A lost summary judgment motion. A lowball offer to settle. The denial of an appeal. Lawyers frequently are the bearers of bad news.Read More »
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Two Wisconsin-based law firms are adopting new strategies to expand and better serve their manufacturing client bases to take advantage of the industry’s resurgence.Read More »
Practice management apps for smartphones and other portable devices are making it increasingly easier for lawyers to practice on the go.
Tagged with: Adams and Reese Adonit Jot Pro Android apps Blackberry iPad iPhone iPod Touch Jeff Richardson Jim Calloway Kensington Virtuoso Mobile Apps for Law Oklahoma Bar Association Practice Management smartphones Wacom BambooRead More »
Relationships matter, goes the familiar marketing maxim. And communications are the key to a successful collaboration between a lawyer and the in-house legal counsel who hires the lawyer.Read More »
Worrisome though it might be, if you’ve learned your company will be subject to an audit by the state, it’s better for in-house counsel to plan ahead and start preparing immediately.Read More »
Intellectual property is one of the most complicated areas of law. Love it or hate it, at some point or another every in-house lawyer is going to be faced with some type of IP dispute.Read More »
Madison lawyer Sally Hestad about six months ago made a sizable investment in her firm’s two websites, spending about $4,500 for an overhaul and to create mobile versions.Read More »
As technology reshapes the practice of law, paralegals often find themselves becoming the experts in trial applications or researching a firm’s next case-management system.
Tagged with: Burr & Forman David Michel David Neesen eDiscovery Greenberg Glusker Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Information Technology IT Kraft & Kennedy Mandiant Mark Brophy North Carolina Paralegal Certification Board Practice Management Rogers Townsend & Thomas Tammy Moldovan technology Travers-Frazier Vandeventer BlackRead More »
The golden arches. The swoosh. The blue ribbon. They’re all famous brands that immediately connote thoughts or feelings in those who see them.Read More »
On the surface, a minor dog bite case does not seem like a logical instance in which electronic discovery of evidence is necessary.
Tagged with: Axley Brynelson LLP Bruce Olson e-discovery Jeff Zirgibel ONLAW Trial Technologies LLC Pasternak & Zirgibel SC Practice Management Quick View Plus Sensei Enterprises Inc. Sharon Nelson Tim EdwardsRead More »
The U.S. Constitution preserves the right of trial by jury for controversies where the value exceeds $20, but the practical reality is many lawyers will not even consider litigating a case unless the value is tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of dollars.Read More »
The role of business counsel is complex. Counsel is not only responsible for producing a legal and enforceable negotiated agreement, but also to try and get the best deal for clients while conducting the negotiation in a way that reflects positively on them.Read More »
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., a champion of the proposed Arbitration Fairness Act, recently led a hearing before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary called “Arbitration: Is It Fair When Forced?”
Tagged with: Accretive Arbitration Fairness Act Arbitration: Is It Fair When Forced? AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion Dr. Deborah Pierce Elkins Park Hospital Equal Employment Opportunity Commission F. Paul Bland Jr. Lori Swanson National Arbitration Forum Practice Management Sen. Al Franken Shook Hardy & Bacon U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform U.S. Supreme Court Victor SchwartzRead More »
For attorneys who never have heard of the Financial Industry Regulation Authority before, now might be a smart time to learn the basics.
Tagged with: Brian Mahany Financial Industry Regulation Authority FINRA Halling & Cayo Mahany & Ertl Practice Management Sean Sweeney Securities and Exchange Act Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 Shearson/American Express Inc. v. McMahon Terry Peppard Wisconsin Uniform Securities LawRead More »