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Judge Freezes Assets of ‘Tax Lady’ Attorney, Appoints Receiver to Run Her $25M Law Firm

A California judge apparently hasn’t yet decided how to handle the state attorney general’s call for a lawyer known as the “tax lady” to be jailed for contempt of court.

Calif. AG Says ‘Tax Lady’ Attorney Should Be Jailed for Shredding Documents, Failing to Repay $435K

Updated: The state attorney general is calling for a California attorney known as the “tax lady” to be jailed for contempt of court, contending that Roni Deutch shredded as many…

Woman Sues Target and Law Firm re ‘False Affidavit Factory’ Allegedly Used in Consumer Debt Cases

A Pennsylvania woman has filed a federal suit against Target Corp. and the retailer’s law firm, Patenaude & Felix, alleging that she and other consumers have been harmed by a…

Meckler Opens New Office in San Francisco, Brings in 11 New Lawyers, Including 6 from Long & Levit

Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson announced in a press release today that it is opening a new office in San Francisco.

Headed by Julia Molander, who…

Appeals Court Nixes $650K Legal Fees Award, Says Parties Never Mutually Agreed to Arbitrate

At first, it was former clients of Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs & Shapiro who wanted binding arbitration to settle a dispute over the legal fees they were charged.

Then, after…

Fisher & Phillips Acquires 19-Lawyer Firm, Opens First Office in Ohio

A growing national employment boutique has now established its first office in Ohio, with the acquisition of a 19-attorney law firm, Millisor + Nobil.

Fisher & Phillips announces the merger…

Biz Cards Go Digital: Firm Adds QR Codes to Business Cards

A 55-member law firm in northern Virginia is giving its lawyers the option of adding a “Quick Response Code” to their business cards to make it easier to share contact…

Howrey Creditors Seek Involuntary Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for Law Firm

Three creditors to whom Howrey allegedly owes a total of less than $40,000 have filed a petition in the Northern District of California seeking an involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy for…

11-Attorney Health Care Team Exits Faegre for Polsinelli Shughart

Eleven health care lawyers from Faegre & Benson have joined the Denver office of Polsinelli Shughart, more than half of them as partners, to establish a new practice group there.The…

Oldest Law Firm in Austin, Texas, Clark Thomas & Winters, Closes Its Doors

It’s now official: Clark Thomas & Winters, once one of the biggest and best-known law firms in Austin, Texas, has closed its doors.

Founded in 1938, the firm had 120…

Bingham Seeks Court Ruling That Firm Met Its Obligations to Ex-Client, LA Dodgers Owner McCourt

Apparently hoping to avert a malpractice claim in a high-profile California marital matter and potentially collect some additional legal fees, Bingham McCutchen has filed suit in Massachusetts state court seeking…

UK Attorney Says Tabloid Hacked Up to 7,000 People’s Phone Messages; Big-Bucks Cases Expected

A tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom could be exposed to as much as $70 million in potential damages claims after hacking into voicemail messages for as many as 7,000…

AG Subpoenas New York’s Biggest Foreclosure Firm and Processing Company Spinoff

Subpoenas have been issued by New York’s attorney general to the state’s biggest mortgage foreclosure firm, Steven J. Baum, P.C., and a spinoff processing company, seeking information about their practices.

Associate Claims in Suit He Was Forced Out of Canadian Firm for Complaint About Groping Partner

A former associate claims in a $1.3 million wrongful dismissal suit that he was forced out of a Canadian law firm after he alleged a drunken partner groped a law…

Former Howrey Staffer Files WARN Suit Over Law Firm’s Layoffs

In the first of a series of expected worker lawsuits against Howrey, former staffer Stephanie Langley has filed suit against the law firm contending that it failed to meet its…

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