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Is it a wise idea to combine a law office with another business, such as a retail operation?

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 / 3:16 PM

Which nation takes the better approach to patent litigation?

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 / 1:05 PM

Additional thoughts on going paperless, from technology columnist Jeff Bennion.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 / 1:10 PM

How can you play an active role as “second chair” at a hearing or trial, even without speaking in open court?

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 / 10:16 AM

Does technology spell doom for solo and small-firm practitioners? Not necessarily, according to columnist Carolyn Elefant.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 / 2:15 PM

What’s the difference, and why does it matter when picking an employer?

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 / 11:49 AM

There are some common ethical issues every partner should know when planning for a lateral transition.

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 / 3:45 PM

You may not use Twitter to talk about weighty issues, but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn from the mistakes people are making.

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 / 1:30 PM

What does the ideal rejection letter look like?

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 / 11:08 AM

Why are Biglaw firms so bad at making use of technology?

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 / 3:35 PM