The Real Cost of Lateral Hires for Law Firms
Not every lateral hire will turn out to be a Jeffrey Wertkin. Akin Gump hired Wertkin away from the U.S. Justice Department because of […]Read more
ABA Starts Legal Network to Aid Homeless Youth
According to reports, there are more children living on the streets of America than there are prisoners living in its prisons. Yet those 2.5 […]Read more
Court Deals With Hidden Biases in Jurors
It’s one thing to release a juror who has an admitted bias, but what to do about a juror with a subconscious bias? We’re […]Read more
The Rutter Group’s Guide for Federal Civil Procedure: Updated and Still the Best
Experienced litigators know that federal civil lawsuits are all about procedure. Taking the wrong tack before trial can sink your ship before it even […]Read more
Stealing the Courtroom Show: Should You Sign Up for Theater Classes?
Melvin Belli, the legendary ‘King of Torts’ and sometimes Hollywood actor, was known for his courtroom theatrics. Belli appeared in television and movies during […]Read more
Should You Sue ‘Judgment Proof’ Defendants?
As with so many legal questions, the answer to whether to sue a judgment proof defendant is this: it depends. That’s because, in part, […]Read more
Expand Your Immigration Practice, Learn Deportation Defense
One man’s crisis is another man’s opportunity. It’s a harsh saying, but better than “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” when it comes […]Read more
Are Traditional Law Firms Going Extinct?
After seven years at one firm, an attorney realized it was time to move on. The reason: the firm’s chief rainmaker was no longer […]Read more
The Rooney Rule: Are Law Firms Punting on Diversity?
You don’t have to be a football fanatic to know what it means to punt. If you know what the Rooney Rule is in […]Read more
Bonus of Pro Bono: How Doing Good Can Benefit Your Firm
Providing pro bono legal services isn’t always the easiest sell for attorneys. After all, you didn’t sink that much time and money into law […]Read more