Justice for All: Remember Why You Became a Lawyer
April 19, 2017 – Erica Lopez chose to leave a Wall Street law firm to help low-income individuals receive access to legal services. "I didn't care about that work as much as I care about the work that I do now." She recommends attorneys remember why they became lawyers in the first place and do more to give back to their communities.
Welcome to the Environmental Law Section Blog
The Environmental Law Section welcomes you to its new blog, featuring monthly posts designed to deliver the latest news, practical advice, and valuable resources for environmental practitioners.
Is Mandatory Mediation Losing Its Efficacy with Frequent Players?
Is mediation in civil cases still effective? Jesse Blocher examines whether mediation is continuing to serve its original purpose. “Some may be surprised to learn of the disincentives that parties and lawyers who mediate frequently have when it comes to forging reasonable compromises at mediation,” he writes.