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Halliburton Settles Oil Spill Claims at $1.1 Billion
Halliburton Settles Oil Spill Claims at $1.1 Billion
Savaria Harris Joins DLA Piper in New York Office
Savaria Harris Joins DLA Piper in New York Office
Several Law Schools See Boost in Enrollment Upon Lowering Tuition
Several Law Schools See Boost in Enrollment Upon Lowering Tuition
Justin Bieber Arrested for Assault and Dangerous Driving over Labor Day Weekend
Justin Bieber Arrested for Assault and Dangerous Driving over Labor Da...

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Savaria Harris Joins DLA Piper in New York Office

Summary: DLA Piper announces that Savaria Harris has joined its New York office. Ms. Harris will practice in both New York and Washington, D.C. She joins the firm’s litigation practice with a wealth of knowledge and experience that will enhance… >read more

No Comment September 2, 2014

Legal News

Texas Files Emergency Motion to Enforce Abortion Law in the State

Summary: The district attorney for the state of Texas, Greg Abbott, filed an emergency motion that asks the U.S. Court of Appeals to allow the state to enforce its abortion law.  Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed an emergency motion on… >read more

No Comment September 2, 2014
Voter ID Law in Texas Heads to Trial This Week

Summary: The state of Texas is fighting to keep its voter ID law in-tact, which took effect in June of 2013, but a trial will begin this week to determine if it is legal or not.  A state law in Texas… >read more

No Comment September 2, 2014


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Experience a Breakthrough By Confronting Your Pain

Harrison Barnes | DATED: 09-01-2014

Most of us carry many personal problems around with us in life; by not confronting them, however, we only make ourselves even more miserable. Problems build up as you ignore them, growing until they ultimately control your life; everything changes when you come to face your problems and take back control over your affairs. The sooner you confront your pain and work through it, the faster your will experience a breakthrough and transform your life.

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How “Lone Wolf” Partners Fare Poorly in Big Law Firms

Summary: A federal court opinion made last week illustrates insights into how big law firms are disparaged by “lone wolf” partners, who may be essential to retain for their skills, but seen as thwarting long-term strategies of the firm.

Partner Compensation Formula of an AmLaw 50 Law Firm Revealed in Court

Summary: Partner compensation formulas in large law firms are complex, contentious and rarely revealed to the public. However, in the course of a recent pay discrimination lawsuit, reviewed de novo by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on August 25, 2014, a watertight partner compensation formula of an AmLaw 50 law firm, Foley & Lardner, came to fore.

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4 Tips for Using the Search Function on Granted

Date: 28-August-2014

When you are browsing through the jobs on Granted, whether you’re looking by location, category, company name or job title, it can be a bit overwhelming and time consuming. To speed up the process, consider simply using the search function. The search function lets you type in any keyword or phrase pertaining to the type […]  >read more

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

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WHAT CREDENTIALS DO THE TOP LAW FIRMS CONSIDER IN EVALUATING A LATERAL ASSOCIATE CANDIDATE?

Date: 28-August-2014

Initially, firms look at the credentials that are both the most tangible (or easily measured) and the most accessible, as they are normally contained in an associate’s application.  These include the prestige of the an associate’s law school, their grades and class rank, the prestige of their current law firm (or company if in house), […]  >read more

Attorney Career Resources:: Working as a Banking Attorney in Today’s Fluctuating Economy

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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Well-Known Texan Attorney Arrested for Assaulting Boyfriend

September 02 ,2014