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Mills & Associates Nevada local counsel
17 Mar welcomes Mills & Associates as Nevada local counsel

By AdminLocal counsel

We are pleased to announce that Michael C. Mills, Esq., of Mills & Associates has joined to serve as vetted local counsel in the Nevada state and federal courts. In addition to the widely-read blogs he is known for (check out Nevada Coverage Law for outstanding news and information catering to legal professionals, for example) Mr. Mills is a well-respected trial lawyer

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Pro hac vice admission and local counsel
04 Feb

Failure to prosecute Sandy cases diligently subjects pro hac vice attorney and local counsel to sanctions

By AdminLocal counsel, Pro hac vice

In Lighthouse Point Marina & Yacht Club v. International Marine Underwriters, the District of New Jersey revoked the pro hac vice status of the Plaintiff’s attorney, awarded fees and costs to the defendant, and referred the attorneys involved (or more accurately, not involved) for further disciplinary review. Additionally, the attorneys are barred from additional pro hac

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Pro hac vice admission and local counsel
21 Jan

Pro hac vice applicants filing outside their home jurisdictions should take note that not all online filing systems are created equal

By AdminPro hac vice

Recently, the Ohio Supreme Court granted pro hac vice attorneys access to the Court’s online filing system. The decision was lauded by attorneys from outside the Columbus area, even attorneys in Ohio, because online filing saves significant time, energy, and costs. As with any aspect of practicing law outside your home jurisdiction, things that look

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pro hac vice admission and local counsel in Michigan
14 Jan

Judge uses a cartoon to show out-of-state counsel the meaning of candor in Michigan

By AdminPro hac vice

A federal judge in the Western District of Michigan took offense when a lawyer attended a settlement conference, agreed to the court’s jurisdiction, and then later the same day filed a motion in New Jersey superior court to enjoin the parties from proceeding in the Western District of Michigan. The Court explained the legal basis

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