National Law Journal

  1. Tougher Amicus Disclosure Rules See Early Support From Judiciary Panel

    A subcommittee formed by the federal Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules said a push to provide greater transparency about amicus briefs raises "important and complex issues that deserve further investigation and consideration."
         
  2. Girardi Keese Offices Were Found in Disarray: Large File Rooms, Canceled Checks

    "To say the offices were a mess is an understatement," wrote bankruptcy trustee Elissa Miller, referring to the firm's accounting department, according to an April 13 status report.
         
  3. Davis Wright Notches Win as Appeals Court Rules Against Trump Aide's Defamation Suit

    A panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit found that while a court filing that was the basis for the reporting was later sealed, a "fair and true report" privilege still applied.
         
  4. Revivals and Fish Fries to Sway Jurors—or a Far-Fetched Allegation? Plaintiffs Lawyer in Hot Seat Over Ties to Preacher

    Did a trial lawyer who won a $10.5 million verdict against Hyundai leverage his relationship with a flamboyant minister to sway prospective jurors? While a state high court has overturned the verdict, the attorney called the accusation "insulting." A law dean said the case was in an area that is "so, so, gray."
         
  5. Covington's Eric Holder Bills at $2,295 Hourly, New Legal Services Contract Shows

    Covington and other firms have long been hired to conduct internal investigations at companies and other institutions, but in many instances the engagement letters, revealing rates and the scope of legal services, are not matters of public record.
         

 

 

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New York State Trial Lawyer's Association

20 trial lawyers, who were concerned that New York had no forum for plaintiffs' lawyers, joined together to form a bar association.

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Nathan Sobel Inns of Court, Kings County.

Fostering Excellence in Professionalism, Ethics, Civility and Legal Skills.

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Columbian Lawyers Association of Brooklyn, Kings County

Foster, promote and preserve the values, customs, and traditions of Italian culture, heritage and history in the legal and judicial community.

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North American Brain Injury Society

NABIS is a society comprised of professional members involved in the care or issues surrounding brain injury.

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New York State Bar Association

Serving the legal profession and the community since 1876.

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Brooklyn Women's Bar Association

To Promote, Protect & Further the Rights of All Women.

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