Paralegals

Law Practice Management

Baker Botts joins open office trend, moves junior associates to interior area

Law Firms

Baker & McKenzie to open back-office operations center in Belfast

Legal Ethics

Solo is censured for failing to detect paralegal’s participation in mortgage fraud scheme

Patent Law

Government paralegals making up to $80K had little work to do, report says

Paralegals

Paralegal’s suit claims law firm should have paid for overtime

Criminal Justice

Paralegal takes federal plea in fake-bribery case

Criminal Justice

Paralegal who bilked clients and got boss disbarred is sentenced to 27 months

Business of Law

Paralegal pay rises, nears $80 an hour for top positions, survey says

Legal Ethics

Bar to pursue case against 3 lawyers accused of setting up opposing counsel for mid-trial DUI arrest

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s billing ‘shenanigans’ spur law clerk’s letter to columnist

Criminal Justice

Prominent attorney now faces AG prosecution of rape case, after charges were dropped in March by DA

Careers

How interviewees can spot a bad boss; managing partner’s behavior warned away paralegal

Layoffs

Arent Fox lays off about 20 support staffers, while Schulte Roth offers buyouts

Layoffs

Lateral hires at Duane Morris brought extra legal assistants to firm, spurring layoffs

Business of Law

35 staffers laid off at Pillsbury Winthrop

Criminal Justice

Paralegal admits embezzling $327K, secretly settling law firm claims

Law Firms

Woods Oviatt adds 8 attorneys through merger with smaller legal shop

Criminal Justice

Grand jury to investigate paralegal’s death in lawyer’s bathtub

Paralegals

$36 an hour is average pay for law firm paralegals, survey shows

Legal Ethics

Sending female intern’s horror-film clip to local law firms gets ex-partner suspended for 3 years