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The 2018 election season saw several efforts to remove a judge from office based on a single controversial ruling. In Alaska, Superior Court Judge Michael Corey lost his bid for retention after he approved a no-jail time plea bargain for a defendant charged with assaulting a woman in a sexual manner. In California, Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky was recalled by voters after he delivered a lenient sentence to a defendant in a highly publicized…
LPC, GDL, PSC and now the SQE – lawyers seem to love three-letter acronyms for their professional development! The Solicitor’s Qualifying Exam is set to fundamentally change the way solicitors qualify in the UK. Getting to grips with these new changes can be a little tricky to understand at times. For this episode of the #MoreFromLaw podcast, […]…
  We’re welcome back guest writer Hillary Vaillancourt to talk about starting your own law practice during an uncertain economy. I have been thinking about starting my own law practice for well over a year now. It’s kind of a joke among my friends, because all throughout law school and even when I worked for other attorneys, I couldn’t understand why someone would want to hang their own shingle. But, as a new mom, I…