• Don’t Let Working From Home Compromise Attorney-Client Privilege

    As a public health matter it’s become a no-brainer, but as a legal matter working at home comes with its own set of risks. There is one in particular that is hard to avoid, although it can...

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  • Business Is Good For Lawyers Who Do Wills

    Reports of meetings with clients on parking lots, and signing on the hood of a car. In New York electronic notarization is legal, but using Zoom for witnessing is not. Says one attorney: We can take care...

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  • Law Firms Balk At Shutdown Order, File Suit

    In Pennsylvania, a law firm filed suit last week against a state mandatory shutdown order, arguing that the edict from Governor Tom Wolf deprived citizens of the right to counsel. An attorney on the case told The...

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  • FLA Law Firm Sues China Over Coronavirus Pandemic

    A Florida law firm is mounting a class action suit against the People’s Republic of China and a number of Chinese agencies that it says helped oversee China’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The lawsuit alleges the...

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  • Litigation Analytics: An Advantage For In-House Counsel

    When a contract dispute arises, in-house attorneys may have to decide whether litigation is worth the time, cost and human resources that would be required to take on the case. This decision is often based on some...

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  • How Gun Rights Precipitated A Challenge To Non-Attorney Judges In Nevada

    The petitioner, a public defender, says he wants clarification of the policy, which goes back to pioneer days. In smaller Nevada counties – those with a population of less than 100,000 – “lay judges” are empowered to...

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  • Five Law Firms Breached; Hackers Want Ransom

    At least five law firms have been breached by a hacking group known as Maze. The stolen information included such things as legal fee agreements and privacy consent forms as well as personal information about clients, who...

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  • Creating A Healthy Cybersecurity Framework

    Maintaining cybersecurity can seem like a daunting task, weighted with uncertainty and expense, but in practice it can be made manageable. This Today’s General Counsel article suggest an approach borrowed from routine healthcare, based on regular assessments...

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  • Privilege and Legal Holds

    When a litigation adversary challenges a company’s evidence-preservation efforts, it may move to compel production of the legal hold notice. What are the chances that notice will be protected under attorney-client privilege or the work product doctrine?...

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  • Students, Teachers, Sue & Win $53M For Troubled Schools In CA

    Students and teachers from three underperforming schools in California have settled with the state for $53 million. An attorney with Public Counsel, an advocacy group, says it’s the first civil rights case brought under a state constitution...

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