Not persuaded: The 4th Court of Appeals overturns a summary judgment granted to defendants in a legal malpractice suit. Reporter Angela Morris looks at the case.
Offer rates: 2012 associate offer rates remain solid, signaling that firms are optimistic about next year's business prospects. Research editor Jeanne Graham and senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys get the inside scoop from Gardere summer hiring partner Carrie Hoffman (pictured) and others who help decide whether summer associates get full-time gigs at large Texas firms.
E-discovery and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Senior reporter John Council interviews Andrea Kuperman, chief counsel of the Civil Rules Advisory Committee of the U.S. Judicial Conference, about potential revisions to rules on evidence preservation and sanctions related to e-discovery.
Judge sets example: Judge Dib Waldrip of the 433rd District Court in New Braunfels credits his upbringing on a ranch with showing him the importance of hard work and dedication. Reporter Angela Morris looks at how he helps addicted defendants by stressing patience and hard work.
Wrongful imprisonment: A federal jury declines to award civil damages to Jesus Ramirez and Alfredo Sifuentes, who alleged in a civil rights suit that authorities conspired against them and as a result they served 12 years in prison for a crime they did not commit.
Appellate Lawyer of the Week: Todd Hoodenpyle's en banc win at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a big deal for trustees faced with debtors who do not disclose to the bankruptcy court assets won in prior litigation. Senior reporter John Council explains.
Board certification: Kendall Gray (pictured) talks about the difficulties -- and rewards -- of getting board certified in civil appeals.
Are you beer-worthy?: Adrian Dayton learns about "beer-worthiness" on a speaking engagement in Australia -- a concept that might change how you do business.
Winning Women: The Texas Lawyer editorial department profiles 20 Winning Women — the best of the best when it comes to Lone Star State litigation and appellate law.