Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
Historically, there has been vigorous debate among the residents of Puerto Rico for and against the privatization of public property and public services.
Henson & Efron
Early case management and alternative dispute resolutions seek to simplify some separations in Minnesota.
Timothy E. Weiler
The anticipated outcome of the adoption of the increased income threshold is to reduce litigation about the amount of maintenance to be paid by simply applying the statutorily mandated calculation to more individuals with a much higher annual income.
A successful mediation typically depends upon three key steps: engaging the client on why and when to mediate; actively engaging the adversary prior to the mediation; and advocating at the mediation session itself.
Patricia H. Thompson
Very simply, delay in dispute resolution is bad for business.
Brian P. Rickert
In drafting contracts, one provision that must be considered for inclusion is the way disputes are resolved.
Sean M. Cleary
The Purpose of Mediation in a Personal Injury Case
Timothy E. Weiler
Sweeping changes to the way Illinois courts will calculate child support are set to take effect July 1, 2017.
Campbell D. Barrett and Judge Lynda B. Munro
Every trial has the potential for an appeal. The likelihood of an appeal is enhanced when the judge has picked a clear winner and loser after a family bench trial.
A question and answer session with Florian Schneider, the managing partner of "Law Firm of the Year," Dentons Russia.
Kathleen Ann Hogan
Locke Lord is expanding its London office; Bodman attorney elected to The Federalist Society; Comings and goings at Schiff Hardin.
The Burden of Substantiation and Proof in Continental European Civil Procedure and the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration
Dr. Wolfgang Kühn and Katharina Walter
Civil procedures in Germany are governed by the principles of factual substantiation and burden of proof.
Leonce A. Richard III
Drafting a premarital agreement should instead focus on a collaborative effort of two people coming together to create a “life plan” with regard to forming a lifetime partnership.
Stephen Cullen and Kelly Powers
There are three ways to get divorced—two of them should be avoided if possible—accepting, of course, that there are some spouses who insist on litigation and a trial.
"Very often, people deem criminal law is tougher than criminal business law. I don’t agree; I believe that practicing criminal business law implies facing specific difficulties, in particular, the high technicity of cases."
Thomas J. Nichols
So you're thinking of going into business with somebody else? Maybe a friend or a family member. Or perhaps somebody who already is a business acquaintance. There are a couple things that you might want to consider as you think about going into a venture with a partner.
Baltimore’s Rosie the Lawyer initiative offers high school girls an insider’s look at the law.
Legault Joly Thiffault (LJT) Avocats / Lawyers
Robert B. Legault discusses his firm's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Advertising Law in Canada with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.
Leading cases on the Supreme Court’s 2018 business docket.
Jeff Biederman and Gary Gilbert
These are heady days for music publishers and catalog owners. How much longer can the good times roll?
Catherine M. Brennan and Nora R. Udell
The fintech revolution has spurred a host of legal questions concerning online lending. Developments at both the federal and state level are beginning to provide some answers.
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Russia)
The firm is the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner for Real Estate Law in Russia.
To truly flourish, the smart cities of tomorrow must harness their data—but make sure they are doing so legally, ethically, and securely.
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt
The attorneys from Canada's 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winning Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt look at their achievements over the past year.