A southern Maryland law firm wants to thank first responders by offering $1,000 awards to three people who are nominated for their service in the community as a “Hometown Hero.” Matt Trollinger, who runs his own personal injury firm, Trollinger Law in Waldorf, said he felt the need to thank servicemen and women who put […]
Baltimore attorney Kenneth W. Ravenell pleaded not guilty to federal racketeering charges Wednesday, and his trial was scheduled to begin Dec. 9. Ravenell appeared in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt Wednesday for an arraignment, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Ravenell is accused of receiving payments from a drug trafficker client and […]
Even though two attorneys never formally entered into a business partnership, they can be sued as a law firm because they held themselves out to the courts and the community as partners in the practice of law, a federal judge in Michigan has ruled.
A one-time legal secretary has sued her former employer for allegedly firing her after she refused to take a polygraph test to prove she did not steal $1,600 from the office in November.
For law firms that decide to renovate their office space or sign a lease in a new location, providing for the needs of today’s clients and staff while predicting what the firm will look like in years to come is a delicate balance.
The former office manager of one of Montgomery County’s oldest law firms was sentenced to 18 months' detention for stealing more than $600,000 from the firm over the course of eight years.
Law firms continued to show signs of health in the first half of the year, according to a survey of 174 firms by Citi Private Bank.
The Consumer Protection Division of the Maryland Attorney General’s Office filed lawsuits against two law firms for allegedly operating illegal loan modification schemes that charge consumers large upfront fees, but often do not help them avoid foreclosure or modify their loans, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced Wednesday. The suits charge Brooklyn, New York-based Litvin […]
Attorneys have evenly split fees in a dispute stemming from a sexual discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court in Greenbelt.
Some legal departments at companies are relying more and more on alternative fee arrangements.
Attorneys are finding in-person seminars on estate planning and more to be effective marketing tools.