While a stagnant economy means a tough job market for many lawyers, legal staffing experts predict that attorneys with specialized skills will continue to find themselves in high demand in 2013. It’s a “specialist economy” for the legal profession, said ...Read More »
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Eco-friendliness doesn’t have to stop at the IT department’s door. For a few years now, many enterprises have embarked on green computing initiatives, making changes to their technology and practices to become more efficient and environmentally aware. “Green computing” is ...
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Editor’s Note: Barbara Rabinovitz, a former reporter at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, a sister paper of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, interviewed veteran prosecutor Christina E. Miller of Boston, seeking her advice to newly admitted bar passers. Miller’s comments appear below. Informing colleagues ...Read More »
Nearly one-third of lawyers who participated in a recent employment survey said they planned to hire full-time legal professionals during the fourth quarter of 2012. “In particular, small and midsize law firms are recruiting associates with solid business development skills ...Read More »
During the term that opened Oct. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether an international treaty and U.S. law prevent an American father from appealing a U.S. court’s order that allowed his ex-wife to take their daughter to Scotland, ...Read More »
Ethics experts and the lawyers they counsel have engaged in a long-running debate about how lawyers can compensate their non-lawyer colleagues. It’s been a contentious issue and a recent decision by the Wisconsin Supreme Court highlights the continuing controversy. The ...Read More »