July 23, 2019

The $100K Paralegal: Lawyer Winds Up Paying Six Figures Over $300 Dispute With Former Employee

Above the Law:  By Staci Zaretsky.  As the old saying goes, a lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client. That seems to be exactly what happened to Thomas Beck, a California lawyer who has spent the past five years litigating a dispute over $300 in wages owed to Anthony Stratton, his former paralegal, a sum that later ballooned into more than $100,000 and a precedential opinion on appellate attorneys fees, to boot. Click Here