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Which Term Ranks Higher In SEO? Attorney Or Lawyer?

Rebranding your law firm? You’re probably wondering if it’s better to use the term “attorney” or “lawyer” for search engine optimization. Often interchanged, Google may prefer one over the other. It’s important to distinguish which term is best for your law firm and your practice and use the term that will drive the most traffic … Read more

Lawyer Blasts Pornography During Virtual Court Hearing

Thanks to the pandemic, virtual hearings have become a welcome part of trial practice across the globe. Not-so welcome, however, are the technical glitches that often go hand in hand with lawyers’ and litigants’ virtual courtroom appearances. From the infamous (and hilarious) Cat Lawyer to defendants logging in to their hearings with unfortunate usernames like … Read more

BlockFi lawyer tells court priority is to ‘maximize client recoveries’

In this photo illustration, the BlockFi logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images BlockFi lawyers said during the crypto lender’s bankruptcy hearing on Tuesday that the firm plans to reopen withdrawals as part of an effort to “maximize client recoveries.” A day after BlockFi filed for … Read more

Lawyer Faces Ethics Complaint For Pooping In Pringles Can, Flinging It Into Victims Advocacy Center Parking Lot

Now that’s a headline you don’t see every day. Jack Allen Blakeslee, an Ohio lawyer, stands accused of “deposit[ing] his feces” into an empty Pringles can and chucking it into the parking lot of a victims advocacy center before heading off to court. The ABA Journal (gavel bang to the Legal Profession Blog) has the … Read more

Odell Beckham Jr.’s lawyer reveals free agent’s side of story in ‘unnecessary’ Miami plane incident

Daniel Davillier, lawyer for NFL free agent Odell Beckham Jr., shared his client’s side of an incident in which he was escorted off a plane in Miami by police after failing to listen to flight attendants who told him to fasten his seat belt.  Miami-Dade Police Department released a statement via NFL Network that said … Read more

Kentucky lawyer Sharon Muse Johnson’s book may free alleged kidnapper

Frankie Covington has served 16 years of a life sentence for kidnapping his former lawyer, but now he may have a shot at freedom. The Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy is seeking to revoke Covington’s conviction and win him a new trial on the grounds that Sharon Muse Johnson – Covington’s former lawyer, who is now … Read more

‘Life sentence’: Mother of Florida lawyer killed in murder-for-hire plot details family’s fight for justice

The mother of a prominent Florida attorney who was gunned down in an alleged murder-for-hire plot described the moments she learned of her son’s violent death – and her continuing quest for justice years later. “The truth of my life is defined by my son’s murder,” Ruth Markel wrote in “The Unveiling: A Mother’s Reflection … Read more

FTX lawyer says in first bankruptcy hearing this is different ‘animal’

Lawyers for collapsed crypto exchange FTX said on Tuesday, in the company’s first bankruptcy hearing, that regulators from the Bahamas, where FTX was headquartered, have agreed to consolidate proceedings in Delaware. FTX’s lawyers, who were brought in by new leadership to handle restructuring, filed an emergency motion last week to secure the move to the … Read more

Arizona County Lawyer Contacted Sheriff About Threat From Kari Lake Campaign: Report

A top attorney for Arizona’s Maricopa County told The Washington Post that he contacted law enforcement authorities about what he considered a threat from the campaign of losing GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake. Lake’s campaign and the Republican National Committee have denied the accusation. The clash occurred during a phone call Nov. 14 as Lake … Read more

Senior Christchurch lawyer plied junior clerks with liquor then took them to sex shop

A senior Christchurch lawyer took two junior summer clerks to a boozy lunch, detouring into a sex shop on the way back, a lawyers’ disciplinary panel has been told. The two young women arrived back with Richard Dean Palmer – known as Dean – to the office of Anderson Lloyd, about 5pm “a little the … Read more