Disdain about "The Business of Law®" (a phrase I registered well over a decade ago because so few firms cared about it) may have been dealt a fatal blow by three years of law market recession.
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The envelopes started arriving just a few days after my husband learned that our license tag registration had expired. He was informed of this by a very polite Raleigh Police officer who nevertheless did what police officers do and wrote him a ticket.Read More »
I recently advised a very bright lawyer who was having difficulty with the math of seeking new office quarters. He wanted to understand the interplay between basic rent, common-area charges (charges for maintenance, taxes, etc. that the landlord assesses at the end of each lease year to cover the cost of operating the building [...]Read More »
It's the eve of trial and you've just determined that a key witness lied to you. You built your defense assuming the witness was truthful. You would have settled the case months (and thousands of dollars) ago had you known then what you know now. Sound familiar?Read More »
Title and survey? Check. Environmental report? Check. Reconciled operating statements, 12 months trailing? Check. Rent roll, certified by the seller? Check. All of these items and many others are part of necessary due diligence associated with buying a property. Much of the drill is scripted and overseen [...]Read More »
One-hundred-fifty years ago, on May 18, 1860, history itself took a sweet and stunning swing to the good. On that day, on the third ballot at the National Convention of America's new Republican Party, overcoming all odds [...]Read More »
By GREGORY FROOM, Managing Editor firstname.lastname@example.org There are a number of courthouses in North Carolina that I would like to implode. Wait! Don’t alert law enforcement and Homeland Security. I don’t want to hurt anyone or jam the gears of ...Read More »