Trump’s trouble with ‘flippers’

Donald J. Trump

President Trump doesn’t care much for so-called ‘flippers’ like his former attorney Michael Cohen. The president said “it almost ought to be illegal” for a person who’s accused of a crime to signal a willingness to help investigators. In an … Continue reading

What to look for in a criminal defense attorney

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What makes a good criminal defense attorney, and what qualities should you look for if you need to hire one? The Baltimore Post-Examiner has a list of qualifications potential clients should have in mind. It goes beyond an attorney’s win/loss … Continue reading

Ken Starr joins Lanier team

Mark Lanier

It’s a team-up you that might surprise you at first: National Trial Lawyers President Mark Lanier has hired former US Solicitor General, Federal Judge and Independent Counsel  Ken Starr as counsel to The Lanier Firm. But their story goes back … Continue reading

Why it’s so difficult for sexual harassment victims to win in court

In December, Time magazine’s Person of the Year went to “the silence breakers,” women who have spoken out about sexual harassment and ignited the #MeToo movement. However, as the Harvard Business Review notes, putting into place policies and procedures won’t … Continue reading

Federal lawsuit filed over right to read

The Constitution doesn’t guarantee a right to education. But that’s not stopping a group of Detroit students from filing a federal lawsuit against Michigan officials, claiming the state violated their right to learn how to read by not providing adequate … Continue reading

Webinar: Using YouTube to market your law firm

With more than one billion hours of video content consumed on YouTube every day, it’s been ranked as the world’s second largest search engine. In addition, 81% of marketers rank YouTube as one of the most valuable social media platforms … Continue reading

Podcast: What’s next for Bayer after Roundup verdict

Roundup

Bayer may be suffering from buyer’s remorse after buying Monsanto, the maker of Roundup, last year. A California jury has awarded $289 million dollars to a groundskeeper who blames Roundup for causing his cancer. Bayer’s stock dropped 10 percent after … Continue reading

Podcast: New tactics to improve client performance in the courtroom

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How a client acts in the courtroom can have a profound effect on the outcome, but convincing clients to behave can be quite a challenge. In this edition of the Legal Toolkit podcast from Legal Talk Network, host Jared Correia … Continue reading

NTL member Jonathan Pope gets $1.7M verdict for wreck victim

Jonathan Pope

National Trial Lawyers member Jonathan Pope has secured a $1,706,000 verdict for a Georgia woman injured when a driver struck her car after running a red light on Halloween in 2014. According to Pope, his client Donna Harry was injured … Continue reading

Passenger Who Survived Crash of Flight 2431 Files Suit Against Aeromexico

Corboy & Demetrio filed a lawsuit today on behalf of Nestor Martinez, a passenger on Aeromexico Flight 2431, which crashed after an attempted take-off in a heavy storm including severe wind, rain, and hail, on July 31, 2018, in Durango, Mexico. The … Continue reading