Columns

Supreme Court of New Mexico on judges using social media

June 29, 2016

Nicole Black, The Daily Record Newswire Judges and social media: according to most judicial ethics commissions, it’s a dicey proposition that doesn’t always work out well for judges. As I’ve discussed in past columns, more often than not, ...

Apple, Wal-Mart and workers

June 29, 2016

Dear Mr. Berko: Since getting out of college in 2013, I’ve been working at Wal-Mart in Florida, making $9.40 an hour. My buddy works in an Apple Store, making $31 an hour. His father, who is an executive at Wal-Mart, says Wal-Mart employees will get ...

On diversity, GCs looking beyond law firm accolades

June 29, 2016

Martin Ervin and Mark D. Roellig, The Daily Record Newswire In order to compete effectively, companies recognize that a commitment to diversity and inclusion is imperative. They realize that, in addition to creating better products, ideas and solutions, a ...

Britain's leaving the EU ? What should I do with my money?

June 29, 2016

Sarah Skidmore Sell and Alex Veiga, Associated Press As many people around the world are trying to wrap their minds around what just happened in Britain, you may also be wondering “What does the Brexit mean for my money?” If you are worried about ...

Uber stocks

June 29, 2016

Dear Mr. Berko: I teach school and earn $44,000 a year. Florida's retirement program is lousy. Fortunately, my husband, a long-haul trucker, unexpectedly inherited $287,000 from his daddy. We need advice on investing this. We also have $52,000 in certificates ...

With industrial real estate, due diligence is key

June 29, 2016

Anna Eberlin, The Daily Record Newswire Industrial real estate is ripe for potential environmental liability due to historical uses leaving traces of chemicals in soil and groundwater both on and around the property. Uses both on-site or on adjacent properties ...