A time to reflect: A year has passed since former Texas Solicitor General Gregory S. Coleman died in a plane crash. Paul Yetter (pictured) of Yetter Coleman speaks with senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys about how the firm and its lawyers honor Coleman while moving forward.
Legal thriller: Houston lawyer Ed Chernoff, lead criminal-defense attorney for Dr. Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson’s former physician, tells reporter Miriam Rozen about the trial.
Workers’ comp: Texas Supreme Court justices are pondering privilege in workers’ comp cases. Reporter Angela Morris heard oral arguments by Alan Daughtry (pictured, left) and David Brenner (pictured, right).
Approach the bench: Humor and weekend work help Judge Sam Sparks get the job done. Reporter Angela Morris asks him what lawyers should and shouldn’t do in his courtroom.
R. Allen Stanford: An investor splinter group has lost its bid to shake up the Stanford receivership.
Litigator of the week: A Frisco defense lawyer was awarded $400,000 in attorneys’ fees when the plaintiffs lost in an oil-patch suit. He tells reporter Miriam Rozen about the lesson to be learned.
Appellate lawyer of the week: Senior reporter John Council talks with an attorney about a light-bulb moment that may just have saved a client $300,000.
Cyber-criticism: Lorinda Holloway maps out what lawyers should do when online critics attack.
Not so fast: Paul Koning and Brent Basden explain why disqualification under the substantial-relationship rule doesn’t necessarily mean damages.
Mediate this: Mark Whittington And Randy Johnston help lawyers prepare for mediation of professional liability cases.
On the level: Kathleen J. Wu has one word every woman should banish from her vocabulary when learning and teaching others how to be a leader.
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