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Baker & McKenzie Open Up New Office and New Opportunities in Belfast
Baker & McKenzie Open Up New Office and New Opportunities in Belf...
Dykema Grabs Product Liability Superstar
Dykema Grabs Product Liability Superstar
Defense of Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell Begins in Corruption Case
Defense of Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell Begins in Corruption Ca...
Iowa Bar Association Considers Lifting Bar Exam Requirement for Lawyers
Iowa Bar Association Considers Lifting Bar Exam Requirement for Lawyer...

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Baker & McKenzie Open Up New Office and New Opportunities in Belfast

Summary: Baker & McKenzie have expanded their global law firm with an office in Belfast, Northern Ireland The world’s largest law firm just got a little larger, now that Baker & McKenzie has spread their nets further, becoming the fourth… >read more

No Comment August 27, 2014

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Judge Rules Items Seized from Aaron Hernandez’s Home Won’t be Admissible at Trial

Summary: Judge E. Susan Garsh ruled that evidence obtained from two cell phones and three tablets will not be admissible at the murder trial set for January. Hernandez is accused of shooting Odin Lloyd in North Attleboro, Massachusetts after a… >read more

No Comment August 27, 2014
Former Cyber Security Head of Health and Human Services Convicted of Child Porn Enterprise

Summary: Former Acting Director of Cyber Security at the Department of Health and Human Services convicted of child porn enterprise. Evidence produced at court shows he also communicated with others in trying to fulfill fantasies of violently raping and murdering… >read more

No Comment August 27, 2014


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Why You Should Be Suspicious of Flattery and Listen Closely to Criticism

Harrison Barnes | DATED: 08-27-2014

A year or so ago, a film producer called me and told me he was going to make me quite famous. He had been reading my columns and believed that my interest in writing, combined with my “look”, would translate into national greatness. He told me that he anticipated getting me a talk show on […]

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Former Detroit Litigation Chair of Foley & Lardner Loses Pay Discrimination Suit

<b>Summary:</b> Raymond J. Carey, a former Litigation Chair for the Detroit Office of Foley & Lardner lost in Sixth Circuit in a pay discrimination matter he brought against the law firm. The matter is of additional interest because the opinion provides an outstanding glimpse into the partner compensation practices of Foley, as also what a law firm partner needs to prove prima facie to allege pay discrimination. The matter is also one where the plaintiff brought reverse discrimination claims and failed.

Chamberlain Hrdlicka Hires Noted IP Attorney Lori Johnson in Atlanta

Summary: IP attorney Lori Johnson joins Atlanta office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka. A Certified Patent Valuation Analyst, Johnson also travels the United States and Europe to lecture on the development and enforcement of U.S. intellectual property rights.

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NEWS FROM LAYOFF WATCH
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Let Vision Guide Your Choice of Your Next Job

Date: 14-August-2014

  There is an old joke they make about people who have been laid off. The former employer “gave them the opportunity to seek other employment.” Despite the cynicism of this euphemism, there is some truth in it. Just as people who went blind as adults sometimes say that going blind is the best thing […]  >read more

California Sends Layoff Notices to More Than 60 Psychiatric Technicians

Date: 04-August-2014

The California Department of Human Resources has sent a mail to the California Association of Psychiatric Technicians notifying of “Staffing Reductions: California Correctional Health Care Services 2014 Population Adjustment.” The layoffs are to take effect from December 1 2014, and according to the Sacramento Bee, there are 66 state employees on the warning list for […]  >read more

LATERAL ATTORNEY REPORT

Clearing Conflicts: The Final Stage

Date: 27-August-2014

Conflicts are often an afterthought in the lateral job search process, which is understandable since it is fairly rare for a conflict to present an insurmountable barrier to switching firms.  It is only when a conflict would significantly impact the firm’s relationship with an existing client and/or prevent a lateral attorney from being fully staffed […]  >read more

Attorney Career Resources:: Life as a Banking Attorney

Summary: It’s no secret that the U.S. economy has undergone major changes in the past decade. With the housing bubble burst and the resulting recession, the roles of banking and commercial finance attorneys have changed to meet the new demands […]

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Ethics Complaint Filed against Florida Judge for Bizarre Behavior

August 27 ,2014