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Family law attorney Janet Reed explains recent changes to tax laws affecting tax treatment of spousal support
Family law attorney Janet Reed explains recent changes to tax laws affecting tax treatment of spousal support  MENAFN.COMYour browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

3 Worries Keeping Managing Partners Up At Night In 2019
3 Worries Keeping Managing Partners Up At Night In 2019  Law360Going into 2019, managing partners have a lot on their plates. Here, Law360 takes an in-depth dive into the three things that are worrying managing partners ...

Marching on: What to expect in 2019 - Lawyers Weekly
Marching on: What to expect in 2019 - Lawyers Weekly  Lawyers WeeklyThe year just passed was one of the busiest in law yet. With everything that's happened, how are the next 12 months shaping up?

2018: A Year in Review - The Employment Lawyer's Perspective
2018: A Year in Review - The Employment Lawyer's Perspective  LexologyFrom an international employment law perspective, 2018 has been dominated by gender issues. These range from gender pay gap (GPG) reporting to…

Conquerors of the Courts
Conquerors of the Courts  Washington PostIt isn't just about Supreme Court picks. The group's impact on the law goes much deeper.

Trump Wants Us Focused on the Wall and Not Whitaker
Trump Wants Us Focused on the Wall and Not Whitaker  RealClearPoliticsPresident Trump is making sure the news coverage is consumed by the subject of a wall at the southern border and the partial shutdown of the government that ...

R. Kelly's Lawyer Threatens To Sue Lifetime Over Documentary
R. Kelly's Lawyer Threatens To Sue Lifetime Over Documentary  VibeOne day after Aaliyah's mother claimed the upcoming Lifetime documentary Surviving R. Kelly featured a fabrication about her daughter and the alleged sexual ...

Kim Kardashian Lauds Prison Release of 52-Year-Old Grandfather — and Thanks President Trump
Kim Kardashian Lauds Prison Release of 52-Year-Old Grandfather — and Thanks President Trump  PEOPLE.comKim Kardashian West is lauding President Donald Trump for signing a bill that allowed the release of Matthew Charles, of Tennessee.

The Latest: Lawyer says Chicago alderman did nothing wrong
The Latest: Lawyer says Chicago alderman did nothing wrong  Janesville GazetteCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the attempted extortion charge against Chicago Alderman Ed Burke (all times local):. 6:45 p.m.. An attorney for a powerful ...

Long Island Mom of 2 Allegedly Tried to Kill Her Husband by Poisoning His Drinks with Antifreeze
Long Island Mom of 2 Allegedly Tried to Kill Her Husband by Poisoning His Drinks with Antifreeze  PEOPLE.comA Long Island mom has been charged after she allegedly attempted to kill her estranged husband several times by breaking into his home and poisoning his ...

Morning Report: The City Wants to Shelter Asylum-Seekers at East County Facility
Morning Report: The City Wants to Shelter Asylum-Seekers at East County Facility  Voice of San DiegoFor months, dozens of asylum-seekers have been released by federal officials in San Diego each night, and advocates and nonprofits continued to scramble to ...

Getting Away With Murder
Getting Away With Murder  Foreign PolicyThe suspected killing of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi government agents last October set off calls around the world for a U.N.-led ...

Trump rages about impeachment talk as Democratic leaders play down the issue
Trump rages about impeachment talk as Democratic leaders play down the issue  CNBCPresident Donald Trump on Friday wasted no time framing newly empowered Democrats as being committed to his impeachment. Democratic leaders, including ...

Prioritizing Cybersecurity to Protect Client Information from Data Breaches
Prioritizing Cybersecurity to Protect Client Information from Data Breaches  LexologyHolly Urban, CEO of EffortlessLegal. Are you taking “reasonable efforts” to keep your clients' information safe from a data breach? In 2017, the ABA Standing ...

Tom Girardi, Legendary Attorney, Wins Best of Los Angeles Award- 'Best Legal Radio Show - 2018'
Tom Girardi, Legendary Attorney, Wins Best of Los Angeles Award- 'Best Legal Radio Show - 2018'  MENAFN.COM(MENAFN - EIN) Legendary Attorney Tom Girardi 'We're honored to include Tom Girardi of Girardi Keese into our BoLAA family.' ~Aurora DeRose.

Data Science No Longer A Luxury For Modern Law Practices
Data Science No Longer A Luxury For Modern Law Practices  Law360Law360 (January 4, 2019, 4:07 PM EST) -- A new breed of lawyer has begun to take shape — one who has deep knowledge of both the law and data science ...

Democratic Lawmaker Makes Long-Shot Push to Abolish Electoral College & Stop Trump from Pardoning Himself
Democratic Lawmaker Makes Long-Shot Push to Abolish Electoral College & Stop Trump from Pardoning Himself  PEOPLE.comWith a never-more-diverse incoming class, the 116th Congress is already making history — but on opening day earlier this week Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen ...

