The Editor interviews Mr. Abbott, a member of the Lawyers for Civil Justice "Lawyers Network," about a number of goals and activities related to civil justice reform that have been on the agendas of DRI and LCJ in recent years.
Editor: Tell us why your firm feels that judicial salaries should be raised.
Editor: Would each of you tell our readers something about your professional experience?
Abbott: I graduated from Tulane University School of Law in 1972. After working for two firms for several years, I decided to start my own firm in 1980. I am a trial specialist and have now tried 157 cases to verdict or judgment all over the country.