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At a moment when a number of national bar associations around the country are led by women, an opportunity exists for women in the profession to join arms and lift one another up to create meaningful change, according to seven of those leaders who participated in a panel discussion on Friday.
In the summer of 2020, attorney Jazz Hampton received a call from two friends he met in college about starting an on-demand lawyer app for traffic stops. Here, Hampton talks with Law360 Pulse about launching the app — and why he hopes it won't be needed in the future.
A Connecticut attorney has found herself in hot water again for allegedly interviewing a child involved in a custody case without identifying herself as an attorney working for the father.
The legal industry had another eventful week, with several law firms expanding their reach through the opening of new offices, forming new practices and making group acquisitions. Test your legal news savvy here with Law360 Pulse's weekly quiz.
A North Carolina federal judge, sick of bad behavior from a defendant and his counsel in a real estate suit over rigged foreclosure sales, has slapped them with sanctions, one for $25,000.
An insurance company has dropped claims it filed against its former clients, a law firm and three of its attorneys, just weeks after it filed a petition in Tennessee federal court in an attempt to duck a $1 million liability policy, alleging that the firm failed to inform it of a potential malpractice claim.
Nearly seven out of 10 legal professionals at law firms use legal analytics on a day-to-day basis, according to a survey published Wednesday, with the report further finding that 79% of people who leverage data are required or somewhat expected to do so by clients.
Law firms are weighing the practical and ethical considerations for using artificial intelligence to serve the litigation needs of clients, a panel of legal technology experts said Thursday.
A Pennsylvania federal judge has sentenced two personal injury attorneys who resolved cases behind their former law firm partners' backs and pocketed thousands of dollars in legal fees to a prison and probationary term.
After recently serving as co-counsel on a $6 billion bond sale for CVS Health, one small minority-owned boutique says it's helping pave the way for other firms like it.
The Second Circuit ruled Thursday that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's funding structure is constitutional, upholding the enforcement of an investigative demand that the agency issued against a debt collection law firm.
Michael Avenatti's ex-wife must turn over artwork and $717,000 in cash to cover part of the disgraced attorney's debts after his former law partner won an order requiring Avenatti to pay $4.85 million for work the former partner did at Eagan Avenatti LLP, a California appellate panel ruled Wednesday.
A Michigan federal court tossed an attorney's suit accusing the American Bar Association of illegally disclosing information about his membership and ABA Journal subscription to third parties, finding Wednesday that the lawyer lacked standing because he had already "disclosed that information himself on two well-trafficked websites," those of his law firm and the Michigan State Bar.
A California state appeals court on Tuesday upheld the disqualification of an attorney who used emails his client provided him in a tort dispute over a cannabis company, finding that the emails were improperly acquired since they were protected by spousal privilege.
The growing presence of alternative legal service providers and the Big Four accounting firms in the legal industry has some law firms working with them to serve clients, a panel of experts said on Wednesday.
The Florida Bar Board of Governors has told the Florida Supreme Court that it opposes a potential change to the emergency suspension rule for attorneys, citing concerns over whether lawyers who have been arrested for a felony would have due process.
Small law firms that struggled to compete with BigLaw for new talent in 2021 were able to take advantage of the lack of lateral associate positions at larger firms last year, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Association for Law Placement.
A New York woman has lodged a federal court complaint against four Georgia attorneys claiming their behavior forced her to abandon a state court suit over a car collision.
Virginia-based patent boutique Harrity & Harrity LLP is disrupting the traditional model of what a law firm looks like on several levels, with significant contributions in the areas of charitable giving, diversity in the profession, and the automation of legal tasks.
Hanson Bridgett LLP is expanding its litigation practice by bringing on a team of trust and estates litigators for its Sacramento office.
In a split decision that dissenting judges called "inconceivable," the Missouri Supreme Court held on Tuesday that it won't disbar a defense attorney it found had sexually assaulted six clients, including some who were incarcerated, instead suspending his license indefinitely and allowing him to apply for reinstatement after one year.
A Florida federal magistrate judge on Monday rejected an attempt by self-professed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright to disqualify Freedman Normand Friedland LLP and Boies Schiller Flexner LLP from a dispute that resulted in a $143 million verdict against him, finding that Wright does not have standing to disqualify the firms.
The U.S. Supreme Court should reverse a Sixth Circuit decision permitting the IRS to go ahead with summonses for the banking records of two law firms and the wife of a man owing $2 million in taxes, the firms and the woman told the justices.
A California consumer debt law firm that's allegedly run by a disbarred attorney has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, adding to a complex set of troubles that already includes a receivership, multiple investor and client lawsuits, and hundreds of consumer complaints.
Idaho-based legal billing software provider LeanLaw announced on Tuesday that it completed a $4 million Series A led by venture capital firm Fintop Capital.