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Three BigLaw attorneys share stories about their TikTok personas

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 16:15
Three BigLaw attorneys recently offered insight into their experiences with TikTok, a social media platform that allows users—there are more than 100 million in the…

Wisconsin judge suspended for ‘undignified’ speech, showing off handgun

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 11:10
A Wisconsin judge has been suspended for directing “impatient, undignified, and disrespectful speech” to defendants and attorneys and for displaying his handgun in the courtroom.…

Should you incorporate your firm as an S corporation?

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 10:00
The business entity you select for your firm has enormous implications for your annual tax liability. In addition, determining whether to make additional tax elections…

Judge mulls possible sanctions for Trump lawyers behind Michigan election lawsuit

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 17:45
During a more than six-hour hearing via videoconference on Monday, a federal judge grilled former campaign lawyers for President Donald Trump over a lawsuit they…

Afternoon Briefs: High-rise Miami courthouse closed for emergency repairs; Lawyers criticize National Guard border deployment

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 17:30

Miami courthouse closes after engineering firm identifies safety issues

The Miami-Dade County Courthouse began undergoing immediate repairs on Friday after an engineering firm that examined…

Lawyer asks to withdraw from nearly 200 indigent-defense cases after state investigation

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 16:00
A prominent defense lawyer in Maine has asked to withdraw from nearly 200 court-appointed cases after the state’s public defense agency opened an investigation into…

When it comes to studying for the bar exam, how much is too much?

Tue, 07/13/2021 - 13:15
Bar exam candidates who start study sessions earlier in the day could have a better chance of passing, but keeping at it for 10 or…

Ethics opinion gives NY attorneys green light to advise on, partake in cannabis

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 13:50
The New York State Bar Association has announced in an ethics opinion that lawyers may provide legal services to clients in compliance with the state’s…

How influencers helped shape my legal career

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 13:00
Who were the influencers in your legal career? I am talking about people whose attitude, ideas or conduct shaped some of the major paths you…

Tort plaintiff alleges BigLaw firm conspired to spy on her with GPS devices, hidden camera

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 10:15
A former tort plaintiff has filed a $13 billion lawsuit that accuses Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz of conspiring with an insurer and private…