October 5, 2011 |
In Lynne Hyde's earliest memory of her father, he is pointing out star formations. The two used to stand on their balcony and watch stars shoot across the night sky. When her father, Bill Kraham, of Gaithersburg wasn't looking down at a law book, Hyde said, he was looking up at the sky. Now, Kraham, 88, spends much of his day looking up. After working as a lawyer for more than 50 years, spending most of his years in administrative law...
November 9, 2012
The value of a legal education in this economic climate is a worthy topic. However, in its Nov. 4 Magazine article, " The Case Against Law School ,"The Post focused on a single employment statistic that is grossly misleading and relied on a number taken from only one of 16 primary employment categories collected by the American Bar Association. A legal education is important preparation for a wide array of career choices, including employment in highly competitive jobs and fellowships in legislative and political offices, in...
May 26, 2013 |
Sri Srinivasan scores big on every court. As a standout basketball guard for Lawrence High School in Kansas, Class of 1985, Srinivasan could both dish and shoot. As a lawyer, he's argued more than 20 cases before the Supreme Court. And as a new, unanimously confirmed appellate judge, he's joining what's often called the nation's second-highest court. "I'm bursting with pride," said Deanell Reece Tacha, a retired federal appellate judge from Kansas who's known the Srinivasan family for several decades.
June 9, 2013 |
Washington real estate businessman Mike Glosserman comes from a hard-nosed line of Texas Hill Country entrepreneurs. So when his son, Marc, asked if Dad wanted to be an investor in Marc's barbecue start-up, the elder Glosserman signed on — with conditions. The investment from the family was not a gift. Mike Glosserman wanted the money back, with interest. Six years later, the Glossermans have their money back — with interest. They collect dividends on their son's...
November 27, 2011 |
The 62-year-old Wheaton barber had earned a law degree in his native Thailand and waited eight years for a visa so he could move to the United States and begin a new life. When he heard this year about the Maryland Dream Act, which would grant in-state college tuition discounts to illegal immig rants, he was outraged. "I did the full legal process," Anuchit Washirapunya, who is deaf and cannot speak English, wrote on a notepad as he hunched in his barber's chair. "The illegal students have no right to...
April 21, 2013 |
Company: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner. Location: Offices in Washington and Reston. Employees: 761 locally; 974 nationwide. For many prospective students, the decision to go to law school means taking on a hefty burden of debt. But not for future attorneys at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, a law firm that specializes in patent and trademark work. Finnegan has a generous reimbursement program that covers 100 percent of staffers' law school...