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Karl Buch Joins DLA Piper’s Litigation Practice in New York Office
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Karl Buch Joins DLA Piper’s Litigation Practice in New York Office

Summary: DLA Piper welcomes Karl Buch to the New York office, where he will serve as a partner in the litigation practice. DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Karl Buch has joined the firm’s New York office as a… >read more

No Comment September 17, 2014

Legal News

Copy and Paste Leads to Inclusion of Incorrect Law in Court Opinion

Summary: A law professor has noticed that the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has copied and pasted an incorrect passage of law for inclusion in over twelve of its unpublished opinions. A California law professor has busted the Second… >read more

No Comment September 17, 2014
Thomas Boggs, Renowned Lobbyist and Attorney, Dies at 73

Summary: Thomas Boggs, a well-known attorney and lobbyist in the Washington, D.C. community, has passed away at 73 of an apparent heart attack. Thomas Hale Boggs Jr. died at his home in Chevy Chase, Maryland on Monday, USNews.com reports. The… >read more

No Comment September 16, 2014


DAILY CAREER ADVICE FROM OUR CEO A. HARRISON BARNES
Harrison Barnes Founder and CEO Harrison Barnes Founder and CEO

Do Not Allow Others to Be in Control of Your Career and Life

Harrison Barnes | DATED: 09-16-2014

It is absolutely vital to be in control of your life and career. When you fail to control your life, someone else will step in to do so and fit your life into their plans. Understand that it is in others’ interests to establish control over your life and work, and instead exert control yourself over your life and the events around you.

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Good News! Industry Report Finds Why Clients are Happier with Particular Law Firms

Summary: BTI Consulting's new research shows law firms and corporate have considerably improved their relations over the last three years. Corporate counsel have become better in laying down their expectations to law firms, and law firms are responding better to fulfill those. Firms able to adopt better working arrangements are experiencing 6%-11% higher growth than other law firms. Corporate counsel are referring their primary law firms to others at a higher rate than seen in the last three years.

Legal Industry Report Marks Four Themes Affecting Law Firm Pricing

<strong>Summary</strong>: <em>The recent 2014 Real Rate Report published by Datacert | TyMetrix mark four emerging themes that affect law firm pricing. The report is created analyzing real invoice data and not by a survey. The publishers analyzed more than $16 billion worth of actual law firm invoices to arrive at their conclusions.</em>

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NEWS FROM LAYOFF WATCH
Layoffwatch

How to Master Your Situation When Laid Off

Date: 11-September-2014

  The ancient Greeks believed there were at least two classes of people: masters and slaves. Biologically, we no longer believe in this; as Americans we believe all men are created equal. We believe that everybody starts out politically free, that there are no slaves. Nevertheless, we can still agree with the Greeks that we […]  >read more

Warner Bros. Announces Layoffs

Date: 09-September-2014

Summary: Warner Bros. announces that layoffs are eminent. While it is unclear so far how steep the cuts will be, Warner Bros. Entertainment chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara announced to his employees that they will be coming. In a memo last Thursday he wrote: [Being the industry’s leader] will require us to reduce costs and […]  >read more

LATERAL ATTORNEY REPORT

How Pro Bono Can Help Your Job Search

Date: 16-September-2014

If you plan on making a lateral move at some point in your legal career, and chances are you will make at least one or two, you are going to want to maximize your potential opportunities by gaining the type of experience firms consider valuable in a lateral candidate.  One issue we see a lot […]  >read more

Attorney Career Resources:: Government Jobs May Pay Your Law School Student Loans

Summary: Many law school graduates seek government positions with their state, federal, or local governments. Having a law degree is an advantage for these positions, even if the position itself does not require a law degree. Legal education and experience […]

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Oklahoma City Attorney Who Stole from Orphans Dies before Sentencing

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