In the case, Roberts, the Sheriff in Hampton, Virginia, fired several employees after they supported his opposition candidate in a 2009 election. Roberts prevailed in his reelection and, plaintiffs claim, he fired those employees who supported his adversary. One of the plaintiffs, Daniel Carter, Jr., claimed that he was terminated for “liking” the Facebook page of Roberts’ adversary.
Last week the Kluger Kaplan bowling team took to the lanes to show our support for Best Buddies. We had a blast at Lucky Strike and can’t wait to go bowling again soon. What better way to kick off your weekend?
KKSKL attorneys Lindsay Haber, Michael Landen, Jamie Zuckerman, Jorge Delgado and Richard Segal, pictured above, enjoy a round of bowling.
A recent advisory opinion issued by the Florida Bar should serve as a cautionary tale to lawyers who list certain practice areas as “expertise.” A lawyer can only list an expertise if the lawyer is certified by the Florida Bar, the ABA or another state bar association with certification standards comparable to those of the Florida Bar. While a gray area remains – what about non-board certified areas such as e-discovery? – those of us who use LinkedIn should update our profiles in light of this recent opinion.
A few weeks ago, this article gained national attention, calling for alimony reform to help the paying spouses, mostly men, from spending time in jail for missing alimony payments. The article paints a bleak picture for these men who, as a result of post-recession changes in financial circumstances, can no longer afford to make alimony payments and are consequently hauled off to jail. Supporters of alimony reform use these unique situations to push for sweeping alimony reform laws that will negatively impact many women who gave years of their life to support their husbands’ careers and raise a family and today have no marketable skills to bring to the work force.