months ago it was not common for any firm to enforce a three month notice period when a US associate left solo[…]