When Your Electronic Data Isn’t Safe

It has been reported that millions of government workers’ private information might have been compromised by hackers. The Associated Press reports that hackers may have obtained critical personal information, such as name, Social Security Number, date and place of birth, job assignments, training files, performance ratings and current and former addresses. As more and more […]

When Your Electronic Data Isn’t Safe2016-02-15T19:03:41+00:00

Clear Legal Writing — A Need and a Requirement

The United States Supreme Court recently threatened to sanction an attorney for filing an unintelligible, jargon-filled petition in a patent case. Also, possible changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure will require attorneys writing for federal appellate courts to be even more concise. The Supreme Court’s actions and these possible rule changes serve as […]

Clear Legal Writing — A Need and a Requirement2016-02-15T18:59:03+00:00

Why Renters Need Insurance

According to a recent Insurance Information Institute (III) poll, 95% of homeowners had homeowners insurance but a staggering number of renters do not carry renters insurance. Some estimate that nearly two-thirds of the 81 million people who rent their homes are uninsured for their contents or to cover any possible liability. If you are a […]

Why Renters Need Insurance2016-02-15T18:54:06+00:00

Changing Face of Legal Malpractice in Louisiana

The Louisiana Supreme Court recently gave victims of legal malpractice in Louisiana important new rights. The Court’s decision in Lomont v. Bennett, 2014-2483 (La. 6/30/15), — So. 3d — will likely make it easier for victims of legal malpractice to obtain redress. Before reviewing the Lomont decision, however, it is worthwhile to consider what “legal […]

Changing Face of Legal Malpractice in Louisiana2016-02-15T18:50:06+00:00