Author: Ken White

In my last post I discussed how an attorney ignorant of internet culture can harm a client’s reputation through a well intentioned but imprudent cease-and-desist letter. To balance that warning, there’s good news: a savvy attorney can use a cease-and-desist letter to help a client’s brand. People...

As criminal practitioners know, many states have well-defined procedures for expunging and sealing criminal convictions.  California, for instance, allows defendants who have successfully completed probation in some cases to apply for reduction of charges and dismissal of their cases, a procedure that is routine and form-based...