• Wise counsel when moving between firms

    Law firm managers have long known they can’t require attorneys to sign noncompete agreements when they join a firm. Even so, there have still been instances where firms have made it challenging for a lawyer trying to make a lateral move. But a recent opinion from the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility makes it clear that any provision of an employment agreement that interferes with a client’s autonomy is never acceptable.

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Lawyer involved in 2019 as Nashville bomber’s girlfriend warned police

More than a year before Anthony Warner detonated a bomb in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, on Christmas that took his life, officers visited his home after his girlfriend told police that he was building bombs in an RV trailer at his residence, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. But they were unable to make contact with him, or see inside his RV.

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Trump seeks to limit access to records seized in FBI raid

The porn actress Stormy Daniels is expected to attend a court hearing in New York Monday where a U.S. judge will hear more arguments about President Donald Trump’s extraordinary request that he be allowed to review records seized from his lawyer’s office as part of a criminal investigation before they are examined by prosecutors.

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