90. On what he understood a speaking bureau employee to mean by “cover” when she wrote to him saying, “Are you up for doing something during the G7 [summit] in Sicily with Fabien? We were thinking that with the G7 taking place that would be the ‘cover’ if we need it”: “I didn’t.” … [Read more...] about A Comprehensive List Of Everything Don Jr. Doesn’t Know About That Infamous Meeting
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“I travel home from D.C. virtually every weekend and attend meetings and events regularly throughout the 42nd District,” Calvert said via an emailed statement. “I routinely speak at events organized by community-based organizations like Rotary clubs, Kiwanis clubs and chambers of commerce. If Julia Peacock mistakenly thinks these clubs are exclusive, then maybe she needs to get more involved in our community.” … [Read more...] about In Riverside County, ‘just a teacher’ vs. 25-year congressman in 42nd District
Culture of the firm and the country where pro bono is practiced Just like a restaurant with many clients attracts even more, and a firm doing good business attracts even more business, the firm that is doing more pro bono seems to do more with every passing year. It is the overall culture of the firm and the region which makes more and more people takes increasingly more pro bono work. The US firms which have strong pro bono practice have 70 percent or more lawyers taking up pro bono work up to 20-50 hours. This contrasted to a culture where only a handful of lawyers take up pro bono work is reflective of the internal culture and perceptions of the lawyers towards pro bono practice. At the former firms, pro bono is looked upon favorably and more lawyers want to do it. This is unlike in firms which have a culture of passing on the pro bono work either to junior most lawyers or to lawyers in particular domains of law, implicitly suggesting how much value those firms attribute to lawyers … [Read more...] about Comparing The Pro Bono Models Of Law Firms Across Different Regions In The World
Going to work on the Hill for Kennedy “was the greatest move I ever made in my life,” Feinberg says. His matchup with the Massachusetts senator was a natural. Feinberg is a liberal Democrat. And he’s from Brockton, Mass., about 20 miles south of Boston. Fein berg’s accent is museum-quality more than four decades after leaving home. Even 35 years in Washing ton, D.C.’s Southern proximity hasn’t shortened the broad A’s, or managed to wedge R’s into their rightful place in certain words, such that it’s not “hod” to know whence he came. … [Read more...] about Master of Disasters: Is Ken Feinberg Changing the Course of Mass Tort Resolution?