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Pokémon No Go

The class action lawsuit can have a significant impact on the gaming industry.


Affirmative Action Decision at University of Texas

In a decision three years in the making, SCOTUS upholds the constitutionality of the UT programs.


New Gender Antidiscrimination Laws for Federal Contractors

The first substantive amendment in over 45 years.

Articles »

Living in a Cyber World: Avoiding Pitfalls While Using Social Media in Investigations

By Lily Chinn

Technology is evolving faster than the law can respond.


Four Factors to Consider Before Trademarking a Hashtag

By Christi Schofield

Can you trademark a hashtag?


The Seven Apps Attorneys Absolutely Should Not Live Without

By Patrick Soon and Rebecca Bellow

Smartphone apps have come a long way. Download the best of the bunch for litigators.

Ask a Mentor»»

Confused? Concerned? Curious? Need advice? MTL mentors will answer your questions about professional development, career building, firm relationships, and work-life balance. Submit your own anonymous question.

How Can a Young Associate Become Involved in a Firm's Business-Development Initiatives?

Start with seeking out opportunities and seeing them through.

Sound Advice »

audio Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

By Tanya Blocker

As of December 1, 2015, there are new amendments to the FRCP. Listen as Tanya Blocker reviews some of the changes, specifically those to Rules 26 and Rule 34. (6:59 min)

audio Anatomy of a Construction Defect Case

By Ellen Greiper and Eric Cohen

An overview of this specific type of litigation and some tips on how best to handle these cases, which present several unique scenarios and challenges for attorneys. (12:41 min)

audio The Transition from Prosecutor to Private Practice

By Andre Caldwell

Making the switch from the public sector to private realm can be challenging. Listen as former prosecutor Andre Caldwell shares advice on how to make this transition go smoothly. (7:29 min)


Announcements »

Collaborative Brief Bank

LexisNexis and the Section of Litigation are excited to introduce the Collaborative Brief Bank!


Minority Trial Lawyers Publications Subcommittee

A call for editors and contributors. Contact editor Patricia Astorga if you are interested.


Diverse Litigator Speaker's Directory

The Section of Litigation is creating a Diverse Litigator Speaker's Directory. If you would like to volunteer to be considered as a speaker please sign up by completing the Speaker Information form.


MTL Seeks Contributors for Website

The committee is currently inviting contributors for the Practice Points section of our website. Contact editor Patricia Astorga if you are interested.


Minority Trial Lawyer Leadership

Cochairs Newsletter Editors Practice Points Editors

Patricia Astorga

New York, NY

Andre’ Caldwell

Oklahoma City, OK

LaKeisha Randall

Atlanta, GA

Aaron Clay

Philadelphia, PA

Janice Arellano

Edison, NJ

William Panlilio

New York, NY

Sathima Jones

Philadelphia, PA