Dec 14, 2012 Advertisers who turned up the volume to catch the attention of television watchers finally annoyed enough people that Congress outlawed the ploy.
Aug 8, 2012 Though it remains a tough job market for recent law school graduates, patent fights that involve products made in Asia are driving a need for bilingual attorneys.
Aug 6, 2012 A team of researchers has a new paper out today that looks at this effect on lawyers at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jun 25, 2012 The Wall Street Journal reports that newly minted lawyers have only about a 50 percent chance of being employed as lawyers nine months out from graduation.
May 29, 2012 Dewey & LeBoeuf, one of the largest law firms in the country, filed for bankruptcy last night after months of financial turmoil and partner defections.
May 29, 2012 Dewey & LeBoeuf filed for bankruptcy protection last night. In the last half century, large corporate law firms have enjoyed an enormously lucrative run. Although in the last four to five years revenue has flattened out.
Apr 27, 2012 Walmart named a former U.S. attorney earlier this year to check compliance with a U.S. bribery law. But is the U.S. law behind the times?
Apr 5, 2012 There are many DIY software programs for setting up living trusts. Do you recommend going that route vs. utilizing an estate planning lawyer who'll charge full-fee? What is a reasonable fee range for a certified estate planning lawyer to set up a living trust? I am married with three kids. We own a single family home and one rental property. We do not own a business. My wife and I have checking, IRA, Roth IRA and 529 accounts. Thanks, Derek, Stockton, CA
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 3, 2012 In cases like the shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, it's possible the plaintiffs could add the homeowners' association to an action for its role in setting up the watch.