A vision for San Diego
A vision for San Diego  San Diego Downtown NewsAlbert H. Fulcher | Editor. In 1980, Paul E. Robinson became senior partner for Hecht Solberg Robinson Goldberg & Bagley, a practice that emphasizes land use ...

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies
Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies  The ChattanooganHarvey Mackay is one of America's top motivators and as The Saturday Funnies makes its 2019 debut please think of what he just wrote as more of an idea for ...

LOCAL STORIES TO WATCH IN 2019
LOCAL STORIES TO WATCH IN 2019  DeKalb Daily ChronicleHere are some narratives to keep an eye on as new year unfolds.

Top DeKalb County stories to watch for in 2019
Top DeKalb County stories to watch for in 2019  DeKalb Daily ChronicleCity of DeKalb government issues dominated the headlines in late 2018 and will continue to warrant coverage in 2019, as many of those hurdles haven't yet ...

Mount Airy council to vote on Dorseytown annexation, planning commission liaison voting
Mount Airy council to vote on Dorseytown annexation, planning commission liaison voting  Frederick News PostThe Mount Airy Mayor and Town Council will consider the possible annexation of the Dorseytown neighborhood at its meeting Monday.

Lawyer in fatal crash case appeals again, argues blood draw was unconstitutional
Lawyer in fatal crash case appeals again, argues blood draw was unconstitutional  GazettextraA 2015 fatal car crash case from Walworth County is once again awaiting a decision from the District II Court of Appeals—this time about whether the defendant's ...

Immigration Lawyer Magdalena Cuprys publishes research guide for traditional immigration and visa research
Immigration Lawyer Magdalena Cuprys publishes research guide for traditional immigration and visa research  MENAFN.COM(MENAFN - EIN) Magdalena Cuprys, Immigration Lawyer in Florida. Website Magdalena Cuprys, Immigration Attorney in Florida. Office of Magdalena Cuprys, ...

Skate 3 now playable on PC with RPCS3 emulator
Skate 3 now playable on PC with RPCS3 emulator  PC GamerThe likes of Session and Skater XL have breathed some life back into the PC skating scene, but we're still lacking that killer game that we've desperately needed ...

R. Kelly 'Looked Relieved' After He Was Acquitted of Child Pornography Charges from 2002
R. Kelly 'Looked Relieved' After He Was Acquitted of Child Pornography Charges from 2002  PEOPLE.comBefore multiple women came forward with their stories of abuse at the hands of R. Kelly, the rapper headed to court on child pornography charges — and was ...

Famed Journal Lends Its Clout To Fighting Access Crisis
Famed Journal Lends Its Clout To Fighting Access Crisis  Law360The Academy of Arts and Sciences today published the winter edition of its renowned journal Daedalus, focused entirely on access to the civil justice system.

Kevin Spacey's lawyers enter not guilty plea in sex assault
Kevin Spacey's lawyers enter not guilty plea in sex assault  GazettextraNANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for Kevin Spacey entered a not guilty plea on his behalf in Massachusetts court Monday on charges he groped an ...

Gov. Mills appoints president of community college system to be her top lawyer
Gov. Mills appoints president of community college system to be her top lawyer  Press HeraldAUGUSTA — The president of the Maine Community College System and the state's chief deputy attorney general have been chosen to lead Gov. Janet Mills' ...

From boots to suits
From boots to suits  Hoard's DairymanThe author was the 2018 Hoard's Dairyman editorial intern and is a senior at Utah State University majoring in agricultural communications and journalism.

US Government Shutdown Makes Bitcoin ETF Approval Unlikely, According To Lawyer Chervinsky
US Government Shutdown Makes Bitcoin ETF Approval Unlikely, According To Lawyer Chervinsky  Bitcoin Exchange GuideThe bitcoin community has been hoping for the approval of a bitcoin ETF for over a year. According to one expert, however, the U.S. government shutdown ...

Lawyer suing Elon Musk cites potential destruction of information concern
Lawyer suing Elon Musk cites potential destruction of information concern  Business InsiderThe battle to subpoena Azealia Banks in a lawsuit against Elon Musk and Tesla is heating up.

5 Critical Steps for Preparing an Expert Witness for Trial
5 Critical Steps for Preparing an Expert Witness for Trial  LawfuelErin Quinn-Kong* – As trial nears, your expert witness has likely already turned in an expert report and been deposed, giving you a glimpse at their style.

Professional Negligence Round Up Of 2018 - Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration - UK
Professional Negligence Round Up Of 2018 - Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration - UK  Mondaq News Alerts2018 was another significant year for professional liability cases. The key developments have fallen into two broad areas. The first is liability. UK Litigation ...

Lawyers voice concerns about the potential for deleted information as rapper Azealia Banks gets pulled into a lawsuit against Elon Musk
Lawyers voice concerns about the potential for deleted information as rapper Azealia Banks gets pulled into a lawsuit against Elon Musk  INSIDERThe battle to subpoena Azealia Banks in a lawsuit against Elon Musk and Tesla is heating up.

Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya charged with obstruction of justice in US court
Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya charged with obstruction of justice in US court  Fox NewsRussian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya, who was at the center of a controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting, was charged in federal court on Tuesday with ...

Sally Yates, Others Lined Up for Emory Law Symposium on Gun Violence | Daily Report
Sally Yates, Others Lined Up for Emory Law Symposium on Gun Violence | Daily Report  Law.comFulton County DA Paul Howard King & Spalding partner Sally Yates and criminal defense attorney Don Samuel will headline talks on gun policies at Emory ...

Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein's criminal trial scheduled for May
Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein's criminal trial scheduled for May  Janesville GazetteNEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyer says the disgraced Hollywood mogul's sexual assault trial in New York is scheduled for May 6, but court officials ...

Family of Woman Who Gave Birth in Vegetative State 'Outraged and Traumatized': Lawyer
Family of Woman Who Gave Birth in Vegetative State 'Outraged and Traumatized': Lawyer  PEOPLE.comThe family of the Arizona woman who gave birth to a baby boy last month, despite being in a vegetative state for a decade, is still coming to grips with how their ...

What's Next: How Grindr & 'Troll's Lawyer' Could Change Web Immunity | Driverless Cars' Bumpy Road | 'Stormy' Situation for Geolocation
What's Next: How Grindr & 'Troll's Lawyer' Could Change Web Immunity | Driverless Cars' Bumpy Road | 'Stormy' Situation for Geolocation  Law.comAn appeal in a product liability suit against dating app Grindr is testing Section 230 immunity provisions and Congress keeps stalling on autonomous vehicle ...

Mike DeWine, attorneys did nothing wrong for '60 Minutes' piece on opioid litigation, governments' filing says
Mike DeWine, attorneys did nothing wrong for '60 Minutes' piece on opioid litigation, governments' filing says  cleveland.comCLEVELAND, Ohio — Attorneys suing drug companies over the nation's opioid epidemic said a federal judge in Cleveland should not allow the companies to ...

Baby of Woman in Coma at Ariz. Facility 'Will Be Well Cared For' by 'a Loving Family': Lawyer
Baby of Woman in Coma at Ariz. Facility 'Will Be Well Cared For' by 'a Loving Family': Lawyer  PEOPLE.comA new update has been given on the 11-day-old baby boy born to the woman who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade at an Arizona nursing ...

Doug Ford Violated Teachers' Rights With Sex Ed Warning: Union Lawyer
Doug Ford Violated Teachers' Rights With Sex Ed Warning: Union Lawyer  HuffPost CanadaTORONTO — Ontario elementary teachers have taken the government to court over the province's sex-ed curriculum in part because of a warning to educators ...

US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Center Now Offers a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma Direct Access to Erik Karst One of the Nation's Most Skilled Lawyers for Financial Compensation Answers-Rather Than a Free Generic Book
US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Center Now Offers a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma Direct Access to Erik Karst One of the Nation's Most Skilled Lawyers for Financial Compensation Answers-Rather Than a Free Generic Book  BioSpaceNEW YORK, /PRNewswire/ -- The US Navy Veterans Mesothelioma Advocate says, "We don't want one US Navy Veteran with confirmed mesothelioma to ...

Beloved longtime law professor Dr. Stanley McQuade dies at 89 | News
Beloved longtime law professor Dr. Stanley McQuade dies at 89 | News  Campbell University NewsRALEIGH — Beloved law professor Dr. J. Stanley McQuade died on Thursday after an extended illness. McQuade, who retired in 2015, was an institutional icon ...

Four Trial Attorneys from Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA Named to 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers List
Four Trial Attorneys from Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA Named to 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers List  Business WireJames Lowe, Ryan Fisher, Gregory Scott and Mark Wakefield, trial attorneys at Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, a Cleveland, Ohio-based law firm, have b.

Four Trial Attorneys from Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA Named to 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers List
Four Trial Attorneys from Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA Named to 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers List  Global Banking And Finance ReviewJames Lowe, Ryan Fisher, Gregory Scott and Mark Wakefield, trial attorneys at Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA, a Cleveland, Ohio-based law firm, have been ...

Michael Cohen, Trump's former lawyer, to testify publicly before Congress
Michael Cohen, Trump's former lawyer, to testify publicly before Congress  CNNPresident Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify before the House Oversight Committee, the first major move by House Democrats to haul in a ...

Delete Facebook, Lawyer Up, Hit The Gym, Or, How To Change Your Life
Delete Facebook, Lawyer Up, Hit The Gym, Or, How To Change Your Life  WBURJared Wells was ready to accept death just one year ago. But a year in the gym with a bodybuilding legend has totally changed his perspective on life... and his ...

London Bridge terror attack: Pavements left 'wide open' despite Westminster atrocity three months earlier, lawyer says
London Bridge terror attack: Pavements left 'wide open' despite Westminster atrocity three months earlier, lawyer says  The TelegraphA lawyer has criticised the lack of action before the London Bridge and Borough Market terror attack, saying pavements were "wide open" despite a similar ...