Back in August, I discussed the imminent arrival of legal ethics opinions on generative AI tools. Since then, a small number of pioneering lawyers have experimented with this technology even without ethics guidance. For those who have been holding off until an ethics committee weighed in, your wait is over. As we start the final […]
Frequently referred to as payday lenders for businesses, MCA companies tend to use high pressure sales tactics to entice unsuspecting small business owners into signing contracts that can be the gateway to financial ruin.
In June 2023, the New York State Legislature passed legislation prohibiting non-compete agreements. While many expected Governor Kathy Hochul to quickly sign the legislation, she has yet to do so. Although it still seems likely that the governor will eventually sign some form of the legislation, thereby enacting it into law, the delay may […]
The orator was a master of the theatrics of politics. He knew that his words could carry the country into the future or the wrong words might make his compatriots fearful of a difficult challenge.
Have you been tracking the explosive rate of generative artificial intelligence (AI) innovation? If not, you’re at the risk of being left behind.
When the highly anticipated video game, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, was released earlier this year, the gaming website Automaton found 31 video game mechanics patents that Nintendo filed that caused “an outcry of fans claiming Nintendo has overstepped their boundaries and is restricting creative freedom due to the broad nature of […]
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The right mix of digital and traditional lead sources can set a practice apart, and understanding and leveraging the appropriate online channels is key for any firm looking to thrive in today's competitive legal marketplace.
If you are considering filing for divorce, there are several automatic orders that you need to be aware of. Not only do you need to be aware of them for your own compliance, but to ensure you are protected from any potential violations by the other party. When a divorce action is filed with the […]
NYS Public Service Commission decision protects consumers, stuns green energy developers | Environmental Law
Based on the reaction of green energy developers and climate change proponents, the decision may have long-range impacts on New York and the federal transition to renewable energy.
Jazz for Justice is an evening of great jazz, fine food and fun in collaboration with the Eastman School of Music to benefit the Foundation of the Monroe County Bar. This year’s event will take place on Friday, October 27 from 5:30-8:30 pm at The Commissary in Sibley Square, 250 E Main St, Rochester, NY […]
It’s fair to say that many now have some awareness of the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization statute (RICO), given the fact that an ex-president of the United States has been charged with numerous violations of its criminal provisions. What is probably not generally known is that RICO also provides for the recovery of financial losses […]
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