Scales of Justice

How to Select an Attorney

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


Anonymous Internet Surfer

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…


Business, Labor & Employment

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…


Jury Fees Must Be Posted Before Case Management Conference Under New California Law

Pursuant to California's new SB-1021 (2012), "[t]he advance jury fee deposit…


Email Disclaimers: Legal Effect in American Courts

Boilerplate email disclaimers have become so commonplace that many of us don’t…