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.

Drafting effective and legally compliant consumer warranties

October 23, 2014 by Alan Gutterman

Clients involved in consumer sales transactions need to be mindful of all the federal and state law requirements applicable to consumer warranties … Read More

“Shake-y Ground”: Multi-Level Marketing, Pyramid Schemes, and False Advertising

October 23, 2014 by Jill VanderZiel

Companes sometimes use "multi-level marketing" in an effort to shield themselves from liability for false advertising and other misrepresentation claims … 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


Pumpkin pie is not inherently dangerous

Supermarket’s giving away samples of pumpkin pie covered with whipped cream did not constitute an inherently dangerous activity

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