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Eli Wald on Enforcement of Contracts Which Violate the Rules of Professional Conduct

In Patterson v. Law Office of Lauri J. Goldstein PA , 980 So. 2d 1234 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. 4th Dist., 2008, the Florida court of appeals explored whether a fee-sharing agreement between a lawyer and a paralegal which violated the Rules of Professional Conduct could be enforced against the attorney. ...

Legal Hiring Expected to Remain Strong in Second Quarter: Litigation Hottest Growth Area, Robert Half Legal Survey Reveals

MENLO PARK, Calif. - Hiring in the legal field should remain strong in the second quarter of 2011, new research suggests. Twenty-nine percent of lawyers interviewed for the quarterly Robert Half Legal Hiring Index plan to add legal staff in the next three months and none plan reductions in personnel...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/14/2012) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Team Fined For Failing To Maintain Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...