Recent Updates

  • Notable California Trials

    Notable California Trials

    Headline Legal News 02/29/2008

    Childhood abuse Award: $11,000,000 Six female former parochial school students alleged sexual molestation by a lay teacher at their elementary school (Confidential v. Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Superior Court, Plaintiff attorney: ...

  • Bar association moving to first permanent location

    Bar association moving to first permanent location

    Headline Legal News 02/22/2008

    The Hillsborough County Bar Association will hold a grand opening for its new offices on Feb. 27. The Chester H. Ferguson Law Center, a 17,000-square-foot facility located at 1610 N. Tampa St. and adjacent to Stetson University's College of Law in Ta...

  • Virginia Bar president considers attorney trust audits

    Virginia Bar president considers attorney trust audits

    Headline Legal News 02/21/2008

    The president of the Virginia State Bar is proposing random audits of lawyer trust accounts.Lawyers use trust accounts to temporarily hold real estate proceeds or retainers until they are disbursed to a third party or -- once a fee is earned -- to th...

  • Drexel Law Gets Provisional Accreditation

    Drexel Law Gets Provisional Accreditation

    Headline Legal News 02/20/2008

    Drexel University's new law school has received its much-awaited provisional accreditation, an important step toward providing its first students with usable legal degrees. The university announced the provisional accreditation from the American Bar ...