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The Empire State Needs to Pass Clean Slate Legislation

January 16, 2023 With 10 states across the country having already passed Clean Slate legislation, it’s time for New York to catch up. Clean Slate is a campaign fighting for a new law (S211/A1029) that will automatically clear a New Yorker’s conviction record once they become eligible. The Top...

When Top Attorneys Go Bad – The Tale of Owolabi M. Salis

It’s always a bit of a shock when we notice a significant uptick in traffic for one of the attorneys on our Top Attorney website. Usually, it means only one of two things: either the attorney passed away or they did something really wrong. Today, we’ll be taking a...

Remembering Hammond A. Beale, Jr. (1942-2022): A Fallen Top Attorney

The legal community mourns the passing of Hammond A. Beale, Jr., who was admitted to the South Carolina bar in 1967 and was an experienced litigator who tried military and civilian cases. He served in the U.S. Army from 1967 until 1971 where he was a CPT in the...

Santa’s Thoughts on Lawyers: A Definitive Guide

Ah, the age-old question. Are lawyers naughty or nice? Does Santa even like attorneys? As a kid growing up among lawyers, you can say that my childhood was full of legalese – a lot more than your average playdate conversation! And with Mom also being an attorney (seriously- double...

John H. Davis, Attorney at Law: More Than Just a Champion of Justice

John H. Davis, Attorney at Law is a champion of justice and has been serving Lake County, Indiana in multiple areas of the law for over 25 years. Mr. Davis is well-versed in a variety of legal matters, having expertise ranging from criminal defense to family law and even...

The Importance of an Experienced Probate Attorney Like William Eick

  As our population ages, the need for experienced probate attorneys has increased dramatically. These legal professionals play a very important role in the community, helping executors and beneficiaries settle an estate after a loved one has passed away. Probate is the legal process that takes place after someone...

How do criminal defense attorneys sleep at night?

  Have you ever wondered how criminal defense attorneys sleep at night? After all, they are constantly surrounded by criminals and darkness. Not to mention, they normally must defend the indefensible on a daily basis. HOW DO THEY DO IT?? Here are a few theories: 1. They have no...

Fathers’ Rights in Today’s Society

  Fathers have always been an important part of their children’s lives; however, in recent years, especially since COVID, they have become even more involved in day-to-day parenting duties such as childcare and daily activities. Additionally, economic conditions or socioeconomic status often calls for both parents to maintain full...

The Sobering Reality of Being a Lawyer

  It’s no secret that lawyers have a reputation for being stressed out and overworked. But what you may not know is that lawyers also have a higher-than-average rate of “problematic drinking.” In fact, according to a recent study, 20% of lawyers have problematic drinking habits, compared to just...

The Power of a Good Personal Injury Lawyer

  If you’ve been injured in an accident, you know how important it is to have a good personal injury lawyer on your side. Paul Dansker is one of the best in the business, and he has the track record to prove it. Since 1989, Mr. Dansker has personally...

The Top 10 Reasons Why Lawyers Get Complaints for Delay or Neglect

  If you’re a lawyer, chances are you’ve gotten a complaint or two in your career for delay or neglect. And while it’s easy to brush these complaints off, the fact is that they can be damaging to your reputation—and your business. So, what are the top 10 reasons...

We Love Attorneys? Here’s our Top 5 Reasons…

  It’s no secret that lawyers have a bit of a bad reputation. In fact, “ambulance chaser” and “legal shark” are just a couple of the less-than-flattering terms often used to describe members of the legal profession. So, why do we love attorneys even though most people hate them?...