A&M Denies Honorary Degrees to Alumni of the School they Took Over
A&M Denies Honorary Degrees to Alumni of the School they Took Ove...
Guess How Long a Sex Toy Was Stuck Inside This Woman Before She Realized It
Guess How Long a Sex Toy Was Stuck Inside This Woman Before She Realiz...
Zillow Merges with Trulia for $3.5 Billion
Zillow Merges with Trulia for $3.5 Billion
Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban
Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Law Firm News

War Does Not Stop Law Firm Mergers in Israel

One of the largest law firms in Israel acquired a seven-lawyer technology firm in Tel Aviv, according to The Am Law Daily. Shibolet & Co. has acquired Israeli, Ben-Zvi, Attorneys at Law. Two partners and five associates will be brought… >read more

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Miama-Dade County Ends Same-Sex Marriage Ban

  Florida has once again become the latest to rule state-wide bans against same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. Though 62 percent of Florida voters amended the Florida Constitution in 2008 to define marriage as a between one man and one woman,… >read more

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Judge in D.C. Strikes Ban Against Carrying Handguns

  The prolonged battle over gun law in our nation’s capital continues, now that a federal judge declared a gun control law unconstitutional. Judge Fredrick J. Scullin Jr. has ended the prohibition of carrying pistols in public. This is the… >read more

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Change Your Perception of the World and You Will Change Your Life

Harrison Barnes | DATED: 07-28-2014

[LSD] is “one of the two or three most important things I’ve done in my life” – Steve Jobs Steve Jobs once faulted Bill Gates for not taking LSD when younger: He’d be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger. Bill is basically […]

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Why Winston & Strawn Created an In-House e-Discovery Group

Winston & Strawn’s e-discovery group may lack glamor, but it is definitely justifying its existence as one of the fastest-growing department of the law firm. The success of the department has drawn so much industry attention that The Washington Post recently carried a feature with an interview of John Rosenthal the chair of the group. The law firm subsequently highlighted the fact in a post made on July 20.

Florida’s GrayRobinson Adds New Practice Group to Handle Marijuana Issues

Even before any conclusion has been reached on Amendment 2 in Florida, or it has gone to the ballot, (November 2014), full service law firms are gearing up to tackle issues that may arise once the Florida Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative is passed. The approval of the proposal seems to be as much assured. The recent news is that Orlando-based GrayRobinson, one of Florida’s largest law firms has floated a new Regulated Products Practice Group anticipating demand of legal services in this grey area.

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NEWS FROM LAYOFF WATCH
Layoffwatch

Don’t Leap Into Your Next Job

Date: 24-July-2014

Getting laid off is a psychological travesty. If you are married and have children, the strain can be unbearable, especially if your husband or wife has expectations that you are unable to meet. Intimacy is lost, respect is lost, and you will spend most of your time facing scowls and criticisms for unrelated peccadilloes. The […]  >read more

How to Encourage Yourself to Find the Right Job

Date: 17-July-2014

  With the necessary sense of loss over being laid off, we find ourselves in sinking sands. We took our situation for granted, found comfort in its regularity, and now that we are down and out, we might lack the skills to confidently face the challenge before us, that of finding a new job. Perhaps […]  >read more

LATERAL ATTORNEY REPORT

Know Your Coworkers Personally

Date: 24-July-2014

There is a sense in the business world that success is like water: keep swimming or you drown. If you let yourself grow content that makes you lazy and complacent; you cease to be competitive and you get picked over when promotions are being handed out. Only if you keep the competitor’s edge and elbow […]  >read more

Attorney Career Resources:: America’s Top Legal Recruiter Ranks and Analyzes Top American Law Schools

  Click here to read the full article on LawCrossing for a more in-depth look at each of these law schools. While it may seem unorthodox, my observations of the top law schools in the country do not conform to […]

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