Category: Lawyers News

Content Marketing Plays a Great Role Than Ever for Lawyers, Says New Survey

LinkedIn is the favorite social media outlet for In-house counsel, but information overload remains a key issue, according to a Digital & Content Marketing survey just out. LinkedIn’s popularity with lawyers and other professionals has long been a favorite, which LawFuel has written about before,  being more targeted and less populated with general pulp content that …

Four top law firms turned down requests to represent Trump

  Top lawyers with at least four major law firms rebuffed White House overtures to represent President Trump in the Russia investigations, in part over concerns that the president would be unwilling to listen to their advice, according to five sources familiar with discussions about the matter. <p type=”text” content=”The unwillingness of some of the country’s …

Medical marijuana patient wins Rhode Island employment discrimination suit, appeal pending – Washington Times

A Rhode Island fabrics company violated the state’s medical marijuana law when it refused to hire a card-carrying patient who couldn’t pass a drug test, a state Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday. Christine Callaghan sued Darlington Fabrics Corp. for compensatory and punitive damages in 2014 after the company said her medical marijuana usage precluded it from …

CFPB Files Suit Against Law Firm – Alleging Misrepresentation of Attorney Involvement

Yesterday the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed suit against the law firm of Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co, L.P.A. (WWR) alleging that the firm deceived consumers with misleading calls and letters. The lawsuit accuses WWR of falsely representing in millions of collection letters sent to consumers that attorneys were involved in collecting the debt. The …

Legal Marketing Spend Is Up– So Is Client Dissatisfaction. Now What?

This story appears in the {{article.article.magazine.pretty_date}} issue of {{article.article.magazine.pubName}}. Subscribe Competition for corporate legal work is keen. Law firms vie with each other for a shrinking segment of outsourced legal work. Corporate legal departments and a growing array of well capitalized, tech and process savvy service providers now account for an almost 50% of legal spend. …

Sued for Discrimination, Missouri Senator Pushes Law Limiting Discrimination Suits | News Blog

click to enlarge The Missouri Legislature is charging forward with a bill to gut the state’s discrimination laws. In March 2015, a man who used to work at Show-Me Rent to Own in Sikeston, Missouri, filed a lawsuit alleging that his supervisor regularly used racial slurs against him, telling him, among other things, to “quit acting …

Courtroom Live Streaming Finally Goes Big League

Court Room Streaming – Good Or Bad? The recent federal appeals court decision not to reinstate President Trump’s controversial travel ban came after a contentious hearing during which three Ninth Circuit judges listened to arguments on whether to stay the ban. Hot-button issues aside, the Ninth Circuit emergency hearing and the review leading up to it …