Public Defenders Seek Judicial Relief From Caseloads
Public defenders say they have so many cases indigent defendants are not getting adequate representation. Now tell us something we don’t know. Well, did […]Read more
Florida Judge Tosses Improperly Spaced Court Filing
Hell hath no fury like a Florida judge who receives an improperly formatted brief. Luckily for the BigLaw lawyers for Darden Restaurants, the line […]Read more
Practical Tips to Keep Your Desk Clutter-Free
A lawyer’s desk can definitely leave a lasting impression on clients and colleagues. But only the junior associates are really going to be impressed […]Read more
When to Use a Novel Litigation Strategy
Sometimes justice is elusive. Statutes, regulations, and precedent, will not always line up exactly with an injury, harm, dispute, or with what just feels […]Read more
South Dakota’s Legal Weed Hopes: Ruined by a Missing Phrase?
Is it possible that the authors of South Dakota’s marijuana initiative were stoned at the time they drafted it? After all, marijuana proponents invariably […]Read more
Are You Ethically Bound to Protect Data During a Border Search?
Amidst the controversy over the in-depth searches of electronic devices on the border that are lawfully happening, the New York City Bar Association has […]Read more
Is the Law Firm Office Manager Stealing?
At what point do you call out your office manager for taking money from the law firm? When she takes $25,000 for bail on […]Read more
What Is Excessive Footnoting?
A recent sua sponte striking of a motion is making headlines over the rationale provided from the bench: excessive footnoting. Although footnotes aren’t really […]Read more
Good News, Bad News for Women Lawyers in 2017
The good news is that more women are becoming law partners. The bad news is, that represents only about 25 percent at the leading […]Read more
Should Your Firm Be Looking for Government Work?
Getting the opportunity to serve as outside counsel for a government entity is highly sought after. For the firms that get the opportunity, it […]Read more