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Supreme Thrill

For a lawyer, arguing a case before the highest court in the land brings supreme satisfaction

On Howard Feuerstein’s big day in court—the highest in the land—his wife had dozed off in the spectator section just before his turn at the bench. The Portland attorney could only hope his argument would be riveting enough to keep her—and the nine justices—awake.   Of the thousands of attorneys practicing in Oregon, Feuerstein is one of a select few who have argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. Despite its indisputable power, the high court has an intimate feel, the three …

Divorce Lawyer War Stories

Four of Michigan's top divorce attorneys recount their most memorable cases

At social gatherings of legal professionals, divorce lawyers always swap war stories that could serve as the plot for the next War of the Roses. Read on to learn how to avoid becoming the next anecdotal topic, or to enjoy some juicy gossip and hear some sage advice. The Drooping Wife and the Deceptive “Dentist” “A woman came in saying that her husband wanted a divorce. She did not, but she explained to me that she always did as he told her. She said she had no choice. Then she asked about …

Parting Ways

The ins and outs of Florida divorce law

A divorce lawyer may be the last person couples expect to save their marriage, yet three of Florida’s top divorce attorneys, Marsha Elser, Donald J. Sasser and Michael R. Walsh, say that’s their first priority. But when the marriage is irreparable, these and other family law experts help you get the most out of divorce.   Elser of Elser Foster-Morales & Kopco in Miami, Sasser of Sasser Cestero & Sasser in West Palm Beach and Walsh, an Orlando attorney at law, have more than a …

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