New York

Trusts & Estates

New York lawyer charged for allegedly deceiving family over misplaced will

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge scolds BigLaw lawyers for ‘behemoth pleadings’ and ‘prolixity’

Legal Ethics

Heavy traffic? Out of town? Alleged inconsistent excuses add to lawyer’s troubles

Law Schools

Considering a low-cost law school in your state? Pace has a deal for you

Business of Law

New York firms mull possible 300-attorney merger; they’re ‘dating’ but ‘not engaged,’ leader says

Law Firms

Average partner at Paul Weiss earns $3.85M; tops list of 17 financially outperforming firms

Pro Bono

Following New York’s lead, California bar officials plan to require pro bono work for admission

Criminal Justice

No defendant, no defense lawyer, no problem; trial is held and jurors convict

Consumer Law

Accused of stonewalling complaints, major credit agencies promise reform in pact with New York AG

Business of Law

2nd name partner exits Nelson Brown for Goldberg Segalla, along with 6 more attorneys in NC office

Prosecutors

After indicted lawmaker seeks dismissal, due to US attorney’s remarks, Bharara dials it down

Business of Law

Paul Hastings hiring spree includes new Brazil office overseen by 3 former Allen & Overy partners

White-Collar Crime

Top lawmaker says US attorney created ‘media firestorm,’ asks federal judge to nix indictment

Business of Law

National labor firm raids Littler and Ogletree, opens new offices in Denver and New York

Celebrities

Sentencing for David Cassidy drunken-driving case is delayed again

Tort Law

‘Capturing the Friedmans’ defendant loses defamation suit against prosecutor

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is publicly censured for not disclosing teen shoplifting arrest on bar application

Bankruptcy Law

Rent-stabilized lease can’t be sold to satisfy bankruptcy creditors, says 2nd Circuit

Corporate Law

Appeals court says only qualified privilege covered lawyer’s demand letter, but nixes libel case

White-Collar Crime

Lawmaker is federally indicted over $3.7M in claimed payments by law firms