Business / Law


Len Boselovic's Heard Off the Street: Lawyers group says brokers can't be trusted

Brokers can legally recommend clients make investments that are in brokers’ best interests.

1 day ago


 Jaclyn Clifford and Marlene van Es will soon be graduating from the University of Pittsburgh Law school and are starting a firm for legal aid to entrepreneurs who want to start environmental oriented businesses in the city.

Pitt law students tackle urban agriculture and food policy issues

Trellis, a law firm being established by two students graduating from the University of Pittsburgh, has a social mission.

3 days ago


 Christine B. Bowers

People on the move: The Legal Profession

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Strassburger, McKenna, Gutnick & Gefsky, Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote PC, Mazurkraemer Business Law...

6 days ago


Is there strength in numbers for leadership at law firms?

Some firms have begun challenging the traditional notion of needing a single firm leader, according to some legal consultants.

6 days ago


Business Workshop: Guidelines for finding lawyers for international work

It’s up to the company to evaluate whether a law firm offers the needed legal expertise and client service.

6 days ago


Elder Law: The VA is at it again

Veterans (and their spouses) are eligible for an important disability pension program commonly known as “Aid and Attendance.”

1 week ago


 The Uber app connects independent contractor drivers using their own vehicles with passengers via its smartphone app. But a lawsuit is seeking to have drivers reclassified as employees.

Uber and Lyft face independent contractor challenges

Two lawsuits in California threaten the core of the independent contractor business model used by Lyft and Uber.

1 week ago


Major changes could be in store for law firm websites

The majority of Am Law 200 firms have revamped their websites. But many of the sites, consultants say, look largely the same.

1 week ago


 Randy Struk

People on the Move: The Legal Profession

Dinsmore & Shohl,  Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti LLP, Burns White ...

1 week ago


Lawyers brace for diversity mandates in Dodd-Frank Act

A sometimes-overlooked section of the law now has employment lawyers busy and some clients behind the compliance eight-ball.

1 week ago


Business Workshop: Don’t give away privilege during a merger

Businesses should think carefully about preserving the privacy of their communications with attorneys before merging with another company.

1 week ago


 Frank Walker

People on the Move: The Legal Profession

Thompson Hine LLP, Frank Walker law, Babst Calland, Gentile, Horoho & Avalli PC ...

2 weeks ago


Study: Language barrier found in Pennsylvania courts

Pennsylvania’s minor courts are ill-equipped to help non-English-speaking litigants understand court proceedings, a recent study said.

2 weeks ago


Business Workshop: Don’t rely on past practices to hold up in court

Before purchasing land, if it’s necessary to use a neighbor’s property for any reason, buyers should make sure they have documentation.

2 weeks ago


 The price tag on financial abuse of the elderly tops $2.9 billion annually, according to a 2011 study by MetLife’s Mature Market Institute.

Len Boselovic’s Heard off the Street: The elderly are often easy targets of financial abuse

Being on the lookout for suspicious activity is one way to prevent financial abuse of the elderly.

3 weeks ago


In first crack at fracking issue, Pa. judge sides with driller

A federal judge took a literal definition of “adjacent” when ruling in the Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future v. Ultra Resources case.

3 weeks ago


 Tony J. Thompson

People on the Move: The Legal Profession

Legal news from Meyer, Unkovic & Scott; Beck & Thomas; Metz Lewis Brodman Must O’Keefe; Duane Morris; Frank, Gale, Bails, Murcko & Pocrass

3 weeks ago


Forum: Consumers often sign contracts they don't read or understand

Furthermore, many believe they retain rights that they don’t when signing certain agreements.

3 weeks ago


Business Workshop: Consumers, not judges, get to decide trademarks

A jury of average consumers should decide trademark rights rather than judges, according to a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

3 weeks ago



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