If 2011 was the year that lawyers finally took notice of Internet-based and mobile technologies — if only because these tools affected evidentiary issues in their practices — then 2012 will be the year that most lawyers not yet using ...Read More »
Senior partners want to retire. Emerging leaders want a greater stake in their companies and a say in their direction. Everybody wants some assurance of financial stability now and in the future. In good times, funding retirement and leadership transition ...
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When it comes to association memberships for lawyers, the first thing you must do is join the right organizations, those where your clients, referral sources and prospective clients hang out, and be active in them. It’s that simple, right? There ...Read More »
Despite sobering unemployment numbers across the country, employment for lawyers continues to be promising in the hottest practice areas. Firms are actively hiring attorneys who specialize in the highest-demand niches, according to Charles Volkert, Executive Director at Robert Half Legal, ...
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Credit and criminal history background checks, an integral part of the employment screening process, are becoming hot-button issues in the courts. They are potential minefields for employers. In the electronic age, employers are able to research applicants’ backgrounds quickly and ...Read More »
Starting on Dec. 1, seven changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure went into effect. The rules (see “Seven Changes” list, below) are intended to clear the controversy in some bankruptcy rules, and create uniformity by requiring revisions to ...Read More »