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Employment Law Update Alert - April 2012
The NLRB's revised effective date for the required union rights poster (April 30, 2012) has been indefinitely postponed.
By Labor & Employment

A Guide to New Business Opportunity Rule
The Federal Trade Commission's final Business Opportunity Rule became effective March 1.
By Nicole J. Harrell

For Hands-On Experience in Federal Court, Young Lawyers Should Do Pro Bono Work
For younger civil litigators (and, indeed, for just about any lawyer these days), the opportunities to appear in federal court are few and far between. 
By R. Johan Conrod Jr.

Private Client Services Update - Adding Value as Trustee of a Life Insurance Trust
Over the last few months, as either an advisor or trustee, I have been reviewing various existing and proposed life insurance policies, both conventional and universal life.
By Robert C. Goodman Jr. and Private Client Services

An Appealing Approach To Mechanic's Lien Searches
Brian Dolan and Chris Papile were featured in the Winter 2012 issue of the VLTA Examiner, "An Appealing Approach to Mechanic's Lien Searches."

Private Client Services Update - Use of Small Estate Affidavits to Clean Up After Probate Avoidance Trusts
These days it is very common for estate planning clients to create revocable trusts for probate avoidance and ease of estate administration, even if the clients do not face estate tax liability under the current system. 
By Sarah E. Messersmith and Private Client Services

Credit Union Legal Update - Spring 2012
In This Issue:
- Credit Union Mergers vs. Compliance Considerations: An Oxymoron
By E. Andrew Keeney