Fifty percent of US lawyers say that the recession will permanently affect how things are usually done in the legal industry. Roughly half of the 50% said that more alternative fee arrangements or AFAs will be used. A quarter of
Twitter has ceased to become a mode of communication and networking enjoyed by teens, students, and young professionals alone. It has also become one of the best venues for dissipating and acquiring information among in-house counsels and other legal advisers.
New York – Two stalwarts in the legal research industry joined Bloomberg Law, a real time legal research system. Lou Andreozzi shall be the Chairman of Bloomberg Law, while Larry D. Thompson, PhD, shall be the chief operating officer. They
According to the 2010 Chief Legal Officer Survey conducted by legal industry consultant Altman Weil based in Newton Square, corporations are now strengthening their law departments as evidenced by increased internal budgets and hiring more paralegals and lawyers for the
An attempt to make music file sharing as legal has stumbled. Choruss, the project’s name, has failed to successfully legalize music file sharing in colleges and homes. As its founder, Jim Griffin, puts it, “I blew it.”
Choruss had its humble
Prolumina, a well-known litigation consulting firm, which has its headquarters at Seattle, has launched a new office at Southern California. The firm has been growing considerably, and with their recent launching, they will be able to cater to more entities
San Francisco - eLitigation Solutions, a prominent company that focuses on providing electronic discovery solutions to the legal industry, made investments on increasing their technological capabilities due to a promising growth in the first quarters of 2010.
One of the significant
Chicago-based law firm, Mayer Brown LLP, will be focusing on integration and not on merging with other law firms. For the past three years, the firm has been expanding operations in foreign countries like Brazil and Hong Kong.
According to Herbert
Pennsylvania – 24-year old Ricky Smyrnes, one of those charged for the torture and murder of 30-year old Jennifer Daugherty, said that the prosecutors on the case will not be able to seek death penalty because his mental capacity is
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, and other attorneys general from every state in the U.S. will be investigating the fraudulent foreclosure filings done by various lending institutions.
Linda Cook, one of those who have battled lenders, said that foreclosure documents can
New York – Hayley and Diego’s Law is already effective. District attorney all throughout New York can now charge motorists for “careless driving” whenever they injure pedestrians and cyclists because of negligence or carelessness.
According to the Department of Motor Vehicles,
Northampton – Defense lawyers for the accused arsonist asked the judge to throw out their client’s alleged confession.
Anthony P. Baye, 25, pleaded innocent to multiple counts of arson and two counts of murder that were linked to fifteen fires that