When Does an Order Qualify as a Final Order? How Does This Affect Bankruptcies?

By Jarrad Wright Failing to notice an appeal in time is a classic pitfall that has led to numerous malpractice claims. One key problem plaguing counsel is determining whether or not an order qualifies as a final order for appellate purposes. As a general rule, a trial court decision becomes final for appellate purposes only […]

DGRead 20.02.15

eDiscovery and How to Best Use it; Rocket Docket Update; Pitfalls of Outsourcing Background Checks; DG/30 Milestone

Be careful when outsourcing your background checks

by M. Jarrad Wright DiMuroGinsberg, PC The potential pitfalls of using a consumer reporting agency and maintaining compliance with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) were highlighted in a recent decision by the federal district court in Richmond, Virginia. In the case, job applicants filed a class action lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank and […]

eDiscovery and How to Best Use it

by Bethany Coan, eDiscovery Project Manager eDiscovery (electronic discovery…I know you knew that) is here to stay! With thousands of emails and documents connected to individual parties, the amount of discovery law firms are receiving is not getting any smaller. Communications, containing incredibly important information for review, have expanded from simple emails, apps like “What’s […]

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Rocket Docket Interview Series – DGKeyIP’s Cecil Key Shows Us How Different Life Can Be for an IP Lawyer; Rocket Docket Update; Out of Control Costs for Wheelchairs on Amtrak; DG/30 Milestone

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More Green for Virginians?; Rocket Docket Update; DiMuroGinsberg Welcomes Tara Zurawski!; DG/30 Milestone

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The Big 3-0—DiMuroGinsberg turns 30; Crimes on New Year’s Eve; Virginia Employment Law Letter Gets a Makeover!

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Rocket Docket Interview Series – What Does Partner Billy Ruhling Have to Say?; What Happened on This Day in Years Past; Tis the Season to Be Savvy—Lawyers and Computers

The Basic Cyber Tool Box for Lawyers

By Zachary Deubler It’s hard not to have your eyes glaze over when someone mentions the word “technology” and the legal profession in the same sentence. When technology experts using phrases like VPN, Block-chain, encryption, the Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, Data Recovery, lawyers tend to tune out and understandably so. However, since February of 2019, thirty-five […]

DGRead 19.12.01

Cool Facts About Lawyers; Rocket Docket Update: Medical Cannabis: It’s OK, But It’s Not Legal—What Does This Mean for the Workplace?