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Why Conducting an Asset Search is an Essential Due Diligence Tool

The most obvious use of an asset search is when a client is injured in an automobile accident client or personal injury case. The attorney representing his clients must use due diligence to determine whether the person or...more

Extreme Magical Thinking: TEchnology Won't Take You Off the Hook

I have been encountering a lot of magical thinking recently when talking with law firm partners about Legal Project Management. One partner, hoping that the IT and KM folks can simply buy a tech solution so that he could...more

Civility? Really?

Civility, across the broad arch of a career, is a successful and lucrative business model. I believe it will enhance your professional career, better serve your clients, make you more profitable, and keep you sane. ...more

Are LinkedIn Contacts Trade Secrets?

A judge “across the pond” ruled that an employee’s LinkedIn contacts were, in essence, trade secrets of his former employer where those contacts were created during the term of employment and mimicked the employer’s...more

Use of Visuals and Digital Presentations At Trial – Pricing Out Small Firm/Solo Litigators?

Juries in this media age expect to see visuals and digital presentations at trial. Is this expectation giving big firms with significant litigation budgets an advantage at trial? Is it pricing small firms and solo litigators...more

Jury Holds Blogger Liable for $60,000 in Defamation Case filed by fired community leader

A jury in Minneapolis held blogger John (Johnny Northside) Hoff liable for $60,000 in damages for a truthful post charging that the plaintiff was involved in a high-profile mortgage fraud case. The jury agreed with the...more

Jerry Moore v. John Hoff

Jury Holds Blogger Liable for $60,000 in Defamation Case filed by fired community leader

A jury in Minneapolis held blogger John (Johnny Northside) Hoff liable for $60,000 in damages for a truthful post charging that the plaintiff was involved in a high-profile mortgage fraud case. The jury agreed with the...more

Far reaching changes to Employment Tribunals are imminent

The launch of the “resolving workplace disputes” consultation by the Department for Innovation, Business and Skills (BIS) is described as being the next step in the Governments comprehensive review of employment laws. In...more

Habush Habush & Rottier vs. Cannon & Dunphy

Habush vs. Cannon Dunphy Ross Fishman Law Firm Marketing Expert Report .pdf

Ross Fishman's law firm marketing expert witness report in Habush Habush & Rottier vs. Cannon and Dunphy. This report analyzes and details issues relating to the First Amendment; constitutional law, Google AdWords;...more

Squeeze Money from Insurance Adjustors

The law offices of Mark S. Cornwall have specialized in squeezing as much money as possible for clients out of Insurance Companies for the last 28 years. Our motto is, “Make the client happy.” This is sometimes...more

What if They Built a Law School and Nobody Came?

"Navigating the Perfect Storm: Recruiting, Training and Retaining Lawyers in the Coming Decade (Ark Press, 2010) Is there a law school tuition loan bubble? Are law school applicants aware of the facts? Are law schools...more

Simpson Strong-Tie Co. v. Gore

CA Supreme Court Rules in Favor of lawyer-advertising Rights of Plaintiff Lawyer seeking Clients

The California Supreme Court ruled in Simpson Strong-Tie Co. v. Gore on May 17, 2010 that a plaintiff lawyer who was seeking clients for a possible class action lawsuit had a right to publish an advertisement regarding...more

Plagiarism: The Gerald Posner v Miami New Times Story

"Gerald Posner Hires Attorney Mark Lane in Legal Fight Against Miami New Times' Plagiarism Claims," reports MediaBistro/GalleyCat this week. Seems that Gerald Posner believes that he's got a case for damages against The Miami...more

SIMPSON STRONG-TIE CO., INC., vs. PIERCE GORE, ET AL.,

DEFENDANTS'/RESPONDENTS' REPLY BRIEF

In this lawyer advertising case, attorney Pierce Gore published a two-sentence advertisement, warning wood deck owners about galvanized screws manufactured by three companies. The lawyer argues that he is protected by the...more

The New York Times asks "Is Law School a Losing Game?" Law School Graduates Who Entered the Game Want to Know if They "Can Sue...

For at least two years there has been a raging debate concerning legal education in America. The New York Times, in a feature piece published January 9, 2011 poured an enormous amount of accelerant on the subject. The debate...more

Economy To Cause Increase in Litigation in 2010

Because of the economic crisis, law firms will see an increase in legal disputes and litigation in 2010, according to Fulbright & Jaworski’s 6th annual Litigation Trends Survey Report. Smart firms will adjust their law firm...more

NEMET CHEVROLET v. CONSUMERAFFAIRS.COM

4th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Libel Case Over Comments on Website

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has backed gripe site ConsumerAffairs.com in a defamation lawsuit filed by a car dealers. The appellate Court ruled that the federal Communications Decency Act gives the site immunity from...more

LinkedIn Business Development Checklist

There are 1.3 million lawyers on LinkedIn as of December 2009, and if you're not one of them, you're missing out on a huge business development opportunity. This checklist takes you through how to Create your profile,...more

How to Read A Scam E-mail

Many attorneys receive email from international "clients," who have no desire to hire them, but instead to scam them. How can you tell which email comes from a potential client and not from a scammer? (A form of this...more

iFart Mobile v. Pull My Finger Press Release

Press Release related to Complaint filing in the InfoMedia Inc v. Air-O-Matic Inc dispute over the use of "pull my finger" in InfoMedia's marketing efforts for its iPhone Application "iFart."...more

Plaintiff Lawyers in Demand for Corporate Commercial Cases

Corporations are retaining plaintiff law firms to pursue their cases and hiring them on a contingency basis. According to business development advisor Larry Bodine, the change in attitude by corporate America has opened a...more

Fair Credit Reporting Act

FTC Supports Legislation to Amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Damages to an Injured Persons Credit Often Befall Victims after a car accident § 602. Congressional findings and statement of purpose [15 U.S.C. § 1681]the Fair Credit Reporting Act. (1) The banking system is...more

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