TITLE

More local law offices look to lay off staff, fold

AUTHOR(S)
MILLER, VALERIE
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);1/26/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 4, pP18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the trend of layoffs and law firm failures in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the past months, at least nine more lawyers and other legal professionals have been dismissed because of clients' failure to pay their bills. According to Stacy Rocheleau, managing partner at Adams & Rocheleau, the firm's shut down and layoffs are caused by overhead costs and non-paying clients.
ACCESSION #
36588954

 

Related Articles

  • Sole practitioner. Berns, Dave // Business Press: Serving Southern Nevada;5/23/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p15 

    Profiles Las Vegas, Nevada-based real estate and family lawyer Stacy Rocheleau of Rocheleau Law Group. Educational background; Overview of a societal phenomenon regarding the demand for lawyers; Belief of Rocheleau regarding the nobility of her work despite her concerns about the motives of others.

  • Austar trims jobs, services. Boland, Michaela // Daily Variety;12/6/2001, Vol. 274 Issue 4, p6 

    Reports the retrenchment of employees and closure of 23 sales offices of the regional Australian satcaster Austar United in Sydney.

  • Three down, but US firms defiant. Griffiths, Catrin // Lawyer;7/7/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p7 

    Reports on the changes in the ranking of top 100 law firms in the United States. Top 30 ranking in 2001 and 2002; Collapse of the law firms Brobeck Phleger & Harrison, Atheimer & Gray and Arter & Hadden; Steps taken by law firms to deal with the current economic downturn.

  • Summer sees firms slim down across Europe.  // Lawyer (Online Edition);8/ 7/2014, p1 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue including the close of international law firms of their European offices, law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP in the process to close in Kiev, Ukraine and financial results of East Anglian firm Birketts.

  • Swepstones collapses after tribunal rulings. Rovnick, Naomi // Lawyer;11/19/2001, Vol. 15 Issue 46, p1 

    Reports that the media litigation firm, Swepstone Walsh has ceased trading. Reasons for the closure; Decision made by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal regarding the case of Swepstones; Other controversies facing Swepstones.

  • Seven Steps for an Effective Termination. White, Christine // ABA Journal;Feb86, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p54 

    Advises law firms on how to handle termination of associates. Establishment of an associate evaluation system; Need to provide opportunities to correct weaknesses; Review of performance; Timing of communicating a termination decision; Confirmation of termination decision; Provision of job...

  • L.A. Firm Fires 43. DeBenedictis, Don J. // ABA Journal;Nov91, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p29 

    Reports on Los Angeles, California law firm Latham & Watkins' dismissal of 43 associates in August 1991 because of the changing economics of practice. State of the legal marketplace; Decline in mergers and acquisitions work; Introduction of the unitary billing system under which senior partners...

  • Firings to Continue. DeBenedictis, Don J. // ABA Journal;Mar1992, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p24 

    Cites survey findings regarding the layoff of lawyers by law firms in the U.S. Factors behind the layoff of lawyers; Necessity of termination policies to avoid unfairness or possible discrimination lawsuits against law firms; Policy implications on law firms and the practice of law.

  • . . . while Rome burns.  // Lawyer;7/7/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p19 

    Reports on the reactions of lawyers whose law firms are about to close.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics