For GCs, Law Department Role Is Changing

At least eight GCs attending the recent 2014 Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum were asked about the greatest challenges facing in-house legal departments, and how the role of the department is changing.


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  • Dallas firm sets up cancer scholarship fund

    By John Council

    "We wanted to help all cancer victims and those who don't have the ability to file a lawsuit," David Greenstone said of reasons his plaintiffs law firm established a scholarship fund for Dallas students who are impacted by the disease.

  • Police could collect payment for court fines?

    By Angela Morris

    The bill doesn't discuss whether a person would have to enter any plea to pay immediately. Could the person talk to a lawyer first? If the person paid up, could he still fight a charge in court?

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Video: New Dallas DA Susan Hawk's Wingman Says Integrity Unit to Stay, Other Changes Coming

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Bill Wirskye, a partner in Dallas' Shook Gunter & Wirskye, will become the new first assistant Dallas County District Attorney in January. He discusses new Dallas County DA Susan Hawk's plans for the office which include keeping its pioneering conviction integrity unit going.
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