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General News:

New video from Stewart/Perry Construction and John Archibald: 

Birmingham.  Ain’t No Magic Here.

Gregory Law Firm News:

Read an announcement regarding Steven Gregory in the Birmingham Business Journal.

In August 2017, the Gregory Law Firm became a member of the Birmingham Business Alliance.

In May of 2017, Steven Gregory completed domestic violence mediation training in Birmingham, Alabama.

In early 2017, the American Arbitration Association appointed Steven Gregory to its Commercial Panel of Arbitrators.

Read Steven Gregory’s review of Enrique’s Journey on his blog.

In the summer of 2016, Steven Gregory completed a week-long conference  on Mediating Complex Disputes at the Harvard Negotiation Institute at Harvard Law School.

Steven Gregory joined the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals in late 2016.

Also in late 2016, Steven Gregory became a member of the Birmingham Collaborative Alliance, a network of legal, financial, and mental health professionals in Alabama dedicated to resolving conflicts through preservation of value and mutual respect.

Steven Gregory is a member of the roster of aviation attorneys qualified to perform legal services for members of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association enrolled in the AOPA Legal Services Plan.

The Gregory Law Firm is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

The Gregory Law Firm is the exclusive Civil Law member for Alabama of the

International Referral Network (IR Global)

Legal News (click on the link)

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program remains unchanged, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Why a Collaborative Divorce Makes Financial Sense from US News

This article from the New York Times (“Prince Needed a Will, But Maybe You Don’t”) on the failure of Prince to create an estate plan contains good general advice on wills and estate planning (though the correct term for a living will is “advance directive,” not “advanced directive.”). The form for a living will in Alabama is incorporated into the statute at Code of Alabama 22-8A-4.

Back in December, the SEC charged a number of immigration lawyers with accepting commissions for placing investors in EB-5 investment programs without being registered with the SEC. The SEC’s press release can be found here.

From the United States Customs & Immigration Service — The Wrong Help Can Hurt: Beware of Immigration Scams

From The New York Times: Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice

Why Can’t Refugees Get Lawyers (from The New York Times)

Does the Supreme Court Need a Code of Ethics (from The New Yorker)?

Lawyer Emails Put Visa, MasterCard Settlement at Risk (from The Wall Street Journal)

Cold callers and your pension….

From the Wall Street Journal: “Law Schools on Sale? Some Trim Tuition As Student Enrollment Drops”

FINRA Arbitration Panel Excludes Evidence in Retaliation Case; Claimant Asks State Court to Order Panel’s Withdrawal (from the New York Times)

Eleventh Circuit vacates and remands for tougher sentence in Alabama two-year college bribery case.

Class Action Attorney Stanley Chesley Found Liable to Clients in Diet Drug Litigation.

Top Doctors, Dead or Alive

A physician is named to one of those “Best Doctors” lists, despite the fact that he died sixteen years ago. With only a few changes, this scenario could be applied to similar lists of lawyers.

Law School Applicant Pool Continues to Shrink