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Monthly Archives: July 2012

BigLaw cuts drive salary numbers down

Fewer jobs at the largest law firms mean salary statistics for new lawyers continue their depressing trend. The average salary for 2011 law school graduates is 6.5 percent lower than that for the previous class, according to NALP – the ...

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Judge Felton on compassion

WINTERGREEN–The chief judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals had a few words of advice for the men and women who mete out lawyer discipline. Dishonest lawyers are a pox and should be gotten rid of. But mistakes are easy ...

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Credit Complaint Investigation Was ‘Reasonable’ (access required)

A credit-card company’s failure to use the Consumer Data Industry Association’s 2009 Credit Reporting Resource Guide to investigate a credit reporting dispute after a debtor’s bankruptcy discharge did not violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s command to conduct a “reasonable” ...

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