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The Lincoln Lawyer
Matthew McConaughey is the titular lawyer who lands a high-profile case after a career spent defending dirtbags.
"...not fully tapped premise (we see very little actual lawyering in the Lincoln), and from the look of it,..."

March 25, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Soifer Transitions From Lawyer to Judge
Noted women's advocacy lawyer moves to the bench
"...On Jan. 3, longtime Austin advocacy lawyer Jan Soifer dropped her clients and began a new..."

Jan. 13, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Waiter, There's a Lawyer in My Soup
Austin attorney blasted for trying to extract money from several restaurants
" unknown entity headed by Mina Brees, an Austin lawyer who has lain low since her unsuccessful bid for..."

Aug. 7, 2009 News Feature by Amy Smith

Lawyer Mistakenly Delivers Summons to Austin Musician at Gig
The Deer’s guitarist gets served … someone else’s paperwork
"...The lawyer did not stick around to watch the Deer, who..."

Jan. 3, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Lawyer and the Hitman
An Austin lawyer and heroin dealer has been arrested for hiring a hitman

Sept. 25, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Bad Law, Bad Lawyer: Davis Wings Abbott
Dem sinks in barb over Republican's defense of slashing school finance
"...following orders" trope by saying that, as Texas' top lawyer, it's his job to enforce Texas' laws, whether he..."

Dec. 5, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lawyer and 39 Others Seek to Intervene in Lehmberg Suit
Say county should not settle for less than removal from office
"...Kerry O'Brien, the lawyer who filed suit last month seeking to oust Travis..."

May 6, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Jovita's Defendant Not a Dealer, Lawyer Says
Tatiana Huang came to Austin to attend UT
"...up with any evidence to suggest otherwise, argues Huang's lawyer Olga Seelig...."

July 13, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

He's Not a Lawyer, But He Plays One on TV
Austin actor Mehcad Brooks on his circuitous path from star athlete to Southern vampires and L.A. law on an Irving soundstage
"...set of ABC's television series The Deep End, a lawyer "dramedy" which opens a six-episode run Jan. 21. But..."

Jan. 15, 2010 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Keller's Lawyer Shifts Blame
Judge Sharon Keller's attorney says Michael Richard's lawyers are to blame for his execution
"...criminal court Judge Sharon Keller is all manufactured by lawyers for the Texas Defender Service who have dragged her..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Dobson Demands Apology From Allandale Lawyer
Attorney for city says adversary insulted city staff and judge.
"...section of the Rules of Professional Conduct governing Texas lawyers reading, “A lawyer should demonstrate respect for the legal..."

Dec. 4, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

What the Cops Say vs. What the Lawyer Says
"...[Brooks]." Startled, Brooks told the officer, "'My dad's a lawyer, you can't do that to me. What's your name?'"..."

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Ethics Lawyer Changes Places
Texas Ethics Commission executive director Karen Lundquist moves on
"...and Woelk came under fire earlier this year when lawyers for Texans for a Republican Majority claimed Woelk was..."

July 16, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Ozomatli's Lawyer Thanks Jordan Smith
"...Dear Editor, I am Ozomatli's lawyer, and I just wanted to thank Jordan [Smith] for..."

March 29, 2004 Postmarks

Point Austin: Is There a Lawyer in the House?
Legal opinions abound in the lead-up to November's elections

Aug. 30, 2019 News Column by Michael King

City Redistricting Commission Wants Its Own Lawyer
ICRC gets down to brass tacks before drawing new City Council boundaries
"...relied thus far on requesting legal opinions of city lawyers and AGR – a fact that leaves the body..."

July 26, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Lawyer Up, Musicians
Local attorney gives advice on how to avoid a pot conviction

April 14, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Local Lawyer Plans to Run for Council
Robin Cravey throws his hat in ring
"...Most lawyers don't have quotes from Marcus Aurelius on their Web..."

June 8, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

King Family Lawyer Positions His Arguments

Feb. 25, 2004 Postmarks

The Common Law
Small disputes, should I hire a lawyer?
"...a neighbor. Friends have suggested that I hire a lawyer, but I'm leaning toward dealing with the issue myself...."

June 4, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

"...careful about what we wish for. Lea plays a lawyer who, until he loses, feels pretty good about defending..."

Sept. 18, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Bradley Files Again
Lawsuit-Happy Developer Sues His Own Lawyer
", he has also shown himself to be a lawyer's dream. He is to lawsuits what Pamela Anderson is..."

Nov. 21, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Common Law
Need to talk to a good lawyer about your specific situation? Contact Austin Lawyer Referral Service.
"...We often refer these requests to the Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas (LRS). LRS is a..."

Feb. 3, 2017 Column by Luke Ellis

Minbo -- Or the Gentle Art of Japanese Extortion
"...professional to help them along -- a spunky female lawyer specializing in minbo, or the means by which the..."

Feb. 24, 1995 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

Just Mercy
True-life story of prison injustice can't escape procedural bonds
"...Michael B. Jordan as Bryan Stevenson, a newly degreed lawyer fresh out of Harvard Law in 1989, who moves..."

Jan. 10, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Supreme Court judge biopic has bite
" does on just one of the young NAACP lawyer’s early cases, instead of following the entirety of the..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Woman in Gold
Helen Mirren plays an aging Jew who wants to win back a painting looted from her family by the Nazis
"...Altmann, long since relocated to California, and her inexperienced lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Reynolds), grandson of the famous Austrian composer,..."

April 10, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Lemon Tree
This moving Israeli film tells the fraught story of a Palestinian widow whose lemon grove is threatened when the country's defense minister moves next door.
"...grove. Quietly (and rightly) incensed, Salma hires a young lawyer, Ziad Daud (Suliman), and sues her neighbors. The defense..."

June 5, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Civil Action
"...plants owned by Beatrice Foods and Grace Industries. The lawyer who ultimately took on their hard-to-prove case was Jan..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

"...tells the difficult life story of the aspiring young lawyer Jacob Willem Katadreuffe (van Huet) and begins right at..."

May 15, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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