Please make sure you have your facts right.
I too am a PD and I close cases without depos all the time.
I also have been told that the "rules" you cite are actually guidelines.
Still love ya even tho you hate my boss.
The house divided started during thr Gabe Martin coup. There has been a spirit of discontent ever since. The office is run by men of little substance.
3 lawyers resigned last week. 2 others left the month before.