Be aware of what you're getting into before signing a large-chain franchise contract.
The distinctions between lay opinions and expert testimony are not a bright line. Learn how to recognize them.
A secured lender loses security interest because it was on "inquiry notice" of its customer's fraudulent conveyance.
By Wendi J. Berkowitz
Significant sums hang in the balance.
By Amanda E. Gordon
Three practical pointers you can follow to (hopefully) avoid this task.
By Brittany Robbins
Courts disagree over whether plaintiffs whose data have not been misused have standing.
James Daily discusses the legal ethics issues raised by superhero attorneys such as Matt Murdock (aka Daredevil) and Jennifer Walters (aka She-Hulk). (52:23)
Clients, do you know what your law firm does with the data and documents it collected and created once the case is over or the engagement ends? Law firms, do you know what client data and documents you have and where they are? (53:00)
The Supreme Court’s First Decision on the Class Action Fairness Act: Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles
The Supreme Court has issued its first decision interpreting the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA). In a unanimous decision, the Court held that, prior to certification, a named plaintiff’s stipulation that the putative class would not seek more than $5 million did not defeat jurisdiction under CAFA. (1:01:03)
Mock trials can be very expensive. Jury consultant Dr. Kelloir Smith discusses many of the benefits of hiring consultants—including cost savings vs. a mock trial. (06:25 min)
Marketing oneself is a must to build business. Maria Kreiter gives some best practices aimed at young lawyers to help develop their marketing plans. (07:12 min)
Trial experience is one of the most critical areas needed to effectively represent clients in litigation. More seasoned lawyers should encourage young lawyers to participate in trial as much as possible. Here are a few tips on how to do so. (06:25 min)
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