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Proposed State Bar Ethics Opinion RPC 191 (access required)

[Editor’s Note: The following proposed opinion was provided to Lawyers Weekly for immediate publication. When it appears in the State Bar Quarterly, it may contain minor non-substantive changes.] Proposed opinion rules that a lawyer may make disbursements from his or ...

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Wanted: Verdicts And Settlements (access required)

Lawyers Weekly will publish its annual “Large Verdicts and Settlements Issue” on August 29. Please use the form on page 28 to report your large case. The form can also be used to report any verdict or settlement regardless of ...

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Entry Of Judgment Rule Clarified (access required)

Ending an uncertainty that has plagued lawyers and the courts alike, the General Assembly has fixed a definite point for entry of judgment. Amended Rule 58 makes it clear that entry of judgment takes place when the judge signs the ...

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Judges Get Hefty Pay Raise (access required)

The state’s judges are getting a healthy pay raise. The General Assembly has approved across-the-board salary increases for the judiciary and many other court officials. “This is a tremendous boost to morale in the judiciary,” said Judge Thomas W. Ross. ...

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