|Yet Another Go Round for Proposition 8|
The controversial saga surrounding Proposition 8 - the law passed in November 2008 that banned gay marriage in California - continues.
|Music Mogul/ Rapper Wins Latest Round in Trademark Battle|
Music Mogul/ Rapper Wins Latest Round in Trademark Battle
|Anonymous blogger wins round in legal battle against Cooley|
Anonymous blogger wins round in legal battle against Cooley
|What Makes A World Class Recruiter|
The CEO and founder of BCG Attorney Search tells us what he thinks makes a successful legal recruiter — and it involves catering both to the candidates you represent as much as to the law firms that pay the commissions.
|What makes a world class recruiter|
The purpose of this essay is to address the question of what makes a world class legal recruiter. The answer to this question is identical to what translates to an exceedingly high level of success in any profession.
|Legal Blog Round-Up 11.21.08|
As usual, there were interesting reports and commentary in legal blogs this week. Above the Law discussed a highly disturbing case of sexual abuse at a home for the mentally ill. While most of us regard psychotherapy with some degree of skepticism and cynicism, what Arlan and Linda Kaufman face trial for is something altogether bizarre and sad.
|Legal Blog Round-Up: 12.2.2008 Edition|
Can you believe it's already December? It's amazing how fast time flies by, especially during the holiday season. Just like you and me, law firms are busy around this time of year, too. Typically it's a lot of holiday party gossip (not so much this year) and bonus speculation (again, less than normal this year), but this year is different. Instead of champagne and bonus checks, it's layoff speculation and the like.
|Round 1 goes to your supervisor|
If you want to know what was No. 1 on my Thanksgiving list this year, I'll be happy to share - a lot happier than I was when grandma kept bugging me to pass the chestnut stuffing. What I gave thanks for this year is that my manager has not purchased Quint Studer's new book, ''Hardwiring Excellence: Purpose, Worthwhile Work, Making a Difference.''
|Happy Halloween and Happy Legal Blog Round-Up!|
This week saw some interesting developments in the legal world. With the current economy in such shabby shape, another law firm fell in the midst of worsening markets, while some continued to experience layoffs and merger rumors.
|Legal Blog Round-Up 11.14.08 Edition|
This week, Above the Law was on their usual hunt for, what they call, 'Stealth Layoffs'. ALT named both Shearman & Sterling and Loeb & Loeb so far this week. According to ALT tipsters, Shearman & Sterling is asking mid and senior level attorneys to leave, when in normal conditions those attorneys would have left on their own accord already. The firm reportedly wants the legal world to believe they are performance based firings, when insiders say ...