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We’re Looking for a Top-Notch Paralegal

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Albin Roach is looking for a top-notch family law litigation paralegal. As a family law paralegal, a typical day might include the following: Communicating with clients, courts, and opposing counsel effectively and professionally Drafting pleadings and discovery Preparing for hearings and trials Reporting to 3 or 4 attorneys in Albin Roach’s Family Law section Scheduling […]

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Divorce and Planning Beyond the Present

Posted by on under Family & Divorce Law.

Divorce can bring about many concerns that were not previously top of mind, including retirement planning.  For example, when faced with divorce, a partner who has stayed at home to raise a child might be concerned that their future Social Security payments will be significantly lower than their spouse’s. Before agreeing to a proposed division […]

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Number of Employees Entitled to Overtime Pay Likely to Increase

Posted by on under Employment & Labor Law.

Proposed changes from the Department of Labor to overtime laws are likely to result in more change in the pockets of many employees. The number of employees that are entitled to overtime pay will significantly increase if the Department of Labor’s proposed changes to the minimum salary requirement for exempt status under the Fair Labor […]

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Butt-Dialers Beware!

Posted by on under Litigation.

No Expectation of Privacy on Pocket-Dialed Calls The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a person has no expectation of privacy in an inadvertent “pocket-dial” call. The decision was reported on July 21, 2015. In the case, the Plaintiff, a chairman of an airport board, had inadvertently placed a pocket-dialed call to the […]

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Employee or Independent Contractor?

Posted by on under Employment & Labor Law.

The U.S. Department of Labor has recently changed its approach to answering this difficult question. Read Ed Silverstein’s article  “New guidance about independent contractor vs. employee classification called ‘subjective’” at InsideCounsel to find out why “there is some reason to believe … actions by the DOL will intensify with the new guidance.”

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