By Jake Evans | December 5, 2023
This column outlines tips for freshly minted lawyers to help set the tone for future success and to navigate the ever-moving terrain of the practice of law. Although this column is oriented for our most junior lawyers, we can all benefit from a refresher on tips for growing as an attorney.
By Alexes Harris and Alex R. Piquero | December 4, 2023
At times, people are sentenced to pay without incarceration, but frequently people across the U.S. are sentenced to both jail time and fiscal penalties. ... But these fines and fees are often levied without any consideration for an individual's ability to pay—and can add up to thousands of dollars. Given the potential consequences of legal debt on people unable to pay, including the loss of the right to vote and further criminal infractions, we conducted a multistate study on the impact of fines and fees.
By Shari L. Klevens and Alanna Clair | December 4, 2023
The CTA's effective date, Jan. 1, is fast approaching. Thus, lawyers and law firms should prepare by considering not only the reporting obligations of their clients, but also whether they have any newly imposed obligations themselves.
By Rachel McKane and David Pellow | December 1, 2023
Racketeering charges typically are reserved for people accused of conspiring toward a criminal goal, such as members of organized crime networks or financiers engaged in insider trading. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is attempting to build an argument that seeking to stop construction of the police training facility—through actions that include organizing protests, occupying the construction site and vandalizing police cars and construction equipment—constitutes a "corrupt agreement" or shared criminal goal.
By Donna V. Smith | November 29, 2023
The wage-and-hour collective/class action mediation is a different type of case, and as mediator of wage-and-hour collective class action cases, I'd like to share some of the unique aspects of these types of cases.
By Anthony Michael Kreis | November 27, 2023
After a federal appeals court in Arkansas recently ruled that only the federal government—not private citizens or civil rights groups—could sue to enforce the 1965 Voting Rights Act, an appeal to the Supreme Court is likely. But if the ruling stands, it could gut individual persons' and civil rights groups' legal right to fight racial discrimination in voting.
By Ellenor Stone and Ashton King | November 22, 2023
We are seeing changes on a statewide level with respect to the use of non-competition provisions and other restrictive covenants. As of July 1, Minnesota joined California, North Dakota and Oklahoma in prohibiting the use of non-competition provisions with employees or independent contractors, except in very limited circumstances. Further, based on recent case law, we anticipate there is a strong chance that Georgia will likely require employers to change their employee and contractor non-solicitation provisions.
By Amy Hanna Keeney, Louis Ursini and Emory Powers | November 21, 2023
Although TCPA compliance is not a new requirement for financial institutions, these revised procedures suggest the OCC may be taking a more active role in TCPA enforcement amid a larger nationwide crackdown announced by the Federal Trade Commission.
By Shari L. Klevens and Alanna Clair | November 20, 2023
Although artificial intelligence is certainly quicker and sometimes more accurate than human beings, some have raised concerns about whether removing the human touch can create more harm than good.
By Brook Dooley and Cody Gray | November 15, 2023
The docket is a work-in-progress and there are still plenty of cases that should be of interest to lawyers practicing in the white-collar space, according to Keker's Brook Dooley and Cody Gray.
Presented by BigVoodoo
Join the industry's top owners, investors, developers, brokers and financiers for the real estate healthcare event of the year!
Recognizing innovation in the legal technology sector for working on precedent-setting, game-changing projects and initiatives.
Legalweek New York explores Business and Regulatory Trends, Technology and Talent drivers impacting law firms.
We are seeking a lawyer with a minimum of four years of experience in transactional work to join our well-established, nationally renowned C...
Shipman & Goodwin LLP is seeking two associates to expand our national commercial real estate lending practice. Candidates should have ...
City of Atlanta Office of the Public Defender Attorney I, Attorney II, Senior Attorney We are looking for passionate and dedicated atto...
Scura Wigfield Heyer Stevens & Cammarota, LLP
ShapiroCroland Attorneys at Law Take Pleasure in Announcing that VALERIE A. VLADYKA HAS JOINED THE FIRM AS COUNSEL Valerie concentrates her practice in Insurance coverage, Commercial Litigation and Probate Matters 411 Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 Telephone: (201) 488-3900 | Telecopier: (201) 488-9481 |www.shapiro-croland.com November 2023
Congratulations to our Partner Richard Segal on becoming Chairman of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce