Who Deducts Attorneys’ Fees After Costs in Contingency Cases?
When it comes to structuring contingency fee agreements, most state bars allow quite a bit of latitude, so long as fees are reasonable. There […]Read more
BigLaw Gets Bigger Piece of Market Pie, Report Finds
Like America’s middle class, midsize law firms are struggling as BigLaw takes a bigger bite of the legal market. A new report from Thomson […]Read more
Checking In or Checking Out on Vacation?
College student: ‘I am interested in pursuing law, and I was just wondering, on average, how many weeks of vacation a starting out lawyer […]Read more
Top 3 Tips for Lawyering on the Road
We’ve all probably heard the joke about the lawyer that dies, goes up to heaven, and sees St. Peter at the pearly gates. St. […]Read more
Are You Liable for a Client’s Mistake After Getting Fired?
They said it was bound to happen. It was just a matter of time. Now your client came to a decision, and it was […]Read more
What’s Your Liability for Client Communications to Third Parties?
Among President Trump’s covfefe’s, dictating Donald Trump Jr.’s statement about a meeting with a Russian lawyer registers high on the Richter scale. The exact […]Read more
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