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Whether .attorney or .lawyer, What Happens To .com?

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:30

Although .com remains the gold standard in domain names, its days on top may finally be coming to an end.

        

Lawyer's Secret Barbecue Recipe Pairs Well With Home-Brew

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:30

Smoky, spicy barbecue and cold beer are two staples Americans frequently pair. This culinary duo is a combination that attorney Brandon Bullard knows very well.

        

A Peek Inside of Georgia's Award-Winning Legal Departments

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00

Our third annual Legal Departments of the Year awards attracted entrants from across the Atlanta metro region and produced a diverse group of winners.

        

UPS: Diversity

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00

When UPS puts out a request for proposal for outside counsel, they know they'll see diverse teams of lawyers pitching their business.

        

PHOENIX AIR GROUP: Community Service

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00

When Randall "Randy" Davis was asked to fly to Liberia in August to pick up Nancy Writebol, one of the first two Americans who had contracted the Ebola virus, it was business as usual.

        

JAS WORLDWIDE MANAGEMENT INC.: Corporate Compliance

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00

A desk can say a lot about a person, and a quick look into the office of Marco Rebuffi, president and CEO of JAS Worldwide Management, is telling. In terms of clutter, there is very little, but on the bottom left corner is a book: "Anti-bribery Leadership" by Thomas Fox.

        

HD SUPPLY: In-House Legal Work

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00

When HD Supply moved to its headquarters beside Cumberland Mall, the executive team located to the secure 17th floor—all except its senior vice president and general counsel Ricardo Nuñez. He opted to have his office on the 14th floor with the rest of his team.

        

EARTHLINK: Best Practices for Strategic Management

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00

Sam DeSimone has learned a lot in his 16 years at EarthLink Holding Corp., but he can boil them down to two essentials: Life is short (and wild and precious) and family and friends matter most (including friends at work).

        

DOOSAN INFRACORE INTERNATIONAL: Rising Star

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00

Neither an Emory law degree nor a successful litigation record at Alston & Bird were enough for Courtney Fletcher to infiltrate the boys' club that was Doosan Group, a South Korean company that purchased the American farm equipment firm Bobcat Co. in 2007.

        

CRAWFORD & COMPANY: Outside Legal Management

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00

The legal team at insurance company claims manager Crawford and Co. handled thousands of lawsuits with a competitive spirit, enthusiasm, confidence, intelligence and vigor.

        

Rollins Grandkids Win Appeal; Father, Uncle (And the Trial Judge) Lose

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 04:30

Four adult grandchildren of the late co-founder of Rollins Inc. have won a victory at the Georgia Court of Appeals, which kept alive their lawsuit over what they claim is their fair share of the pest-control fortune.

        

Team Arnall Golden Gregory Participates in Three-Mile Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 04:00

Team Arnall Golden Gregory participated in the Alzheimer’s Association of Georgia’s three-mile Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 27 at Atlantic Station.

        

FSU Shooter Was a Lawyer, Says Official

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 03:30

A Florida State University alumnus and attorney shot three people at the school's library early Thursday before being killed by police, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

        

11 Defendants Settle Out of 'Midnight Rider' Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 03:15

An impressive list of lawyers in Atlanta, Savannah and Brunswick just negotiated their clients out of a high profile lawsuit over a tragic train wreck on the set of a movie about the life of rock star Gregg Allman.

        

JNC Taking Names For Three Judgeships

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 02:35

Gov. Nathan Deal's commission for judicial appointments is accepting nominees for three vacancies.

        

Commentary: Fulton County Veterans Treatment Court Graduates First Participant

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 02:20

Fulton County's first and Georgia's largest veterans treatment court graduated its initial veteran on Oct. 17, 2014.

        

Half Is Nothing: Pedestrian Shares Equal Blame For Being Hit by Car, Will Get $0

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 01:20

A man hit by a car while he was walking through a crosswalk will collect nothing for his claims of $140,000 in medical bills because a Hall County jury found him 50 percent at fault for his injuries.

        

DeKalb DA Withdraws from Recorders Court Early

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:00

DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James has withdrawn his staff from prosecuting cases in Recorders Court sooner than expected.

        

Associate Recommends Partners Advise Proteges to Go Fly a Kite

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:10

Partners, please tell your associates to go jump in a lake, take a hike, or go fly a kite. Please! Associates will be better off for it and partners and clients will benefit from an associate who is not always stuck in the office.

        

Senate Confirms Cohen, Ross and Abrams, to U.S. Bench

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:30

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday night confirmed three Georgia nominees for posts on the federal bench in Atlanta and in Albany.

        

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