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Pro Bono

Diversifying through pro bono work

September 20, 2016

The American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct state that “every lawyer has a professional responsibility to provide legal services to those unable to pay” and suggest that lawyers should aspire to perform at least (50) hours of pro bono services per year. Therefore, most law schools encourage their

Prince Memorial

The future of Prince's estate: Looming legal battles

May 09, 2016

The world was shocked and heartbroken to hear of the untimely and sudden death of music icon, Prince last month.  Prince’s career spanned three decades and involved selling more than 100 million records and amassing an estate reportedly worth more than $350 million.  In addition to that, record sales in the


'I Never Meant to Cause You Any Sorrow' -  Lessons from Prince on intestacy

May 09, 2016

On April 21, the world was shocked to learn that the musician Prince had died in his home near Minneapolis. As family, friends, and fans mourned with tribute concerts and purple lights, another story emerged: the singer may have died without executing a will. His sister, Tyka Nelson, filed documents