Practice Area Focus: Family Law

this month we will examine family law practice. This series provides best practices for establishing and maintaining your family law practice.

In recent first, Chiquita shareholders kill inversion deal

October 24, 2014 by Michael Glasser

The planned acquisition of Fyffes PLC by Chiquita Brands International Inc. is the latest deal to join the list of terminated corporate inversions … Read More

Today in 1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act takes effect

October 24, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

Seventy-six years ago today, the Fair Labor Standards Act took effect, bringing such labor reforms as the minimum wage, the 40-hour workweek, and overtime pay. … Read More

Selling yourself as a law firm associate

July 16, 2014 by Adam Gropper

There is no substitute for doing good work. However, to be a successful associate, you also have to take the time to thoughtfully highlight your accomplishments. … Read More

Voiceprint Harvesting: The Next Privacy Challenge

October 20, 2014 by Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

An increasingly popular security technology for financial firms involves voiceprint collection, but its increasingly widespread use poses important privacy concerns. … Read More

Elections in court

October 22, 2014 by Max Milstein

Often, American democracy itself turns into a judicial question, with many cases are filed each year. … Read More

The treacherous waters of the family law attorney-client relationship

October 23, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

Your clients are generally going to be far more emotional in a family law dispute than in virtually any other area of law, requiring a different attitude from you as the attorney. … Read More


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Don’t blame the 3-year-old tricyclist


Don’t expect to recover from a 3-year-old tricyclist who runs into you without pleading and proving some fault

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