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ABA Provides Ethical Guidance on ESI; Pennsylvania, Florida Update Procedural Rules
Posted on 11 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

In case you were thinking of playing fast and loose with digital client information, new rules require you to think again. The American Bar Association (ABA) recently amended the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to guide lawyers on use of technology... Read More

Free Download: Keller & Heckman Litigation Alert: Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 37
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The American Bar Association's Private Advertising Litigation Committee (PAL) has published a summary of recent advertising law decisions and filings. Associate Hesham Sharawy contributed to the "PAL Recent Litigation Developments" report... Read More

Duane Morris LLP: Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Issues General Court Regulation On Mass Tort And Asbestos Programs
Posted on 24 Feb 2012 by Duane Morris LLP

On February 15, 2012, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas issued General Court Regulation No. 2012-01 , significantly altering the protocol governing mass tort cases. The order reflects the court's challenge of keeping its case disposition rate... Read More

LexisNexis Joins National Leaders of the Legal Profession at American Bar Association Annual Meeting
Posted on 2 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

More than 7,600 lawyers and guests will soon gather in San Francisco for the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association. From August 5 through August 10, the ABA and its partners will feature nearly 1,500 programs on topics ranging from advances... Read More

Private Advertising Litigation (PAL) Recent Developments v. 34
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

The American Bar Association's Private Advertising Litigation Committee (PAL) has published a summary of recent advertising law decisions and filings. Associate Hesham Sharawy contributed to the "PAL Recent Litigation Developments" report... Read More

ABA Offers Guidance On Ethical, Legal Duties When Lawyer Receives Copies Of Third Party's E-mail Communications With Counsel
Posted on 13 Sep 2011 by David Sorensen

By David Sorensen Another in Our Series of Hinshaw Lawyers for the Profession® Alerts American Bar Association Formal Opinion 11-460 : Duty When Lawyer Receives Copies of Third Party's E-mail Communications With Counsel (August 4, 2011)... Read More

ABA Public Utility, Communications And Transport Labor Committee Spring 2011 Report
Posted on 24 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By the American Bar Association Section of Public Utility Excerpt: I. EMPLOYMENT LAW DEVELOPMENTS A. Title VII 1. Third Circuit Holds that Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Does Not Apply to Title VII Failure-to-Promote Claims In Noel v. The Boeing Company... Read More

Lori A. Sochin Named Co-Chair Of ADR Committee Of ABA Section Of Litigation
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - The international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A. has announced that shareholder Lori A. Sochin has been reappointed co-chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association (ABA... Read More

Marvin L. Karp To Receive ABA’s 2010 Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced that Marvin L. Karp will receive the distinguished Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award for 2010 given by the American Bar Association (ABA). This award is presented annually to a person whose... Read More

Andrea Hartley Elected Chair Of ABA Law Practice Management Section
Posted on 10 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MIAMI - During its annual meeting in San Francisco last week, the American Bar Association (ABA) elected Akerman Senterfitt shareholder Andrea Hartley to serve as chair of the ABA Law Practice Management Section (LPM). Hartley has previously served... Read More

Robert M. Goldich Co-Chairs ABA Labor & Employment Law Committee
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - Robert M. Goldich, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office, has been appointed to a two-year term as employer co-chair of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee (ERR) of the American Bar Association's... Read More

Lindquist & Vennum Leads 'Green Law Office' Charge In Minnesota
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - Lindquist & Vennum PLLP has announced that through its participation in the American Bar Association-U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Law Office Climate Challenge, it has achieved highest standings awarded to law offices participating... Read More

Innovation In Private Practice Report Available To Martindale-Hubbell Connected Members
Posted on 25 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

The American Bar Foundation's Law Firms Working Group has issued a report on innovation in today's law firms. Topics include: • The market for lateral partners. • Profitability of large firms. • Globalization strategies. •... Read More