Choosing a name for your law firm isn’t necessarily a simple process. However, what that name denotes can have a tremendous impact on your level of success. The name doesn’t have to be boring, but lawyers don’t always feel compelled to be particularly creative when deciding upon the firm’s name. In this episode of Legal Toolkit at Legal Talk Network, host Jared Correia talks to attorneys Andrew Garcia and Megan Zavieh about why it’s important to put some thought into the name of your firm.
After a marriage draws to an end, the divorcing couple must begin the trying work of untangling their legal, financial and child custody lives. While some believe the process will go well enough to consider mediation, the rest must hire family law attorneys. How does a couple know if mediation is right for them? Lifehacker has a list of eight signs divorcing couples should look for if they suspect that mediation won’t work for them.
The nonprofit Center of Popular Democracy reports in a new study that detained immigrants who hire attorneys on their behalf are far more likely to win their cases to stay in the US. However, the report shows that 86 percent of those facing deportation don’t have an attorney representing them. Details are in this story from Newsworks.