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Franchising lawyer - MelbourneCivil cases, 5/1Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's reputationWhere is Justice Werdegar on the Ideological Spectrum, Area of Law by Area of LawA disbarred former judge and a few felons on list of punished lawyersThrough the years: Champaign County Pillars of the BarIn Chicago, law firms cultivate new pot-specific practicesBurroughs honored as Super LawyerJudges to be trained in commercial disputes for ease of doing businessBusiness peopleCan Renting Be a Sale After Importation?Trump's top candidate for N.Y. prosecutor angered U.S. lawyers in Chicago in George Ryan caseADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONSAn immigrant success story ends in murder chargeTop Bay Area Litigation Boutiques

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The OSC's Draft Statement of Priorities for 2017-2018 - Corporate ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 4, 2017

On March 23, 2017, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published a draft statement of priorities, Notice 11-777 – Statement of Priorities (the Notice).more »

How one nonprofit aims to make the law more accessible
Portland Business JournalApril 4, 2017

... relating to government transparency and accountability.” Greisen went to law school to learn more about the role of laws in relation to larger social issues. While there, he learned more about the business of legal publishing and its impact on the ...more »

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Franchising lawyer - Melbourne
Lawyers WeeklyApril 30, 2017

This is a rare opportunity to join my client, a highly rated national firm, in the franchising space. You will have between 2-5 years of post-admission experience in general commercial law with an understanding of the Franchising Code of Conduct. You ...more »

Civil cases, 5/1
San Angelo Standard TimesApril 30, 2017

... Johnstone v. William Casey Mund, Menda Renee Mund, consumer/commercial/debt, filed April 24. ... Bank, N.A. v. Casey Arvedson, Jonathan Arvedson, Amy Anderson, unknown heirs-at-law of Doug Arvedson, deceased, contract – other, filed April 26.more »

Jose Baez: Hernandez acquittal burnishes lawyer's reputation
Fox BusinessApril 30, 2017

The Florida-based attorney has earned praise and scorn for his aggressive, no-holds-barred style. In an interview with The Associated Press, Baez attributes his ability to connect with jurors to his working-class upbringing. He says he feels driven to ...more »

Where is Justice Werdegar on the Ideological Spectrum, Area of Law by Area of Law
JD Supra (press release)April 30, 2017

Our statistical retrospective of Justice Kathryn M. Werdegar's tenure on the California Supreme Court continues today with an analysis of Justice Werdegar's dissents and an analysis of the ideological distribution of Justice Werdegar's majority opinions.more »

A disbarred former judge and a few felons on list of punished lawyers
Miami HeraldApril 30, 2017

Another matter alleges Podvin tried to skirt his law firm around paying a debt to another lawyer by agreeing to a consent judgment knowing his law firm had dissolved. Then, he opened another law firm and resumed doing business. The last matter stems ...more »

Through the years: Champaign County Pillars of the Bar
Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteApril 30, 2017

Miller taught trial advocacy at the University of Illinois College of Law from 1976 to 1998 and served on the Illinois Defense Counsel, and the Society of Trial Lawyers, the Champaign County and Illinois State Bar associations. He was also a board ...more »

In Chicago, law firms cultivate new pot-specific practices
Herald and NewsApril 30, 2017

“A cannabis business needs not just a cannabis-focused lawyer but also one that really understands litigation and corporate law and intellectual property law and all these different types of practices,” said Morgan, who was the first coordinator of ...more »

Burroughs honored as Super Lawyer
The Times and DemocratApril 30, 2017

“Shane is well deserving of this recognition by Super Lawyers,” firm co-founder Lewis Lanier said. “He has thoughtfully and passionately represented the people of Orangeburg and all across South Carolina for nearly 15 years, resulting in millions of ...more »

Judges to be trained in commercial disputes for ease of doing business
The New Indian ExpressApril 30, 2017

“We have zeroed in on Mumbai because it is the centre of all business activity and maximum commercial disputes. So it's better to analyse the trend of cases there and train judges accordingly,” a law ministry official associated with the project said.more »

Business people
Fort Wayne Journal GazetteApril 30, 2017

Cathleen M. Shrader, of Barrett McNagny LLP, was listed in The Best Lawyers Business Edition Spring 2017 Women in the Law publication in the areas of appellate practice and commercial litigation. Brandon Glock, has been hired as business development ...more »

Can Renting Be a Sale After Importation?
Lexology (registration)April 30, 2017

In his view, the ALJ's ruling should not be disturbed because the parties' briefing did not address certain issues that he believes are “ripe for…consideration in some future case.” He then provides a litany of questions that he ... Commissioner Kieff ...more »

Trump's top candidate for N.Y. prosecutor angered U.S. lawyers in Chicago in George Ryan case
Chicago TribuneApril 30, 2017

Less than two weeks after McNally's testimony, prosecutors learned that lawyers at Winston & Strawn the same firm representing Ryan were also involved in trying to collect a debt from McNally related to Altheimer & Gray's 2003 bankruptcy. Neither ...more »

ADVERTISING/PUBLIC RELATIONS
TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressApril 30, 2017

The Minnesota Business Ethics Award Steering Committee announces the finalists for the 2017 awards: Small Company Category: Appro Development and Cerron Commercial Properties; Brenny Transportation; Star Choice Credit Union; Mid-size Category ...more »

An immigrant success story ends in murder charge
The Boston GlobeApril 29, 2017

“Doing business together a lot, you can fight,” said the friend, who like many other Chinese immigrants who spoke to the Globe asked to remain nameless to avoid involvement in the criminal case. Li incorporated King's Garden under her married name ...more »

Top Bay Area Litigation Boutiques
JDJournal.comApril 29, 2017

The cases they take on include class actions, intellectual property litigation, and bankruptcy matters. With offices in San Francisco and New York City, the small boutique prides itself on winning tough cases against much bigger ... According to the ...more »

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