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
Winter Is Here for Tort Litigators, Lawsuits on Decline
According to a new study published in the Wall Street Journal examining recent statistics found that individual tort lawsuits are down. By a lot. […]Read more
Donating Recoveries? Game On!
It’s bad enough that former athletes often go broke, but add to that corporate profiteering on their images after they retire — really? “Come […]Read more
Why You Should Never Rely on Wikipedia for Legal Research
We’ve all been there before. Caught, like a deer in headlights, with absolutely no knowledge whatsoever about a particular legal concept. So rather than […]Read more
Should Your Firm Be Suing Opioid Drug Makers?
Being a lawyer can sometimes be really rewarding. Not only can you help people in their time of need, but you get to make […]Read more
Tips to Make Your Law Firm Stand Out
Marvin Mitchelson, the famed Hollywood divorce lawyer, had an office that stood out. From his office-length window across from the Los Angeles Country Club, […]Read more
Parrot Evidence Rule, Like Parol Evidence Rule, but for Crime
Not many lawyers ever actually get to grapple with the great legal conundrum of the Parrot Evidence Rule. Surprisingly, it’s somewhat similar to the […]Read more
When Whistleblowing Breaks the Law, Are Your Clients Protected?
Whistleblower cases can present legally fascinating constitutional law actions involving a few different First Amendment issues. When a whistleblower discloses information to the public, […]Read more