Tips for Hiring and Dealing with a Business Lawyer

Written by Business magazine. Posted in Judge faith s. hochberg, Judge thomas e. scott, Mediation

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If you own or manage a small business, you may be in the market for a good business lawyer or law firm. The problem is that this can be a tricky process to find then, hire them and then get the most from your relationship with them. When you are concerned about issues around corporate compliance, intellectual property law or employment discrimination law, the first step is to find the right professional to help guide you.

When you are talking to different lawyers and law firms, here are some things you should ask them:

  • How much experience do you have? Like medical professionals, lawyers specialize. Even under he umbrella of “business law,” there are a lot of sub-specialties. You need to find a lawyer with at least some experience in the area that concerns you. If

The Benefits of Alternate Dispute Resolution for Resolving Federal Civil Disputes

Written by Business magazine. Posted in International disputes, Judge thomas e. scott, Trial consulting

Securities class actions

There are several types of white collar offenses that may be tried in federal court. According to the United States Courts. federal courts will hear bankruptcy cases as well as criminal and civil cases.This includes securities fraud, securities class action suits, labor racketeering, and copyright and patent infringement. In addition to these types of cases, international and other types of disputes may also be heard in federal courts. It is important to note that after a case has been decided that may be appealed in some, but not all, instances.

Federal civil cases used to go to trial more often than they do today, however. In 1962, for instance, 1

The Advantages of Filing for Bankruptcy

Written by Business magazine. Posted in Commercial litigation, Judge james moody, Judge thomas e. scott

Bankruptcy substantive

You have probably heard that bankruptcy can harm your credit. You may be prevented from taking out any additional loans for many years. You may not be able to obtain a mortgage or a rental agreement. It will be difficult to get a loan on a vehicle. These possibilities can make many people hesitant about filing for bankruptcy. However, bankruptcy may be the best option for many people. The benefits may outweigh the consequences in some cases. A few of the advantages of filing for personal bankruptcy include the following.

Manageable payments

When you have a lot of debt, the payments can get out of control. You can feel like you will never catch up, always struggling to repay your debt. When you file for personal bankruptcy, however, your debt is either forgiven or you are given one month