The goal of bankruptcy is the discharge – when the debtor is released from personal liability for certain specified types of debts. Unfortunately, your client may commit certain actions that can prevent them from discharging their debt due to Bankruptcy Code Section 727(a).
Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9011 provides that all documents within its scope require the lawyer’s certification of proper purpose, warranted by law or a non-frivolous argument for extension or reversal of the law, and evidentiary factual support.
Whether your primary practice is criminal defense or employment law, you can provide additional value for your clients if you can spot and help address potential immigration issues.
Experienced New York attorneys must complete at least 1 CLE credit hour in the Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE category of credit as part of their biennial CLE requirement.
In this CLE tax crash course Sam Brotman details how you can help the businesses you counsel spot tax issues before they become major headaches.
Attorneys admitted to the New York Bar before January 1, 1982 – or in an even-numbered year – you must register and report compliance this year since 2018 is an even year. If you were admitted to the Bar in an odd numbered year after 1982, then you will register in odd-numbered years.
When hiring a subject matter expert, careful screening is crucial in order to select an expert with superior skills & credibility that will get the best result in front of the judge and jury.
Experienced attorneys are those attorneys that have been admitted to the New York State Bar Association for more than two years. Experienced New York attorneys are required to complete at least 24 NY CLE credit hours each 2 year reporting cycle. NY CLE Reporting & Compliance Reporting Cycle: 2 years Compliance Deadline: Birth date Reporting Deadline: 30 days after your birthday Towards…
With the expansion of social media and digital advertising – and increasingly more brands turning to novel means to promote their products – the right of publicity has taken on even greater importance. In this CLE course, Rick Kurnit shares his knowledge and experience as he mainly discusses brands, content & advertising in our digital world, how the right of publicity clashes with the First Amendment, advertising vs.editorial content, commercial use and the transformative standard.
To learn about the steps firms and legal organizations can take to create a more level playing field, join Andi Kramer and Al Harris for a thoughtful discussion about overcoming gender bias to create a more successful and profitable law firm.