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LEGAL ASSISTANT POSITION

JOB DESCRIPTION: Legal assistant will be required to provide support to attorneys in various practice areas including real estate and litigation. Job duties include assisting in real estate closings, drafting/mailing correspondences, organizing/maintaining paper and electronic files, etc. QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates must possess and/or demonstrate the following qualities: College student or recent graduate; Proficiency in MS…

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JUSTICE BREYER: A FOOTNOTE HAS NO PLACE

What are the appropriate uses of footnotes? None, according to Justice Breyer. Any reader of Supreme Court opinions knows that the devil is in the details: those pesky footnotes that Justices use to amplify, minimize or otherwise muddy what they have just written in the text. Justices also use footnotes to bash one another or,…

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INTERNSHIP

JOB DESCRIPTION: Interns at Hussain Altaf & Khan will have the opportunity to experience the inner workings of a busy law firm. Interns will provide support to attorneys working on various matters including real estate transactions, civil litigation and firm administration. QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates must possess and/or demonstrate the following qualities: College student or recent…

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE RECENT SUPREME COURT DECISIONS

In the last two days, the Supreme Court has issued decisions on some very important and controversial issues. Many of these decisions will go down in history as landmark cases that shaped our nation. Let’s take a look at the decisions. What is the Supreme Court? Everyone knows the Supreme Court of the United States…

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SCAM ALERT! MUST READ FOR ALL TRADEMARK OWNERS

Most of us familiar with email scams of all sorts. A member of the Nigeria royal family needs help moving millions in assets to the U.S. All they need is for you to cover endless legal and administrative fees to help free up their money and they will give a substantial portion of their multi-million…

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THE JOBS ACT AND THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

“An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he’ll quickly learn how to chew it” ~Roy Ash We salute the entrepreneur–the embodiment of dedication and hard work. The entrepreneurs are the ones who built this country and continue to drive innovation. Unfortunately, the terrain for the small businessman has…

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QUICK LEGAL LESSONS ON FACEBOOK’S POLICIES

Rumors have been spreading around Facebook that since it is now a publicly traded entity, any information you post on Facebook can be infringed upon by anyone. The rumors continue that in order to protect yourself, you have to post a public declaration claiming your rights to your content. Needless to say, these rumors are…

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