Pro se cases (i.e., for self) typically result in dismissal. These are lawsuits filed by a layperson on his/her own behalf – without a lawyer. I previously posted about a pro se lawsuit here. In another such case, Wynne v. Jubilee Academy, No. 19-CV-00739 (W.D. Tex.), the plaintiff filed the suit herself. Although

It is difficult to find a lawyer who specializes in employment law and who represents employees. Most employment lawyers represent the employer and are not willing to represent employees. The typical plaintiff starts out talking to Personal Injury lawyers, because PI lawyers advertise. So, many times, the employment plaintiff must file his/her own case pro

Almost always, a pro se plaintiff loses. Pro se describes a plaintiff who represents herself. Many folks are forced to represent themselves when issued a 90 day right-to-sue letter. Ninety days is very little time in which to find an employment lawyer. Most persons with a right-to-sue letter start by calling personal injury firms. It

Tom Brown, confined to a wheel chair, formerly taught sociology at Northeast Lakeview College.  He sued ACCD and settled his case for $95,000.  Mr. Brown alleged that the district required him to teach in a classroom that was not accessible to his wheel chair and the school would not provide him help to move a

According to a recent survey of parties to employment lawsuits, neither side believes employment discrimination cases are fair.  But, plaintiffs are more likely to feel dissatisfied with their lawyers.  The American Bar Foundation, part of the American Bar Association conducted a survey of parties to employment lawsuits.  See ABA report.  The study is based