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Divorce Confidential: Finding the Right Divorce Attorney

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.02.2016 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

When a decision is made to divorce, you are forced to become familiar with the legal world and what may seem like, a legal minefield. This is not an easy task given the legal jargon and technicalities involved in a divorce.

Terms of Endearment

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home
Glenn C. Altschuler

In Lawtalk, a legal lexicographer, two law professors, and a law librarian provide jargon-free explanations of the origins and uses of terms that are connected to the law or frequently used in talking about it.

Law Firms Rethinking "Billable Hours" As Clients Tighten Belts

New York Times | JONATHAN D. GLATER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lawyers are having trouble defending the most basic yardstick of the legal business -- the billable hour. Clients have complained for years that th...