Federal Law

What to consider when drafting a distributor agreement, and what to include in your agreement.

How to limit potential problems when selecting a trademark for your business or product.

Questions that may be asked by a law practice that could help the law firm prevent problems in its attorney-client relationships and improve future service and client satisfaction.

What damages are available to a person injured by exposure to hazardous substances, or in the event that a toxic tort causes property damage.

Opportunities for United States immigration for business investors and their families through an EB-5 immigrant investor visa.

What are the approaches to U.S. immigration that may lead to legal permanent residency in the United States.

Describing the Freedom of Information Act and how a FOIA request is made.

Common forms of securities fraud committed online or by email.

What are the signs of a loss of mental competence, such that a person may need a guardian, conservator or other legal protections.

How spouses of U.S. citizens and their children can enter the United States and subsequently become legal permanent residents.

Protections against warrantless and unreasonable search and seizure under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Big mistakes that lawyers may make when hiring and using expert witnesses, and how those mistakes can damage an otherwise compelling legal case.

What you can do after hiring an expert witness to make better use of your expert.

How to find an expert witness and use the expert effectively when building your case, preparing for trial, and during your expert's testimony.

How differences between similarly qualified experts may significantly affect your case.

Why governments regulate the online sale of prescriptions due to issues of consumer safety, counterfeiting, and industry lobbying.

Issues in the administration of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

Examining the impact of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act on creditors.

How expert witnesses can prepare for depositions and avoid falling into traps.

Tips for giving effective expert testimony in court.

How Chapter 13 bankruptcy and repayment plans work, and how to determine if a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is the right choice for you.

How does a Chapter 7 bankruptcy work, who qualifies to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, and what relief can you get from your debts and creditors by seeking a Chapter 7 discharge.

What options are available to a party to a lawsuit who is not happy with the outcome of the litigation, or with the remedies or the amount of damages awarded by court.

What is an expert witness opinion and what are the rules for admitting expert testimony at trial.

What are the normal procedures for a personal injury trial, including jury selection, testimony, argument, instructions to the jury, and verdict.

What is involved in starting a personal injury lawsuit, how do you identify defendants and causes of action, and what happens after you file your case in court.

What are class action lawsuits, how do they work, what should you do if you get a notice that you're in a class action, and what to do if you don't want to join.

How consumer products, including some that on their surface seem safe or simple, may result in potentially serious injury.

What are the most common forms for a business entity, including partnerships, corporations and LLCs and factors affecting how businesses choose an appropriate legal structure.

Detailing the resolution of preference claims in bankruptcy.