Law Firm Insider

April 2011


Law Firm Insider: 4/26/11

Last week, the FBI seized the domains for several popular online poker sites, including Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars—worrying thousands of U.S. players who had money invested in the sites, which operate overseas. The sites have reached a deal with prosecutors allowing them to return money to U.S.

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Law Firm Insider: 4/19/11

The New York State Bar Association told firms they would need to restructure and cut costs if they want to be successful as the legal industry works to come out of the recession. It suggested firms charge according to services rendered rather than billable hours.

One of the people working to turn ...

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Law Firm Insider: 4/12/11

With Congress making a last-minute budget deal, the federal government avoided a shutdown. But in case you were wondering, the federal court system planned to continue operating with fees it collects. The non-appropriated fees would have kept the courts open for two weeks—after that, only essential ...

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Law Firm Insider: 4/05/11

The job market improved nationally in March, but the same can't be said for those looking for legal work. While 216,000 jobs were added in the U.S. in March, the number of legal jobs fell by 500, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nonetheless, lateral hiring among associates was up 61 ...

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