Is your law firm, practice group or office an over-performing team or a collection of talented lawyers who do not function as a team?
In 1994, the Uniform Law Commissioners completed a top-to-bottom overhaul of the Uniform Partnership Act (UPA) of 1914. The 1994 version, which was further amended in 1997, has been adopted by a large majority of the states. New York is not one of them.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: CO2 Emmissions, Securities Whistleblowers, Wage Methodology, Recess Appointments
Two recent cases of interest deserve at least a summary review – the vacation of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that deferred regulation and permitting of some carbon dioxide emissions in scientific uncertainty and rejection of a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule on whistleblowers in private litigation.
The big news this weekend in the on-again off-again Costa Concordia trial was the announcement that five Costa employees were sentenced to jail time for manslaughter in the death of 32 Concordia cruise passengers and crew members.
Millennial women! I’m still talking to you! Still don’t want to be a leader? Don’t want a revolution? Don’t want to change the world?
In case you missed it, April was Financial Literacy Month.
Last Monday I published an article about the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) failing the Silver Shadow cruise ship following a surprise inspection last month when the ship was calling on Skagway, Alaska.
I know, you already feel guilty about your LinkedIn profile page which grades out as a C minus. But Google+ is getting to be a big deal, and like it your not your Google+ profile is appearing in search results when someone Googles you.
Note: This guest blog is by Chris Aldrich, a firefighter for 23 years, (19.5 in Toms River with 2 of the 19 years as Fire Chief, 12 years as a command officer, 3.5 years in Whitesville FD, Jackson Township serving currently as Fire Commissioner), as well a Deputy Fire Coordinator, with the Ocean County Fire Coordinators for 3 years, and 14 years as a Deputy Coordinator in the Toms River Office of Emergency Management.
A reader (who is not a client) e-mailed me. Her attorney has settled her case with the other lawyer in court five weeks ago. She was about to testify in a trial and it was settled and reported that way to the Arbitrator.