Monthly Archives: May 2015

Post-Law School Residency Program? It Works For Doctors

According to a recent press release, UnitedLex, “a global, full-service provider of technology-powered legal and business services,” has launched a legal residency program with four law schools: Emory University School of Law, the University of Miami School of Law, The Ohio State University … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Gratitude

We at LPR morn those who perished while serving in our country’s military.  We are so grateful for their service. LPR will be closed on Monday in observance of this national holiday.  

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Life Of A Bar Complaint – At Least In D.C.

So what happens when a legal consumer files a bar complaint?  Are the attorneys ever really disciplined?  Recently, the Washington Lawyer magazine ran an article titled Q&A With Eric Yaffe: Chair of the Board on Professional Responsibility, addressing these and other … Continue reading

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If It Can Happen To BB King . . . It Can Happen To You

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer BB King is currently in hospice care in his home, while his long-time manager and certain of his children are fighting over control of his affairs.  As reported by the BBC in a May … Continue reading

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BigLaw Firm’s Simple $1.5 Billion Mistake

How does a simple mistake by a law firm end up costing $1.5 billion?  According to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, it happens when the law firm inadvertently includes an unrelated security interest for a $1.5 billion loan … Continue reading

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