United States District Court’s New Filing Requirements

The United States District Court’s Southern District of Florida’s new filing requirements for Civil Sealed and Ex Parte, Emergencies, Pro Hac Vice Motions, and Arrests in Rem are effective as of December 1, 2015. These new filing requirements will be extremely helpful. [The complete Local Rules revisions can be found at http://www.flsd.uscourts.&ov /?pa&e id=12074.] The most important changes involve the filing of civil sealed and civil ex parte documents. Starting December 1, 2015, attorneys must... Read More

Easy and Inexpensive Cloud Encryption

Technology and security precautions can be daunting for a newly formed law firm. Although the Florida bar has not yet sanctioned an attorney for their failure to secure client information in the Cloud, it is only a matter of time. Companies such as Clio and Mycase provide comprehensive solutions that include cloud storage, scheduling, and billing software for a monthly fee. These programs are great for larger law firms but may be too expensive or... Read More