Law Firm Marketing & Management

Android Users: The Lawline App is Now Available for Android Devices In a press release yesterday, Lawline announced the launch of its highly anticipated mobile app for Android.   “We are thrilled to make the Lawline App available to Android users,” said Richard Hernandez, Lawline’s Vice President of Product & Marketing. “The app provides the ability to complete CLE offline so that attorneys can truly take control of their professional growth and do it on their terms.” The new app follows the original Lawline app for iPhone and makes completing CLE more convenient than ever before, offering easy offline access to all of Lawline’s audio courses from a user’s Android phone. View Full Post
I.T. companies juggle with the applicability of various labour laws based on different interpretations concerning whether or not they are factories based on the manufacturing activity carried on by them and what are the compliances that need to be made. Key among the concerns of the HR teams of such companies while terminating employees is whether they should apply upon their company the label of an ‘industrial establishment’ and hence undertake measures under compliance driven Chapter VB comprising Section 25N of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (“ID Act”) or should they proceed, as per general practice, with the less onerous Chapter VA. View Full Post
Carmen Roe of Houston elected to State Bar of Texas Board of Directors in runoff Carmen Roe Houston lawyers have elected Carmen Roe to represent them on the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors. Roe faced Courtney T. Carlson in a runoff election for the District 4, Place 5 seat on the board after none of three candidates received a majority of the vote in a general election that ended May 1. View Full Post
Legal Secretary Secretly Amasses Fortune, Donates Most of It to Charity Screen capture of New York Times article published May 6, 2018 Check out this heart-warming story from the New York Times. The article describes how Sylvia Bloom, who worked as a legal secretary at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton for 67 years, created a fortune of more than $9 million through savings and investments before retiring at the age of 97. View Full Post
Ticket to hell, take two:  FL lawyers face probation for giving Rays tix to judge You might remember our report last year on the Florida judge who resigned after accepting Tampa Bay Rays baseball tickets from lawyers who had a pending case before him. The lawyers were representing plaintiff in a slip-and-fall case against Wal-Mart.  The day after the jury came back with a defense verdict, one of the lawyers called the judge’s assistant and offered the judge tickets to that night’s Rays game against the Boston Red Sox.   View Full Post