Tag Archives: Attorney

Is There An Impending Brain Drain In The Field Of Law?

Not that long ago many of the ‘best and brightest’ undergraduates in college chose the path of law school as their next step towards a career! Whether drawn to the field by the desire to problem solve in the specific legal specialty of their choice, the potential to earn a good or even great living and […]

Be Our Guest For A 2-Credit Ethics CLE On Long Island, March 31, 2015

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We Look Forward To Seeing You There! Simply RSVP Using The Link In The Invitation Below Please join Thomas Kokinias, Senior Vice President at Sterling National Bank, Hallmark Abstract, and Fidelity National Title Group for a complimentary CLE Seminar and Breakfast. Ethical Issues and Transactional Pitfalls Course Description: In this seminar, we will address some practices […]

So you’re thinking about going to law school? How do you choose? (Interactive Chart)

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If you are currently considering becoming an attorney AND you have the undergraduate grades and scores on the LSAT’s that give you the ability to basically write your ticket to the law school of your choice, how do you choose? It’s a big country out there with a large number of law schools available that […]

Inside Baseball: Earnings Profile At Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

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For attorney’s who own or work in a medium-sized, small or solo practice, it would only be natural to look at BigLaw and wonder what the revenue and profit profile looked like there! Not that smaller-firm lawyers necessarily want the working lifestyle facing a partner or associate at one of these “White Shoe’ firms, but curiosity […]

Which BigLaw Partners Bill At The Highest Hourly Rates? (List)

In what is always one of the more popular articles of the year, presenting the list of BigLaw firms sporting partners who charge the highest hourly rates! As a caveat, however, while it’s interesting to see the hourly rates at the top of the legal food chain, at the same time it’s an extremely painful […]

Is the US facing a coming shortage of lawyers?

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This question is based on a recent study showing that in Fall 2014 enrollment in law schools has reached a 27-year low! Is this decline in law school enrollment a harbinger of the US facing a shortage of lawyers at some point in the future? And, if we do face a shortage, before you start […]

New Yorker Gary Port: A Profile In Americanism

Law, Politics and the Military You typically get to know someone very well through business and networking which is how I met Gary Port, a matrimonial attorney and partner in the New York law firm Port and Sava. But for the most part there is usually going to be more to a person than just business […]

The 2014 Top 500 Lawyers in America List

The publication LawDragon has once again published its list of the Top 500 Layers in America! The list is all-encompassing and includes the various legal specialties as well as members of academia and government. The 2014 LawDragon Top 500 List of America’s Lawyers! H/T JT __________________________________________ Written by Michael Haltman, President of Hallmark Abstract Service, New York. HAS […]

A question of law: Can an attorney double as a bikini model?

In today’s business world the dual presence of political correctness and the potential litigiousness of an employee scorned is prevalent everywhere that you look! This reality has served to make the specialty of employment law now, what real estate law was in the early 2000’s. In other words busy! In the field of law, where […]