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Drafting effective and legally compliant consumer warranties

Oct 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

International Association of Court Administrators – Partnership Across Borders

Oct 23, 2014 By: Mahesh Rengaswamy

TR Legal was a Gold Sponsor at the prestigious International Association of Court Administrator’s conference in Sydney, Australia. I had the honor of attending the conference with our colleagues from ANZ.

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

Oct 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

The treacherous waters of the family law attorney-client relationship

Oct 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.

Pumpkin pie is not inherently dangerous

Oct 23, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

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

Midsized Law Firm Market Update: Forecast Brightens, But No Blue Sky Yet

Oct 22, 2014 By: Will Ashenmacher

After years of economic turbulence, Midsized Law firms may be able to look forward to a period of relative calm and stability,

Westlaw Topical Highlights: Labor and Employment, October 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014 By: Gary Rodekuhr

Topical Highlights for Labor and Employment provides summaries of significant federal and state judicial decisions and legislative and administrative activities affecting labor and employment law.

Elections in court

Oct 22, 2014 By: Max Milstein

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

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

Oct 22, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

This post is the second 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

Changes in Washington Practice (#22) / Attorney-client privilege in bad faith insurance cases

Oct 22, 2014 By: Ferd H. Mitchell

The attorney-client privilege may be modified in cases that involve alleged bad faith by an insurance company.