A comparison of the criminal justice system in England with that of the United States

Last year, I had the opportunity to travel to London, England, to observe its criminal justice system for a week. This trip was organized by the California State Bar Association. As a practicing criminal defense attorney in the United States, it was a wonderful experience observing three or four different English criminal courts. After several hours of observation, our group […]

6 more alternative jobs for lawyers

After repeated requests for more alternative jobs for attorneys, I have decided to add 6 Alternative Jobs for Attorneys to the previous article. These are just a few thoughts that might be able to get those brain cells to work to help you discover your talents and give you some direction on where you can focus your efforts. o Motivational […]

Defense attorneys for minors

Juvenile defense attorneys are the professionals who work to protect the rights of minors in various cases that may include child custody, abuse, divorce, neglect, and juvenile court proceedings. A defense attorney for minors is generally appointed by the court in the following cases: • The minor has been neglected or abused, physically or sexually • Child custody procedures that […]

Best Law Firms in the UK

Traditionally, the largest law firms in the UK are based in the City of London, but with the recession of 2009, clients began looking for lawyers outside the capital to act on their behalf. Although the top law firms in the UK continue to be Allen and Ovary LLP, Clifford Chance, Slaughter and May, Herbert Smith, Linklaters, Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer […]

Legal Recruitment: How to Explain Bad Grades

As a practicing attorney who volunteers regularly at a couple of local law schools, I spend a lot of time advising students. A question I get frequently during recruiting season is, “How can I explain to interviewers why my grades are not very good?” While it’s true that you can’t change your ratings, the way you explain less-than-stellar ratings can […]

How to Reduce Spam: Simple Common Sense Techniques

By now, you’ve probably read a large number of articles on how governments and tech masters propose to combat, reduce, and / or eliminate spam, also known as junk email. I don’t even have to start this article with the usual ‘what is spam’ introduction, because I’m sure you already know it and hate it. This article will not go […]

Choice of Law on Syndicated Loans and Bonds

INTRODUCTION: No relationship can be established between two entities, whether people or institutions, except in accordance with some set of rules. These rules can be inapplicable norms or customs of a group or society, or some explicit laws that have a binding and enforceable authority. A contract is a formal structure of a relationship between two or more parties, which […]

LSAT Tips You Should Know

If you are taking the LSAT test, be sure to take the time to prepare for the test. This will help you get a better idea of ​​your strengths and weaknesses. In addition, you will be able to focus your efforts on the areas that require the most attention. After all, it’s not a good idea to spend 15 minutes […]

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