Consumer Chapter 11: When Big Bankruptcies Get Personal
Posted on 11-29-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team Whether it’s “ Mr. Las Vegas ” or crazy actors , celebrities always seem to have financial troubles. That’s part of what makes them so entertaining. Understandably, the large... Read More

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Law Firm Competition Today—in Four Cursed Words
Posted on 11-26-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team “Do more with less” may be a cliché, but law firms will have to figure out how to do exactly that—fast. Continuing from last year, expenses in 2012 are likely to outstrip revenue... Read More

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Hurricane Sandy Becomes a Whirlwind of Insurance Litigation
Posted on 11-20-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast of the United States in October, it did more than destroy property and disrupt businesses. It also affected the lives of millions of East Coast citizens by creating... Read More

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Tax Law Isn’t Boring: Sex, Scrutiny and the Supreme Court in Windsor v. United States
Posted on 11-19-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team Dramatic change can begin on a technicality. Generally, federal tax law provides that a married individual can pass unlimited assets to his or her spouse without incurring federal gift or estate taxes... Read More

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What would you like to read about?
Posted on 11-15-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team With thousands of visits and lots of feedback so far, you’ve told us that the stories here have been interesting. We’ve heard that you want to know more about your profession and what the future... Read More

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In the World of Green Patents, Does Chaos Equal Opportunity?
Posted on 11-14-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team Few industries present as much promise as green technology. And few industries are in such need of legal help. As a result, making green products or generating energy in more efficient and environmentally... Read More

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Bringing eBooks to the Law Library and Founding the ePractice
Posted on 11-06-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team When it’s finally gone, no one will miss loose-leaf filing. It’s unlikely that anyone will mourn the disappearance of CD-ROMs. And massive deskbooks will be bid a fond farewell. They are all cumbersome... Read More

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Meet Law’s New Creative Class
Posted on 11-01-2012 by amanda-alge-bales

Brought to you by the Real Law Editorial Team “Patent lawyers used to be scriveners,” says Robert D. Fish of Fish & Associates . He’s been a patent lawyer himself for more than 20 years. “In the old days someone would... Read More

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