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- Do you really want your lawyer as a member of the board? Cummins, Robert P. // NACD Directorship;May97, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p1
States that the company's legal counsel should not serve on the company's board of directors. Two possible risks associated with a company's lawyer also acting as director; Comparison of the cost and benefits against the lawyer with dual capacity; Efficient directorship versus independent...
- Is in-house counsel a cost-effective move? d'Ambra, Diana // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition;Jan1996, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p72
Investigates the concept of in-house counsel, an idea that doesn't always live up to its expectations for increased efficiency. Differences between in-house and outside counsel; Important considerations including the process of assigning cases; Legal profession behind others in information...
- Using outside counsel cost-effectively. Kaufman, Allan Jay; Jacobowitz, Harold S. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition;Jan1996, Vol. 96 Issue 9, p73
Offers suggestions on how to employ outside counsel and still keep legal costs under control. Challenge for law firms in balancing best use of client assets and attorney time with quality and integrity; Skills that law firms need to keep clients; Use of these litigation management principles in...
- You be the judge: Is Bruce Collins a non-profit lawyer? Collins, Bruce D. // Corporate Legal Times;Aug96, Vol. 6 Issue 57, p9
Describes tasks the author has accomplished to enable readers to decide whether he has practiced as a non-profit corporate department lawyer. Includes the review of the minutes of last year's board of directors meeting; Review of the status of the company's trademarks; Writing of comments on a...
- How to search for legal jobs on the Internet's tangled web. King, Jennifer E. // Corporate Legal Times;Sep96, Vol. 6 Issue 58, p4
Presents developments regarding corporate lawyers as of September 1996. Includes way of seeking in-house positions through the Internet's World Wide Web; Appointment of Yvette E. Landau as corporate vice president, general counsel and secretary of Circus Circus Enterprises Inc.; Appointment of...
- Even when you win, you lose. Rubenstein, David // Corporate Legal Times;Oct97, Vol. 7 Issue 71, p1
Focuses on the situation of in-house litigators and litigation managers in the success and failure of a lawsuit. Danger of losing a case in-house than outside; Law firm attorney complaints; Stages of litigation.
- In-house counsel can't turn a profit. // ABA Journal;Aug96, Vol. 82 Issue 8, p93
Reports on the issuance of Formal Opinion 95-392 which indicates that the practice of corporations placing inhouse attorneys in temporary positions for profit amounts to improper fee-sharing with nonlawyers.
- Salt Lake/Ogden corporate attorneys among highest paid. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;12/9/96, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p17
Reports that corporate attorneys in Utah's Salt Lake City/Ogden area are some of the highest paid in the United States according to a survey made by Abbott, Langer and Associates. Average annual salaries and cash compensations.
- Treat attorneys as employees of client. Halliday Jr., William; Rohn, Bill // Grand Rapids Business Journal;04/14/97, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p19
Presents an outline of the client's rights that will guide business executives on how to demand their lawyers services. Right to confidentiality of information provided to the attorneys; Right to expeditious representation; Right to request information concerning legal developments that affect...