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.
Residential Security Deposits Provide Protection for a Landlord, but There can be Unexpected Pitfalls
Sander A. Rikleen
On tenant’s counterclaims, the court found that landlord had violated the security deposit statute by failing to provide tenant with a receipt acknowledging acceptance of the deposit, and failing to pay interest earned on the deposit over the multi-year tenancy.
Making A Murderer’s Dean Strang fights for the fair administration of criminal justice.
Police body camera footage can offer criminal defense attorneys a new perspective and evidentiary tool.
Ajamie attorney Courtney D. Scobie discusses her practice.
Matthew G. Kaiser
The United States government has not been shy about bringing criminal cases in the United States based on conduct that happened abroad.
Patricia Brown Holmes and Leslie Davis
When police deny detainees the right to counsel, taxpayers cover costs.
Attorneys should follow these steps to get the most for their clients following a car accident.
Uber drivers are not required to obtain a personal injury insurance plan.
Arguedas, Cassman & Headley
Cris Arguedas on defending the accused.
A look at the headlines featuring Best Lawyers listed lawyers for the week of July 22.
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
Andrew J. Edelberg
As successful as I became these past years, the very harsh and stark reality of my clients’ positions and lives sank in more than ever.
When the future isn't free.
This week in news from our listed attorneys, millions are set aside in a fund for Native American farmers after a winnning class action suit.
Tim Freudenberger and Nancy Lubrano
In May 2014, class action defense attorney Tim Freudenberger from Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, obtained a very favorable decision from the California Supreme Court in Duran v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assn., 59 Cal. 4th 1 (2014).
If the trend of decriminalizing the use of small amounts of marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes continues, marijuana may be widely available across the country within a matter of years.
Making these mistakes will seriously impact your ability to claim damages following an accident.
“If this is the law, nobody is safe.”
Gordon D. McAuley
Whether one is the plaintiff seeking to remedy an aggravation or a defendant looking to patch up the slights alleged against it, litigation is a highly charged, emotional wringer.
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.
A roundup of hirings, awards, and industry news relevant to our listed lawyers.
David Raizman and Amber L. Roller
Whatever type of business or public accommodation you operate, you may want to have a policy or protocol in place to evaluate, on a case-by-case basis, any requests for complimentary admission for a PCA.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.