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Lawyers: You Need a General/Ethics Counsel!!!

Courts begin to recognize that a lawyer need not hire outside counsel for…


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Should Lawyers "force" their clients to mediate?

Once again, I have a cautionary tale about the perils of NOT mediating a…


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How to Select an Attorney

Too often, potential clients lack the ability to determine how they should…


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Protecting Trade Secrets From Use by Former Employees

Companies commonly spend substantial resources in developing information that…


Contesting a Petition for Adjudication as a Newspaper of General Circulation

When a publication believes it meets the requirements to be adjudicated as a…


Employers Beware - Potential Liability for Serving Alcohol at Holiday Parties

Most companies reward their employees with a holiday party, intended to promote…


Hiring a Disbarred Colleague May Jeopardize Your Own License

While most law firms would not consider hiring a disbarred or suspended…


Impulsive Use of E-Mails May Trigger a State Bar Inquiry

Rule 5-100 of the State Bar Rules of Professional Conduct prohibits an attorney…