Monthly Archives: December 2012

Holiday Wishes

LPR is closed through the New Year, but we wanted to wish all legal providers and legal consumers a joyous holiday and a dispute-free New Year. We also wanted to take this opportunity to offer our most heartfelt condolences to … Continue reading

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Astonishing Remark from the Bench!

With one stunning comment, a Southern California judge delivered an astonishing remark about rape victims everywhere.¬†Orange County, California¬†Superior Court Judge Derek Johnson, a former prosecutor in the Orange County district attorney’s sex crimes unit, made the following comment at a … Continue reading

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Holiday Rate Increases

Ah, the holidays, full of festivities, lots of cheer, good will . . . and a letter from your attorneys advising you of their New Year rate increases . . . or in many cases, higher rates in the new … Continue reading

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Legal Consumer Tip #5 – Evaluating Settlement Issues

In September 2012, we blogged about a Colorado jury’s $2 million verdict against a law firm that pressured a client to settle a contingency fee case for less than it was worth. In that post, we noted that settlement comes … Continue reading

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