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Tips for beefing up your resume while job-searching

Jul 23, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Here are some ideas for keeping the dust off of your legal skills while you are looking for a job.


Jul 23, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Issue of contributory negligence must go to jury where evidence or reasonable inferences arising therefrom furnish as much as gleam, glimmer, spark, the …

Restrictions on use and disclosure of trade secrets in nonsolicitation and noncompetition agreements

Jul 22, 2014 By: Alan Gutterman

Restrictions on the use and disclosure of trade secrets should be included in nonsolicitation and noncompetition agreements


Jul 22, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

The “tipsy coachman” doctrine allows an appellate court to affirm a trial court that “reaches the right result, but for the wrong reasons” so long as …

Survey of Financial Restatements By Public Companies In 2013: Part II

Jul 21, 2014 By: Craig Eastland

In 2013, 234 public companies filed a form 8-K, item 4.02, announcing a restatement of financials. This is the second post in our

Trial Lawyers Cookbook: Limoncello Sorbetto

Jul 21, 2014 By: Dominic J. Vesper, Sr.

You know what’s “cooler” than getting a jury verdict for more than the liability insurance company’s last offer? It’s learning a new practice tip or shortcut that saves you and your staff time, energy and stress.

EU Expands Rights of Online Consumers

Jul 21, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

The European Union recently enacted rules significantly expanding the rights of online consumers.


Jul 21, 2014 By: Legal Solutions

Daughter’s claim for restitution against father based on theory of promissory estoppel for father’s alleged inducement of daughter to work on his cattle …

Today in 1960: A federal court rules the draft unconstitutional

Jul 18, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Although later overruled by the Supreme Court, a federal court ruled 34 years ago today that the draft was unconstitutional for discriminating on the basis of gender.

From cucinas to courtrooms

Jul 18, 2014 By: Dominic J. Vesper, Sr.

Our “Cookbook” gives trial lawyers good, proven successful tips for both their cucinas (kitchens) and courtrooms

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