American Bar Association

  • Attorneys need to be aware of the warning signs of elder abuse

    Some 91.4 percent of attorneys questioned in a survey say that elder investment fraud and financial exploitation is a “very serious” or “somewhat serious” problem

  • Lawyer glut means law schools need to prepare students for career success

    Because of the competitive job market, several Florida law schools are trying to provide students with a competitive edge.

  • Poised for prominence

    With the help of executive recruitment firms BarkerGilmore; Major, Lindsey & Africa; Heidrick & Struggles and Evers Legal, we compiled this year's list of 100 women poised to assume the position of GC in the next three years.

  • Inside roundup

    It’s been a busy couple of weeks inside the boardrooms of American business, and here is a roundup of some of the top stories that are relevant to inside counsel.

  • Roundup: Intellectual Property

    In recent IP news, there has been trouble for singer Katy Perry as well as the NFL’s Washington Redskins. While Perry is being sued for copyright infringement, the Redskins’s trademark has been cancelled. Meanwhile, a new bill in the House of Representatives is trying to limit the amount of abusive...

  • ABA adds its voice to concerns over online piracy, counterfeiting

    The American Bar Association has called for “widespread adoption and expansion of voluntary measures” among businesses using the Internet, to “discourage or eliminate online piracy and counterfeiting.”

  • Lomax joins Mintz Levin

    The former trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, has joined the Washington, D.C., office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo

  • Lawyers given OK to review jurors’ social media sites: ABA

    The ABA has ruled that lawyers are allowed to search a juror’s or potential juror’s public Internet presence, which can include postings by the juror in advance of and during a trial. However, sending “friend” requests, “following” or other such access requests are considered an ethics violation, the ABA said....

  • Can your lawyer keep a secret?

    With increased investment in cybersecurity as a strategic imperative, the second and more fundamental issue to address is the cultural change that comes with a secure environment.

  • Predictive coding: It's not just for discovery anymore

    Predictive coding can be extremely useful and powerful in a discovery context by dramatically reducing the size of review sets. But the tools can be used in many other ways, and law departments would be wise to start considering them.

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