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Lawyer burned by not checking email after 5 on Friday

For many, lawyering is not a 9-to-5 job. So, where an attorney requested a continuance on a Friday but failed to check his email after the 5 o’clock whistle blew, the trial court did not err when it held court and dismissed his client’s counterclaims the following Monday. According to Tenth Judicial District Civil Rules, if a ...

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