Tips for Effectively Using Your Business Lawyer

March 2017 Savvy business people understand that lawyers play an indispensable role in the successful execution of a business plan. Here are seven keys to get the most from lawyers for your business. 1. Call sooner rather than later. Problems are more expensive to solve than avoid. Call your lawyers before you get served with… Read more »

Personal Injury Legal Representation

Richards Brandt Miller Nelson usually represents defendants in personal injury property loss claims through assignment by their insurance carriers. However, our experience on the defense side makes us especially effective in injured persons, provided that we do not have a conflict. We welcome inquiries from accident victims who have suffered serious injuries in catastrophic or… Read more »

2016 Yancey Memorial Award

Gary L. Johnson August 2016 The International Association of Defense Counsel announced at their annual meeting that RBMN’s litigation practice chair, Gary L. Johnson, was the recipient of the 2016 Yancey Memorial Award.  This award is bestowed annually on the author of the best article published in The Defense Counsel Journal in the previous year. … Read more »

Subrogation Law

With tens, or even hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line, subrogation actions are bitterly fought and hard won. Whether you are the plaintiff or the defendant, subrogation claims are not to be taken lightly. The more you know and the more experience you have on your legal team, the better off you’ll be… Read more »

Enforcing Electronically Signed Construction Contracts

August 2016 Contractors, subcontractors and suppliers understand that the usual course of construction requires a paper trail of documents beginning with plans, specifications, drawings, bids and proposals, and concluding with inspections, punch lists, final payment and warranties. Moreover, standard contract clauses and simple prudence require those in the construction industry to retain documents for years…. Read more »

Richards Brandt Miller Nelson Joins the Local First Leaders Circle

http://localfirst.org/think-local/blog/item/338-thank-you-to-richards-brandt-miller-nelson-for-joining-the-local-first-leaders-circle A vibrant local economy is about more than retailers and restaurants. It’s also about the service-based businesses that keep our economy running at full speed. We’re happy to welcome Richards Brandt Miller Nelson, with their legal expertise and longstanding engagement in our local community, to the Local First Leaders Circle. We spoke with Barry… Read more »

The Changing Practice of Law

Barry Scholl, Of Counsel Attorney with Richards Brandt, is the Editor of Res Gestae, a publication for alumni and friends of the S.J. Quinney College of Law.  In it’s latest edition,  Barry authored an article on “The Changing Practice of Law – Graduates Contemplate the Future of the Legal Profession.”  Below is an excerpt from… Read more »

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM Mark L. McCarty 1963-2016 So Mark we’ll miss you, Sly satirist, Our proud partner, friend and anarchist. -Richards Brandt Miller Nelson Mark L. McCarty passed away June 20, 2016 due to complications from the HIN1 flu virus. Mark practiced law at Richards Brandt for 20 years. He was a member of the firm’s… Read more »

The Future of Optional Practical Training Extensions For Non-U.S. Citizens Who Receive Degrees in the Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

Kristina Ruedas February, 2016 One of the most enduring concerns about the current U.S. immigration law is the difficult and lengthy process qualified non-U.S. citizen workers face in obtaining work visas. In an attempt to provide a bridge between graduation and obtaining a work visa for qualified non-U.S. citizens who graduated from American institutions, the U.S…. Read more »