Lawyers' emails reveal the obvious: Attorneys' overcharge

Mar 26, 2013
Call it "churning," or "feather bedding." A suit against the world's largest law firm reveals blatant efforts to juice up legal bills.

Need grows for bilingual lawyers

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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.

Former SEC employment doesn't affect lawyers' work in private sector

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.

Job prospects getting worse for law school graduates

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.
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Thinking about a living trust

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…
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A simpler name helps you get ahead

Feb 28, 2012
A new study shows that people with easier to pronounce names may be more likely to get ahead in the workplace.
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Moving into an assisted living center

Feb 21, 2012
Hello, I have and older aunt who is beginning to think about end-of-life issues and is planning to move into an assisted living community. She has no family nearby and is trying to do everything on her own, which is…

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MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's budget cuts, protests in Bahrain, and billable hours

Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...

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