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2011-05-31 15:02:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BidYourCase.com is a revolutionary concept that matches clients to lawyers online. Through the ease and convenience of the Internet, clients seeking legal representation can express their needs, receive offers from highly qualified lawyers, consider which factors they consider most important (price, location, rating, etc.) and select a specific lawyer to handle their case - all within 72 hours. The service is completely free, and it aims to redefine...

2011-04-25 14:59:09

Dire predictions of impending doom for the future of legal education should be taken with a healthy dose of skepticism, says a University of Illinois business law expert. Law professor Larry E. Ribstein says both law schools and the legal profession are going through a period of change that will be rough for some, but will also open the door to new opportunities for others. "I think the horizon for what you can do with a legal education hasn't shrunk, but has actually expanded," said...

2010-10-26 13:01:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys who were the subject of a false and misleading New York Post Article on October 17, 2010 have slammed the tabloid for printing information its reporter knew to be false and for failing, when provided with a letter to the Editor from the Court-appointed Legal Ethics Professor outlining the true facts, to print that letter in its entirety. Post Reporter Susan Edelman's article "Ground Zero Lawyers Use Carrot and $ticks" was published despite...

2010-08-19 12:56:00

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Valley-based startup Law Pivot Inc. (http://www.lawpivot.com) is pleased to announce the launch of its confidential legal question and answer service for California technology companies. On Law Pivot, companies can confidentially ask legal questions to multiple, highly qualified lawyers the companies personally select. Through this process, companies significantly reduce their legal costs and can easily and quickly evaluate lawyers'...

2010-03-01 11:54:00

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rew R. Goodenow is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Law Professionals. Rew is a Director and Shareholder with Parsons Behle and Latimer. Rew has 20 years of experience in the Law Profession and continues to serve as legal counsel to businesses in all phases of their development and operations. His expertise lies in the fields of Complex Transactions, and Business Formations. In addition, He has continued experience with cases involving Banking...

2009-11-17 11:57:05

In today's world, legal issues and controversies are not only tried in the court of law, but also in the "court" of public opinion. However, corporate lawyers tend to separate legal activities from public relations strategies. In addition, they have often viewed media issues as separate from those involved in providing legal advice. Given today's savvy media culture, "no comment" is no longer a viable strategy. Nevertheless, there are small indications that some corporate lawyers are adapting...

2009-03-05 10:22:00

WASHINGTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LegalTalk Radio conducted LegalTalk Briefcase and LegalPro Profile interviews with Harry G. Deitzler, a partner in the Charleston, West Virginia law firm of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee and Deitzler to use as exemplar programs on www.LegalTalkRadio.com. A former prosecuting attorney and president of the state prosecuting attorneys' association, Mr. Deitzler entered private practice where he and his partners were recognized as "Trial Lawyers of...

2009-03-04 06:30:00

Lawyers Diary and Manual(R) - answers necessary for the daily practice of law (in print since 1871 and electronic since 1995) NEWARK, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- For and About Law marries the speed and convenience of the Internet with professionally researched legal databases powered by Lawyers Diary and Manual(R) -- the legal source for contacts and procedures, trusted for decades and unparalleled in breadth and accuracy. First introduced in 1995 as PC Edition, this latest release...

2009-02-24 16:24:40

Lawyers for a 102-year-old Italian woman said she has won a 12-year-old property dispute with her family but she still faces two appeals. Basilio Cupaiolo, a lawyer for Amalia Cuccioletti, 102, said a Macerata judge ruled to allow her to tear down buildings on land once owned by her great-grandfather, but Italy's three-tier justice system means it could be several years before his client can obtain final permission -- years she likely does not have left, ANSA reported Tuesday. It's only the...

2008-12-11 12:52:00

DONCASTER, England, December 11 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are very disappointed at the findings of the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal against two former Partners of Beresfords Solicitors LLP. Jim Beresford and Doug Smith continue to strenuously deny all the allegations which relate to matters which arose many years ago. We understand that it is their intention to appeal this decision. We would like to reassure all of our clients that the firm will continue to act in the best interests of...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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