Mary Flood, a Harvard Law School graduate with a background that includes practicing law and 30 years as a reporter, keeps a most unusual list of lawyers.
The proposed immigration bill making its way through Congress offers a major break from current policies and practices, several immigration lawyers said at an American Bar Association webinar.
There are two common denominators to every compensation fund following a major disaster, mediator Kenneth Feinberg told participants of the ABA Alternative Dispute Resolution Forum at the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and Judicial Division Joint Spring Meeting and CLE Forum.
Although they hadn’t laid eyes on each other in 42 years, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen and lawyer Richard Leefe still felt an immediate connection when they reunited last week. “All of a sudden, he arrived outside my office,” the New Jersey Republican said. “We had immediate recognition. That was an emotional moment.”
Construction lawyers outlined their favorite Android and iPad applications, including those that let you see and mark up blueprints, create 3-D models and update task lists during a webinar on The Best Legal Apps for Construction Lawyers. The webinar was designed for lawyers who work remotely, especially at a project site or in a courtroom.
Last year, FBI agents arrested Russell Wasendorf Sr., former chief executive officer of Peregrine Financial Group, after they discovered he embezzled more than $100 million from thousands of clients over the past two decades.
Former U.S. Sen. George J. Mitchell (D-Maine) was honored April 5 for his outstanding service in dispute resolution during the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution’s spring conference in Chicago.
“Pause before answering” is the first of three golden rules of deposition preparation shared in the new Section of Litigation-Center for Professional Responsibility CLE, “The Best Defense Is a Good Offense: How to Proactively Prepare Your Witness for a Successful Deposition.” According to experts, the pause serves two purposes — it allows time for objections and forces the witness to think before he or she leaps.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former Major League player and manager Joe Torre and former presidential advisor David Axelrod will join American Bar Association President Laurel Bellows and Frank Easterbrook, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, as speakers at the ABA Section of Litigation CLE Conference April 24-26 in Chicago.
Duke University Libraries in Durham, N.C., has made a number of digitized “special” collections available online to the Duke community as well as the public. One collection documents the Caribbean Sea Migration of refugees from Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic between 1965 and 1996.
When a blizzard descended on Newark, N.J., citizens reached out to Mayor Cory Booker on the social media site Twitter for help. As he shoveled snow and delivered diapers, the mayor also let his followers know there would be no garbage pickup the next day.