Over the last few decades, the use of specialized appellate lawyers has grown dramatically.
WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee has created a new subcommittee focused on federal courts and the bankruptcy litigation system.
More than half of the respondents in a recent poll said they would favor an individual in a lawsuit against an insurance company, according to the Defense Research Institute.
Trial lawyers keep finding new ways, some expected and others surprising, to put the iPad to work in all aspects of litigation.
While a stagnant economy means a tough job market for many lawyers, legal staffing experts predict that attorneys with specialized skills will continue to find themselves in high demand in 2013.
WASHINGTON – Employment attorneys say that they have seen an increase in disability-related charges since final regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act went into effect more than a year ago.
Lawyers say they have also noticed a dramatic change in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s approach to disability bias investigations.
Companies saw a slight decline in litigation last year but faced increased regulatory action, according to the 2011 Fulbright & Jaworski litigation survey.
The New York City Bar Association has issued a formal ethics opinion giving the green light to non-recourse litigation financing, but also pointing out the many ethical issues that lawyers must address.
The report – comprised of responses from 2,894 participants in cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Philadelphia – offers insight to both sides of the bar, according to Decision Analysis president Richard Gabriel.
An easy-to-use presentation software package, ExhibitView by ExhibitView Solutions provides a streamlined trial presentation experience. Lawyers USA columnist Finis Price reviews the software.