When Can You Defend Both a Corporation and Its Officers?By Richard L. Miller II and Joshua E. LiebmanDecember 2009Article, Page 618When they're sued, corporations and their officers often turn to the corporation's lawyer. But look out for conflicts of interest before you undertake joint representation.
From Sheepskin to ShingleBy Helen W. GunnarssonSeptember 2009Article, Page 448Can you really go straight from law school into solo practice? What are the surest ways to succeed — or stumble?
Coming January 1: New Rules of Professional ConductBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2009Lawpulse, Page 386Among other things, the new rules clarify that flat fees do not constitute frowned-upon "advance payment retainers," which is good news for most lawyers.
Handling sartorial emergenciesBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2009Lawpulse, Page 386You show up for work dressed in business casual and discover you've miscalendared a hearing for the day. What do you do?
Memory MasteryBy Helen W. GunnarssonAugust 2009Lawpulse, Page 386A presenter at the upcoming ISBA Solo and Small Firm Conference helps lawyers improve their memories and thereby enhance their practices.
How to represent juvenilesBy Helen W. GunnarssonJuly 2009Lawpulse, Page 330Representing a juvenile in a delinquency proceeding means walking “a fine line between defender and ‘best-interest advocate,’” an ISBA author observes.
New open government legislationBy Helen W. GunnarssonJuly 2009Lawpulse, Page 330A bill awaiting the governor’s signature would make the promise of open records real for more people, supporters say.
Making a Graceful ExitBy Helen W. GunnarssonMay 2009Lawpulse, Page 220Remember, the Former Employer From Hell still holds the power of a reference.