With so much attention on containing costs, it can be difficult for IT leaders to successfully advocate for projects. In this December edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay welcomes Jo Haraf, former CIO of Morrison & Foerster and founder of Haraf Professional Services, to discuss how IT leaders can mesh their strategies with firm goals, by creating “IT Portfolios.”
“Civil Gideon” is now law in the state of California providing counsel to those who cannot afford an attorney in civil cases, predominantly child custody cases and foreclosures. On Lawyer2Lawyer, co-host and attorney, Bob Ambrogi welcomes Attorney Robert L. Rothman, partner of the firm Arnall Golden Gregory LLP and Attorney James J. Brosnahan, senior partner with Morrison & Foerster and member of the California Commission on Access to Justice, to take a look at the impact of this new law in California and how it could potentially change the legal system nationwide.
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The American Bar Association filed suit against the Federal Trade Commission after they applied the Red Flags Rule to lawyers, leaving the legal community reeling. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Attorney Andrew M. Smith, Partner at the Washington DC office of Morrison & Foerster and chair of the American Bar Association’s Red Flags Task Force and privacy expert, Attorney Mari J. Frank to spotlight the Red Flags Rule. They will take a look at the controversial Red Flags Rule, the suit filed by the ABA, and how this rule could ultimately affect the legal community.
The California wildfires ripped through parts of Southern California last week destroying anything in their path and leaving many homeless. Join Law.com bloggers and co-hosts, J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi, as they get first-hand accounts from three San Diego Lawyers affected by the fires: Attorney Mark C. Zebrowski and Katherine L. Parker both from Morrison & Foerster LLP and Attorney Dan Hull, from Hull McGuire PC. On Lawyer2Lawyer, we will take a look at Morrison & Foerester’s, “Helping Handbook”, which provides legal information for victims of the fires, discuss how law firms are coping with this disaster, the legal issues surrounding the fires, and take a look ahead at what is next for firms affected by the fires and how they are dealing with the aftermath of the fires legally.
Two important Supreme Court rulings in patent cases this week KSR International Vs. Teleflex Inc., and Microsoft vs. AT&T. On Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we discuss the decisions and talk to the experts about what this holds for the future of patent law. Law.com bloggers and co-hosts J. Craig Williams and Bob Ambrogi welcome guests, Matthew I. Kreeger , a litigator in the San Francisco office of Morrison & Foerster, J. Matthew Buchanan from the firm, Dunlop, Codding and Rogers P.C in Oklahoma and Professor Joshua D. Sarnoff, Assistant Director of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, to discuss the Supreme Court’s decisions on these patent law cases. Don’t miss it!