Every lawyer has a fiduciary duty to maintain a client’s property safely and appropriately. A fiduciary duty is the highest duty imposed by our legal system. A fiduciary must exercise a high degree of good faith in protecting a client’s property. So, when the "DWI Dude" is charged with not returning $50,000 he maintained on

The City of Austin, Texas settled a discrimination lawsuit against the Fire Department for $850,000.  See Austin American Statesman report.  The lawsuit had been filed by two white Fire Battalion chiefs who complained that two minority candidates who ranked lower were selected over them for promotion to Assistant Chief.  The lawsuit claimed the selections