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#MeToo and Federal Law: Will the Courts Ever Catch Up? General Counsel

By Philip R. Voluck, co-managing partner of Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP Pennsylvania offices The #MeToo movement has radically changed the way society views sexual harassment. While it has been a pervasive problem in most workplaces for years, #MeToo has … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conference! Cyber Risk Management Facing Boards, C-Suites & General Counsel

Prevention, Crisis Management, and Mitigating Personal Liability Thursday, July 31, 2019 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast & Registration 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Program Seyfarth Shaw LLP New York Office The New York Times Building 620 Eighth Avenue New … Continue reading

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What to Tell the Client When You’re Withdrawing as Counsel

There are many grounds for both mandatory and permissive withdrawal under the California Rules of Professional Conduct. When it’s time to withdraw from representation in a civil case, the attorney should send the client a letter like one of these. When … Continue reading

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Self-Represented Parties and Sharp Practice by Counsel – Should We Be Thinking Differently?

War is the means by which nation states have sometimes resolved their differences. Litigation is the means by which people in our society sometimes resolve their differences. In both cases, there is value in prescribing the rules of engagement. As … Continue reading

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The Bar Counsel Seal Of Approval

A justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court resolved a dispute between an attorney and Bar Counsel concerning whether an ethics course satisfied a condition of a disciplinary sanction. The attorney is a prosecutor who violated Rule 4.2 by interviewing… … Continue reading

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