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First, Let’s Kill All Those Shallow Interpretations of Shakespeare

By Kevin Ryan, Esq.

You know that quotation from Shakespeare about killing all the lawyers? What are we to make of it? Critics of the legal profession (serious or half-joking) love to trot the phrase out to lend pedigree to their view that lawyers are all highly paid sharks bent on enriching themselves by impoverishing others, making everything worse (except their own bank accounts) through protracted litigation. 1,520 more words

Meet the new President of ‘The Bar Association of India’: Dr. Lalit Bhasin

The Bar Association of India (BAOI) chose its new President, Dr. Lalit Bhasin who was the President of Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF). Dr. Bhasin, who had been a General Secretary for 20 years (1991 – 2010) and Vice President since then was recently elected as the with 88 percent votes of its governing council. 142 more words


Government 2.0

By Jimmy Paulino, Esq., Goldberg Segalla LLP

This week’s Bar View guest author is Jimmy Paulino. The views expressed in this piece are those of the author and are not intended to represent those of the MCBA or its board of trustees. 1,000 more words

Why Become a Member of the Philadelphia Bar Association?

A resident of Ambler, Pennsylvania, Brad Rostolsky has leveraged years of experience in health care law to lead the HIPAA and Health Privacy & Security Practice at Reed Smith LLP. 198 more words

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“Shocked with Unexplainable Grief”

By Kevin Ryan, Esq.

I sometimes fear we have lost the “feel” for the rule of law in this country. Take, for instance, the dull reaction (not so much among lawyers, though it was muted enough there) to the recent mass killing of lawyers in Quetta, Pakistan. 1,417 more words

On the Edge

By Kevin Ryan, Esq.

I said last time that I would write a series of posts describing some of what I learned at the National Association of Bar Executives annual meeting in San Francisco last week. 1,946 more words

Pakistan: Suicide bomb attack Monday at Quetta decimated the leadership of legal community -- "It will take centuries for us to make up this loss"

Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:43am EDT


Lawyers say prayers for colleagues who were killed in the suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Quetta on Monday, after protesting against the attack, outside the Supreme Court in Islamabad, Pakistan August 9, 2016.  633 more words