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Collections litigation: taking the 'happy' out of 'sue happy'

January 12, 2017

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media Newswires You became a lawyer because trial law enthralled you. Ever since you saw “Perry Mason” reruns, you wanted to be in front of that judge and jury, fighting for your clients and justice. But did you ever think ...

Eminent domain lawyer stands tall as ever more

January 12, 2017

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Darius Dynkowski isn’t one to name-drop, but if he was . . . How about Frank Sinatra for starters? Then there was the time that he rubbed elbows with boxing great Muhammad Ali, in his prime perhaps the best-known ...

The difference between litigation advocacy and mediation advocacy

January 12, 2017

Edmund J. Sikorski, Jr. Litigators are highly focused on one thing – Litigation. That applies as well to documents and data recovered by discovery. The focus of that process is, “What Happened?” Next comes marshaling evidence and expert ...

Immigration case to be heard in the Supreme Court

January 12, 2017

Michael Carlin Should a lawful permanent resident of the United States be deported as a result of a conviction for conduct that is perfectly legal in 43 states, the District of Columbia, and under federal law? We think not. I first met Juan Esquivel Quintana ...

Give gifts . . . to yourself

January 12, 2017

Edward Poll BridgeTower Media Newswire You’ve likely been recently giving gifts to your loved ones, your colleagues, your staff members, your special vendors, and maybe even your clients. But what I want to address today are gifts to yourself. I’m ...

Imputation - what you need to know

January 12, 2017

By Marie E. Matyjaszek People file for child support modifications all the time, hoping to get an increase to help with the adjustment of rising prices, for just about everything, or a decrease, due to a change in income or job loss.  Whatever the reason ...