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The World’s Largest Law firm Joins with McKenna Long - The Atlanta-based firm McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has finally agreed to merge with Dentons. The two law firms first entered into talks of merging in 2013 but McKenna Long, at the time, was not interested. McKenna Long later realized that merging with another firm was the right direction for the company to go and reentered into talks with Dentons in January. They approved the decision three weeks ago allowing Denton... http://ow.ly/2XarjI
The Atlanta-based firm McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP has finally agreed to merge with Dentons.
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Chart of 25 former United States Supreme Clerks and The Firms Where They Now Work http://ow.ly/2XarjG
We are offering a chart of 25 former United States Supreme Court clerks that went on to work in the private sector.
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Complete Directory of Administrative, Court, and Government Offices and Departments http://ow.ly/2X7USa
Summary: We offer a directory for information on administrative, court, and government offices and departments. Our sister site, lawcrossing.com, offers a ful
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Rutgers Law School Merger to Proceed, Pending ABA Approval - Summary: After a few years of planning and debate, Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers-Camden will merge to create one law school. Rutgers University’s Board of Governors approved a merger between the Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers-Camden law schools on Thursday, NJ.com reports. The merger must be approved by the American Bar Association before it can be finalized. The new Rutgers Law School would start using a single appl... http://ow.ly/2X6HBT
After a few years of planning and debate, Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers-Camden will merge to create one law school.
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The Top Firms Compared by Salary - Summary: We offer a description and link to our chart of the top law firms in terms of 2015 salary. When choosing what firm to call your own, so many factors come into play. Of course, the firm has to want you in the first place, but before you put yourself out there, you must consider whether you want them to want you, with all the due considerations of geography, firm reputation, firm specializations, and so forth. Prestige matters. ... http://ow.ly/2X4Bpr
We offer a description and link to our chart of the top law firms in terms of 2015 salary.
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Chart Compares Numbers of Summer Associates Hired into Top Firms http://ow.ly/2X4Bpp
Our chart compares firms in terms of how many summer associates they hired in.
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Williamson County Judge Could Face Life in Prison - Williamson county judge, Tim Wright, was released on a $25,000 bond after an indictment on several weapons charges. He has until the end of the day to surrender his concealed handgun license and passport. Wright has been charged with nine federal charges. The charges are knowingly selling firearms to prohibited persons, making false statements during the purchase of a firearm, and facilitating the smuggling of firearms... http://ow.ly/2XarjF
Williamson county judge, Tim Wright, was released on a ,000 bond after an indictment on several weapons charges.
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How Best to Prepare for the Patent Bar - Summary: A description of our article on preparing for the patent bar. For those interested in being patent attorneys, they must pass not only the bar exam, as all lawyers in the U.S. States must do, but they must pass what is formally called the Examination for Registration to Practice in Patent Cases Before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or informally as the “patent bar.” Considering that passage rates have at t... http://ow.ly/2XarjH
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DLA Piper Lawyer’s Murder Case Turns up Second Suspect - Summary: A second suspect has been arrested regarding the murder of DLA Piper lawyer David Messerschmitt. D.C. police have announced Wednesday that they’ve made a second arrest for the slaying of DLA Piper lawyer David Messerschmitt. He was found stabbed repeatedly in the chest, abdomen, and groin, on Feb. 10, and police, without a lead, had only a surveillance camera picture to go on. Last week, they arrested Jam... http://ow.ly/2X7USb
A second suspect has been arrested regarding the murder of DLA Piper lawyer David Messerschmitt.
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Dechert Announces $15,000 Raises for First-Year Associate Attorneys http://ow.ly/2X6HBU
To remain competitive in the Philadelphia and Princeton markets, Dechert has announced that it will increase its associate salaries by at least ,000.
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Chart Compares Firms in Terms of Vacation and Leave Policies http://ow.ly/2X4Bpq
We describe a chart detailing the vacation and leave time policies of top firms.
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2014 Top Ten Most Productive US Federal Trial Courts - Summary: Which of the 94 United States federal trial courts were most efficient in the September 2014 fiscal year? The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO) has developed a way to measure the production and efficiency of federal trial courts. The AO used hours spent on the bench, hours in trials, and the number of criminal and civil trials each court conducted throughout the September 2014 fiscal year. The M... http://ow.ly/2X4biZ
Which of the 94 United States federal trial courts were most efficient in the September 2014 fiscal year?
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