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.

Advising a small business on litigation holds

October 21, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

When a smaller company gets sued, it likely has very few, if any procedures in place to respond -- meaning it will rely on outside counsel for assistance. … Read More

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Bankruptcy, October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 by Jeremy Byellin

Westlaw Topical Highlights for Bankruptcy provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting Bankruptcy law. … 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

Westlaw Journals weekly round-up

October 15, 2014 by Melissa Sachs

Some highlights from the past week’s litigation news headlines over at the Westlaw Journals blog include a ruling in a case over ‘KKK’ marks on patient’s body, an appeal over online ballot tool access is filed in Maryland, and an agricultural aviator’s family settles Calif. wrongful-death suit for $6.7 million: Negligence claim over ‘KKK’ marks on patient’s body can’t proceed: A Native American man who alleges a hospital nurse carved “KKK” on his stomach can pursue claims of battery and discrimination but not medical negligence against the hospital, a South Dakota federal judge ruled Sept. 20.  Chief U.S. District Judge Jeffrey … Read More

Remedies for Five Common Foot Faults of Junior Lawyers — Part One

October 20, 2014 by Adam Gropper

This post is the first of a two-part series looking at five common foot faults of junior lawyers and some practical advice for tackling these areas and achieving success. … Read More


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