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Portals keep lawyers more connected to clients

More than five years ago, when employment lawyer Christopher McKinney left a large law firm to open his own practice, he quickly found he was spending too many hours playing phone tag with his clients.

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Privacy ruling forces lawyers to handle DMV data with care

Four of South Carolina’s most prominent trial lawyers are facing potential liability for millions of dollars in damages in the wake of Monday’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to broaden the protections afforded personal information compiled by state departments ...

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Law firm’s bank accounts not subject to criminal forfeiture

The bank accounts of a law firm were not subject to direct forfeiture as the “proceeds” of a former shareholder’s criminal enterprise because the accounts included commingled client funds, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing ...

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Attorneys can’t get driver information to solicit clients, justices rule


The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the litigation exception to a federal privacy law did not allow four South Carolina trial attorneys to obtain the personal information of drivers for the “predominant purpose” of soliciting new clients for consumer ...

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