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To attract more ‘seasoned’ lawyers to bench, pensions being studied (access required)

Legislators hope that by collaborating with the courts and the state retirement system they can adjust judicial pension formulas to attract more “seasoned” lawyers to the bench. Senators from both parties spoke as one last month to lament financial disincentives that keep many experienced private practice lawyers from applying for judgeships. “It is a big issue,” said ...