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Capell & Howard expands by eight attorneys and a new office

Sasser, Sefton & Brown PC and Red Oak Legal PC merge with Capell & Howard, effective February 1.

Birmingham’s Maynard Cooper & Gale merges with Nexsen Pruet

Birmingham-based Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet, based in the Carolinas, will merge into a national law firm called Maynard Nexsen

Guest Column: Protecting attorney-client privilege during internal investigations

Attorney-client privilege and the work-product doctrine can protect the confidentiality of internal investigations.

Guest Column: Mediation to resolve business disputes

Mediating a dispute is a cost-effective alternative that may produce a favorable resolution in a timely manner.

Guest Column: A primer on bankruptcy preference law for business owners

Payments from a customer just prior to their filing bankruptcy might have to be paid back.

Guest Column: Is COVID-19 covered as a workers’ compensation claim?

Employees must prove occupational causation to claim COVID-19 on worker's comp.

Guest Column: Nursing home distress — what does the doctor order?

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities were challenged before the COVID-19 pandemic. Planning for distress is key to a successful turnaround.

JSU establishes Command College for law enforcement

Jacksonville State University establishes the Southeastern Leadership Command College for law enforcement personnel.

Legal careers without law school

People who are interested in working in the court system don’t have to attend law school to work in the field.

Who are Alabama’s legal leaders?

We take a look at the managing partners (or equivalents) at Alabama's 20 biggest law firms

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